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Pupil Benefits

 

 

PUPIL BENEFITS PLAN, INC.

1932-2015

 

THANK YO FOR YOUR LOYAL SUPPORT GOOD LUCK TO ALL YOUR ATHLETIC TEAMS

 

Our pledge is to give you the best possible service, and provide coverage you can count on.

 

 

CALL ANYTIME FOR ANY REASON

 

Thomas D. McGuire, Executive Director

1-800-393-3301

518-377-5144

518-377-3291(fax)

 

 

PUPIL BENEFITS PLAN, INC. BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

DavidAlena

Ass’t. Superintendent Lyons 17years

Dr. MichaelMcCarthy Superintendent Mechanicville

7years

MarthaSlack

Retired AthleticDirector Massena

6years

Dr. Eric Aronowitz

CliffMoses

KathySullivan

OrthopedicSurgeon

RetiredSuperintendent

Superintendent

Schenectady

Galway

Johnstown

2years

8years

3years

MargaretBoice

MichaelPicciano

Dr. W.Bruce Watkins

Ass’t Superintendent

RetiredSuperintendent

RetiredAss’tSuperintendent

Ithaca City SD

Weedsport

BriarcliffManor

3years

24years

16years

EdCinelli

PatrickPizzarelli

TheodoreWoods

ExecutiveDirector

PastPresident

Retired ExecutiveSecretary

Section XI, Smithtown

Lawrence

SectionV,NorthRose

1 year

3years

24years

Dr. DavidCivale

Dr. Virginia Plaisted

 

Chiropractor,Scotia

Dentist,Delmar

 

12years

18years

 

 

 

EXECUTIVECOMMITTEE

Tom Heinzelman

LuigiRendi, MD,ATC

Dr. Dan MacGregor

RetiredAthleticDirector

Director,Centerfor

President

Potsdam

SportsMedicine,Waterford

Ballston Spa

4years

1 year

 

 

 

CliffMoses

Dr. DonaldHenline

Carol Rog

Galway

OrthopedicSurgeon

RetiredDirectorof

 

Potsdam 5years

PhysicalEducation ChenangoForks

Dr. MichaelMcCarthy Mechanicville

 

12years

 

 

 

Dr. StanleyMaziejka

DougKenyon

DaleSchumacher

Stillwater

ExecutiveDirector

RetiredSuperintendent

 

Section 2, Glens Falls 6years

WhitneyPointCSD 11years

CarolRog Chenango

Dr. Dan MacGregor

Dr. FrankSegreto

ThomasMcGuire

RetiredSuperintendent

OrthopedicSurgeon

ExecutiveDirector

NorthWarren

Ronkonkoma

30years

6years

11years

 

 

 

William Bate

Dr. StanleyMaziejka

Superintendent

Dr.RyanSherman

Superintendent

Council 34years

Stillwater

Schuylerville

 

3years

3years

TheodoreWoods

 

 

RecordingSecretary

 

 

NorthRose

 

 

PUPIL BENEFITS PLAN, INC. BYLAWS

 

ARTICLE I

 

The purpose of the corporation shall be:

 

  1. To furnish medical, dental and hospital expense indemnity under the supervision of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association to bona fide students in elementary and high schools injured in intramural and interscholastic athletic games and sports activities, or while engaged in preparation for such games, sports, or contests, or in physical education classes, or in any other accidents which in the judgment of the Superintendent of Insurance, should be included. The Plan shall be open to the participation of every duly licensed physician and dentist in the territory to be served and there shall be free choice by the subscribers of physicians and dentists admitted to such a plan, subject to the acceptance of patients by the physicians and dentists.

 

  1. To do all and everything necessary and proper for the accomplishment of any  or  all of the objects herein enumerated or necessary or incidental thereto or to the protection and benefit of the corporation and in general to carry on any lawful business or  understanding necessary to the attainment of the purposes of the corporation, subject, however, to all provisions of the Insurance Law of the State of New York.

 

ARTICLE II

 

The corporation shall be organized for the benefit of its members and not for profit.

 

ARTICLE III

Members

 

The  members  of  the  corporation shall  be  divided into  two  classes,  active  members,  and subscribing members.

 

  1. The active members shall be not less than twenty-four (24) of whom at least one- fourth shall be persons other than physicians and/or dentists and of whom at least one-fifth shall be physicians and/or dentists duly licensed to practice in the State of New York.

 

  1. The active members of the corporation shall be the persons signing the Certificate of Incorporation and each person thereafter elected as  Director.  Active membership shall terminate when such person ceases to be a Director.

 

If for any reason a member of the Board of Directors does not attend two consecutive meetings of the Board of Directors, unless excused by the Board of Directors of which

 

 

he is a member, which action shall be entered on the minutes of such Board, that member is disqualified to serve as a member of the Board of Directors for the ensuing year.

 

  1. Subscribing members shall consist of any schools registered and approved by the Board of Regents of the State of New York who may subscribe to the corporation’s insurance plan. “Schools” as herein defined shall be deemed to include Boards  of Education, high school athletic associations, groups of students or agents or representatives thereof.

