This is an excerpt from the minutes from a committee meeting held in April 2016
Please Conference Call: Regarding an individual accused of having a sexual relationship with more
than one minor and his continued attendance at the ACYPAA Round up. This item was tabled in
2011 and was never followed up on. Our lawyer was surprised he was allowed to be in
attendance. Per our lawyer, Advisory has actual knowledge of his behavior and we could be
held civilly responsible in a civil case if he repeated this behavior at ACYPAA. We need to
decide whether we are going to send him a certified letter to inform him he is not allowed to
attend ACYPAA. there are two versions of the letter, one drafted by the chair Emily, and a
version from our attorney.
INFORMATION PROVIDED: A main concern is keeping a ACYPAA as safe as possible for
attendees, and not putting acypaa at risk for a civil suit which would likely end The Round Up.
To win a civil suit there only has to be a 51% burden of proof. Several board members have
actual knowledge of this individual’s behavior; they witnessed it and we’re on the host
committee with him. The attorney was clear we have “actual knowledge”.
● How would this work?
● ACYPAA needs to be protected.this is bigger than an individual or a group, ACYPAA is a