The 2015 BC Hockey Annual General Meeting (AGM) concluded today at the Sun Peaks Grand Hotel and Conference Centre in Sun Peaks, BC. At the Third Plenary Session, Randy Henderson was elected as the Chair of the Board for BC Hockey.
It was a busy weekend for the delegates in attendance, taking in formal Plenary Sessions, Program Seminars and Award ceremonies. The BC Hockey membership passed a number of changes to the By-Laws as part of the Governance Review that has occurred over the past three (3) seasons.
The following members were elected to the Board of Directors:
- Chuck Campbell (2 year term)
- Bill Veenstra (2 year term)
- Dawn Bursey (2 year term)
- Andrew Jakubeit (2 year term)
- Rick Boekestyn (1 year term)
- Neil McNabb (1 year term)
- Darryl Lerum (1 year term)
- Bill Greene (1 year term)
With the adjustment to the By-laws, the Board of Directors will now be comprised of nine (9) members. BC Hockey would like to thank retiring Executive Committee members Wilf Liefke, Len Cuthbert, John Gillen, June McKenzie, Jim McDonald, Troy Theodore, Bonnie Cameron, Deb Turney, Mike Fraser, Rick Kupchuk, Brian Harrison and John Grisdale for their dedication and involvement on the Executive Committee.
On Saturday evening, BC Hockey honoured the 2014-2015 Award Winners. Award videos and more information will be posted to the Awards Section on the BC Hockey website.
- Diamond Stick Award: Al Matthews (Williams Lake, BC)
- Life Members Award: Nigel Shackles (Richmond, BC)
- Presidents’ Award: Jack Edwards (Summerland, BC)
- Coach of the Year: Phil Grieff (Richmond, BC)
- Official of the Year: Bevan Mills
- Minor Hockey Association of the Year: South Okanagan Minor Hockey Association
- Development Award – Officiating: Trevor Boudreau (Surrey, BC)
- Development Award – Female High Performance: Carol Worsfold (Langley, BC)
- Award – Male High Performance: Scott Westgate (Kitimat. BC)
BC Hockey would like to thank the countless hours every volunteer put into the 2014-2015 hockey season. Their dedication is the reason for the current and future success of amateur hockey in British Columbia and the Yukon.