 

ARTICLE IV

Directors

 

  1. The corporation shall be managed by a Board of Directors consisting of twenty- four (24) members who shall be elected by the active members of the corporation. At least one-fourth of the said directors shall be persons other than physicians and/or dentists and at  least  one-fourth  shall  be  physicians  and/or  dentists licensed to practice in the State of New York. At no time shall more than one-half of the directors be persons who are licensed to practice medicine  in  this state (other than physicians employed on a full-time basis in the fields of public health welfare, medical research, or medical education) or who are employees of a corporation  organized for hospital purposes or any combination thereof.

 

  1. Nominations for director of the corporation may be made by any member whether subscribing or active but all elections shall  be  conducted  by  the  corporation  and only active members shall  have a right to vote.

 

  1. Directors shall be elected at the annual meeting of the corporation and shall serve for a period of one year.

 

  1. Vacancies occurring in the office of director shall be filled by vote of the remaining directors of the corporation at a regular or special meeting of the Board of Directors.

 

  1. The majority of members of the Board of Directors shall be designated representatives of the member schools of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association.

 

 

ARTICLE V

Officers

 

  1. The officers of the corporation shall consist of a president, a vice president, a secretary, a treasurer, and shall be elected by the Board of Directors immediately following the annual meeting of the corporation as hereinafter provided, and such other officers to be appointed by  the president as the directors may designate. Any two offices, except those of president and vice president, may be held by the same person.

 

  1. Duties:
    1. The president shall preside at meetings of the Board of Directors and the corporation, and shall perform such other duties as the Board of Directors may designate. The president shall have power to appoint such other subordinate employees of the corporation as may be authorized by the Board of Directors, whose compensation shall be fixed by the Board of Director of the Executive Committee.
    2. The vice president shall assume the duties of the president during his absence or inabilityto act.
    3. The secretary shall keep the minutes and records of the  corporation  and  the Board of Directors, and shall perform such other duties as the Board of Directors may  designate.
    4. The treasurer shall have custody of the funds of the corporation and shall disburse them in insurance benefits or in such other manner as the Board of Directors may direct. If required by the Board of Directors, the treasurer shall furnish a  surety bond in an amount designated by resolution of the directors.

 

  1. Vacancies in any office shall be filled by the directors for the unexpired term of such office.

 

ARTICLE VI

Meetings

 

  1. The annual meeting of the corporation shall be held on the Saturday after Labor Day in September.

 

  1. A regular meeting of the Board of Directors shall be held once a year, immediately following the annual meetin g of the corporation.

 

  1. Special meetings of the corporation or the Board of Directors may be called at any time by the president and shall be called at the request of any five (5) members of the Board of Directors. At least five (5) days’ notice of time and place of such special meetings shall be given by postpaid mail.

 

Quorum

 

  1. At any meeting of the corporation ten (10) active members shall constitute a quorum.

 

  1. At anymeeting of the Board of Directors eight (8) members shall constitute a quorum.

 

  1. At anymeeting of the Executive Committee, three (3) members shall constitutea quorum.

 

  1. Consent of Absentees. The transaction of any meeting of any constituted  body  of this corporation, either annual, regular, or special, however called or noticed,  shall be valid as though it had a meeting duly held after regular call and notice, if a quorum be present and if, either before or after the meeting, each of the members entitled to vote, not present, sign a written waiver of notice or consent  to  the holding of such meeting or an approval of the minutes thereof. All such waivers, consents, or approvals shall be filed with the corporate records or made a part of the corporateminutes of the meeting.

 

  1. Acting Without Meeting – Mail Vote. Any action which may be taken at a meeting of members, directors, or the Executive Committee may be taken without a meeting, if authorized by a writing signed by two-thirds of such members, directors, or members of the Executive Committee entitled to vote at a meeting for such purposes and filed with the secretary of the corporation.

 

ARTICLE VIII

Committees

 

The Committees for the Board of Directors shall consist of an executive committee consisting of five members to be appointed by the President and such other committees as may from time to time be authorized by resolution of the Board of Directors. The  Executive Committee shall meet from time to time when summoned by the Chairman and shall have general management of affairs of the corporation in the intervals between meetings of the Board of Directors.

 

 

ARTICLE IX

Rulesand Regulations

 

The Board of Directors may from time to time adopt rules and regulations for the management of the corporation and fixing the form of insurance contract to be issued by the corporation and the terms thereof, including the schedule of benefits and the premiums and the rate to be charged.

 

Amendments

 

These bylaws may be amended by a two-thirds vote of the members present at any regular or special meeting of the corporation provided notice of the proposed amendment is given by mail at least ten (10) days beforesuch meeting.

 

 

PROTECT YOUR STUDENTS WITH A PLAN THAT HAS INSUREDOVER

ONE-THIRD OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN NEW YORK STATE

FOR 73 YEARS!

 

Student Accident Insurance

101 Dutch Meadows Lane – Guilderland NY 12302 1-800-393-3301

(518) 377-5144 fax (518) 377-3291

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