Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation Board of Directors
This nonprofit corporation (501 (c)(3)) was created in 1997 for the purpose of furthering the welfare and well-being of the residents of the State of Arizona, by means of raising funds to be used exclusively for charitable and educational purposes. The desire is that the community benefit from the economic development of baseball.
The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation Board of Directors meets as needed.
|District 1||Garry Hays||07/01/2017 - 06/30/2019|
|District 2||Amy Cohn||07/01/2017 - 06/30/2019|
|District 3||Marc Ashton
||12/13/2017 - 06/30/2019|
|District 4||Dr. Michael Hilgers||07/01/2017 - 06/30/2019|
|District 5||Eric Gudiño||07/01/2017 - 06/30/2019|
|At-Large||Jim Scussel||07/01/2015 - 06/30/2017|
Bylaws, Article III, Section 3.1
The Board shall be a continuing body. Subject to the requirements of the Arizona Revised Statutes, the Board may from time to time determine the number of Directors that shall serve on the Board, but in no event shall the number of Directors be less than 13. The tenure of office for each Director shall be 2 years.
Section 3.2, Classes of Directors
The Directors shall be designated as Class A Directors (who are appointed by the Team), or Class B Directors who cannot be elected officials (appointed by the Board of Directors of the Stadium District). Initially, there shall be 7 Class A Directors and 6 Class B Directors and at all times the number of Class A Directors shall be 1 more than Class B Directors. Directors of both Class shall have identical rights, powers and authority granted by the Bylaws.
Section 3.3, Vacancies
A vacancy shall be filled by the Appointing Authority for the Class of Directors in which the vacancy exists. A person appointed to fill a vacancy shall serve for the remainder of the unexpired term.
Section 3.10, Resignation
A Director may resign at any time by giving written notice of resignation to the Corporation and its Directors.
Duties & Powers
Article III, Section 3.13, Powers & Duties
Except as expressly set forth in the Articles of Incorporation and these Bylaws, the management of all affairs, property and business of the Corporation shall be vested in the Board.
Article I, Section 1.1, Purpose
The Corporation shall initially direct its efforts to the problems of (i) housing for the homeless and people with low incomes; (ii) children's programs of all types, including education; (iii) health care, including, health maintenance and disease prevention programs for the indigent. The Board of Directors may modify the causes to be supported by the Corporation.
Article III, Section 3.2, Classes of Directors
The Executive Director (or the Designee) shall be an ex-officio member with no power to vote or count for quorum purposes.
Section 3.12, Compensation
Directors shall receive no compensation for their services rendered in their capacities as Directors; however, may be reimbursed for actual expenses incurred in the performance of their duties as a member of the Board.
Article XI, Amendments
These Bylaws may be changed or repealed only by a 2/3 approval of the Board at any annual, regular or special meeting of the Board, provided notice of the proposed change or repeal is contained in any required notice of such meeting. Any amendment to Section 3.2 or 3.3 of the Bylaws shall require a 4/5 approval of the Board.
The Corporation was established by the Board of Directors of the Stadium District and the Arizona Diamondbacks through the Memorandum of Understanding signed into effect on February 17, 1994 (Article 14.11 - 14.14). The Baseball Charities Board of Directors are subject to their own bylaws.