SPYHA is now accepting nominations for the following Board positions: President-Elect, Secretary, and (Age-Level) Directors, as well as Coaches’ Representative. Candidates must be members in “good standing” of SPYHA and will be asked to submit a biography or brief letter of introduction. More information on the specific duties of each position is available below,
Nominations should be submitted by May 20, 2018. Approved candidates and their biographies will be posted on the SPYHA website by May 27, 2018. Self–nominations are acceptable.
Nominations received after May 20 will not appear on the ballot, nor will late nominees be invited to share their biographical information at the annual meeting, unless they are nominated at the meeting and are running unopposed. Late nominees would be eligible to run as write-in candidates.
The elections will take place at the SPYHA Annual Membership Meeting, scheduled for Sunday, June 3, 2018, beginning at 5:30 pm. A regular Board Meeting will immediately follow.
To submit a nomination, or for more information, please contact the nomination committee (Stacy Hollfelder and Betsy McCrary) at email@example.com.
PRESIDENT ELECT (Article IV, Section 4B – SPYHA, Inc. Bylaws)
The principal duties of the President Elect shall be to serve on the Executive Committee, to prepare and to become the President in the succeeding year, to perform the duties of the President in his absence, to serve as the chairperson at all membership meetings, and to perform any other duties as deemed necessary by the corporation’s policies. Suitable candidates must be willing to commit to a 3-year appointment, with the President-Elect transitioning to the position of President for the 2019 – 2020 operating year, and to the Past President position in the 2020 – 2021 operating year.
SECRETARY (Article IV, Section 4D – SPYHA, Inc. Bylaws)
D. Secretary. The principal duties of the Secretary shall be to countersign all conveyances, assignments and contracts executed by the corporation, and to keep a record of the proceedings of the members, the Board of Directors, and the Executive Committee, and to safely and systematically keep all books, papers, records, and documents belonging to the corporation, or pertaining to the business thereof. The Secretary shall handle all correspondence pertaining to the corporation's business as so directed by the Board of Directors. Other minutes and records shall be the responsibility of the Secretary, and a record of their location or locations shall be maintained by the Secretary and at all times made available for inspection by any member or his agent or attorney for any proper purpose at any reasonable time.
DIRECTORS (Article II, Section 1 – SPYHA, Inc. Bylaws)
One director is elected from each age classification of the SPYHA, Inc., programs, two directors from the ADM (mini-mite and mite) program (one from ADM U6 - mini-mites and one from ADM U8 - mites), and one coaches’ representative. Members of the Board of Directors, other than the officers and coaches’ representative, shall have a skater in the age classification or program they are representing during the year of their term, and shall be members in good standing.
COACHES’ REPRESENTATIVE (Article II, Section 1 – SPYHA, Inc. Bylaws)
The Coaches’ representative must be a SPYHA member in good standing, have current USA Hockey Coaching Education Program (CEP) certification, and have prior SPYHA coaching experience.
The volunteer registration is now open for the 2018 -2019 season which begins April 1. We have many events in April and May that will need volunteers. Get a jump on completing your hours early, then sit back during the season and just enjoy the games! Please see the link below to register. Please only register once per household. More information is available at the Volunteering page link to the left.
Congratulations to the following winners of our March raffle prizes, all from Sun Prairie!
Paula Austad - Sun Prairie, WI
Please see the Scrip program details on the Dues Reduction page. Get money back for things you are going to buy anyway! Great idea for holiday gift cards and all your usual expenses like groceries and gas. New dates for order deadlines and pickup dates are now available.
SPYHA Office hours have ended for the season. Please contact a member of the executive committee (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you need assistance.