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The Ontario Soccer Board of Directors is comprised of twelve (12) Directors including a Chair and Vice-Chair, five (5) Regional Directors and five (5) Independent Directors, all elected by the Voting Members recommended by the Nominations Committee.

The Board of Directors do not duplicate the role of Ontario Soccer senior administration; the CEO is responsible for the day-to-day business of Ontario Soccer and the implementation of strategy and policies adopted by the Board of Directors.

Ontario Soccer is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse Board working environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity sports organization. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

The Nominations Committee is seeking qualified candidates who are able to contribute to soccer in Ontario that reflect the values of inclusiveness, respect, integrity, high ethical standards, community building and a focus on what is best for the game to join Ontario Soccer’s volunteer Board of Directors.  If you have experience in the sport and a passion for quality soccer, the Nominations Committee encourages you to check out and share widely this opportunity to get involved.

The following positions are up for election in 2024:

POSITION # OF VACANCIES TERM
Chair, Board of Directors 1 3 years
Independent Director 1 3 years
Regional Director - North 1 3 years
Regional Director - Central 1 3 years

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Note:
Under Article 5 of Ontario Soccer By-law #1 Section (f)(iii) please note:

iii. In order to be nominated for a position on the Board, nominations for individuals who will be elected as the Chair of the Board or Vice-Chair of the Board, when applicable, must be made by a Voting Member who is a Member in Good Standing and supported by at least two (2) other Voting Members who are a Members in Good Standing. Nominations for a Regional Director must be made by a Voting Member who is a Member in Good Standing in the Region that the Director represents. Nominations for an Independent Director may be made by any Voting Member who is a Member in Good Standing.

Candidates may submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) for only one (1) position on the Board of Directors.

Candidates must submit a COMPLETE EOI application package (forms can be found HERE) consisting of the following first five (5) items to be eligible for a position on the Board:

  1. Appendix “A” Expression of Interest Form;
  2. Appendix “B” Completed Skills and Competency Form
  3. Appendix “C” Completed Nomination Form
  4. Brief two (2) pages (maximum) resume of your soccer/sporting and professional business background;
  5. References or endorsements from at least two (2) persons who are not related to you and have known you for at least five (5) years;
  6. Self-Identification Form (voluntary);
  7. A Police Record Check will be facilitated by Ontario Soccer when required

Candidates EOI application package must be submitted electronically on or before Saturday, July 13th, 2024 to Elections@ontariosoccer.net.  All application forms can be found HERE.

Please note, no LATE applications will be considered.

A confirmation email will be sent in response to confirm that a candidate’s EOI package has been received and is complete. 

Additional information about By-Laws and processes for the election can be found on OntarioSoccer.net.

If you have any questions about the EOI application package or the nominations process, please contact Elections@ontariosoccer.net.