|North Bay Battalion|
|Owen Sound Attack|
|Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds|
|Acadie-Bathurst Titan||Baie-Comeau Drakkar|
|Blainville-Boisbriand Armada||Cape Breton Screaming Eagles|
|Chicoutimi Sagueneens||Drummondville Voltigeurs|
|Gatineau Olympiques||Halifax Mooseheads|
|Moncton Wildcats||PEI Rocket|
|Quebec Remparts||Rimouski Oceanic|
|Rouyn-Noranda Huskies||Saint John Sea Dogs|
|Shawinigan Cataractes||Sherbrooke Phoenix|
|Val-d'Or Foreurs||Victoriaville Tigres|
Lethbridge, AB – Following Monday night’s 27th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, the new Hurricanes Board of Directors held their first meeting to elect their new executive and Committee Chairs. Thursday night Brian McNaughton who was elected to the Board on a one-year term was named President of the hockey club. McNaughton takes the reins from Don Clark who was not seeking re-election. The other members of the Board are Adele Barrington, Herb Beswick, Rick Braden, Don Clark, Brad Cook, Herman Elfring, Dick Gibson, Randy Joevenazzo, Doug Paisley, Nick Polychronopoulos, Duane Ptycia, Kelly Shigehiro, Pat Shimbashi and Jim Whittaker.
Other business that was finalized Thursday was the selection of Board Committee and the Executive for the Lethbridge Hurricanes Board of Directors for 2012 – 2013:
President: Brian McNaughton
Vice-President: Brian Wichers
Secretary: Dave Olson
Treasurer: Don Clark
2012-2013 Board Committees:
Business Operations/Finance: Don Clark, Pat Shimbashi, Dave Olson, Jim Whittaker, Nick Polychronopoulos
Hockey Operations: Randy Joevenazzo, Doug Paisley, Brad Cook, Brian McNaughton
Communications: Dick Gibson
Governance: Brad Cook, Brian McNaughton, Herman Elfring, Kelly Shigehiro
Onside: Brian Wichers, Randy Joevenazzo, Adele Barrington, Pat Shimbashi, Doug Paisley, Jim Whittaker, Duane Ptycia
Billet Liaison: Adele Barrington, Pat Shimbashi
ENMAX Liaison: Rick Braden, Don Clark, Brian Wichers
Hall of Fame/Alumni: Dick Gibson, Brad Cook, Nick Polychronopoulos, Duane Ptycia, Kelly Shigehiro, Brian Wichers, Herman Elfring
It was also announced at the meeting that Herman Elfring has been re-elected as Governor of the Lethbridge Hurricanes for another three-years. Elfring is one of the team’s longest serving board members at over 20 years and during this time he spent five years as President and has been the Governor for nearly 18 years.
COMMITTEE DUTIES OUTLINE
1. BUSINESS OPS/FINANCE:
TO OVERSEE THE BUSINESS OPERATIONS OF THE HOCKEY CLUB IN CONSOLTATION WITH THE BUSINESS MANAGER, AND PROVIDE A FINANCIAL PLAN, YEARLY BUDGET AND STATEMENTS.
2. HOCKEY OPS:
TO OVERSEE THE HOCKEY OPERATIONS OF THE CLUB IN CONSOLTATION WITH THE GENERAL MANAGER.
TO PROVIDE COMMUNICATIONS WITH THE SHAREHOLDERS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.
TO SET AND UPGRADE THE ORGANIZATIONAL AND OPERATIONAL BYLAWS FOR THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND TO MAINTAIN AND UPDATE THE SHAREHOLDER’S LIST.
TO ORGANIZE FUNDRAISING FOR THE CLUB THROUGH THE GENTLEMEN'S DINNER, THE CELEBRITY DINNER AND AUCTION AND THE ANNUAL HURRICANE JERSEY AUCTION.
6. BILLET LIAISON:
TO ACT AS A LIAISON BETWEEN THE PLAYER BILLETS, THE HOCKEY CLUB, AND THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
TO ACT AS A LIAISON IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE MANAGEMENT AND STAFF OF THE ENMAX CENTRE AND THE HURRICANE HOCKEY CLUB.
8. HALL OF FAME/ALUMNI
TO SELECT NOMINEES ANNUALLY FOR THE HALL OF FAME, TO ORGANIZE THE ANNUAL ALUMNI GOLF TOURNAMENT AND UPDATE ALUMNI LIST.
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