IMPORTANT MEMORANDUM

 

TO:

Minor Hockey Associations & Leagues

Minor Hockey Association Female Representatives

Junior Teams & League

Senior & Adult Recreation Teams & Leagues

Minor Council Executive Committee

Female Council Executive Committee

Junior Council Executive Committee

Senior & Adult Recreation Council Executive Committee

 

FROM:  Murray Roberts, Chair Hockey NL Nominating Committee

Cc:  Hockey NL Board

DATE:  February 3, 2023

RE:  Notice of Nominations for Board Positions

 

The Nominating Committee is currently accepting nominations for individuals to serve on the Hockey NL Board of Directors for the Term 2023-2025.

Nominations must include: (i) Nomination form signed by a duly authorized voting Member representative and by the candidate (CLICK HERE); (ii) Candidate’s resume (optional and no more than 2 pages) including education background, employment background and volunteer/sport experience, including experience with Hockey NL.

Nominations shall be submitted electronically to the registered office of the corporation via email with a read and delivery receipt to [email protected] no later than March 26, 2023. Nominations received after that date will not be considered, with the only exception being if there are no candidates nominated, we will allow nominations from the floor during the Annual Meeting.

The Nominating Committee will be releasing the final slate of candidates along with the respective resume and information to the membership on or before the notice of the Annual Meeting of the Members.

The election for the positions will take place during Hockey NL’s Annual Meeting on June 24, 2023, in Gander.

There will be no acclamations and members will have the ability to abstain in elections as per Hockey NL By-Law 4.08.

The nomination memorandum and nomination form for Council positions that are open for election in 2023, will be issued on March 27, 2023, and close 45 days prior to the AGM as per by-law 11. Council positions that will be open for nominations on this date are;

Chair-Senior and Adult Recreation Council

Vice Chair- Senior and Adult Recreation Council

Chair-Junior Council

Vice Chair-Junior Council

At Large-Junior Council

Chair-Female Council

Vice Chair-Female Council

Eastern Member-Female Council

Central Member- Female Council

Chair-Minor Council

Vice Chair-Minor Council

Tri Pen Member-Minor Council

Western Member-Minor Council

 

Nominations are now open for the following positions.

Board (two-year term)

Director- President

Director- Vice President

Director- Treasurer (Accredited Charter Professional Accountant)

Director, (elected by the Senior and Adult Recreation) Not responsible solely for the division from which they are elected.

Director, (elected by the Female Division) Not responsible solely for the division from which they are elected.

Director, (elected by the Junior Division) Not responsible solely for the division from which they are elected.

Director, (elected by the Minor Division) Not responsible solely for the division from which they are elected.

Director, Referee in Chief

Director, Hockey Development Chair

Director, at Large

Director, at Large

 

To be eligible to serve as a Director, an individual must:

  1. a) be nineteen (19) years of age or older;
  2. b) not have been found to be mentally incompetent by a court in Canada or elsewhere;
  3. c) have the power under law to contract;
  4. d) not have the status of bankrupt; and
  5. e) not be a director or officer of any Association, League or Team, or a shareholder of a Team, within Hockey NL.

A Director who has been elected and is not compliant with Section 4.04e) must, upon election, take immediate steps to become compliant. If non-compliance continues for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of election, the Director must resign as a director.