2016 AGM - Bylaw, Constitution, Rules and Regulations updates

Vancouver, BC:  The BC Soccer Annual General Meeting took place Saturday June 11, 2016 and membership voted on a number of important amendments to the association’s Bylaws/Constitution and Rules/Regulations which took effect as of June 12, 2016.

To ensure all members are aware of the approved and defeated amendments, BC Soccer is pleased to provide its members and the soccer community with the ‘Amendments for Consideration’ updated document with identifies whether the item was carried (approved) or defeated.

BC Soccer is currently working to update the Bylaws and Constitution, along with the Rules and Regulations documents to reflect the amendments with the aim of having them posted shortly.

BC Soccer would like to highlight and congratulate the membership on their forward thinking in many areas as it relates to the updates and improvements that were made to the Bylaws, Rules and Regulations of the association.  

“Improving our rules is part of our strategic directive of developing the bylaws and rules to reflect emerging soccer practices and member needs over time.” stated Kjeld Brodsgaard, President, “There is more to be done, however the work that has been done over the last 8-10 months that the membership approved on Saturday, definitely set the association up to collectively achieve that in time.”

The AGM also saw changes to the makeup of the board of directors.  For more information on this, click here.  

About BC Soccer

BC Soccer is the provincial sport governing body with the mission to govern, promote and develop the game of soccer in British Columbia in a professional and progressive manner. Established in 1907, BC Soccer is the largest provincial sport organization (PSO) in BC and the third largest soccer specific PSO in Canada with over 150,000 participants.  As a professional not-for-profit society and a member of Canada Soccer, BC Soccer is committed to providing the widest opportunities for existing and potential participants, as well as provide support in the most effective and appropriate way for current players, parents, volunteers, member clubs, leagues and districts.

BC Soccer is comprised of more than 120,000 registered players, over 2,200 registered referees, and thousands of volunteer coaches, administrators and soccer leaders. Working with its 40 member Youth Districts and 11 Adult Leagues as well as their affiliate member clubs, BC Soccer operates under the guiding principles of Professional Leadership, Passionate Service and Progressive Collaboration. In managing its relationships throughout the larger soccer community, BC Soccer’s vision is to ensure every British Columbian has the opportunity to be involved in soccer as part of a lifelong commitment to active, health and involved lifestyle.