04/03 2017 SAPA Spring Membership Meeting

Posted 04/03 by Tita Lovell

The annual spring membership meeting will be held on Sunday, May 7th at Alpharetta High School beginning at 1pm.  We will be offering the ability to join virtually again for this meeting with a new and improved service.  Stay tuned for details on the virtual meeting information!

At this meeting, these board member positions will be up for election:
1) Vice President of Colorguard
2) Music at Large
3) Secretary

Additionally, the membership will vote on policy/bylaw proposal changes suggested by you!  All active members are eligible to propose policy and bylaw changes.  Please be sure to check pgs. 38 - 40 of the SAPA Policy Manual to see a list of all things that were adjusted after last year's membership meeting.  

Deadline for Policy/Bylaw Proposal: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 11:59 PM 
Proposal Form:

The entire list of suggested proposals will be sent to you by Monday, May 1st for review.

Deadline for Proxy Representative: Friday, May 5th, 2017 at 11:59 PM
Proxy Form:

If you will be unable to attend the meeting, please note you MUST provide a voting proxy in your place.  Please submit ALL proxy representatives via this form.  E-mail will not be accepted as notification of proxy.  Each unit must submit a separate form for its proxy, even if from the same sponsoring organization.

REMINDER regarding attendance at the May Membership Meeting (from pg. 5 of the SAPA Policy Manual):
Director passes will only be provided to active members of the circuit. Active members are determined by attendance of a unit representative to at least 2 of the pre-season/post-season events offered by SAPA annually (spring meeting, fall meeting, or SAPA Fall Education Event). Proxies do not count as part of this attendance requirement.  A unit representative can be the unit director, staff member, band director, or parent/other affiliated person from the program.  Attendance from the 2017 season will affect who will receive badges for the 2018 season.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact the executive board (  If you have any questions specific to the provided forms, please contact me (

Thank you, and see you on May 7th!

SAPA Secretary