Duties of Directors Open for Nomination 2019 (Burlington Girls Hockey Club)

PrintDuties of Directors Open for Nomination 2019
 

 

2019-2020 Director Positions

 

The following Director positions are up for election at the AGM this year:

 

  1. President – 2-year term

  2. VP Hockey Operations – 2-year term

  3. Director Competitive* – 2-year term

  4. Director of House League*  – 2-year term

  5. Director of Promotion and Communications* – 2-year term

*Incumbent is not submitting their nomination

 

 

GENERAL DUTIES OF ALL DIRECTORS

All Directors will be expected to perform the following duties in addition to the specific duties identified for each position.

  • inform any player, coach, manager, or any other person associated with BGHC activities of any observed infraction of any Hockey Canada, OWHA, BGHC, or affiliated league rule, ensuring first that a second Board member is made aware and concurs – two deep rule in all dealings

  • keep the President informed of all developments and situations within the organization; and,

  • any other duties as assigned by the President and/or Board of Directors.

 

PRESIDENT ROLE (2-year term)

The President shall have the general duties set out in Constitution By-Law#2, Schedule A.  In addition, the President shall be generally responsible for the overall operation of the BGHC and Board of Directors within all application By-Laws and Operating Policies and shall oversee all Board members in the carrying out of their duties.  Nominees must be current BGHC Board Members to bring key insights and valuable board experience to the role.

 

 

VP HOCKEY OPERATIONS ROLE

(2-year term)

 

The Vice President Hockey Operations shall have the following responsibilities and duties:

  1. Report to the President in all matters brought to his/her attention and consult with same prior to handling/managing any issues – a two-deep approach to all issues is mandatory

  2. Assist the President and assume the duties of President in his/her absence if the VP Business Operations is unable to do so;

  3. Be familiar with the responsibilities of, supervise and direct the following Directors in his/her responsibilities, ensuring deadlines are met and key deliverables are being addressed in a timely manner;

    1. Directors of House League

    2. Directors of Competitive Teams

  4. Be familiar with the responsibilities of, supervise and direct the following non-board positions in his and her responsibilities, ensuring deadlines are met and key deliverables are being addressed in a timely manner;

    1. Referee-in-Chief

  5. Keep the President informed, on request, of the status of any deliverables

  6. Any other duties as assigned by the President and/or the Board of Directors and/or as described in BGHC policy and/or the BGHC Constitution

 

 

DIRECTOR OF HOUSE LEAGUE ROLE

2-year term

 

Directors of House League shall have the following areas of responsibility:

 

  1. Direct all operations for  house  league  teams in partnership with a second Director of House League

  2. Ensure that all house league team managers are aware of OWHA and BGHC policy for necessary documentation for team staff, including:

    1. Coaching certificates,

    2. Trainers’ certificates,

    3. Speak Out/Respect-In-Sport certificates, and

    4. Police Checks;

3.        Act as the primary Board of Directors contact for house league teams;
4.        Assist the Director of Player and Coaching Development in the selection of coaches and the assignment/ reassignment of players to house league teams; 
5.        Co-ordinate the activities of coaches, managers, players and convenors for house league teams;
6.        Communicate with coaches, parents  and  players  with  regard  to  BGHC  policies  and procedures.

 

 

 

DIRECTOR OF COMPETITIVE TEAMS ROLE

2-year term

Director of Competitive Teams shall:

  1. Report to the VP Hockey Operations in all matters brought to his/her attention and consult with same prior to handling/managing any issues – a two-deep approach to all issues is mandatory

  2. Ensure that all competitive team managers and coaches are aware of OWHA and BGHC policy for volunteer screening and direct team managers to the Association Registrar for tracking and submission of same and reimbursement of costs, including:

a.    Coaching certificates,

b.    Trainers’ certificates,

c.    Speak Out/Respect-In-Sport certificates, and

d.    Police Checks;

    3.      Act as a resource (in consultation with the VP Hockey and/or President)  for competitive teams in dealing with issues that may arise from time-to-time;

    4.      Act as the primary contact between the BGHC and the Lower Lakes Female Hockey League (“LLFHL”) in which BGHC Novice through Midget teams participate;

    5.        Pass on any communications from the LLFHL to the President and the competitive teams, if relevant, in a timely manner and with proper direction and clarification as required

    6.        Provide input to the selection committees during the coach selection process each year, based on attendance and observation at practices and games over the course of the season to that time

    7.        Provide input to the Board with respect to any requested assignment/ reassignment of players to competitive teams after consultation with the coaches and families involved;

    8.        Be the primary Board member responsible to co-ordinate the  activities of  coaches, managers, and players for  competitive teams with regards to tryouts including:

a.    working with the BGHC Ice Scheduler to develop an appropriate schedule

b.    ensuring all coaches are aware of all BGHC policies related to team composition

c.     ensuring all coaches are aware of tampering rules and best practices related to recruitment of players

d.    holding a pre-tryout meeting with coaches to convey standard tryout procedures

e.    provide coaches with recommendations for handling offers to players

f.     ensure all coaches have arranged for appropriate on-ice assistance during tryouts and have arranged tryouts in the best interests of safety of the players

g.    work with the VP Hockey Operations to ensure that appropriate independent selection committees are in place

    9.        Manage parent enquiries regarding the Rep Program throughout the season, adhering where necessary, to all BGHC policies, specifically the BGHC Misconduct and Discipline Policy to ensure issues are being handled at the appropriate level within the BGHC

  10.        Any other duties as assigned by the President and/or the Board of Directors and/or as described in BGHC policy and/or the BGHC Constitution

 



 

DIRECTOR OF PROMOTION AND COMMUNICATIONS ROLE

2-year term

 

The Director of Promotion and Communications shall have the following areas of responsibility:

    1.        Co-ordinate all public relations and communications with the President and Vice-President Business;

    2.        Co-ordinate membership relations and communications with the President and Vice-President Business;

    3.        Co-ordinate all member information and content for the BGHC website (working with the BGHC webmaster);

    4.        Manage all social media channels and content creation (Twitter, Instagram and Facebook);

    5.        Manage all Live & Play Guide and newspaper advertisements and/or other appropriate media advertisements to publicize program registration on a timely basis;

    6.        Write, coordinate and manage all member eblasts;

    7.        Assist in the planning and/or promotion of special activities sponsored by the BGHC (eg. The Gift of Giving Back Food Drive; Santa Clause Parade Float; House League Day; House League Championship Weekend)

    8.        Any other duties as assigned by the President and/or the Board of Directors and/or as described in BGHC policy and/or the BGHC Constitution


 

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