AGM – June 15th 7:30PM @ Bowness Sportsplex

Bow River Bruins Hockey Association

AGM ANNOUNCEMENT


 

The Bow River Bruins Hockey Association (BRBHA) Board of Directors have called for the Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held on Wednesday June 15th, 2022 starting at 7:30pm at the Bowness Sportsplex.

 

$500 REGISTRATION CREDIT DRAW 

One of the lucky members in attendance will win a $500 credit towards their 2022-23 registration fees. You must be in attendance to enter the draw.

 

THE FOLLOWING BOARD OF DIRECTOR POSITIONS ARE UP FOR ELECTION:

  • President – Incumbent Craig Kipkie – acclaimed
  • 1st Vice President – Incumbent Kealy Lambert – acclaimed
  • Secretary – Incumbent Konni Blais – acclaimed
  • 3 Community Officer Positions – Marco Colonna, Brad Goodyear, Lakshimi Gummandi – acclaimed

In order for the BRBHA to run effectively, we need good volunteers to fill these roles.

 

NOMINATION PROCESS

We encourage all Members in Good Standing to review the above positions (a summary of the duties of these positions can be found below). Any BRBHA Member in Good Standing may nominate another BRBHA Member in Good Standing for the position of a Director. Such nominations must be made at least 7 days prior (June 8th, 2022) to the AGM and may be emailed to nominations@bowriverhockey.ca. All nominations must include a statement of acceptance from the nominee.

Any incumbent that wishes to re-run for their position must declare in writing to the President at least 14 days prior (June 1st, 2022) to the AGM which include Executive and Community Officer positions.

Nominations for President, 1st Vice President and Secretary must be made at least 7 days prior (June 8th, 2022) to the AGM. No nominations will be taken for these positions on June 15th, 2022.

 


DUTIES OF BOARD MEMBERS UP FOR ELECTION:

 

PRESIDENT

Positions reporting to President:

    • BRBHA Administrator
    • All other Executive Officers
    • All Community Officers
    • Chair, Evaluation Committee
    • Legal Advisor

General Description of Role and Responsibility:

    • Primary spokesperson for BRBHA in the community, to the media and to other associations, companies and organizations.
    • Interpretation of by-laws, principles, policies and purposes.
    • Coordinate and liaise with the Board, other Key Coordinators and Committees.
    • Ex-officio member of all committees.
    • Responsible for orientation, education and assignment of responsibilities of Board members, Key Coordinators and Committee members.
    • Ensure legal compliance with BRBHA bylaws and governing legislation.
    • Oversees day-to-day operations of BRBHA.
    • Represents BRBHA at all meetings of Hockey Calgary as may be required from time to time.
    • Represents BRBHA with respect to funding and planning with the Bowness Community Association.
    • Participates in all disciplinary hearings; acts as main interface with Hockey Calgary and Hockey Calgary’s Discipline Committee.
    • Responds to and assigns resources to emergency situations when required.
    • Executes all travel permits for out of town games or tournaments.
    • Regular attendance at all Board meetings and meetings of Executive Officers.
    • Primary liaison with any 3rd party suppliers to BRBHA.
    • Other duties as required from time to time

 

1ST VICE PRESIDENT

Position reports to: President

Positions reporting to 1st Vice President:

    • Chair, Coach Selection Committee

General Description of Role and Responsibility:

    • Together with the 2nd Vice President, fulfills the duties of the President in the absence of the President.
    • Leads the design and execution of player and coach development.
    • Ensures all coaches have the proper qualifications in compliance with Hockey Calgary regulations.
    • Ensures that all coaches, assistant coaches and on-ice helpers have completed police screening and Respect in Sport training prior to the commencement of the season.
    • Regular attendance at all Board meetings and meetings of Executive Officers.
    • Member of BRBHA Discipline Committee.
    • Member of BRBHA Coach Selection Committee.
    • Such other duties as directed by the President.

 

SECRETARY

Position reports to: President

Positions reporting to Secretary:

    • Communications Coordinator.
    • Website Administrator

General Description of Role and Responsibility:

    • Attend all board meetings and record and distribute minutes of all such meetings.
    • Shall assist the President in reviewing and approving all correspondence on behalf of the Board.
    • Care and control of the record book and seal of BRBHA.
    • Responsible for preparing and submitting annual returns in accordance with governing legislation.
    • Issue notices of all meetings of directors and members of BRBHA.
    • Regular attendance at all Board meetings and meetings of Executive Officers.
    • May, at the request of the President, be responsible for the governance portfolio.
    • Such other duties as assigned by the President

 

COMMUNITY OFFICERS

    • Act as liaison between the Board and members and players of the Association.
    • Will be assigned one or more portfolio(s) by President (examples of these portfolios may include: registration; player and volunteer safety; fundraising; governance; communications; evaluations; appeals; discipline; referees; equipment; Bearwear; tournaments; social events; team photos; tournaments; spring hockey etc)
    • Community Officers will be responsible for overseeing the assigned portfolio(s), meeting with relevant coordinators and committees and reporting to the Board on his/her portfolio responsibility.
    • Regular attendance at all Board meetings.
    • Such other duties as assigned by the President.