Hockey Alberta is hosting its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday, November 30. The meeting will be held virtually, using Zoom, starting at 7:00 PM (MST). The agenda and a package of supporting documents for the AGM can be found on the 2023 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 for 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 three (3) Director positions, each for a three-year term;
- The presentation of the audited financial statements and report of the auditor;
- The appointment of the auditor for the ensuing fiscal year; and
- The report of the Directors, if any.
Hockey Alberta is committed to providing its Members with accurate and current information for review prior to the AGM. The independent auditor’s report and financial statements are posted to the 2023 AGM webpage for review. These documents will be reviewed, and any questions answered as part of the AGM.
Please note that any overdue accounts must be paid in full for Members to be eligible to vote at the Annual General Meeting. Please refer to Article 4, 4.7 and 4.8 of the Hockey Alberta Bylaws for information about voting privileges/ procedures.
For the purposes of this online meeting, voting will be conducted using the Sport Law’s Simply Voting platform. Only registered Voting Members who complete and submit the online AGM Registration will be included in the voting list and entitled to vote. Please ensure your Member organization’s President/ General Manager has completed the registration process, identifying your voting delegate prior to the Monday, November 20 registration deadline.
Attendance and Voting Instructions will be sent by Hockey Alberta to properly registered voting delegates once the registration deadline has passed. If a voting delegate has not received this email from Hockey Alberta by Monday, November 27, please contact Kevin Macrae so the issue can be resolved.
NOMINATION COMMITTEE FINAL REPORT
Hockey Alberta’s Board of Director positions are elected by the members of Hockey Alberta at the AGM. Three (3) Director positions are up for election at this year’s AGM. 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 October 31, 2023 and therefore the nomination process is now closed.
Per the Hockey Alberta Bylaws, the following recommended candidates will be presented for election as Directors to the Board of Directors at the 2023 Hockey Alberta AGM on Thursday, November 30:
|Francois Gagnon||Fort McMurray|
|Al-Amin Vira||Heritage Pointe|
An introductory video of each candidate can be viewed by clicking on each candidate’s name above, or on the 2023 AGM webpage.
AGM documents available for review on the 2023 AGM webpage:
- 2023 Annual General Meeting Agenda
- 2022 AGM Minutes
- 2022-23 Audited Financial Statements
- Nominations Report