Nominations for the Athletes' Representative OVA Board of Director positions have been extended to Sunday, December 1 at 11:59 p.m. Elections will be held at the 2023 Annual General Meeting (AGM) for these positions as well as for the Director at Large.
The OVA AGM is on Sunday, December 10 via video call and begins at 10:00 a.m. You must register for the AGM in order to attend (registration link and agenda provided here). Registration for the 2023 AGM will close on Thursday, December 7.
Through their leadership of the Athletes’ Council, the Athletes' Representative will represent and promote the views and interests of the OVA’s athletes to the Board, and manage all issues that directly or indirectly affect athletes. This includes advocating for the needs of athletes in the development of OVA policies and programs, providing input prior to approval on key documents/ policies/topics directly affecting athletes, and soliciting and presenting athletes’ views and positions to any relevant decision-making body on issues identified by the athletes as affecting athlete health, safety, and performance, among others.
The nomination form for these positions has been linked below and full criteria and eligibility can be found in the Nominations document directly under the link.
The OVA Board of Directors advise, govern, oversee policy and direction, and provide strategic leadership and general promotion of Ontario Volleyball so as to support the organization’s mission and purpose. The job of the board is to lead the organization toward the Vision, through desired performance and ensure that that performance occurs. The board's specific contributions are unique to its trusteeship role and necessary for proper governance and management.