TORONTO, Ont. – Hockey Canada’s Winter Congress and Annual Meeting wrapped up on Saturday evening with an election for five seats on the board of directors.
Joining chair Joe Drago (Sudbury, Ont.) and directors Michael Brind’Amour (Saint-Alphonse-Rodriguez, Que.), Ed Pupich (Schumacher, Ont.), and Barry Reynard (Dawson Creek, B.C.) are:
John Clements (Ancaster, Ont.) – two-year term
Al Hubbs (Indian Head, Sask.) – two-year term
Réal Langlais (Delson, Que.) – two-year term
Randy Pulsifer (Stillwater Lake, N.S.) – two-year term
Goops Wooldridge (Milton Station, P.E.I.) – one-year term
“I’ve seen tremendous work done and commitment by the directors over the last year to move forward our mandate to grow the game across the country,” said Drago, who was acclaimed as chair of the Hockey Canada Board of Directors in Dec. 2014. “I welcome our new and returning directors, and look forward to working with them over the next year.”
Hockey Canada’s Winter Congress and Annual Meeting brought together the governing body’s board of directors and partners, along with representation from all 13 member associations, and from councils that oversee female hockey, junior hockey, minor hockey, senior hockey and hockey development.
Hockey Canada’s next annual meeting will be held on Nov. 19, 2016, in Montreal.