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Bob Hill Acclaimed as President of Ontario Minor Hockey Association

By Ontario Minor Hockey Association, 06/12/18, 11:45AM EDT


Outcomes of Elections, Notices of Motion from 2018 AGM

Photo Credit: Kevin Sousa Photography

Following its Annual General Meeting in Richmond Hill, the Ontario Minor Hockey Association is pleased to announce the members of its 2018 Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Bob Hill of Ancaster was acclaimed to the position of President. Hill, who will serve a two year term, has been volunteering in hockey since 1986 when he started coaching while in university. He has held numerous positions within minor hockey, most recently Vice-President, Central District with the OMHA, a position which will now be filled by Peter Harmsen of Stouffville. Outgoing President Rob Ring moves into the role of Past President.

Steven Parker was acclaimed as Regional Director, Region 4. An HCOP-certified official, Steven also served as an Executive Member of the Barrie Hockey Referee’s Association, holding various roles including Director, Vice-President and President. He was a Convenor for six years for the York-Simcoe and Simcoe Region Leagues.

Cathy Baker-Bell of Bowmanville was elected as Regional Director, Region 6. She has been involved in minor hockey for the last sixteen years, holding various positions on and off the ice. Cathy has served as bench staff, association board member, League Chair and Convenor.

“We would like to thank Rob for his years of dedicated service as President and look forward to working under Bob’s leadership," said Ian Taylor, Executive Director. "The OMHA is excited to welcome Steven and Cathy to the Board and are eager to grow the game of hockey with them. Their passion and professionalism will help the OMHA continue to be leaders in community sport. We’d also like to recognize outgoing Board member Susan Robinson for her contributions.”

2018-19 Board of Directors

Name Title
Bob Hill President
Rob Ring Immediate Past President
Cheryl Brown Vice President Eastern District
Peter Harmsen Vice President Central District
Craig Lane Vice President Western District
Frank Palmer Treasurer
Colleen Hawthorne Regional Director - Region 1
Glenn Silver Regional Director - Region 1
Linda Ralf Regional Director - Region 2
Mark Hooper Regional Director - Region 2
Paul Wilson Regional Director - Region 3
Don Mundell Regional Director - Region 3
Steven Parker Regional Director - Region 4
Greig Baxter Regional Director - Region 4
Adam Parent Regional Director - Region 5
Andy Cooke Regional Director - Region 5
Cathy Baker-Bell Regional Director - Region 6
Suzanne Terpstra Regional Director - Region 6
Dave Garinger W.O.A.A. Representative

Notices of Motion

Please find a summary below of the results of the deliberations of the Notices of Motion by the Membership from the 2018 OMHA AGM.

Notice of Motion Amendment To Result
2018-01 Regulation – Definitions #1.0 Offer of Commitment (New) Carried
2018-02 Regulation – Definitions #1.0 Season (New) Carried
2018-03 Regulation – Definitions #1.0 Select (New) Carried
2018-04 Regulation - #2.6 b) iv) (New) Carried
2018-05 Regulation - #3.5 b) Defeated
2018-06 Regulation - #3.5 c) vi) 5 Defeated
2018-07 Regulation - #4.4 n), o) Carried
2018-08 Regulation - #6.1 Carried
2018-09 Regulation - #8.1 Carried
2018-10 Regulation - #8.2 b) Carried
2018-11 Regulation - #9.0 Carried
2018-12 Regulation - #10.2 Defeated
2018-13 Regulation - #18.2 c) Defeated
2018-14 Regulation - #18.5 Not Introduced

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