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Annual Meeting Date: February 23rd, 2017 at 6:00pm at the USTA Nevada Office, 1333 N. Buffalo Drive, Suite 270, Las Vegas, NV 89128.
USTA-Nevada invites all USTA members to attend the Annual Meeting February 23, 2017 at the USTA-Nevada office at 6pm. Please RSVP at support@ustanevada.com if you plan to attend. If the response is too large for the USTA-Nevada Offices, a new venue will be selected so please check back the week of February 1, 2016, to confirm the location. The Annual Meeting will include an update on the organization's programs, progress, and vision. It will also include voting in the new Board members. All USTA members can vote using the ballot and mailing it in by the deadline below. The ballot will be posted on the website around January 15, 2016.

USTA-Nevada Board of Directors nomination and election timeline:
Persons interested in applying to the Nominating Committee to be considered for the Board please submit (1) a letter in writing stating your desire to serve and (2) your resume to the USTA-Nevada office c/o support@ustanevada.com and director@ustanevada.com by December 20, 2016 at 4pm. You must obtain an official letter from support@ustanevada.com or on USTA Nevada letterhead acknowledging we have received your letter stating your desire to serve and (2) your resume for you to be considered. The letter and resume can also be walked into the USTA-Nevada office at 1333 N. Buffalo Drive, Suite 270, Las Vegas, NV 89128 and must include a pre-stamped self-addressed envelope so that we can acknowledge the receipt of your letter and resume in writing. This letter must arrive by mail by the December 18th deadline date.

TIMELINE:
December 20th, 2016: Deadline for applications. Nomination process is closed, Nomination committee meets to vote for the slate.

By January 9, 2017: Nominating committee presents the slate to the Board of Directors. Board meeting to approve the slate - conference call or email.

By January 15, 2017: Executive Director posts approved slate/ballot onto USTA Nevada website.

February 23, 2017: Slate is voted on at the Annual Meeting.

The following pre-requisites will be used as preliminary guidelines for the USTA-Nevada Nominating Committee during their selection and screening process for USTA Nevada (NTA) Board of Director candidates:

RESUMES SHOULD INCLUDE:
-Past and current volunteer and committee participation for USTA Nevada.
-Volunteer work for other non-profits and/or tennis organizations.
-Candidates with USTA-Nevada committee experience will be strongly considered.
-Should be available if the nominating committee decides to call for a personal interview or to question a resume.
-The interested candidate should submit personal references.
-The candidate may not have any USTA-Nevada outstanding or upheld official protests or grievances as a player or participant within the last eighteen (18) months.
-Candidate must have a schedule that allows and be willing to attend Board of Director meetings and other required activities.
-Candidate must have a desire and disposition that inspires unity and collaboration and not divisiveness.

All of those who apply should meet the following criteria by the nomination deadline:
-Must be a USTA member
-Provide a Letter of why you want to serve
-Provide a resume, including tennis activities and non-profit activities
-Note what USTA-Nevada committee you served on
-Should fit a specific need on the board.
-Have a desire to unify the community and organization
-Have a desire to help fulfill our mission and strategic plan

If you have any questions please email support@ustanevada.com
(Posted 11-17-16)


   

TENNIS CLASSES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE CITY OF HENDERSON ARE LISTED ON PAGE 87


   
Tennis classes conducted by USTA Nevada will be offered at the following City of Las Vegas Parks: Click here to register online OR call USTA Nevada at (702)792-8384 x101.

**NEW SCHEDULE**

WAYNE BUNKER:
7351 W. Alexander Road, Las Vegas, NV 89129
MONDAY only

GAREHIME HEIGHTS PARK:
3901 N. Campbell Road, Las Vegas, NV 89129
TUESDAY only

MOUNTAIN RIDGE PARK:
7151 Oso Blanco Road, Las Vegas, NV 89149
THURSDAY only

WEEKDAYS:
Ages 4-6: 4:30pm-5:00pm ($42)
Ages 7-10: 5:00pm-6:00pm ($60)
Ages 11-14: 6:00pm-7:00pm ($60)
Ages 15 & Up: 7:00pm-8:00pm ($60)


SUNNY SPRINGS:
3801 Golden Talon Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89131
SATURDAY only

SATURDAYS:
Ages 4-6: 9:00am-9:30am ($42)
Ages 7-10: 9:30am-10:30am ($60)
Ages 11-14: 10:30am-11:30am ($60)
Ages 15 & Up: 11:30am -12:30pm ($60)












   
REQUIREMENTS TO BE A BALL KID
Ball Kids must be between the ages of 12 and 20 years old.
Physically able to perform 2 hours on court sessions with one hour rest between on court sessions.
AND complete these 5 steps:

Step 1: Fill out the Ball Kid Online Application ASAP (like today). There are only 30 spots left at this point

Step 2: Use the Ball Kid Manual and pass the Ball Kid Quiz

Step 3: Create an account on Shiftboard (all messages about BNP come to this email so make sure it is one that you check regularly and each child must have a different one)

Step 4: Once you are accepted sign up for shifts.

All Ball kids Must work a minimum of (5) sessions which will include two (2) day sessions before end of play Monday, March 13.

New Ball Kids will also be required to work one day shift on each of the first three days ? Monday, March 6, Tuesday, March 7 and Wednesday, March 8. You must also attend one of the Uniform distribution/Orientation sessions on Saturday, March 4 or Sunday, March 5 held at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, CA.

PLEASE DOUBLE CHECK THESE RULES IF YOU DO NOT MEET THEM YOU MAY NOT BE ALLOWED TO COME BECAUSE ALL THE SHIFTS MAY BE TAKEN!

Step 4: You will complete your training in the Fall

All out-of-town ball kid applicants: Train at a Training Site that has been approved by the BNP Paribas Open Ball Kids Committee. Each site will schedule a minimum of (4) training sessions and the kids will be expected to attend and complete (4) training sessions (may require more).
I will be training the Salt Lake City Team at Ogden Athletic Club and The Las Vegas Team TBD

Step 5: Complete a final pass off which will be scheduled for a college match or the Las Vegas Tennis Open

After they approve the application BNP will email them the welcome letter. If you do not receive a welcome letter within 5 business days please contact Crystal McMullin
Actio Travel, 2065 Robins Ave, Ogden, UT 84401 801-920-707/cell or 801-960-3609 Ext 101.


   


INDIAN WELLS TENNIS GARDEN PLANS MAJOR IMPROVEMENTS TO STADIUM 1 FOR 2017 BNP PARIBAS OPEN
Indian Wells, Calif., March 20, 2016 - The Indian Wells Tennis Garden will make numerous improvements to Stadium 1 following the 2016 BNP Paribas Open, including upgrading, expanding and adding concessions, restrooms and suites for the 2017 tournament, it was announced today by Chief Executive Officer Raymond Moore. In an effort to continue enhancing the overall fan experience in the second largest tennis stadium in the world, existing Stadium 1 concessions will be upgraded and expanded. Four premium walk-in concessions, similar to Stadium 2, will be added to the main concourse allowing for the introduction of new food concepts and a greater menu variety. In addition, concessions will be created for the second suite level and the upper bowl (Loge and Grandstand). The existing open patios at the perimeter of the suite level will become shaded venues, offering tables and chairs with great views of the Tennis Garden grounds below and the mountains in the distance. Read Complete Press Release


   
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