Call For Expressions of Interest – Boxing Ontario Board of Directors

Call For Nominations Boxing Ontario Board of Directors

 

Boxing Ontario is seeking nominations for individuals to fill three positions to be elected to the Boxing Ontario Board of Directors at the September 13, 2015 Annual General Meeting.

 

MISSION STATEMENT

It is the purpose of Boxing Ontario to promote and foster the development of the sport of amateur boxing throughout the province of Ontario. This shall be done through information, education, positive public relations, leadership and citizenship. It is also the intent of Boxing Ontario to develop its boxers to the height of their potential through self-discipline, confidence, fitness, and sportsmanship. The association will develop all coaches and officials to ensure competence and quality throughout the amateur boxing program. Boxing Ontario will strive to ensure continuity among all registered amateur boxing clubs.

 

VISION STATEMENT

Boxing Ontario will continue to be recognized as a leader in combative sport in the Province. We will continue to develop comprehensive programs that supports the Athlete, Coach, and Official learning process and lifelong participation and wellness through our implemented LTAD pathway. We value personal development, collaboration and professionalism. We look to grow through collaborative efforts to create partnerships in order to achieve excellence within all facets.

 

Boxing Ontario is looking for people of diverse backgrounds who want to be actively involved and engaged in this dynamic organization. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about our mission and who has a track record of board or volunteer leadership. Board Members might have achieved leadership stature in business, government, philanthropy, or the non-profit sector and demonstrates a commitment to and understanding of Boxing Ontario’s stakeholders and members. Board Members will have savvy diplomatic skills and a natural affinity for cultivating relationships and persuading, convening, facilitating, and building consensus among diverse individuals, along with personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for improving the lives of Boxing Ontario’s members.

 

If are interested in contributing your expertise/experience to our progressive and innovative organization, please first review the positions below, then have a member in good standing nominate you by filling out, and sending in, the nomination form below to the office by August 29, 2015 attention to Erik Espinola, Boxing Ontario fax: 416-426-7367 Erik@boxingontario.com, Boxing Ontario, 3 Concorde Gate, Suite 202, Toronto Ontario, M3C 3N7. For more information about the Board of Directors inquiries should be directed to Matthew Kennedy mkennedy@boxingontario.com 416-426-7221.

Nomination Form

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Descriptions of the positions open this year:

 

  • PRESIDENT – 2 YEAR TERM

 

(By-Laws)

Section 7.02 Duties of the President

 

The President shall be responsible for the general supervision of the affairs and operations of the Corporation, shall chair meetings of Members and meetings of the Board of Directors, shall act as general spokesperson for the Corporation, shall represent and act as voting delegate for the Corporation at meetings of the Canadian Amateur Boxing Association, and will perform such other duties as may from time to time be established by the Board of Directors.

 

(P&P)

Directors and Officers Job Descriptions President 1. The President or his/her delegated representative shall represent Boxing Ontario in dealings with all levels of Government and their agencies, other branches of the Canadian Amateur Boxing Association, Provincial Sports Organization, the News Media and the general public.

  1. The President shall represent Boxing Ontario on the National Board of Directors of the Canadian Amateur Boxing Association.
  2. The President shall fully inform Boxing Ontario’s Executive Committee of all relevant decisions, changes, developments and news originating from the national body.
  3. It shall be the President’s responsibility to demonstrate leadership qualities and capability in organizing and planning the policy and directions for the Executive and Board and shall at all times further and protect the interests of Boxing Ontario.
  4. He/she shall:
  5. Act as Chairperson for all annual, board and executive meetings b. Act as an ex-officio member of all committees and commissions c. Designate all signing officers for Boxing Ontario d. Develop goals and strategies to promote Amateur Boxing e. Communicate frequently with the Executive Director concerning the day-to-day operation of Boxing Ontario f. Give direction to all officers, chairpersons and employees of the Association to see their areas of responsibility are carried out properly g. Approve and sign all official documents of Boxing Ontario h. Call all annual, board, special and executive meetings with advance draft agenda i. Be elected for a two-year term at the annual meeting of Boxing Ontario held in odd numbered years.

