They would ask you to review the below information to see if you would be interested in putting your name forward as a candidate to serve as a member of the Curl PEI Board this year or in a future year.
Curl PEI is responsible for overseeing the game of curling in Prince Edward Island. It is the official regulating and operating body of curling throughout the province of PEI. Our objective is to foster, encourage, promote and administer the development and growth of curling in the province in cooperation with our network of affiliates. They have eight affiliate clubs that they assist, in addition to Island competitive teams that represent us throughout Canada and the World.
Curl PEI employs an Executive Director, who is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the organization, under the direction of the Board.
Activities and Program Highlights
The Association oversees and/or coordinates a variety of activities and programs including:
- hosting Championship events (approximately 13) in the curling season;
- obtaining programming grants and overseeing or running such programs, e.g. Rock the Schools; High School Learn to Curl; Adult Learn to Curl
- liaising with Curling Canada and implementing national programs, e.g. Hit, Draw, Tap; Singles Curling and,
- promoting and hosting operational courses, e.g. Business of Curling Symposium; Ice Technician Courses; Coaching Courses; Umpire Training.
Curl PEI is a not-for-profit association operating out of the Royalty Centre in Charlottetown. Funding sources include the Provincial Government, sport grants, sponsor funding, association dues and competitor fees. Curl PEI operates very efficiently on a tight budget and currently has investments in addition to the annual operating budget. The Association carries Directors and Officers insurance.
Board Composition and Duties
The Board positions are volunteer positions and officers are elected to the Board for 1-year terms. Currently, the Association is comprised of President, First Vice President, Second Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and Past President.
President: The President presides at all Association and Board of Directors meetings, is responsible for the direction of the Board and is the main spokesperson for the Association.
First Vice-President: The First Vice-President attends all general, special, and board meetings, and in the absence of the President, acts as Chair and assumes the duties and powers of the President.
Second Vice-President: As noted above and in the absence of the President and First Vice-President, acts as Chair and assumes the duties and powers of the President.
Secretary: The Secretary attends all general, special, and board meetings; prepares and preserves the minutes and records of all meetings; prepares and sends notices of meetings.
Treasurer: The Treasurer attends all general, special, and board meetings; keeps the financial statements and supervises spending monies, including signing cheques; works with the auditors on the audit of the financial statements; and presents the financial reports to the Board and the AGM; and presides at all meetings in the absence of the President and Vice Presidents.
Past President: The Past President attends all general, special, and board meetings; and may carry out other duties/projects as requested by the Board.
Curl PEI seeks nominees for Board positions representing each age group, gender and region of the province. Our objective is to have Board continuity and a leadership path through re-offering over multiple years.
Powers of the Board of Directors
The Board of Directors conducts and oversees all business on behalf of the Association. This includes policies, procedures and rules for managing the affairs of the Association, disciplinary issues, dispute resolution as well as interpretation of any By-law that governs the Association. The Board may establish committees, appoint members of committees and delegate any of its powers, duties and functions to any committee.
Candidates stand for nomination at the Annual General Meeting; this year the AGM is at 7 pm on Thursday, October 14th at the Silver Fox Entertainment Complex in Summerside.
The Nomination Committee will bring forward a slate of candidates for election to the Board positions. In addition, other persons may be nominated from the floor. Voting occurs at the AGM and the results are effective immediately.
Board Meeting Schedule
The Board meets regularly. In addition, the Board calls a meeting with club member representatives approximately once every three months (1 AGM and 3 meetings). Special initiatives or committees, as established by the Board, may require additional participation. Covid-19 has presented particular challenges and opportunities for Curl PEI to manage last season and also as we move into our new season. Meetings may be conducted in person, by teleconference, or online.
If you love curling and want to influence the success and survival of the sport in PEI, then take the next step and put your name forward! Please respond as soon as possible.
Curl PEI: 40 Enman Crescent, Charlottetown, PE C1E 1E6
Call: 902 368 4208
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