Ringette BC 2024 Annual Conference and General Meeting

2024 Annual Conference and General Meeting

Location:  Sun Peaks Grand Hotel and Conference Center, 1280 Alpine Road, Sun Peaks, BC V0E 5N0
Dates: June 1-2, 2024

Sun Peaks Grand Hotel Resort is looking forward to welcoming Ringette BC and our delegates back to this world class resort.

The Conference and Annual Banquet/Awards Presentation will be held Saturday, June 1st. Times to be confirmed.

The Annual General Meeting is scheduled for Sunday, June 2nd.

More details on the Sun Peaks Grand Hotel will be released soon.

Conference Information

Ringette BC’s Annual Conference will be hosted on Saturday, June 1.

Conference Agenda and itinerary will be released in May.

General Meeting Information

Date: Sunday, June 2nd

Location: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel,

The AGM package will be distributed prior to the meeting, including

  • General Meeting Agenda
  • Draft Meeting Minutes from the May 28, 2023 AGM
  • 2023-2024 Annual Report
  • Ringette BC Financial Statements 2024
  • Ringette BC Succession Planning Committee Report

To review Ringette BC’s Constitution and Bylaws click here.

2024-2025 Ringette BC Board of Directors

The Ringette BC Board of Directors is comprised of seven directors elected from around the province for a period of one term where a term is two years. The Chair of the Board is appointed by the elected Board of Directors at the first meeting of the Board following the Annual General Meeting.

Ringette BC is pleased to announce the following members of the Board of Directors who are seeking re-election for the 2024/2025 term at the 2024 Annual General Meeting on Sunday June 2, 2024.

Directors seeking re-election:

  • Maria Crawford (Delta) – is seeking re-election for her second term on the Board. Maria is a member of the Player Movement committee and the Male Participation Task Force as well as being a former President of Delta Ringette. Outside of the Board, Maria manages the Delta 18+A team while supporting her two daughters who both play and coach.

Remaining Ringette BC Board Members:

  • Jody Ewart (Port Coquitlam) – entering her second year of her second term on the Board. She is currently the Chair of the Audit Committee and serves on the Player Movement Committee. Jody is an integral member of the Board of Directors assisting with financial oversight and human resources. Outside of the Board, Jody coaches an 18+B for Greater Victoria, as well as supporting two of her daughters who play and coach as well.
  • Giebette Cooper (Terrace) – is entering her second year of her first term on the Board. She joined the Board to have an impact at the PSO level and to share her northern perspective as a volunteer and a coach as well as being a parent to both female and male athletes and officials. When she is not at the arena, you will likely find her fishing, camping, gardening or otherwise enjoying all that BC has to offer with her family and their menagerie of pets.

RINGETTE BC BOARD OF DIRECTORS NOMINATION PROCESS

Pursuant to Ringette BC Bylaw Section 8.2:

The BOARD shall nominate candidates for election to the BOARD each year. In doing so, the BOARD shall strive to ensure that those nominated represent a diverse mix of candidates as to gender, geographic skill set and region.

Further, nominations of candidates may also be made in writing on a form approved by the BOARD and signed by at least three VOTING MEMBERS. Such nominations must be accompanied by the written consent of the nominee(s) and delivered to the SOCIETY at least 45 days prior to the annual GENERAL MEETING. The BOARD shall advise the VOTING MEMBERS of candidates who have been nominated for election pursuant to this provision at least 40 days prior to the annual GENERAL MEETING.

INFORMATION FOR INDIVIDUALS CONSIDERING A POSITION ON THE RINGETTE BC BOARD

Ringette BC Board Members are:

  • Individuals who believe in the value of sport;
  • Supportive of the Mission, Value and Vision of Ringette BC;
  • Able and willing to make the time commitment to Ringette BC;
  • In accordance with the Bylaws of the Society, 8.3:
    • A candidate for election as a DIRECTOR must:
      • Be qualified to be a Director under Section 44 of the SOCIETIES ACT, and
      • Be a MEMBER of their CLUB ASSOCIATION for not less than 30 days, and who is in good standing at the time of nomination and at the time of the election, and
      • Be older than 18 years of age.
  • Review required materials in advance of Board meetings;
  • Participate in Board meetings (three to six per year, with a minimum of three in person, including the AGM with the others being held virtually);
  • Attend other Society functions, as necessary; and
  • Represent Ringette BC, as necessary with other, affiliated organizations

SUBMITTING A NOMINATION

Complete the online nomination form and submit no later than 5:00 PM Thursday April 18, 2024.

All nominations will be reviewed by the Succession Planning Committee. A report, including the Committee’s recommendations, and all valid candidate’s names will be posted to the membership by 11:59pm on Tuesday April 23, 2024.

OPERATIONS OF THE BOARD

The Ringette BC Board is a governance board. Day-to-day Operations are the responsibility of the staff of Ringette BC.

Board Activities include:

  • Policy development and compliance
  • Financial oversight and risk management
  • Creating, reviewing, and monitoring of the Strategic Plan
  • Public relations activities
  • Representing the Society on related committees and Boards as determined by the Board
  • Appointment and assessment of the Executive Director