Board of Directors

2021-22 Board Members

  • John MacDonald, President
  • Stu Bridle, Vice President Operations
  • Jarid Poissant, Treasurer, Vice President Administration
  • Shannon Cleary, Secretary, Vice President Marketing
  • Samm Domagala, Vice President Community
  • Spryng Kubicek, Director of U18 AAA/AA
  • David Burch, Director of U15 AA
  • Heather Delaney, Director at Large, AAA/AA Secretary
  • Jeaniece Frick, Director of Evaluation & Team Formation
  • Jeff Walker, Director of Health & Safety / Discipline
  • Shonn Hilliard, Director of Goalie Development & Evaluations
  • Christine O’Shaughnessy, Director of Player & Coach Development
  • Jodie Baldwin, Director of Community
  • Kyle Wanvig, Director of Coaching

2021 Regular Board Meeting Dates

Annual General Meetings

Question for the Board?

All communication must follow GHC's Communication Policy (GHC Policy Manual, Section 5.3).

Grievances & Incident Reports

If a GHC member wishes to report an incident to the GHC Board, it must be done so in a formal manner in accordance with GHC's Conflict Resolution Policy (GHC Policy Manual, Section 24). At no time should a GHC parent or player contact a member of Hockey Calgary, Hockey Alberta or the Central Zone Referee Committee for a resolution to a team issue.

Board-Related Inquiries

To advise a Board member of an opportunity for the Association or to inquire about a Board-related issue or vacancy, please email our Hockey Administration Manager to be directed to the appropriate Board Member.

Items for Board Agenda

Any Member may submit in writing any ideas, concerns or questions they wish to have added to the agenda. Submissions should be e-mailed, mailed or delivered to the GHC address listed on the GHC website. Submissions must be received ten (10) days prior to the next schedule meeting or the submission will be added to the agenda for the next Board meeting.

COMMUNICATION PROCESS

All issues concerning the operation of a team shall be communicated using the following process. The purpose of this process is to establish a standard approach to communication so GHC members can resolve difficulties or misunderstandings in a timely and transparent manner.

At no time should a GHC parent or player contact a member of Hockey Calgary, Hockey Alberta or the Central Zone Referee Committee for a resolution to a team issue. This is in accordance with the communication policies for these governing organizations.

If a GHC member wishes to report an incident to the GHC Board, it must be done so in a formal manner in accordance with GHC's Conflict Resolution Policy. The complaint must be signed and in writing, and must be filed within fourteen (14) days of the incident. Anonymous or third party complaints will not be accepted.

1

Parent and/or Player

In issues that provoke an emotional response and/or risk of hostile confrontation, please honour the 24-Hour Rule. This is an effective way to validate the facts and collect your thoughts.

2

TEAM MANAGER AND COACH

Parents must first work on a resolution with the Team Manager and Head Coach. If necessary, arrange a face-to-face meeting to discuss the issue. The goal of this meeting is to solve the problem.

3

AGE GROUP COORDINATORs

If the issue cannot be resolved, please consult your Age Group Coordinator. AGC will consult with the appropriate Board member(s) and GHC Policies to work towards a satisfactory conclusion.

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