TO: SAHA Council
Vacancy: High-Performance Executive Board Member
Early this year Mr Emile Smith resigned from his position as High-Performance Executive Member.
This creates a vacancy on the SAHA Board as dealt with as follows in the constitution:
Subject to the Association’s stated equity requirements, the following procedure shall be adopted for the replacement of elected officers of the Executive Board in the event a vacancy occurs:
13.4.1Nominations shall be called for from the Members and the Affiliate Members and the Executive Board shall arrange a replacement through the medium of a (electronic ballot.)
13.4.2 The candidate so elected shall hold office until the next Annual General Meeting and shall be eligible for re-election.
13.4.3 If no nominations are received by the date stipulated (which may not be less than seven (7) days from the date on which nominations are called), the Executive Board shall have the right to fill the vacancy. The candidate so appointed shall hold office until the next Annual General Meeting and shall be eligible for re-election.
13.4.4 In special circumstances, the Membership may exercise their right to call a Special General Meeting for the purpose of electing officers to vacant positions, subject to the provisions of clause 12.
We are hereby calling for nominations to fill this vacancy. The relevant nomination form is herein attached. Please be advised that nominations are to be received no later than the close of business on 08 March 2017 by close of business.
Please feel free to contact the SAHA office should you require any further assistance. Kind regards,
CEO: South African Hockey Association