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Nov, 2020

MARA Annual Meeting

All MARA members,


You are invited to the MARA Annual Meeting at the Matthew’s Community Center on Tuesday November 17th at 7pm.  At this meeting we will review 2020 progress and preview 2021.  In addition, we will elect new members to the MARA Board of Directors.  Any current 2020 MARA member will be allowed to cast a ballot and vote.  If you are interested in receiving more information about becoming a MARA Board Member or would like to run for the board, please email Kathy Duncan by November 8th at [email protected]Each candidate is required to meet with the current President or President-Elect prior to the annual meeting to discuss the roles, responsibilities, and expectations of the board.  Each prospective candidate will need to understand the expectations and standards required of a MARA Board member.  Here is a preview of the key attributes we are looking for: 


  • Action orientedwe are a participative Board meaning we need people who are willing and capable of producing (programs, event support, donors, hands at the fields, etc.).It’s not an oversight committee.This is a group that has to take action and generate results.
  • Mara Mindedwe need people who will put the agenda and the needs of the organization ahead of their own interests
  • Organized and inspirational – we need people who can inspire others to get involved and help us accomplish specific 2019 objectives.
  • Core values – we need people who can be true to our Core Value of making MARA the best Recreation Association possible.
  • Good Representatives - we need people who represent MARA and the Board of Directors in a positive light both at the park and outside the park.Anyone elected to the board will have to pass a background check before assuming the role.

Any current 2020 MARA member in good standing can submit their name to be placed on the ballot.  The deadline for submitting your name for board consideration is November 8, 2020.

MARA Annual Meeting
Matthew’s Community Center
November 17th at 7pm

Thank You


Anthony Andujar

MARA President 2019-20

[email protected]



Matthews Athletic & Recreation Association
Kathy Duncan MARA Administrator, PO Box 1023
Matthews, North Carolina 28106

Phone: 704-847-0752
Email: [email protected]

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