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2017 BC Soccer is accepting candidates for its Board of Directors


Vancouver BC, December 14 - BC Soccer is accepting candidates for its Board of Directors for terms commencing June, 2017 (following the BC Soccer Annual General Meeting).

 Prospective candidates are invited to review the information provided on the BC Soccer website and those candidates who provide notice to BC Soccer of their intent to stand for election by April 30, 2017 will be circulated to the membership in early May.  Throughout the process BC Soccer will be updating the membership on the candidates who have submitted their applications.

There is anticipated to be seven (7) positions open for election including, 1st Vice President, Vice President Adult and five (5) 2 year director terms.  The following incumbent(s) will be up for re-election:

UP FOR ELECTION IN 2017

  • 1st Vice President  (currently held by Aiman El-Ramly)
  • Vice President, Adult  (currently held byRob Brown)
  • 5 Directors (currently held by):
    • John Reed
    • Shannon Foster
    • Don Moslin
    • Ron Brar
    • Leanna Napolitano

                                                                                                
Consistent with past elections, in order for the membership to evaluate candidates, the membership has requested candidates to provide notice to BC Soccer prior to the AGM by completing the BC Soccer Board of Directors 2017 Elections Candidate Form available on the BC Soccer website.

The Nomination Committee encourages the membership to identify potential candidates who have sufficient soccer knowledge, reflect the diversity (geography, gender, ethnicity, age) of the people served by BC Soccer and who possess the skills, personal attributes and key competencies outlined in the BC Soccer Board of Directors Information Package for Potential Candidates (also available HERE). To address our diversity needs, prospective qualified candidates from the Interior of British Columbia and women are encouraged to submit their names as candidates.

Consistent with past practice, an individual may also declare his/her candidacy directly from the floor at the Annual General Meeting to be held in June of 2017, at The Delta Burnaby Hotel and Conference Centre, 4331 Dominion Street, Burnaby, BC.

All prospective candidates are invited to attend the reception event, held on the Friday evening, which is the day before the Annual General Meeting.  This event will be held at The Delta Burnaby Hotel and Conference Centre, 4331 Dominion Street, Burnaby, BC and provides an opportunity for candidates to meet/introduce themselves to some of the membership in an informal setting.

The following documents are available below.

Directors’ Information Package

Candidate Form (Word): To be completed and signed by the Candidate