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Organization – Executive Positions Available
Submitted By Darnell Lambert on Tuesday, July 13, 2021
The strength of any organization is based on a commitment of its volunteers and WDMHA is no different.  We are now accepting applications for the following Executive positions:

1) U5-U9 Local League Convenor
2) Risk Management Director

Please consider your time at the Executive level to help grow the game we love. If you have any questions or are interested in holding one of these positions in support of WDMHA please submit your interest via email by July 31, 2021 to:
Adam Howe – President WDMHA via email at: [email protected] 

Details on these positions.....

U5-U9 Local League Convenor
The U5-U9 Local League Convenor (in brief) shall: 

  • Be responsible for the U5 (Beginner) and U6-U7 (Initiation) Programs; 
  • Be responsible for the U8-U9 (Novice) Program; 
  • Be a member on the Coach Selection Committee with respect to the above programs; 
  • Have the authority to suspend any member of the Coaching Staff as deemed necessary until a meeting of the Executive Committee has been convened to discuss matters of the suspension; 
  • Work with the Ice Convenor, OMHA Contact and other Convenors with respect to ice schedule; 
  • Ensure the WDMHA Beginner/Initiation and Novice Programs conform to ‘current’ OMHA Rules, Regulations and Guidelines;

The Risk Management Director (in brief) shall: 

  • Implement and enforce all OMHA and WDMHA Risk Management Programs; 
  • Identify, prioritize and rate potential probability of hazards, that may be associated with the organization’s fundraising events; 
  • Recommend policies and procedures that insulate the association from liability or hazards with respect to the conduct of its business and on ice hockey affairs; 
  • Serve as Association safety resource person and assure documentation and record-keeping of regulated programs, materials and injuries; 
  • Act as a liaison between the WDMHA Executive and the Team Trainers with respect to safety and Trainer issues;  
  • Periodically inspect local facilities (arenas) and property for safety issues that may present a hazard to players and members and to assure compliance with safety regulations; 
  • Be responsible for requesting, organizing and promoting OMHA Certification Programs and Clinics in harmony with the Association Head Coaches; 
  • Distribute, collect and retain Criminal Record Check forms and On Ice Volunteer Forms at the beginning of the season; 
  • Adhere to all relevant Federal and Provincial legislative privacy requirements as put forward in the Federal Personal Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA); 
  • Shall make recommendations to WDMHA Executive for ensuring that WDMH has proper insurance coverage and that said coverage is renewed prior to the hockey season; 
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