2019 Known Slate of Nominees for the Oakville Soccer Club's Board of Directors

Below is the 2019 Known Slate of Nominees for OSC's Board of Directors for the forthcoming term. Elections will take place at the Oakville Soccer Club Annual General Meeting on November 30, 2019. Please click on the candidates name to view their application in full. For more information about the 2019 Oakville Soccer Club AGM, please click here.

 

Imdad Ali

Andria Azevedo

Xaviera Nicole Diaz 

Shane Gonsalves

Manash Goswami

Adam Ismail

Ibrahim Khurma

Amedeo Neri

Michael Reilly

J.D. Robichaud

Stewart Yepes

 

Voting members must submit their intention of attending the AGM to the OSC Secretary either by email (secretary@oakvillesoccer.ca) or by dropping off a sealed note at the Oakville Soccer Club office by 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, 2019. You must include your full name and identify the subclass (as defined in Section 6.2.1) by which you shall be registered as a voting member. If applicable, please identify the age group and gender your membership is associated with.

Active members are eligible to register their intent to attend the AGM in person with the Club secretary OR, they may appoint their vote to a proxy holder in accordance with the Oakville Soccer Club By-Law 7.8.

PLEASE NOTE: The proxy will be invalid unless the proxy card has been signed and dated by the eligible appointing member as required by the Oakville Soccer Club By-Law 7.8. Click here for more information and a proxy card.

Active members may register their appointed proxy with the Oakville Soccer Club by the following means:

a) Completed proxy card addressed to “Oakville Soccer Club, 1520 Pine Glen Road, Oakville, Ontario, L6M 4P4 Attn: Mr. Dave Harris” and post marked no later than Friday, November 22, 2019.

b) EMAIL: Completed proxy card received in PDF format at the Club Secretary’s email (secretary@oakvillesoccer.ca) no later than 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, 2019.

c) DELIVER IN PERSON: Completed proxy card received and recorded at the Oakville Soccer Club office no later than 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, 2019.

 

Have Your Say!

The 2019 Annual General Meeting of the Oakville Soccer Club will be held on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. in the Oakville and Trafalgar Rooms at Oakville Town Hall (1225 Trafalgar Road, Oakville). To read the official 2019 AGM Notice, please click here.

What is the Annual General Meeting (AGM)?

The Annual General Meeting is where voting members of the Oakville Soccer Club meet to approve the financial statements for the year, receive committee reports, review the year prior and elect Board Members to fill the vacant seats on the Club’s volunteer Board of Directors.

Are you a voting member? Why should you attend the AGM? Learn more about the Annual General Meeting by viewing the AGM Frequently Asked Questions!

An RSVP is required to attend the AGM. Click here to RSVP now.

Can't attend the AGM? Click here for the 2019 Proxy Card and information about assigning your proxy vote to another attendee.

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2019 AGM Frequently Asked Questions


Have you considered joining OSC's Board of Directors?

This year there will be three vacancies on OSC's Board of Directors. OSC is seeking professionals from our membership and community to help provide strong leadership and strategic direction to the Club. The Board is currently seeking those with backgrounds in IT, Data Security, Strategic Planning, Marketing, Operations and other professional competencies.

To learn more about running for OSC's Board of Directors, please view the AGM Frequently Asked Questions. For the 2019 Nomination Application Form, please click here.

The deadline for nomination submissions is 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 6, 2019.

If you have any questions about the 2019 Annual General Meeting and/or OSC's Board of Directors, please contact Dave Harris, Executive Director at dharris@oakvillesoccer.ca or by phone at 905-849-4436 ext. 4444.

Notice of 2019 Annual General Meeting

To: All Eligible Members, Oakville Soccer Club

From: Abas Kanu, Secretary, Oakville Soccer Club

Date: October 10, 2019

Re: Notice of Oakville Soccer Club 2019 Annual General Meeting



Dear Member,

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 2019 Annual General Meeting of the Oakville Soccer Club Inc. will be held at Town Hall, Town of Oakville (1225 Trafalgar Rd., Oakville) on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. for the following purposes:

2019 AGENDA ITEM

MOTION / SPEAKER

1)      Call to Order and Opening Remarks 

President, Randy Bianchin

2)      Approval of Guest List

Motion 11-30-01

3)      Review and accept the Minutes of the Previous AGM

Motion 11-30-02

4)      To approve the Financial Statements ended September 30, 
2019 and the Auditors' report thereon. Statements to be 
made available to members on November 20, 2019 at the 
Club office by appointment only during the Club's office                     hours (9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday)

