The 2022 Hockey Alberta Annual General Meeting (AGM) is being held on Thursday, December 1. The meeting will be held virtually, using Zoom, starting at 7 PM (MST). The agenda and a package of supporting documents for the AGM can be found on the 2022 AGM page on the Hockey Alberta website.
It is important for Executive Members of Member organizations (MHAs, Recreational/ Pond Hockey Programs, Para/ Sledge Hockey Programs, Accredited Schools, Junior Leagues and Senior Leagues) to attend the AGM to exercise your right to vote in the elections and on Notices of Motion. It is also important for sanctioned Minor Hockey Leagues to attend to obtain valuable information.
The Annual Meeting of Hockey Alberta is held within six (6) months of the conclusion of the fiscal year. Hockey Alberta’s fiscal year runs August 1 to July 31. In addition to any other business that may be transacted, the following business shall be conducted this year:
- The election of the Chair and Vice Chair, each for a three-year term;
- The presentation of the independent auditor’s report and financial statements;
- The appointment of the auditor for the ensuing fiscal year; and
- The report of the Directors, if any.
Additionally, the 2022 AGM will include two Notices of Motion that are being presented by Hockey Alberta’s Board of Directors to amend Bylaws related to ‘Nominations’ and ‘Board Positions’ (see the Notices of Motion posted to the 2022 AGM webpage).
Based on the outcome the Notices of Motion, the business of the AGM may include the election of one Director at Large position, for a three-year term.
NOMINATION COMMITTEE FINAL REPORT
Hockey Alberta’s Board of Director positions are elected by the members of Hockey Alberta at the AGM. The Chair and Vice Chair positions are up for election at this year’s AGM. Additionally, based on the outcome of the Notices of Motion, one (1) Director at Large position may be up for election. Each successful candidate will serve a term of three (3) years. Per Hockey Alberta Bylaw 5.2, the final date for nominations to be accepted for Board of Directors elections was November 17, 2022 and therefore the nomination process is now closed.
Per the Hockey Alberta Bylaws, the following recommended candidates will be presented for election to the Board of Directors at the 2022 Hockey Alberta AGM on Thursday, December 1:
|Chair||Len Samletzki||St. Albert|
|Vice Chair||Allan Mowbray||Calgary|
|Director at Large||Danielle Paradis||Edmonton|
A credentials summary and short video of each candidate can be accessed at the following link on the Hockey Alberta website:
Information Bulletin 22-06, 2022 Annual General Meeting - Final Update was distributed earlier this afternoon (November 18) to Hockey Alberta Member organizations, and includes important information on ensuring voting delegates are registered, as well as other information that will be covered at the AGM. The full text of the Bulletin is available on the Bulletins page on the Hockey Alberta website.