Scottish Hockey AGM 2020

Scottish Hockey’s AGM will be held on Thursday 3rd Sept 2020 at 6:30pm online.

At the upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM) Scottish Hockey will hold an election for the role of Vice President, and will also elect a Member Elected Director.

The election of Officials’ Convenor and Discipline Officer will also be held at the AGM.

The AGM will be held on Thursday 3rd September 2020 at 6:30pm electronically via Zoom. The meeting will also be broadcast online for other key stakeholders or members to view.

One trustee per club will be entitled to attend and vote at the meeting and Zoom sign-in details will be provided to the trustee directly nearer the time.

Download our Trustee Guide

On the 17th of April, Scottish Hockey announced that its directors had decided to move this year’s AGM to September due to the exceptional circumstances and significant impact of Covid-19.

 

Vice President

The Vice President role is significant for Scottish Hockey and one that offers tremendous opportunity to support the exciting growth of hockey in Scotland. The Vice President acts as a key liaison between Scottish Hockey and its clubs, districts and members.

Any member of Scottish Hockey who wishes to stand for the role can complete the Vice President Nomination Form and send it to [email protected] no later than 9am on Monday 10th August 2020.

In the interests of having a balanced representation within Scottish Hockey’s governance structure, nominations are particularly welcome from people currently under-represented on Scotland’s governance structures such as women, individuals with a disability, LGBTI persons, ethnic minorities and those aged under 50.

Skills are vital to the function of Vice President and candidates should have commitment to the organisation; integrity, strategic vision and good independent judgement; a willingness to devote the necessary time and effort to their duties as Vice President; good communication skills; tact and diplomacy; willingness to speak one’s mind and listen to the views of others; and an ability to work effectively as a member of a team.

When nominating, members should have regard to the need for the Vice President to have these skills.

To be successful, the candidate is required to receive nominations from club trustees from five different clubs across a minimum of two districts.

Download the Vice President Role Description

Download the Vice President Nomination Form

 

Member Elected Director

There is also an opportunity to join the Scottish Hockey Board as a Member Elected Director.

This an exciting new role to provide our clubs and members a great chance to directly elect an individual to the board.

This role will be skills-based to support the strategic direction of the business, and offers a tremendous opportunity for someone to engage and help Scottish Hockey progress in the years ahead.

A Member Elected Director will be elected at the AGM. In the interests of having a balanced representation within Scottish Hockey’s governance structure, nominations are particularly welcome from people currently under-represented on Scotland’s Boards such as women, individuals with a disability, LGBTI persons, ethnic minorities and those aged under 50.

Clubs can advertise this role to members and if an individual wishes to stand for the role, please ask them to complete the Member Elected Director Nomination Form.

To be successful, the candidate is required to receive nominations from club trustees from five different clubs across a minimum of two districts.

Nominations should be sent to [email protected] no later than 9am on Monday 10th August 2020.

 

Download the Member Elected Director Nomination Form

Download the Scottish Hockey Board Terms of Reference

 

Officials’ Convenor and Discipline Officer

The Open Forum will include the election of Officials’ Convenor and Discipline Officer.

Nominations for these positions should be sent to [email protected] no later than 9am on Monday 17th August 2020.

Event Details:

Date: 03/09/2020
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: TBC
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