ELECTION OF OFFICERS FOR 2021-22 SEASON

SPMHA Annual General Meeting - Wednesday, April 14 @ 6:30pm - Virtual Meeting via Zoom

Sherwood Park Minor Hockey is hosting its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday, April 14th at 6:30pm.  At this meeting, there will be an election of officers for the following positions:

  • 2nd VP, Jr. Division
  • 3rd VP, Finance
  • 4th VP, Hockey Operations
  • Division Director, U7 & Discovery
  • Division Director, U9
  • Division Director, U11
  • Division Director, U13
  • Division Director, U15
  • Division Director, U18
  • Division Director, Junior B & C
  • Hockey Improvement, Coach
  • Hockey Improvement, Player
  • Hockey Improvement, Goalies
  • Equipment/Jersey Director
  • Manager Director
  • Members at Large

LIST OF 2021-22 BOARD ELECTION NOMINEES

(NOMINATIONS CLOSED ON MARCH 31, 2021)

President (2 year term)

Responsibilities
  • Establishes, presides over, and organizes all executive meetings, general meetings and special meetings.
  • Receive all Association correspondence and distribute to the Executive Committee where appropriate.
  • Manages and guides the overall operations of the Association.
  • Provides leadership and guidance to all members of the Executive Committee in the completion of their responsibilities.
  • Acts as an ambassador representing the Association to all other associations, organizations, Members and the public.

Not Up for Election - 2nd Year of 2 Year Term

2nd VP, Sr. Division (2-Year Term)

Responsibilities
  • Coordinate their respective divisions of the Program. U13, U15, and U18 being Senior Division; and Discovery, U7, U9, and U11 programs being the Junior Divisions.
  • Act for the President and/or the Vice President Junior in their absence.

Not Up for Election - 2nd year of 2 year term

2nd VP, Jr. Divisions (2-Year Term)

Responsibilities
  • Coordinate their respective divisions of the Program. U13, U15, and U18 being Senior Division; and Discovery, U7, U9 and U11 programs being the Junior Division.
  • Act for the President and/or the Vice President Senior in their absence.

Nominees

3rd VP, Finance (2-Year Term)

Responsibilities
  • Manages the financial resources of the Association and obtains professional advice with respect to financial matters when deemed necessary including obtaining professional input and, at times, paid services with respect to the nature of the accounting records to be maintained by the Association.
  • Ensures all Association books and records are properly completed and arranges for an independent audit of the Association’s financial records on a yearly basis and presents the Audited Financial Statements at the Annual General Meeting.
  • Assists the General Manager & Registrar with record keeping and financial matters.
  • Prepares a proposed budget for presentation to and approval by the Executive Committee for the upcoming year.

Nominees

4th VP, Hockey Operations (2-Year Term)

Responsibilities
  • Oversees and supports the Coach, Player & Goalie Improvement Directors in all below tasks
  • Liaises with Hockey Alberta in the organization of all NCCP clinics to be run in Sherwood Park each year.
  • Organizes all aspects of training and clinics which will contribute to the betterment of the Association’s hockey program in Sherwood Park.
  • Ensures a record is maintained of all coaches who have attained various certifications as required from time to time.
  • Organizes weekly/monthly training and/or development sessions designed to further the development of coaches, players, and goaltenders.
  • Provides support and training in seasonal planning and helping to establish a proper practice and development plan for all positions. Provide practice plans, review online resources and materials, provide coach feedback from practice reviews.
  • Attends practices throughout the year to ensure appropriate implementation of age-specific training as per Hockey Canada recommendations and provides a record at the monthly board meetings

Nominees

Division Director, U7 & Discovery

There is one Director for each of the Association’s program divisions, being: U7, U9, U11, U13, U15, U18 and Junior. Each division Director is responsible for the organization, implementation, disciplinary actions and overseeing of the hockey program in their particular division in conjunction with the appropriate Vice-President. Including but not limited to:
  • Attend Association registration days and provide information to prospective participants and liaise with the Operations Manager/Registrar to determine registration numbers and the number of teams required.
  • Organize grading and placement of players on teams including the appointing of coaches and communication with parents.
  • Ensure the distribution of ice for games and practices.

Nominees

Division Director, U9

There is one Director for each of the Association’s program divisions, being: U7, U9, U11, U13, U15, U18 and Junior. Each division Director is responsible for the organization, implementation, disciplinary actions and overseeing of the hockey program in their particular division in conjunction with the appropriate Vice-President. Including but not limited to:
  • Attend Association registration days and provide information to prospective participants and liaise with the Operations Manager/Registrar to determine registration numbers and the number of teams required.
  • Organize grading and placement of players on teams including the appointing of coaches and communication with parents.
  • Ensure the distribution of ice for games and practices.

Nominees

Division Director, U11

There is one Director for each of the Association’s program divisions, being: U7, U9, U11, U13, U15, U18 and Junior. Each division Director is responsible for the organization, implementation, disciplinary actions and overseeing of the hockey program in their particular division in conjunction with the appropriate Vice-President. Including but not limited to:
  • Attend Association registration days and provide information to prospective participants and liaise with the Operations Manager/Registrar to determine registration numbers and the number of teams required.
  • Organize grading and placement of players on teams including the appointing of coaches and communication with parents.
  • Ensure the distribution of ice for games and practices.

