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Director at Large

Field Hockey Ontario

Application Deadline Ended
Apply by Ended 11/20/2022

Director at Large | Field Hockey Ontario

Director at Large

Field Hockey Ontario

Apply by Ended 11/20/2022

Posted 1 month ago

No Longer Accepting Applications



Burlington, ON, Canada

Job Type

 Job Description

The FHO Board concentrates on providing strategic leadership and direction, financial oversight, and fiduciary responsibility to the organization through the development of plans and policies. The Board establishes a clear strategic plan with organizational priorities, initiates supportive policies, holds itself accountable, engages in evaluation, and enhances its governance capacity. Operational authority is delegated to the Program Manager and the Board will monitor and hold the Program Manager accountable for results and progress. Unless otherwise required by the Board, they will not involve itself in day-to-day operations.

Time Commitment

  • Minimum of eight (8) meetings per year – two (2) in person, with Special Meetings scheduled as necessary;
  • Three (3) year term.

General Responsibilities of the Board

  • Providing guidance and leadership to the Program Manager and staff as they implement the
    strategic and operational plans;
  • Chair of or participation in committees such as the organizational excellence, high performance, club support, participation, officials & coaches;
  • Reviewing agenda and supporting materials prior to board and committee meetings;
  • Approving annual budget and audit reports;
  • Contributing to the Program Manager annual evaluation;
  • Representing Field Hockey Ontario to stakeholders and acting as an ambassador to the organization.

Additional Considerations

  • Geographical representation across Ontario;
  • Indigenous peoples (First Nations – includes Status, Treaty or Non-Status, Métis and Inuit);
  • Visible minorities (includes people (other than Indigenous) who are non-white regardless of place of birth);
  • Individuals with a disability;
  • LGBTQI2S+ individuals;
  • Alignment between membership demographics and Board representation;

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

To submit your interest in a board position please complete the application form and email [email protected] with your FHO number, completed form, and identify the board position(s) you are interested in.

Deadline to submit is Tuesday November 22nd, 2022 11:59pm EST

Please see the FHO By-laws Article IV, for detailed information on the Composition of the Board and Eligibility of Directors

Thank you for your support as we continue to develop field hockey across Ontario!

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