SPECIAL CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
September 13, 2018

The Nominations Committee has received no nominations from District Members for the Regional East Director and Regional South Director for the new Ontario Soccer Board of Directors. 

The term(s) of the Regional South Director and Regional East Director is for 1 year. 

As such, under Ontario Soccer By-Law # 2 Section 5 (g) the Nominations Committee is initiating a “Special Call for Nominations” for these two Regions only. 

Nominations open today Monday September 10, 2018 and will close at the end of day Tuesday, September 18, 2018. 

A complete nomination package consists of both the candidate and Voting Member (District) in the Region making submissions by Tuesday, September 18, 2018 as follows:

Candidates must submit:

  1. Brief resume of your soccer / sporting, business and professional background
  2. Completed Vulnerable Sector check (if currently available)
  3. References or endorsements from at least two persons who are not related to you that you have known for at least five years
  4. Appendix “C” Completed Skills and Competency Form

Voting Member in the Region must submit:

  1. Form D – Nomination Form (available on the Ontario Soccer website)

As a reminder, The Nominations Committee is seeking qualified candidates who are able to contribute to an Ontario Soccer that reflects the values of inclusiveness, respect, integrity, high ethical standards, community building and is player-centred.

To be a Director, an individual must: 

  • be at least eighteen (18) years of age
  • not have been found incapable of managing property under the Substitute Decisions Act, 1992
  • or under the Mental Health Act
  • have the power under law to contract
  • not have been declared incapable by a court in Canada or in another country
  • not have the status of bankrupt
  • complete and pass a vulnerable sector check if required
  • complete and pass a criminal record check
  • not be a paid employee of Ontario Soccer, any of its Members, any affiliated league, club or
  • Ontario Recognised Academy, or Canada Soccer
  • not be a consultant or contractor or match official for Ontario Soccer, any of its Members,
  • any affiliated league, club or Ontario Recognised Academy, or Canada Soccer
  • not be a member of a Judicial Body of Ontario Soccer,  any of its Members, any affiliated
  • league, club or Ontario Recognised Academy, or Canada Soccer
  • not hold a position as a Director or Officer of a Member, any affiliated league, club or Ontario
  • Recognised Academy, or Canada Soccer.

Complete nominations must be submitted electronically by end of day, Tuesday, September 18, 2018, to Eva Havaris.

A confirmation email will be sent in response to confirm that a candidate’s package has been received and is complete. 

If you have any further questions, about the application package and/or the Nominations process, please contact Eva Havaris or by phone 905-264-9390 Ext 810. Please visit the Ontario Soccer 2018 Election page for more.

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