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Nominations for BC Hockey Board of Directors
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

BC Hockey is currently accepting nominations for the 2017-2018 BC Hockey Board of Directors.  There are presently nine (9) Directors, of which four (4) positions are up for election by the membership at the BC Hockey Annual General Meeting (AGM), June 9 – 11, 2017.

For individuals, possibly outside the organization, looking to pursue a nomination, please click here for an overview of BC Hockey and a 'notice of interest' form for the position of Director.

Interested members are asked to submit a nomination, including detailed resume, to the BC Hockey Nominating Committee by April 11, 2017 for consideration.  Knowledge and understanding in the areas of marketing, promotions and communication would be beneficial.  Interested candidates are encouraged to review the Bylaws and Regulations of BC Hockey, especially Bylaws 501-503, 515, 516, 519 and 520.  These can be found in the BC Hockey Handbook located on the BC Hockey website.

BC Hockey Board of Directors Nomination Form

Completed nomination form and resume should be emailed to

The process for nominations for the Board of Directors as per BC Hockey Regulation 10 is:

  • Nominations can be made by either a member or the Nominating Committee Chair

  • A completed nomination form signed by a duly authorized member representative and by the candidate shall constitute the nomination

  • A resume of the candidate’s credentials and a written statement by the candidate expressing willingness to serve as a Director

    • Must accompany nomination form

    • Should include: education background, employment background and hockey experience, including experience with BC Hockey or other hockey organizations

    • Should also highlight any additional skills or competencies that will contribute to the effective leadership and governance of BC Hockey

  • Nominating Committee shall verify the eligibility of the candidates

  • Each candidate may choose to have up to two (2) minutes at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) to address the membership prior to voting

The critical timeline for the nominating process is:

February 15, 2017

Posting and request for candidate submissions

April 11, 2017

Nomination deadline

April 26, 2017

Slate of recommended candidates circulated to the membership

May 11, 2017

Final nomination deadline. Members can submit more nominations

May 26, 2017

Final slate of candidates circulated to the membership

June 9 – 11, 2017

BC Hockey AGM

Further information regarding Directors’ eligibility, duties and the election process can be obtained by reference to the following Bylaws:



504 - 507

Directors eligibility criteria

515 - 516

Duties of Directors

519 - 520

Duties and Responsibilities of the Board of Directors

521 - 523

Terms of Office

531 - 535

Election of Directors


The above are located in the BC Hockey Handbook that can be found on the BC Hockey website.

The BC Hockey Nominating Committee is responsible for ensuring, on a continuing basis, that the Society’s Board of Directors is composed of qualified and skilled persons capable of, and committed to, providing effective governance leadership to BC Hockey.  Emphasis will be placed on enhancing successful candidates’ competencies and skill sets to meet these objectives. 

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