Nominees

Division Director, U13

There is one Director for each of the Association’s program divisions, being: U7, U9, U11, U13, U15, U18 and Junior. Each division Director is responsible for the organization, implementation, disciplinary actions and overseeing of the hockey program in their particular division in conjunction with the appropriate Vice-President. Including but not limited to:
  • Attend Association registration days and provide information to prospective participants and liaise with the Operations Manager/Registrar to determine registration numbers and the number of teams required.
  • Organize grading and placement of players on teams including the appointing of coaches and communication with parents.
  • Ensure the distribution of ice for games and practices.

Nominees

Division Director, U15

There is one Director for each of the Association’s program divisions, being: U7, U9, U11, U13, U15, U18 and Junior. Each division Director is responsible for the organization, implementation, disciplinary actions and overseeing of the hockey program in their particular division in conjunction with the appropriate Vice-President. Including but not limited to:
  • Attend Association registration days and provide information to prospective participants and liaise with the Operations Manager/Registrar to determine registration numbers and the number of teams required.
  • Organize grading and placement of players on teams including the appointing of coaches and communication with parents.
  • Ensure the distribution of ice for games and practices.

Nominees

Division Director, U18

There is one Director for each of the Association’s program divisions, being: U7, U9, U11, U13, U15, U18 and Junior. Each division Director is responsible for the organization, implementation, disciplinary actions and overseeing of the hockey program in their particular division in conjunction with the appropriate Vice-President. Including but not limited to:
  • Attend Association registration days and provide information to prospective participants and liaise with the Operations Manager/Registrar to determine registration numbers and the number of teams required.
  • Organize grading and placement of players on teams including the appointing of coaches and communication with parents.
  • Ensure the distribution of ice for games and practices.

Nominees

Division Director, Junior B & C

There is one Director for each of the Association’s program divisions, being: U7, U9, U11, U13, U15, U18 and Junior. Each division Director is responsible for the organization, implementation, disciplinary actions and overseeing of the hockey program in their particular division in conjunction with the appropriate Vice-President. Including but not limited to:
  • Attend Association registration days and provide information to prospective participants and liaise with the Operations Manager/Registrar to determine registration numbers and the number of teams required.
  • Organize grading and placement of players on teams including the appointing of coaches and communication with parents.
  • Ensure the distribution of ice for games and practices.

Nominees

Hockey Improvement, Coaches

Responsibilities
  • Liaises with Hockey Alberta in the organization of all NCCP clinics to be run in Sherwood Park each year.
  • Organizes all aspects of coach training and clinics which will contribute to the betterment of the Association’s hockey program in Sherwood Park.
  • Ensures a record is maintained of all coaches who have attained various certifications as required from time to time.
  • Organizes weekly/monthly training and/or development sessions designed to further the development of coaches.
  • Provides support and training in seasonal planning and helping to establish a proper practice and development plan for coaches. Provide practice plans, review online resources and materials, provide coach feedback from practice reviews.
  • Attends practices throughout the year to ensure appropriate implementation of age-specific training as per Hockey Canada recommendations and provides a record at the monthly board meetings

Nominees

Hockey Improvement, Players

Responsibilities
  • Organizes all aspects of development training and clinics which will contribute to the betterment of the Association’s hockey program in Sherwood Park.
  • Organizes weekly/monthly training and/or development sessions designed to further the development of players.
  • Provides support and training in seasonal planning and helping to establish a proper practice and development plan for all positions. Provide practice plans, review online resources and materials, provide coach feedback from practice reviews.
  • Attends practices throughout the year to ensure appropriate implementation of age-specific training as per Hockey Canada recommendations and provides a record at the monthly board meetings

Nominees

Hockey Improvement, Goalies

Responsibilities
  • Organizes weekly/monthly training and/or development sessions designed to further the development of goaltenders.
  • Provides support and training in seasonal planning and helping to establish a proper practice and development plan for all goaltenders. Provide practice plans, review online resources and materials, provide coach feedback from practice reviews.
  • Attends practices throughout the year to ensure appropriate implementation of age-specific training as per Hockey Canada recommendations and provides a record at the monthly board meetings

Nominees

Equipment/Jersey Director

Responsibilities
  • Is responsible for all administrative matters respecting hockey equipment supplied to teams by the Association including the purchase, repair, cleaning and distribution of equipment to teams and the return of equipment after each season.
  • Prepares equipment budget for upcoming seasons.
  • Arrange for the repair, cleaning and purchase of equipment for the upcoming season.
  • Presents the Execute Committee with an opening inventory of equipment on or prior to the start of each season and a closing inventory of equipment following the conclusion off each season.
  • Establish policies and practices from time to time in relation to deposit requirements for equipment.
  • Is responsible for all administrative matters respecting sweaters and socks supplied to teams by the Association including the purchase, repair, cleaning and distribution ofsweaters to teams and the return of sweaters after each season.
  • Prepares sweater and sock budget for upcoming seasons.
  • Arrange for the repair, cleaning and purchase of sweaters and socks for the upcomingseason.
  • Presents the Execute Committee with an opening inventory of sweaters and socks on or prior to the start of each season and a closing inventory of sweaters and socks following the conclusion off each season.
  • Establish policies and practices from time to time in relation to deposit requirements for sweaters.

Nominees

Manager Director

Responsibilities
  • Is responsible for updating and developing the Manager’s Manual and website manager contents.
  • Is the primary contact for all division team managers for information and assistance.
  • Is responsible for organizing and running an annual manager’s clinic at the start of the season to educate mangers on the role and duties.

Nominees

Member at Large (Non-Voting Position)

This is a non-voting board position. A Member-at-Large provides assistance the Board for various events such as Skate-a-thon, Minor Hockey Week, and tournaments where required by the Board.

Nominees