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Expressions of Interest for Ontario Soccer Board of Directors

By Staff, 06/13/21, 8:45AM EDT


Ontario Soccer is actively committed to equity and the principles of Diversity and Inclusion and invites applications from all qualified candidates.

Play. Inspire. Unite. 

The Ontario Soccer Board of Directors is comprised of twelve (12) Directors including a President, Vice-President, five (5) Regional Directors and two (2) Independent Directors elected by the Voting Members and three (3) Designated Directors recommended by the Nominations Committee.

The Nominations Committee is seeking qualified candidates who are able to contribute to Ontario Soccer that reflects the values of inclusiveness, respect, integrity, high ethical standards, community building and a focus on what’s best for the athletes.

Ontario Soccer is actively committed to equity and the principles of Diversity and Inclusion and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, men, Indigenous peoples, members of visible minorities or racialized group, people with disabilities and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self-identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application.

All candidates are asked to complete and include the Self-Identification form with their application. 

The following positions are up for election in 2021:


# of Vacancies




3 years

Designated Director


3 years

Regional Director - Central


3 years

Regional Director - North


3 years




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 of Directors, an individual must first submit, in writing, an “Expression of Interest (‘EOI’)”.

Note: If an individual does not submit an “Expression of Interest (‘EOI’)” on or before Saturday, July 3, 2021, they will not be eligible to be nominated for a position on the Board.  Nominations will open for all positions up for election on Friday, July 23, 2021.

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

Candidates must submit a COMPLETE ‘EOI’ application package consisting of the following six items:

  1. Appendix “B” Expression of Interest Form, due Saturday, July 3, 2021;
  2. Brief (2 pages max) resume of your soccer / sporting, business and professional background;
  3. Self-Identification Form;
  4. Completed Police Record Check containing a Vulnerable Sector check;
  5. References or endorsements from at least two persons who are not related to you that you have known for at least five years, and;
  6. Appendix “C” Completed Skills and Competency Form.

Candidates ‘EOI’ application package must be submitted electronically on or before Saturday, July 3, 2021 to Eva Havaris.

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

Ontario Soccer’s elections will take place on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at the Annual Meeting of the Members (location TBA).

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

If you have any questions about the ‘EOI’ application package or the Nominations process, please contact Eva Havaris or phone 905-264-9390 Ext 810.