 

  • VICE PRESIDENT ADMINISTRATION – 2 YEAR TERM

 

(By-Laws)

Section 7.04 Duties of the VP Administration The VP Administration ( in conjunction with the Treasurer) shall cause to be kept proper accounting records as required by the Act, shall cause to be deposited all monies received by the Corporation into the Corporation’s bank account, as directed by the Board of Directors shall supervise the management and disbursement of funds of the Corporation, when required shall provide the Board of Directors with an account of financial transactions and the financial position of the Corporation, shall present audited financial statements to Members at the Annual General Meeting, unless presented by the Auditor, shall advise the Executive Director on financial matters and will perform such other duties as may from time to time be established by the Board of Directors. The VP Administration will also work closely with the Marketing Representative in order to assist with the ongoing marketing activities of the Corporation.

The VP Administration shall act as Secretary of the Corporation and shall attend all meetings of the Board of Directors, shall be responsible for the documentation of all amendments to the Corporation’s Constitution and Bylaws, shall ensure that all official documents and records of the Corporation are properly kept, shall be the custodian of the seal of the Corporation and will perform such other duties as may from time to time be established by the Board of Directors.

 

(P&P)

Vice President Administration

  • The VP Administration (in conjunction with the Treasurer) shall cause to be kept proper accounting records as required by the Act, shall cause to be deposited all monies received by Boxing Ontario into Boxing Ontario’s bank account, as directed by the Board of Directors shall supervise the management and disbursement of funds of Boxing Ontario, when required shall provide the Board of Directors with an account of financial transactions and the financial position of Boxing Ontario, shall present audited financial statements to Members at the Annual General Meeting, unless presented by the Auditor, shall advise the Executive Director on financial matters and shall perform such other duties as may from time to time be established by the Board of Directors.
  • The VP Administration will also work closely with the Marketing Representative in order to assist with the ongoing marketing activities of Boxing Ontario.
  • The VP Administration shall act as Secretary of Boxing Ontario and shall attend all meetings of the Board of Directors, shall be responsible for the documentation of all amendments to Boxing Ontario’s Constitution and Bylaws, shall ensure that all official documents and records of Boxing Ontario are properly kept, shall be the custodian of the seal of Boxing Ontario and shall perform such other duties as may from time to time be established by the Board of Directors.
  • Be responsible for the documentation of all amendments to Boxing Ontario’s Constitution and By-Laws.
  • Liaise with Boxing Ontario’s legal representative on all proposed changes to the Constitution and the documentation of same in Boxing Ontario’s record book.
  • Assist in the preparation and distribution of all reports and minutes of meetings as directed by the Executive Committee.
  • Ensure that the corporate seal of Boxing Ontario and all books, papers, records, contracts and other important documents belonging to Boxing Ontario are safe and secure.
  • As Corporate Secretary he/she shall be responsible to chair standing committees on credentials and check such credentials of members prior to Boxing Ontario’s annual meeting.

 

  • VICE PRESIDENT PROTOCOL – 2 YEAR TERM

(By-Laws)

Section 7.06 Duties of the VP Protocol

The VP Protocol shall ensure that procedures in the Code of Conduct and the Discipline Policy are followed. Specifically, the VP Protocol shall receive reports of disciplinary infractions and determine how it shall be dealt with and notify the parties involved of the process; shall appoint an independent individual to conduct an investigation when warranted; shall appoint a Discipline Panel when required, ensure hearings are conducted according to the Discipline Policy; shall determine if the alleged infraction is of such seriousness as to warrant suspension. The VP Protocol shall also work with the Executive Director to ensure that the Policies and Procedures are followed and kept up to date. This includes maintaining that all members are following Boxing Ontario rules. The VP Protocol will perform such other duties as may from time to time be established by the Board of Directors.

(P&P)

Vice President Protocol

  • The VP Protocol shall ensure that procedures in the Code of Conduct and the Discipline Policy are followed, • Upon receiving notice of a disciplinary complaint, the VP Protocol shall administer any disciplinary proceedings in accordance with Boxing Ontario’s discipline policy.
  • The VP Protocol shall work with the Executive Director to ensure that the Policies and Procedures Manual is followed and kept up to date.
  • The VP Protocol shall perform such other duties as may from time to time be established by the Board of Directors.
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