Notice of 2019 Annual Meeting of Members of AFEUSA to be held Saturday 10/05/2019

TO OUR MEMBERS:

The 2019 annual meeting of members (“Meeting”) of Association for Entrepreneurship USA (“Association”) will be held Saturday, October 5, 2019, at 6:15 p.m. MST at the following address: 19950 North 101st Place, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255, for election of Directors and for the transaction of such other business as may properly come before the Meeting of any adjournment thereof. This notice is given pursuant to the By-Laws of the Association.

Registration for the Meeting will begin at 6:15 p.m. MST. The Meeting will follow and commence at approximately 7:00 p.m. MST. The board of directors (the “Board”) encourages you to attend the Meeting.

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING THE PROXY MATERIALS AVAILABLE FOR THE MEETING:

  • This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. We encourage you to access and review the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting;
  • The proxy statement and proxy card are found below; and
  • If you want to receive a paper or e-mail copy of these documents, you must request one. There is no charge to you for requesting a copy. Please make your request for a copy by calling our office, toll free, at (844) 750-5927, or by written request at: Association for Entrepreneurship USA at P.O. Box 15640, Scottsdale, Arizona 85267-5640, by e-mail at [email protected], on or before September 15, 2019, to facilitate timely delivery.

The purposes of the Meeting are to: (1) elect three (3) directors to the Board; (2) vote on any amendment(s) to the Association’s Operating Agreement proposed by the Association; and (3) transact such other business as may properly come before the Meeting or any adjournments thereof.

Only members listed on the Association’s records at the close of business on August 22, 2019 are entitled to notice of the Meeting and to vote at the Meeting and any adjournments thereof. For your proxy card to be valid, it must be RECEIVED by the Association no later than 5:00 p.m. MST on Friday, September 19, 2019.

All members are cordially invited to attend the Meeting in person. However, to assure the presence of a quorum, the Board requests that you promptly sign, date, and return the below proxy card, whether or not you plan to attend the Meeting. No personal information is required to print a proxy card. If you wish to revoke your proxy at the Meeting and execute a new proxy card, you may do so by giving written notice to our President, Charles Jackson, prior to the commencement of the Meeting. You may fax your completed proxy card to the Association at (888) 289-7001, or mail it to the Association at P.O. Box 15640, Scottsdale, Arizona 85267-5640. If you need directions to the Meeting, please contact the Association using the information listed above.

By Order of the Board of Directors,

Charles Jackson, President

Proxy Statement

The nominees for the Board of Directors are: 1) Charles Jackson, 2) Mark Pyper, and 3) Leighton Clark. The table below sets forth some basic positive facts supporting a renewal vote for each nominee:

Nominee Age Positives
Charles Jackson 59

Charles graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Business Administration & Marketing. After gaining experience in both real estate and securities, Charles took ownership of American Dental Plan, Arizona’s oldest dental savings benefit plan growing it in size to tens of thousands of members and a proprietary network of over 700 participating dentists. He also  ertically expanded the business model to include dental office ownership and management.

Starting in 2011, Charles was appointed by the past two Governors of AZ and served 8 years on a newly created position on the Az
Board of Dental Examiners representing business entities. Charles is also a published author and has consulted with a variety of small business ventures.

Mark Pyper 59 Mark is an Arizona attorney with emphasis on a wide range of business issues, from formation to litigation. A former managing member of the Resolution Trust Corporation (Phoenix office), he has worked well with the other Board Directors ensuring compliance with all legal issues.
Leighton Clark 60 Current paralegal; former owner of franchise developing company; formerly associated with business brokerage firm that handled the rapid expansion of Subway in Phoenix during the early 1990’s. Is anxious to implement innovative programs for membership, including the upcoming Shark Tank interactive chat room.