posted Oct 7, 2010, 11:47 PM by Tyler Durden
updated Oct 7, 2010, 11:49 PM
Bowie is the new President of the Sherwood Park District Soccer
Association. When asked about the potential for a conflict of interest
in being both the SPDSA President and an ASA Director, Mr Bowie stated
that if elected as SPDSA President he would resign as an ASA Director.
Ms Chater did not stand for re-election, nor does it seem the
membership would have stood for it. A resolution to amend the bylaws of
the association such that "The
Past President may sit as a full Member of the Board of Directors for
the next year, up to the next Annual Meeting." was
Only one board member from the previous board will sit on the new
board; Mr Darryl Hopkins, former Equipment Director, is now a Director
at Large by acclamation. The new board still faces some challenges.
Even though they reduced their numbers to 11 from 26 they still have 3
positions to fill, including Secretary,Treasurer and a Director at
It was also confirmed that the bylaws approved at the 2008 AGM were not
successfully filed with Alberta Registries. The outgoing board
indicated that the SPDSA lawyer was lax in filing and
that issues existed with the numbering of sections.
For the second year in a row audited financial statements were not
available for the membership. For an association claiming 1.4 million
dollars in revenues for 2009 this is unacceptable, entreaties that "we
are volunteers" is not an adequate response.