Call for Nominations: Sovereign Lake Board of Directors

We are looking for enthusiastic people who want to help Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre continue to offer the finest Nordic skiing anywhere (in our humble opinion).   The main requirement to be a Board member is a commitment to Sovereign Lake, an ability to spend 8-12 hours per month on Board activities including a once-per month Board meeting, and the willingness to commit to a 2-year term on the Board.

In alignment with the club’s bylaws, nominations close at midnight on October 8 and nominations cannot be submitted from the floor at the AGM.  You must submit your application in advance.

To put your name forward, please complete a brief bio (items to include are listed below) and email it to the SLNC Election Committee members.  Bios will be posted on the SLNC web site at least 5 days prior to the AGM.

Complete details concerning the nomination process, information about the Board and the election process are found below.  If you have any questions or need further information on the elections process, please contact any one of us at the emails below.

Your 2017 SLNC Election Committee


Nomination Deadline:  Midnight on Sunday, October 8.  Important note:  Nominations cannot be submitted from the floor at the AGM.

Election date:  Election to be conducted at the Annual General Meeting, Wednesday October 18, 2017 at 7:00 pm, at the Schubert Centre.

Who Can be Nominated:  Current SLNC Annual Members.

Duties, Responsibilities, and Time Commitment:

Required Nomination Bio Information: 

  1. Why are you interested in running for the Board?
  2. What would make you a valuable member of the Board?
  3. Is there anything else you would like to share with the SLNC membership in considering you for a Board position?
  4. A photo in jpeg format.

Number of Board openings in this election:  Seven (7)

Length of Board Term:  2 years.

Returning Board Members:  Brent Ree, Brian Wills, and Michelle Wolfe.

Election process:  If more than 7 nominations are received, there will be an election by ballot at the AGM that is conducted by the Elections Committee.  Candidates will present themselves briefly during the AGM.  If a candidate cannot be present, his/her bio will be read aloud by one of the Elections Committee members.  If less than 7 nominations are received, the Board will be appointed by acclamation, however, you will still be required to give a short presentation.  More information can be found regarding the election process in the SLNC By-Laws Section 4.7

Additional Information on Club Governance:

Go the “Club” section of the SLNC web site: and look for the “Club Governance” section at the top right of the page.  You can link to information about the current Board, procedures, terms of reference, strategic plan, and other related topics.