Soccer Nova Scotia has opened a call for nominations before its 2023 Annual General Meeting to fill roles on its Board of Directors beginning June 2023.
Soccer Nova Scotia is a community-driven, nationally recognized leader in the development and growth of soccer. This is a unique opportunity to help build vibrant communities through a player-centered approach embracing the values of fair play, respect, and a passion for the game of soccer.
An exciting new strategic direction fostering inclusivity and province-wide impact supporting players, coaches, officials, leagues, and club development with an emphasis on implementing a women-in soccer strategy targeting all game levels requires new volunteer leadership positions to achieve our vision.
The Soccer Nova Scotia Nominations Committee’s current call for nominations is for the following six Board positions:
- One (1) President (three-year term)
- Three (3) Directors (three-year term)
- One (1) Director (two-year term)
- One (1) Director (one-year term)
To ensure we have a diversified representation of expertise and background, Soccer Nova Scotia Nominations Committee is seeking qualified candidates who are passionate about the growth and development of soccer in our region and have an area of expertise in:
- Risk Management
- Corporate Business
- Strategic Planning
- Marketing & Communications
- Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Accessibility (EDIA)
- Infrastructure & Development
- Facilities Management
- Human Resources
- Legal or Regulatory Knowledge
Soccer Nova Scotia values diversity and welcomes nomination submissions from individuals across Nova Scotia, particularly rural regions, including the Valley, South Shore, Highland, and Cape Breton.
If you share the passion and vision to grow and develop the game of soccer in Nova Scotia, please submit the following five (5) completed documents via email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5:00 p.m. AST on April 12, 2023.
- Nomination Form (linked)
- Candidate Fair Process Declaration (linked)
- Three (3) references
- Current CPIC and Vulnerable Sector Check documents (myBackCheck.com) Must be completed within the last six (6) months.
The Soccer Nova Scotia Board of Directors is accountable for the stewardship of the organization governing soccer in Nova Scotia. Directors shall serve without remuneration and shall not receive any profit from their positions. However, a Director may be paid reasonable expenses incurred in performing their duties.
The Soccer Nova Scotia Executive Director and Vice President will support and orient new board members to ensure the best board governance practices.
Questions regarding the process can be directed to the Soccer Nova Scotia Nominations Committee email@example.com