Annual General Meeting

Updated: June 25, 2023

Thank you to all members who participated in the AGM by coming in person or tuning in online. 

To all the candidates: We are lucky to have passionate volunteers, who so clearly care about the youth in our community. Thank you for stepping forward and putting your names in the ring for these positions.

The 62 ballots were tallied and the results are in: Join us in Congratulating Dan MacDonald and Jenn Forster to the SMHA Executive.


The Sackville Minor Hockey Association (SMHA) will be holding the Annual General Meeting (AGM) at 5:00pm on Sunday, June 25, 2023, with Elections being held immediately after.

AGM Slide Deck: Google Slides
AGM Livestream:

Details of the Executive Positions can be found in our By-Laws.

Tentative Agenda for the 2023 SMHA AGM

  1. Call To Order

  2. Opening Remarks - President Nathalie Amirault

  3. Introduction of Executive and Board of Directors

  4. Executive Updates & Financial Review
    1. 2022-2023 Income Statement
    2. 2022-2023 Balance Sheet

  5. Candidate Presentations for Executive Elections (2-Year Term)

    1. President: Rob Nurnber (Election by Acclamation)

    2. Treasurer: Jennifer Tower (Election by Acclamation)

    3. VP Development: John Hubley (Election by Acclamation)

    4. VP Recreation Nominees

      1. Dan MacDonald [Platform]

      2. Chris Marchand [Platform]

    5. VP Administration Nominees

      1. Jennifer Forster [Platform]

      2. Chris Manchakowski [Platform]

  6. Adjournment

The deadline for New Business for the AGM Agenda was Friday, June 9, 2023.


AGM Details

Date: Sunday, June 25, 2023
AGM: 5:00pm - 6:30pm (Both in-person and via YouTube Stream, links to follow)
Voting for SMHA Executive Positions: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: Mezzanine, Sackville Arena, 91 First Lake Dr.


  • 4:30pm - 5:00pm - Voter Pre-Registration for those attending the AGM in person
  • 5:00pm - 6:30pm - 2022-2023 Annual General Meeting
    • The AGM will be in-person at the Sackville Arena Mezzanine and also streamed/recorded via YouTube.
    • Please note that voting in the SMHA Executive Election must be done in person.

6:30pm - 8:00pm - SMHA Executive Election 

Please note that voting in the SMHA Executive Election must be done in person.

Anyone lined up to register to vote by 8pm will have their ballots counted

UPDATED JUNE 23rd: In the 2023 By-Laws, there is a maximum of one ballot per person, regardless of how many ballots the person is eligible for based on their SMHA Membership criteria. 

Taken from the 2023 Bylaws:

Membership in the Sackville Minor Hockey Association shall be comprised of:

  1. Players who are registered with the Association and in good standing with the Association and Hockey Canada,
  2. The Executive Officers and Board of Directors of the Association,
  3. One designated Head Coach, up to three Assistant Coaches and one Manager per team who are currently in that role and in good standing with the Association whose names must be provided to the Secretary no later than two weeks before any meeting, and
  4. Honourary Lifetime Members – membership granted to an individual who has rendered extraordinary and distinguished service to the Association and has been expressly named by a duly passed resolution of the Board. Membership shall be limited to up to five (5) individuals who have rendered extraordinary and distinguished service to the Association.

    One Person – One Class of Membership – although it is possible for a Member to be qualified for more than one (1) class of Membership in the Association, no single person may hold Membership in more than one (1) class of membership. It is, therefore, mandatory that each Member shall declare himself/herself prior to the start of any meeting of the Membership and advise the chairperson of the Membership class he/she wishes to be a part of. Once the meeting is called to order, the Member must remain in that class of Membership and may not change to another category or class of Membership for the duration of the meeting.
  5. there is a maximum of one ballot per person, regardless of how many ballots the person is eligible for based on the below criteria. 


8:00pm - 9:00pm - Vote Count - More details to follow.





Archive: SMHA 2022 Annual General Meeting

2021-2022 AGM Slideshow

SMHA 2022 AGM Agenda

(1) Call to Order

(2) Opening Remarks - Interim Present Rod Sturge

(3) Introduction of Executive and Board of Directors

(4) SMHA Executive Updates

(5) 2021/2022 Financials - Treasurer Nathalie Amirault 

(6) Executive Positions (Biennial Elections)

  • President
  • VP Development
    • Incumbent: John Hubley
  • VP Recreation
    • Incumbent: Todd House

(7) Question & Answer


(8) Closing Remarks & Adjournment

Below you will find links to the Balance Sheet and Income Statement as prepared by Nathalie Amirault.

2021-2022 Balance Sheet

2021-2022 Income Statement

**Added June 6**

2021-2022 Income Statement -Detailed Sheet