Become a Board Member

Eligibility

Director Eligibility – Any individual who is 18 years of age or older and who has the power under law to contract and is either an Individual Member or affiliated with a Group or Zone Member of the Association, may be nominated for election as a Director.

Eligibility of President– Any individual, who has served as a Director for one full year immediately prior to nomination, may be nominated for election as President.

Terms

The terms of elected Directors will be staggered by electing half of the Directors at each Annual General Meeting as follows:
Even Number Years
President
Vice-President
 Three (3) Directors at Large
Odd Number Years
Treasurer
Four (4) Directors at Large
The term for elected Directors is two years and Directors will hold office until their successors have been elected.  Elected Directors will be eligible for re-election and will be limited to two successive terms. If a Director assumes an office due to vacancy,that term may be finished and the Director may serve two full terms after being elected

Nominations

Any nomination of an individual for election as a Director will:
  • include the written consent of the nominee;
  • be submitted to the Nominating Committee at least 30 days prior to the Annual General Meeting; and
  • where a current Director wishes to run for re-election, the Director will indicate this intention in writing not less than twenty-one (21) days prior to the Annual General Meeting

Commitment

Directors are expected to participate throughout the year at regular Board meetings (4-5) plus special meetings or occasional conference calls as required.  Participation on Board committees, specific task-force initiatives, and ad-hoc committees that support the strategic priorities of Ringette Alberta may be necessary.