Vacant Board Postions, News (North Durham Minor Hockey)

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Jan 29, 2024 | Tina Dawson | 860 views
Vacant Board Postions
We are looking to fill the following board positions!

Director of Representative Hockey
Director of OMHA
Referee in Chief

See below for job descriptions.  These would fill the position until then end of the remaining term.  To apply, please complete the Volunteer Form by clicking this link by February 11, 2024.

Director of Representative Hockey

This position oversees the operation of the Warriors and Blades representative teams.  The Director is there to enforce the Policies and Procedures of the Association as they pertain to the operation of Representative teams.

Duties Include:

  •          Oversee Representative tryouts.
  •          Assist with Representative coach selection.
  •          Create and chair the representative hockey committee.
  •          Work in conjunction with the Director of Risk and the Director of Coaches to address risk issues where coaches, players and or parents are involved (as per the risk incident flow chart)
  •          Work in conjunction with the Director of House League with regards of movement of players form house league to representative
  •          Prepare a monthly report to the Board of Directors on representative hockey.
  •          Perform such other duties and responsibilities as may from time to time be prescribed by the Board of Directors.

The treasurer will oversee the financial matters of the association in line with good practice and in accordance with the governing document and legal requirements and report to the board of directors at regular intervals about the financial health of the organization.

Director of OMHA

The Director of OMHA position is responsible for ensuring that the North Durham Minor Hockey association is compliant with the regulations, policies and procedures of all governing bodies.  (OMHA/OHF/HC) The OMHA contact will be the liaison with the OMHA and interpret mailings, directives and policies.  This position will work with board members as it relates to their respective area.

Duties Include:

  •          Residential Transfers
  •          Affiliations
  •          Permission to Skate
  •          Review OMHA Manual of Operations and Mailings for regulation and policy
  •          Working with Registrar, to ensure all players and bench staff are eligible to be rostered to a house league or a representative team.
  •          Process and submit player transfers.
  •          Attend Lakeshore Meetings
  •          Review OMHA mailings and communicate to relevant stakeholders.
  •          Submit exhibition games and tournaments to OMHA for approval.
  •          Review game sheets for suspensions and adherence to policy.
  •          Communicate with head coach, Director of Rep for suspension length and other non-compliance issues.  This would include GM/GRM and Match Penalties.
  •          Deal with OMHA concerning appeals of assessed Match Penalties, game protests for OMHA playdown games and Lakeshore for regular season and league playoff games.
  •          Perform such other duties and responsibilities as may from time to time be prescribed by the Board of Directors.

Referee in Chief

The Referee In Chief (RIC) will be responsible for, and have oversight of, NDMHA’s referee program, including, but not limited to, recruitment, development, communication, and in-house evaluations.  The RIC will assume all responsibilities for developing qualified referees for NDMHA using the HC/OHF/OMHA/OWHA Hockey training programs and guidelines. They are the liaison between North Durham’s on-ice officials and the Board of Directors. This is a non-paid voting position on the Board of Directors.

Duties Include:

  •          Shall ensure that all games under the jurisdiction of the Associations are officiated by competent, responsible individuals who conduct themselves in accordance with the official rules of the game and the policies and procedures of the Associations.
  •          Work with the Assignor to ensure that all games are covered by appropriate officials for all league, play-off, and exhibition games under the jurisdiction of the Association (House  League and Representative)
  •          Attend & participate in annual OMHA/OWHA RIC meetings by the Area Coordinator/designate and dispense relevant information to NDMHA referees.
  •          Work cooperatively with the Area Supervisor to support and evaluate all NDMHA referees, make recommendations for certifications and level-up clinics and selection of qualified officials for designated OMHA/OHF/OWHA Championships.
  •          Work collaboratively with other area RIC's to support and assist with game and tournament assignments.
  •          Advisor for the Association on all matters pertaining to rules & regulations.
  •          Responsible for the recruiting and development of officials into the system to ensure the program remains vibrant and that the Association’s officiating needs are met.
  •          Ensure personal qualifications, certifications and all educational courses are kept up to date as per OMHA/OHF/OWHA guidelines.
  •          Supervises and mitigates any referee disputes and disciplinary issues.
  •          Recommend and organize Referee Clinics as required by the Association.
  •          Attend monthly Association Executive meetings.
  •          Report any relevant health or workplace (arena) issues/hazards to the Board and Township staff immediately.
  •          Assist in coordinating training programs for all referees.
  •          Shall be responsible to review the schedule of game fees to the Association in accordance with the rules & regulations governing the Officials for approval.
  •          Coordinate Officials meetings and report back to Association Executive board if need be.
  •          Carry out other duties as assigned by the Association Executive Board.