UTAH HOCKEY MEMBERSHIP – NOTIFICATION
You are receiving this important message because you are registered with USA Hockey and are considered an Associate Member of the Utah Amateur Hockey Association (UAHA).
Per the UAHA Bylaws, an election of certain positions on the Board of Directors, including the Officers of the Association, are open to a general election. A copy of these Bylaws can be found on the UAHA web page at http://www.utah-hockey.com/page/show/145143-uaha-bylaws-and-pandp. You are highly encouraged to read and understand the document.
Per Article 5, Section 1, of the Bylaws, the Members of the Association (UAHA) shall have the responsibility to elect persons to the Board of Director positions. Members are defined as Associations or other entities located within UAHA’s geographical area which registers amateur hockey teams with USA Hockey, enters into a Member Agreement with UAHA and has a Member number (previously referred to as a Sub-Affiliate Number). Please read the entire notice.
Nominations for the positions detailed in paragraph 5 below must be submitted on or before Friday, March 30, 2018 at 5:00 pm. If nominating someone for a position on the Board of Directors, please verify that they are willing to serve. Nominations must be submitted to the Secretary of UAHA (Linlee Jones (email@example.com), and copied to the Executive Vice President of UAHA, Jason Empey (firstname.lastname@example.org)) and Kathleen Smith, President of UAHA (email@example.com). Nominees must accept their nomination by sending the following information to the persons noted above: 1) contact information, and 2) a brief bio of their qualifications. If nominated to more than one position, nominees should only accept the nomination to the one position they feel they can best represent based on their experience and passion. The Bios will be posted on the UAHA website (www.utah-hockey.com). All nominations should be for a person who will best represent the Section and who is currently an Associate Member of UAHA (an adult person who is a member of a UAHA Member Association). No “Member Representative” may be nominated for a position on the UAHA Board of Directors if they are a member of a Member Association’s Board of Directors, or a person who may be perceived to benefit financially being a member of the UAHA Board of Directors.
The positions on the Board of Directors open to the General Election in 2018 will consist of 5 members; 1) President; 2) Secretary; 3) House Section Vice-President (representing non-Tier Youth); 4) High School Section Vice-President; 5) Adult Section Vice-President.
The election process includes two important meeting dates (Please read):
Each Section will elect their Member Representative per the following process which is detailed in the Bylaws:
The elected Section Member Representatives must immediately send their contact information to the Secretary of UAHA (Linlee Jones (firstname.lastname@example.org), and copied to the Executive Vice President of UAHA, Jason Empey (email@example.com)) and Kathleen Smith, President of UAHA (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than April 20, 2018 at 5:00pm.
Member Representatives will meet at the time and place noted above, at which time they will cast their PPR votes for their Section Vice President position, and for each of the officers positions open. The ballots will be tallied by a member of the Board of Directors not on the ballot, Kathleen Smith, President of UAHA, and Catherine Anderson, Utah State Registrar.
This is another exciting time for Utah Hockey. It is imperative that you participate in the process in order to elect the best person to represent them for each position on the Board of Directors open to the General Election. Please make comments and recommendations to your Team Representatives, Trustees, and Member Association Directors and Officers.
If you have any questions related to this notice, please contact Executive Vice President of UAHA, Jason Empey (email@example.com) or Kathleen Smith, President of UAHA (firstname.lastname@example.org).
THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION TO THIS MESSAGE.