Port Coquitlam Euro-Rite FC is a volunteer run club – right up to the board of directors. Board members put in countless hours to help create a positive, supportive, and inclusive environment for all players. In advance of our Annual General Meeting to be held in July, we are issuing this Call for Nominations.
The board must be comprised of a minimum of 5 members – being President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and at least 1 Director at Large. Directors at Large are assigned various portfolios by the Board after election. Each Director serves a two-year term, but there is no term limit. Directors’ terms are staggered to ensure continuity between terms. Should vacancies occur or other need arise during the term, the Board is able to appoint a Director for the remainder of the term.
As per our bylaws, we are issuing a call for nominations for the following positions, whose terms are expiring this years Annual General Meeting. Nominations will be accepted up to 10 days prior to the AGM (tentatively scheduled for July 11, 2022).
The following positions will be elected:
Vice President – Soccer:
Per the club bylaws, to be eligible to hold this position, the candidate must have been a current member of the board of directors for at least the past 1 year.
This position is responsible for overseeing all activity related to soccer operations. This includes oversight of technical staff and programming.
This position is critical to overseeing our club’s financial operations. Our staff bookkeeper handles the day to day operations; however it is necessary that the treasurer have knowledge of accounting systems and practices. Our current treasurer will not be returning to the role, but will be available to support the transition. This is an important role to fill on our board.
- Ability to prepare, analyse and understand financial statements
- Prepare budgets and cash forecasting
- Supervise & assist Club Bookkeeper (Sage accounting software)
- Work within Club’s online Registration platform to extract data and reports as required
- Work with Auditor to compile information to complete audited year end Financial Statements
- Prepare and submit annual BC Gov’t gaming reports
- Work with contracted Grant Writer on Gaming Grant applications
Directors at Large:
Directors at Large will be elected. Directors at are assigned various portfolios by the Board after election, and are not elected to a particular role. Portfolios can include things such as sponsorships, marketing & social media, equipment, facilities, age group coordinators, or coach education. If you have an interest or skills in a certain area, please include this in your submission.
Nominations can be made by any member. If the member is nominating anyone other than themselves, the nomination must be accepted in writing by the nominee. All nominations must be made by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, include the position they are being nominated for, and must include a short biography to be published on our website.
Nominations will not be accepted from the floor at the AGM and must be received 10 days in advance of the AGM per our bylaws.