CALGARY, Alta. – Hockey Canada’s Members have elected the new Hockey Canada Board of Directors, consisting of diverse and experienced candidates put forward by an independent Nominating Committee.
The newly elected Board is comprised of eight directors and a chair who have a breadth of experience in governance, law, sports and business. The Board will lead Hockey Canada through urgent changes, including the recruitment of a new chief executive officer and the implementation of the organization’s Action Plan to address toxic behaviours in and around hockey.
“We have a lot of work ahead of us and we are determined to enact the changes Canadians expect of Hockey Canada,” said the Honourable Hugh L. Fraser, chair of the Hockey Canada Board of Directors. “Hockey means so much to our country and we will be committed to making sure that Hockey Canada is an organization that is transparent and accountable to all Canadians, and is worthy of their trust.”
The new Board of Directors consists of the following individuals:
The Hon. Hugh L. Fraser (Chair)
Jonathan F. Goldbloom
Biographies for each director can be accessed here.
In line with the recommendations put forward by former Supreme Court Justice Thomas Cromwell, the Board of Directors will serve a special one-year term focused on making the changes necessary to improve the governance at Hockey Canada as well as sport safety on and off the ice.