Governance & Nominations Committee

Governance & Nominations Committee

Chaired by Vice President, works with the Board and Executive Director (or designate) in an advisory capacity on:

  1. Governance: provide recommendations to the Board and the membership on Constitutions, By-Laws, Rules and Regulations and Policies.
  2. Regulatory matters: provides oversight and supports compliance.
  3. Candidates: recruits and recommends sufficient and appropriate candidates for Board election


The membership of the Governance Committee shall be comprised of a minimum of three members. The Chair and Vice-Chair must be members of the Board of Directors.


The goal of the Committee shall be to advise the Board on matters regarding governance, including compliance with Constitution, By-Laws, Rules and Regulations and support the Board of Directors with effective plans and processes for the recruitment, nomination, and orientation of candidates for the Board of Directors.

Governance Deliverables:

  1. Recommend amendments to the Constitution, Bylaws and Rules and Regulations as appropriate for submission to the membership at the appropriate General Meeting of BC Soccer.
  2. Recommend new policies or bring forward policy matters to the Board of Directors.
  3. Make decisions and recommendations as appropriate with respect to any governance matter including member submissions (i.e. amendments to district or league constitution, bylaws, rules and regulations).
  4. Be responsible for delivering against additional board agreed priorities.

Membership Deliverables:

  1. Recommend to the Board of Directors strategies and processes for the recruitment and nomination of potential Directors
  2. Prepare for the Board an announcement requesting names for nomination to the Board and, upon Board approval, circulate the announcement to the membership.
  3. Circulate to the membership a list of those candidates whose name is standing for election 30 days prior to the AGM.
  4. Be responsible for delivering against additional board agreed priorities.

Jurisdiction: The Committee has no authority to make changes and may only advise the Board and the membership with respect to governance matters.