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Administration - Bulletin Details
ISSUE #:      2018-008
February 15, 2018
TO: BC Hockey Membership
FROM: Nominating Committee
SUBJECT: Nominations for BC Hockey Board of Directors

Pursuant to BC Hockey Bylaws 524 and 713, the BC Hockey Nominating Committee requests the submission of candidates for positions on BC Hockey’s Board of Directors. 

There are presently nine (9) Directors of which at least four (4) Director positions plus the Chair of the Board are up for election by the members at the BC Hockey Annual Congress June 9, 2018.

The 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. 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 501-507, 515 - 520. These are contained in the BC Hockey Handbook available on the BC Hockey web site.

Nominations must be made in accordance with BC Hockey Regulation Ten, and the Nomination Form along with the Eligibility criteria, Roles and Responsibilities and other important Bylaws are outlined in the process below.  A request for those interested in being nominated is being widely distributed as well.

The critical timelines for the nominating process include:

  • February 15 - Advertisement and Request for Candidate Submissions.

  • April 10 - Nominations deadline #1 to the Chair of the Nominating Committee.

  • April 25 - Slate of Recommended Candidates circulated to the Membership.

  • May 10 - Final Nominations deadline. Members can submit more nominations (last chance).

  • May 25 - Final Slate circulated.

  • June 9 - BC Hockey Annual Congress.

The process for nominations for the Board of Directors (per BC Hockey Regulation Ten) is as follows:

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

  • A 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 the Nomination Form.

  • The resume of the candidate’s credentials should include education background, employment background and hockey experience, including experience with BC Hockey or other hockey organizations. The resume should also highlight any additional skills or competencies that will contribute to the effective leadership and governance of BC Hockey.

  • The Nominating Committee shall verify the eligibility of the candidates to hold office.

  • All nominations for the position of Director must be submitted to the Chair of the Nominating Committee prior to 4:00pm on April 10, 2018.

  • The Committee will circulate a list of recommended eligible candidates and a brief summary of their qualifications to the membership on or before April 25, 2018.

  • Members and Directors will have until May 10, 2018, to submit further nominations.

  • The Committee will circulate fifteen days prior to the Annual Congress a final list of candidates for the available positions of Director and/or Chair along with the resumes of the candidates’ credentials.

  • Each candidate may choose to have up to two (2) minutes at the Annual Congress to address the Members prior to voting.

Click here for Nomination Form

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



504 - 507

Directors composition and eligibility criteria

515 - 516

Duties of Directors

517 - 518

Duties and Responsibility of the Chair

519 - 520

Duties and Responsibilities of the Board of Directors

521 - 523

Terms of Office

526 - 530

Election of the Chair

531 - 535

Election of Directors


These descriptions are contained in the BC Hockey Handbook located on the BC Hockey web site.

Should you require any further information you are encouraged to contact any member of the Nominating Committee or the BC Hockey office.

BC Hockey Nominating Committee

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