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The Ontario Soccer Nominations Committee has completed the initial nomination process, which set out to receive and vet expressions of interest for all board positions, interview and select three candidates to serve as Designated Directors and recommend candidates eligible to be elected by the Ontario Soccer voting membership as Independent and Regional Directors.
The Nomination Committee’s selections and recommendations are based upon candidates having relevant and complimentary skill sets and the individual and collective ability to make an impactful contribution to the board and the organization as a whole.
Summary of the Process
The nomination process began with nineteen (19) candidates in total expressing an interest to serve on the Ontario Soccer Board.
At the conclusion of the nomination process, three (3) candidates did not receive the required support per Bylaw 2 from District Members to support their interest in either a Regional or Independent role and therefore, they were no longer eligible to be considered as a candidate.
Additionally, nominations were not received to fill the Director roles in the East and South Regions; therefore, a secondary nomination process has been initiated with the Membership with a deadline of September 18, 2018 to receive nominations for these two Director positions.
Ten (10) candidates expressed an interest in being considered for an Independent, Designated, or Independent and/or Designated position and received the required support from the Voting membership at the conclusion of the nominating window.
These individuals were then deemed eligible to participate in an interview process with the Nominations Committee.
Additionally, the Nominations Committee commissioned profile assessments for the eight (8) candidates that expressed interest in a Designated Director position.
The following individual is eligible for election to the President’s position
1. Peter Augruso
The following individual is eligible for election to the Vice-President’s position
1. Brenda Brown
The three (3) individuals that the Nominations Committee unanimously selects to fill the Designated Director positions are:
1. David Miller - 3 year term
2. Gerry Gentile - 2 year term
3. Sergio Folino - 1 year term
The following individuals are eligible for election to the Independent Director positions:
1. Andrew Chan
2. Michael Szubelak
3. Leslee Bax
REGIONAL DIRECTOR CANDIDATES
The following individuals are eligible for election to a Regional Director position:
1. Central - John Tzanis
2. West - Vince Mazza
3. North - Rosie North, Clive Wilkinson
4. South - TBD
5. East - TBD
The Nominations Committee sincerely thanks all candidates for their enthusiasm and passion for soccer in Ontario and their willingness to serve on the Ontario Soccer board. The Committee looks forward to making recommendations to the Ontario Soccer board as to ways to improve the nomination and election process for future elections.
If you have any further questions, please contact Eva Havaris.