9. Protest Board

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The purpose of a Protest Board shall be to settle any disputes that arise in the actual playing of games and in any other areas as may, from time to time, be specified in the by-laws.

The First vice-president shall appoint, with the approval of the Board of Directors, a chairperson for the BAYS Protest Board, receive all protests, submit all protests to the chairman of the Protest Board, and maintain an overview of the activities of the Protest Board to insure the timely resolution of all protests.

The chairperson for the BAYS Protest Board shall establish a group of people knowledgeable about the game of soccer who agree to serve on the Protest Board. A quorum shall consist of any three members of such a Protest Board. At least one of the members must be a USSF referee. The Protest Board will inform all parties of its decision(s).