Motion 11-30-03

5)      To appoint Auditors and to authorize them to fix    
          their remuneration

Motion 11-30-04

6)      To receive Finance, Governance and Discipline Board   
          Committee Reports                                                                            

Motion 11-30-05

7)      2019 Year in Review

Executive Director, Dave Harris

8)      Strategic Plan in Review

Executive Director, Dave Harris

9)      Duly submitted questions from the Membership 
          addressed      

President, Randy Bianchin

10)    Election of Directors

Motion 11-30-06

11)    To duly destroy the ballots

Motion 11-30-07

12)    Adjournment

Motion 11-30-08


Please note:

  1. The Oakville Soccer Club office is located at 1520 Pine Glen Road, Oakville, Ontario, L6M 4P4.
  2. In accordance with section 7.6 of the OSC By-Laws, only voting members are entitled to be present at any general meeting of members although the OSC’s auditors, and any other person or entity may attend if required by law, any OSC By-law or the Act or if approved by the Chairperson or by the majority consent of the voting members present. Non voting members may participate on permission of the chairpersons of the meeting or by majority consent of the voting members present.
  3. A voting member is described in section 6.2.1 of the OSC By-Laws. Voting Members (All must be over 18 years of age) shall have one (1) Vote each per ballot and shall include:

a) Members of the Board of Directors of the OSC;
b) The following volunteer officials of the OSC:

* House League convenors
* Representative team and House League team coaches, team officials, managers and assistants (to a maximum of four (4) coaches, team officials, team managers or team assistants per team)
* Voting Committee Members

c) Any other person as admitted to voting membership by resolution of the Board.

d) Life Members - members who have been appointed by the Board for life in recognition of extraordinary contribution to the OSC. Such appointments may be made at any time and at the sole discretion of the Board. Life members are exempt from any registration fees or dues.

Voting members must submit their intention of attending the AGM to the OSC Secretary either by email (secretary@oakvillesoccer.ca) or by dropping off a sealed note at the Oakville Soccer Club office by 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, 2019. You must include your full name and identify the subclass (as defined in Section 6.2.1) by which you shall be registered as a voting member. If applicable, please identify the age group and gender your membership is associated with.

4. Active members are eligible to register their intent to attend the AGM in person with the Club secretary OR, they may appoint their vote to a proxy holder in accordance with the Oakville Soccer Club By-Law 7.8.

PLEASE NOTE:    The proxy will be invalid unless the proxy card has been signed and dated by the eligible appointing member as required by the Oakville Soccer Club By-Law 7.8. Click here for more information and a proxy card.

Active members may register their appointed proxy with the Oakville Soccer Club by the following means:

a) EMAIL: Completed proxy card received in PDF format at the Club Secretary’s email (secretary@oakvillesoccer.ca) no later than 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, 2019.
b) DELIVER IN PERSON: Completed proxy card received and recorded at the Oakville Soccer Club office no later than 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, 2019.
c) MAIL: Completed proxy card addressed to “Oakville Soccer Club, 1520 Pine Glen Road, Oakville, Ontario, L6M 4P4 Attn: Secretary” and post marked no later than Friday, November 22, 2019.

5. In terms of motions and questions from ‘voting members of record’, all requests must be submitted to the Secretary no later than 15 days in advance of the Annual General Meeting or by 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 14, 2019. You may either email your questions to secretary@oakvillesoccer.ca or drop off your questions at the Oakville Soccer Club office in a sealed envelope addressed to the Club Secretary.

6. Individuals interested in running for a position on the Board of Directors should read the OSC By-Laws, Section 3 related to Board of Directors, in particular: Article 3.2, Qualifications; 3.3, Election and Appointment of Directors; and 3.9, Nomination of Directors. Further information regarding nominations, including a Nomination Application Form with further detail regarding the skills/competencies required by the Board in its forthcoming term will be available on the Club’s website oakvillesoccer.ca. Interested individuals are invited to send a letter outlining his/her interest in running for the Board accompanying a completed Nominations Application Form to the Chairs of the Governance Committee at: nominations@oakvillesoccer.ca or by sealed mail at the Club office.

All candidate applications must be received by 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 6, 2019. The slate of nominees will be published on the Club’s website on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. All properly nominated individuals will have their name listed on the ballots. Nominations are also possible from the floor at the AGM however the process requires a 2/3 majority vote as required by OSC By-Law, Article 3.10.4.

By Order of the Board,

Abas Kanu
Secretary
Oakville Soccer Club                               

 

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