April 18, 2022

NOTICE OF 2022 SPECIAL MEETING OF MEMBERS OF ASSOCIATION FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP USA

To be held Thursday May 26, 2022, at 9:00 am MST

To our members:

A 2022 Special Meeting of Members (also referred to as the “Meeting”) of Association for Entrepreneurship USA (the “Association”) will be held on May 26, 2022 at 9:00 am at the following address:  16427 N. Scottsdale, Road #410,  Scottsdale, Arizona 85254  Registration for the Meeting and a continental breakfast will begin at 8:30 am. The Meeting will follow the breakfast and will commence at approximately 9:00 am. The board of directors (the “Board”) encourages you to attend the Meeting.

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING THE AVAILABILITY OF PROXY MATERIALS FOR THE MEETING TO BE HELD ON THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2022 AT 9:00 AM.

  • 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, proxy card, and annual report to members are available at https://afeusa.org; 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 written request at Association for Entrepreneurship USA 16427 N. Scottsdale Road #410, Scottsdale, Arizona 85254, by e-mail at [email protected], or on our website at https://www.afeusa.org on or before May 5, 2022 to facilitate timely delivery.

 

Business transacted at the Special Meeting of meeting of Members shall be confined to the following purpose: The corporation  and the board of directors propose that the purposes of the corporation, as stated in the Restated Articles of Incorporation, shall be amended to read in its entirety as follows:

“Pursuant to the provisions of 805 ILCS105/103.05 the purpose and authority for which the corporation is organized are to be a trade association and to provide educational information to the corporation’s members who shall have a common interest of being Individual Entrepreneurs. An “Individual Entrepreneur” is defined as a person who organizes, operates and assumes risk for a business venture or other enterprise and includes “Gig” or even “Micro Gig” worker who earns income providing on-demand work, services or goods through temporary, contract or freelance jobs.  These activities may be full-time, part-time or even seasonal activities”

Only members listed on the Association’s records at the close of business on April 15, 2022 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. on May 19, 2022.

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 a proxy card, whether or not you plan to attend the Meeting. Proxy cards are available on the Association’s website at https://www.afeusa.org and may be printed by the members. No personal information is required to print a proxy card. We will be sending you a proxy card approximately 10 days from the date of this letter. 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, Jack Diehl, prior to the commencement of the Meeting. You may mail your completed proxy card to the Association at P.O. Box 15640, Scottsdale, Arizona 85267. If you need directions to the Meeting, please contact the Association using the information listed above.

By order of the Board of Directors,

Jack Diehl
President