Glossary of Terms
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A B C D G I L M N O P R S T U V Y

As used in the Cal South Bylaws (click here to read in full), the following defined terms have the meanings indicated below:

ABM
The annual meeting of the Board. Also known as the "Annual Board Meeting."

Adult
A person who is not a Youth (i.e. a person who has reached the age of nineteen (19) prior to August 1 of the Seasonal Year).

Adult Affiliate Member
An Affiliate Member any of whose Players are Adults.

Adult League
A League formed for the basis of Player Registration and providing play amongst Adult teams and member Clubs under a common set of administrative and competitive rules.

Adult Council
Delegates representing the Adult Affiliate Members in Good Standing and properly credentialed.

Affiliate Member
"Affiliate Member" shall have the meaning as set forth in Section 1.b. of Article IV of these Bylaws.

AGM
The Corporation's annual meeting of the Members. Also known as the "Annual General Meeting."

Annual Board Meeting
The Corporation's annual meeting of the Board. Also known as the "ABM."

Annual General Meeting
The Corporation's annual meeting of the Members. Also known as the "AGM."

Associate Member
Any person who actively participates in the activities of Cal South may be classified as an Associate Member. The Corporation shall make available Associate Membership in the Corporation to all soccer Players, coaches, referees, trainers, managers, administrators, parents/ guardians of Players and officials not subject to suspension under USSF Bylaw 241, Section 4.

Board
The Board of Directors, which is the Corporation's governing body as further defined in Article VI of these Bylaws

Boundaries
"Boundaries" shall have the meaning as set forth in Section 1 of Article II of these Bylaws.

Cal South
The Corporation, California State Soccer Association - South.

Cal South Registration System
The software system employed by Cal South for all Affiliate Members to conduct Player Registration

CEO
The Corporation's Chief Executive Officer, as further set forth in Section 9 of Article VIII.

Club
A group formed for the basis of registering and training Youth and/or Adult Players and Teams that operate through a common administrative group.

Competitive League
A Youth League formed for the basis of providing play between member Clubs under a common set of administrative and competitive rules.

The Corporation
Cal South.

Delegate
An officer of an Affiliate Member who (i) has been designated by the Affiliate Member to cast one or more of the Affiliate Member's votes at any members' meeting and (ii) who has satisfied the credentials requirements set forth, from time-to-time, for Delegates by the Nominations, Elections and Credentials Committee.

Director
A natural person who is a member of the Board.

District
"District" shall have the meaning as set forth in Section 2 of Article II of these Bylaws.

District Commissioner
"District Commissioner" shall have the meaning as set forth in Section 1 of Article IX of these Bylaws. District Commissioners are Directors.

Good Standing
The status of a Member who satisfies all requirements of membership as further set forth in Section 5 Article IV of these Bylaws.

Governing Documents
USSF Rules and the Corporation's Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws and Rules and Regulations (each as may be amended from time to time).

Interested Person
"Interested Person" is as defined in Section 16 of Article VI of these Bylaws.

League
An organization that conducts competition among soccer Teams.

Member
Members of the Corporation who have the right to vote for the election of one or more Directors and on the disposition of all or substantially all of the assets of the Corporation on a merger or on a dissolution, as set forth in Section 5056 of the Law (i.e., Directors and Affiliate Members) of the Corporation. See Nonvoting Member.

Membership
The number of Members. When used in lower case, "membership" refers to an individual Member's status as a Member.

Nonprofit Law
The California Nonprofit Corporation Law, commencing at Section 5000 of the California Corporations Code.

Nonvoting Members
Persons and organizations associated with the organization through any class of non-voting Membership (i.e., Associate Members, Partner Members and Special Members).

Officer
Any Officer of the Corporation as set forth in Section 1 of Article VIII.

Partner Member
Any business, entity or organization which, by agreement with the Board, actively supports and/or sponsors the activities of Cal South through the provision of goods, services or money may be classified as a Partner Member.

Player
Any Player, whether Adult or Youth, who has duly registered with Cal South.

Player Registration
The process by which an individual becomes a registered participant of an Affiliate Member.

Recreational League
A Youth League administered at the local level that emphasizes mass participation and Player Registration, and employs a system of rostering Players for the purpose of creating a fair and balanced distribution of playing talent among all participating Teams, and where each Player plays at least one-half (1/2) of each game except for reasons of injury, illness or discipline.

Rosenberg's Rules of Order
A simplified set of rules of parliamentary procedure authored by Superior Court Judge Dave Rosenberg and available at http://daverosenberg.net/articles/ RulesOfOrder.htm.

Rules and Regulations
The rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the Corporation as promulgated from time-to-time by the Board and identified as a part of the Rules and Regulations. A governing document of Cal South that outlines the policies, procedures and playing rules for all Affiliate Members.

Seasonal Year
The Corporation's fiscal year as set forth in Section 9 of Article XII of these Bylaws.

Special Member
Any business, entity or organization operating within the Boundaries of Cal South which, as part of its curriculum or program, uses the game of soccer as a developmental or teaching tool for its participants, may make application to the Board for affiliation with Cal South as a Special Member. Upon approval of the application by the Board, such organization shall be designated as a Special Member with limited rights and benefits.

Special Members' Meeting
Any meeting of the Membership other than the AGM.

Team
A group of registered and rostered Players playing on the same side in a soccer game

USSF
The United States Soccer Federation.

USSF Rules
USSF's Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws, policies, rules, regulations, and requirements

Voting Power
The total number of votes eligible to be cast during any vote of the Membership.

Youth
A person who has not reached the age of nineteen (19) prior to August 1 of the Seasonal Year.

Youth Affiliate Member
An Affiliate Member all of whose Players are Youth.

Youth Council
Delegates representing Youth Affiliate Members in Good Standing and properly credentialed.

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