Committees & Board Meeting Minutes

Board of Directors

BC Soccer has 14 Board of Directors who are elected by the BC Soccer membership on 2 year terms at the Annual General Meetings.

There are a number of specific positions defined amongst the Board including President, First Vice President, Vice President Youth, Vice President Seniors and Vice President Finance.

There are a number of responsibilities that BC Soccer’s non-profit board of directors have in their roles which include but are not limited to, determining the mission and monitoring focus of the organisation, setting policies, ensuring adequate planning for both strategic and annual operation plan, ensuring appropriate resources are in place to meet needs of the organization and working closely with the Executive Director and the association to staff to deliver against its objectives and deliver high quality services to its membership and participants.

Directors will also be designated to be part of the various standing and operational committees

Board of Directors meetings are held approximately every 6 weeks.


 


Standing Committees

The following Standing Committees are constituted to be advisory to the Board of Directors. The terms of reference and operating procedures are found in the Standing Committee Policy Guide, which shall be kept up to date and published on the Association’s web site for public access.

Finance and Audit

Terms of Reference

Chaired by VP Finance, serves to provide oversight on all financial matters of the Association. Works with Auditors as required during annual audit. Validates and delivers all fiscal reports to every meeting of the Board of Directors, and every general meeting of the membership.

Chair, Chris Appleby
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
BC Soccer Staff Member, Jason Elligott
Staff Liaison/Member, Stephen Wurz
 

Nominations

Terms of Reference

Works with the Board and Executive Director to ensure sufficient and appropriate candidates are presented to the membership for elections; provides succession planning guidance to the Board of Directors.

Chair, TBA
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
Community Member, TBA
Staff Liaison/Member, Lori D'Andrea

Governance

Terms of Reference

Advisory to the board of directors and supplies support on all matters of governance, and provides recommendations to the board and the membership on Constitutions, By-Laws, Rules and Regulations. Supplies oversight and supports compliance to the membership on internal regulatory matters.

Chair, TBA
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Staff Member, Jason Elligott
Staff Liaison/Member, Lori D'Andrea
Staff Liasion/Member, Ryan McQuillan

Risk Management

Terms of Reference

Advisory to the board and supplies SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) analysis on all matters of risk factors including but not limited to fiscal, competitive, commercial, environmental, legal, and human matters.

Chair, Ed Kennedy
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Staff Liaison/Member, Lori D'Andrea
Staff Liaison/Member, Lynda Mulder

Membership

Term of Reference

Advisory to the board of directors and supplies support on all matters of membership, including reviewing membership applications for consistency with Association Mission, and required compliance with the Associations Constitution, By-Laws, Rules and Regulations.

Chair, Chuck Bennett
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Staff Liaison/Member, Lori D'Andrea
Staff Liaison/Member, Ryan McQuillian


Operational Committees

The following Operational Committees are constituted to be accountable to the board and the membership. The terms of reference and operating procedures are found in the Standing Committee Policy Guide, which shall be kept up to date and published on the Association’s web site for public access.

Competitions

Terms of Reference

Accountable to the board and membership for the operations of all competitions operated by the Association. It works with the membership and staff to support the operation of these competitions. It shall create and support such working committee’s as needed to operate any competition.

Youth
Chair, Don Dancey
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA

Staff Liaison/Member, Dan Turvill

Adult
Chair, Rob Brown
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Staff Liaison/Member, Dan Turvill

Soccer Development

Terms of Reference

Accountable to the board and membership to provide oversight of Soccer Development within the jurisdiction of the Association.

Grassroots Soccer Development Committee
Chair, Don Moslin
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Community Committee Member,TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
BC Soccer Staff Member, Chris Cerroni
Staff Liaison/Member, Paul Turner
Staff Liasion/Member, Aimee Kapil


High Performance Soccer Development Committee
Terms of Reference

Chair, Carlos Grosso
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
Communinty Committee Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
BC Soccer Staff Member, Chris Cerroni
Staff Liaison/Member, Luca Dalla Pace

Referee Committee

Terms of Reference

The goal of the Referees Committee shall be, as an integral part of the National Associations Structure, to advise the Board of Directors with respect to the regulations of referees in British Columbia, and to administer referee activities in British Columbia. The Committee may recommend changes to the Board of Directors regarding BCSA rules and regulations and administrative regulations with respect to referees after consultation with the Governance Committee. The Committee shall administer referees according to requirements of the CSA.

Chair, TBA
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Staff Liaison/Member, Jose Branco

Judicial

Terms of Reference

Comprised of 3 components, Discipline, Protests, and Appeals. No member of any component may be a member of any other component; except that a chair, who may not be a member of any except discipline, will be appointed to supply oversight of the operation of these committees. Discipline may have board members as members, however, Appeals and Protests must be totally independent of the Board and any matter that it deals with. Each committee shall have a minimum of 3 persons plus sufficient alternates to ensure clear avoidance of conflict of interest, and perceived conflict of interest.

No member of the board of Directors or staff member may sit on either the Protest Committee or the
Appeals Committee.

Chair, Aiman El-Ramly
Community Committee Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Staff Liaison/Member, Dan Turvill


Working Committees

The following Working Committees are active advisory committees to the Board of Directors.

Awards and Scholarships Committee

Terms of Reference

Chair, TBA
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
Community Member, TBA
Staff Liaison/Member, Lynda Mulder
 

 

Regional Tier 3 Soccer Committee

The goal of the Committee is to investigate the viability of establishing a regional tier 3 adult standards based league in BC in line with BC Soccer and CSA Strategic objectives.

Chair, Kjeld Brodsgaard
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, Carlos Grosso
Community Committee Member, Mark de Frias
Community Committee Member, Dino Anastopulos
BC Soccer Staff Member, Chris Cerroni
Staff Liasion/Member, Rob Csabai

Women in Soccer

Terms of Reference
The goals of the Women in Soccer Committee are to oversee and guide the development of the game of soccer in British Columbia as it relates to females.  The Committee will advise the Board of Directors of the Association with respect to the rules, regulations and programming regarding any aspects of the female game.

Chair, TBA
BC Soccer Board of Director Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
Community Committee Member, TBA
BC Soccer Staff Member, Chris Cerroni
Staff Liaison/Member, Amiee Kapil