The NYSSA Board of Directors is elected by the clubs in each District. Each Club or County Association can nominate a candidate, then the clubs within the district elect the Director. Directors work with each club in their districts giving all snowmobilers a chance to be in touch with NYSSA at the local level. If you think you would like to donate some time and serve on the NYSSA Board of Directors contact your local clubs or the NYSSA staff for information on how to become NYSSA director
Forms needed to become a Director or Alternate or Director at Large:
Committees of NYSSA are the heart of the organization. It is the committee that represents the real work of the organization. Without the efforts of committees, the work assigned, delegated and assumed by NYSSA will go undone. Therefore, each committee member has a responsibility to be an active participant in the work of the committee.
There are two kinds of committees in NYSSA: Standing Committees and Ad-hoc Committees. The Standing Committees are committed to an ongoing, never-ending effort for the betterment of snowmobiling in New York. Ad-hoc Committees are those approved by the BOD and are assigned a specific, short term temporary task. The President appoints all members of committees, unless otherwise noted in the By-Laws. Any individual interested in becoming a member of a committee must notify the President of their interest in being appointed to a certain committee.
Budget & Finance: Budget & Finance oversees the financial stability of the organization, prepare budget for approval, ensure NYSSA remains in good financial standing, purchase order process, budget tracking and accountability.
Events & Promotions: Events & Promotions plans for the Annual Meeting and SLEDNY Educational Forum. It promotes NYSSA by recognizing outstanding individuals and organizations that improve snowmobiling in New York State.
Executive Committee: The Executive Committee previews and acts on issues involving NYSSA. It determines the assignment of issues to committees.
Governmental Affairs: Prepares legislative issues to be presented to the BOD for approval, and keeps abreast of all legislation that may affect the sport of snowmobiling in New York State.
Membership & Communications: To increase and sustain membership in clubs throughout New York State. Increase and sustain NYSSA business memberships. Promote and increase NYSSA Trail Defender memberships. To act as the public interface between both snowmobilers and non-snowmobilers throughout New York while presenting NYSSA in a positive image.
Safety and Education: This committee promotes the safe operations of snowmobiles and grooming equipment throughout New York State.
Trails Funding and Development: Responsible for all issues related to trails. Works closely with Government Affairs committee and OPRHP on trail related legislation. Responsible for grooming policy, GPS policy, trail inspection policy, etc.
Ad-Hoc Committee Contacts:
Bylaws: The Bylaws committee reviews bylaw change proposals prior to the Annual Meeting, where the proposals are voted on by the Club Delegats.
Nominating: The nominating committee accepts nominations for Officers and presents a proposed slate of Officers to the Board and the Club Delegates each year.