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Canada Soccer's Annual Meeting of the Members completed with key elections

Each year, the Canada Soccer Annual Meeting of the Members (AMM) brings together all member associations and delegates. This year, Canada Soccer's Annual Meeting of Members (AMM) was held in Montreal on May 4th. Member Associations elected six (6) new individuals to the positions of President, Regional Director BC/YK, Regional Director ON, Regional Director QC and two Independent Directors, marking a significant transition within the organization. The following individuals were elected by the voting members to the Canada Soccer Board of Directors: 

With the election of BC Soccer President Gayle Statton to the Canada Soccer Board of Directors, the BC Soccer Nominations Committee will work on a succession plan in accordance with BC Soccer and Canada Soccer Bylaws. 

Canada Soccer Members also considered and approved at the Annual Meeting a player levy increase resulting in a $3 increment for 2025, with an additional $1 allocated for Project 8 and National Youth Programs, totalling a $4 increase for 2025. BC Soccer will be engaging with member organizations in the coming weeks to discuss the impact of membership in British Columbia. 

Teams and Organizations of Distinction 

The Vancouver Whitecaps FC was recognized by Canada Soccer as one of the Organizations of Distinction. The Award recognizes Canadian Soccer Clubs and Organizations that were established over 50 years ago, and have made a positive impact on the game at either the National, Provincial, and/or Community Level.

Canada Soccer’s President Award 

BC Soccer’s Life Member Charlie Cuzzetto received Canada Soccer President’s Award. The award is a recognition and appreciation for outstanding and unique efforts for an extended period of time. 

For Canada Soccer's 2023 Annual Report, please click here.  

BC Soccer Association

Established in 1904, BC Soccer is the largest provincial sports organization (PSO) in BC and the third largest soccer-specific PSO in Canada with over 150,000 participants, consisting of registered players, coaches, referees, administrators and soccer leaders. 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.

Safe Sport Statement

BC Soccer believes that everyone involved in soccer has the right to participate in safe and inclusive environments free of abuse, harassment, discrimination, and to enjoy the sport at whatever level or capacity they participate in. The welfare of everyone involved in soccer is the foremost consideration and in particular, the protection of children in the sport is the responsibility of everyone involved.