NMYSA Annual General Meeting

2015 AGM  
Dates:    Saturday, June 6, 2015.
Place:    Courtyard by Marriott at Journal Center, Albuquerque.
Who:      All members welcome.  Specifically encouraging League and Club Presidents, Registrars, and Directors of Coaching.

Plan ahead to attend the 2015 AGM!

The 2015 Annual General Meeting of the New Mexico Youth Soccer Association is planned for the Ballroom at the Courtyard by Marriott at Journal Center, Albuquerque, on June 6, 2015. Details on the meeting and the proposed 2015-16 budget will be posted as the information is developed (see below).  The annual League Affiliation form and affiliation fee of $40.00 per league are due at the end of May for the 2015-16 season.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the State Office at (505) 830-2245.

As in the recent past, the AGM is being streamlined to save costs for the members and for the Association. There will be topical sessions in the morning and the AGM business meeting after lunch.  Further details will be provided as they develop.

Meeting room arrangements are posted below.

Schedule of events:

                                 Breakfast on your own
8:30 - 9:00 am        Check-in / Registration                          Ballroom Lobby
9:00 - 10:00 am      Introductions / Concussion protocol     Ballroom
10:00 - 11:00 am    USSF Small Sided / Birth Year             Ballroom
11:00 - 11:15 am    Break            
11:15 am - noon     Active Enhancements                           Ballroom
noon - 1:30 pm       Lunch (provided) and OTY awards       Patio
1:30 - 2:30 pm        Protest and Appeals                             Ballroom
2:30 - 2:45 pm        Break
2:45 - 4:00 pm        Annual General Meeting                       Ballroom

Registrar training will be scheduled based on the needs of the clubs / leagues.

Education Sessions:

Further details will be posted as they are developed.  If your organization in interested in requesting that a specific topic be covered during the AGM, please contact the State Office at (505) 830-2245 with your request.

Referee assignor clinic:

A referee assignor clinic will be held in conjunction with the AGM.  Please sign up in advance by Monday 1 June.


There is no fee to register for the AGM.  However, please complete the registration form for planning purposes.  As in the past, NMYSA will pay for one room night for each League President or Representative from your league.

League Affiliation Forms:

League Affiliation forms can be found on the Forms tab of the NMYSA website.  Please make sure yours is filled out and submitted by the end of May.  Remember to include the affiliation fee of $40, made payable to NMYSA.

League and DC reports:

Please send your league and District Commissioner annual recap reports to the NMYSA office no later than Monday, June 1.  These are published in the AGM report.


The meetings will be held in the Ballroom and on the Patio of the Courtyard by Marriott at Journal Center.  We have blocked rooms for both Friday and Saturday nights at $89 per night.  NMYSA will pay one room night per league for non-central NM leagues.  To make reservations, contact Judy Esparsen, 505-998-2164, Courtyard by Marriott, Albuquerque North, and use NM Youth Soccer as the group name. Confirm that the rate is $89 per night.  Please pay for the reservation on your credit card and NMYSA will write your league a check for the night.

A block of overflow rooms is also available at MCM Elegante.  Please contact Gloria for reservations there.


Further information about elections and candidates will be posted as developed.  If you are interested in running for one of the offices which will be included in this year's elections, please contact the State Office at (505) 830-2245.

The "Of-The-Year" Awards:

The deadline for submission of the Of-The-Year Awards is June 1.  The award nomination forms are on our website, on the Forms page.  We accept nominations in adult categories for Boys and Girls Recreational Coach of the Year, Boys and Girls Competitive Coach of the Year, Administrator of the Year and Volunteer of the Year.  In addition, US Youth Soccer accepts nominations for player awards in the categories of Goal of the Year and Save of the Year.

If you have not done so, please complete and return the following to the state office:
  • Completed Member Affiliation Form and member affiliation fee of $40.00 payable to NMYSA, by May 31.
  • File the League President and District Commissioner Report with the State Office (preferably by e-mail) by June 1.
Looking forward to seeing you.  Additional information will be posted below, as it is developed:
  • Preliminary business meeting agenda (TBD)
  • Draft 2015-16 budget
  • Minutes from 2014 AGM
  • Announcement of 2015-16 DC representative

Photo gallery from 2011 AGM: