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2019-2020 LHSHL Nominations & Voting Process

04/23/2019, 4:15pm EDT
By LHSHL

NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2019-2020 SEASON CONCLUDED ON SUNDAY, APRIL 28, 2019

ARE YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW INTERESTED IN GETTING MORE INVOLVED?

Open to all interested individuals, the LHSHL is now accepting nominations for the 2019-2020 Advisory Committee and Board of Directors. 

If you, or somebody you know is interested in serving, be sure to fill out the nomination form below!

Please note, nominations are NOT LIMITED TO EXISTING COACHES AND MANAGERS! If you are interested in getting involved, please be sure to nominate yourself! 

THE NOMINATION PERIOD FOR THE 2019-2020 SEASON CONCLUDED ON SUNDAY, APRIL 28, 2019. ANY NOMINATIONS SUBMITTED BEYOND THE 28TH WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. NO ADDITIONAL NOMINATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.


WANT TO SEE WHO HAS ALREADY ACCEPTED THEIR NOMINATION? 

CLICK HERE to see a complete list of those individuals that have accepted the nomination, and will be placed on the election ballot! 


WHAT IS THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE?

The Advisory Committee provides perspective and recommendations on issues such as rules and regulations. 

Comprised of a 9-member panel, the LHSHL member teams will elect 7 at-large representatives to serve on this committee. The Tampa Bay Lightning will select the remaining 2 representatives at their discretion.

Advisory Committee seats hold a 3 season term. 3 seats on the Advisory Committee are open heading in to the 2019-2020 season


WHAT IS THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS?

The Board of Directors have the final approval or denial on all matters, items and recommendations including but not limited to league development, rules, standards, league structure, schedule, finances and fees etc.. All committees operate at the discretion of the Board of Directors.

Comprised of a 5-person panel, The Tampa Bay Lightning appoint 3 members at their discretion. The LHSHL member teams submit recommendation to the existing Board of Directors based on the results of a poll of LHSHL member teams to fill remaining 2 seats. The final decision to select and confirm or replace Board members resides with the sitting Directors. 


WHAT IS THE FULL NOMINATION/ELECTION PROCESS?

NOMINATION PROCESS

All players, parents, coaches and managers having participated in the 2018-2019 LHSHL will be e-mailed a nomination link directly encouraging them to nominate themselves, or somebody they know! Additionally, a nomination link is available on the LHSHL website, for any other are citizen to submit a nomination.

After a nomination is submitted, each potential nominee is sent a nomination acceptance form to complete. After completing the form, their name will be placed on the official ballot. Failure to complete the nomination acceptance form will be considered a rejection of a nomination, and that individual will not be included on the official ballot, and ineligible for election.

The nomination window is open beginning Wednesday, April 24, 2019, and will close on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 12:01pm

ELECTION/SELECTION PROCESS

Each member team in good standing at the conclusion of the 2018-2019 regular season shall each hold one (1) official ballot. The individual holding that ballot for each team shall be declared and verified by each member team.

Official electronic ballots will be e-mailed directly to each individual holding the official voting power for their team. 

The official voting period will take place in 2 phases, with the Board of Director recommendations taking place first, followed by the Advisory Committee.

Phase 1: Board of Directors - Wednesday, 5/1/19 - Saturday, 5/4/19

All confirmed nominees for Board of Director will be placed on the ballot, along with their bio and background.

Each member team will select two (2) nominees as their official vote for Board of Director

The top 2 nominees receiving votes will become the official recommendation to the existing Board of Directors

Should there be a tie, a runoff vote will take place beginning on Monday, May 6, 2019 and will conclude on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 12:01pm.

By receiving the most or second most votes, an individual is not officially elected to the Board of Directors. The top 2 vote getters merely become the recommendation of the Teams as whom they would like to have represent them on an executive level. The ultimate decision to select, confirm or replace Board members resides with the existing Board of Directors in accordance with the bylaws of the Lightning High School Hockey League under Article II  

 

Phase 2: Advisory Committee - Wednesday 5/8/19 - Saturday 5/11/19 at 12:01pm

All confirmed nominees for Advisory Committee will be placed on the ballot, along with their bio and background.

Each member team will select three (3) nominees as their official vote for Board of Director

The top three (3) nominees receiving votes will receive seats on the Advisory Committee

Should there be a tie, a runoff vote will take place beginning Monday, May 13, 2019 and will conclude on Tuesday May 14, 2019 at 12:01pm

READY TO GET INVOLVED?

Submit your nomination now by filling out the form below!

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