The Board of Ice Hockey Australia is happy to carry you our month-to-month replace, sharing the newest information, updates, initiatives the Board has been engaged on, and something thrilling on the horizon.
New crew members becoming a member of Ice Hockey Australia
We’re happy to welcome Tarah Rocha because the IHA’s new Govt Officer. Tarah has changed Jackie Scott within the position, who was beforehand within the place for 2 years. We want Jackie all the perfect in her subsequent endeavours. Learn the total announcement.
We welcomed 5 advertising and communications professionals to help with IHA’s advertising, communications, and promotions. Learn the total announcement.
We’re presently recruiting an skilled skilled to fill the Nationwide Para Ice Hockey Improvement Director place, with functions closing 10 Could 2021. View job description.
Board, Portfolio Director and Member conferences:
The Board has met ten instances in 2021, which signifies how dynamic the Australian sporting panorama has been on this pandemic.
All conferences have been on-line utilizing Microsoft Groups, the Board has embraced this expertise, as has the vast majority of Australian companies and organisations. Adopting this expertise has been very time efficient and is leading to price financial savings.
Along with board conferences with we performed conferences with Portfolio Administrators and Member Affiliation Presidents.
2021 Annual Basic Meeting Assembly:
IHA held the Annual Basic Meeting Assembly on Saturday 1 Could 2021, which the vast majority of Member Associations and IHA Portfolio Administrators attended. This was a possibility for every Member Affiliation to replace how hockey is recovering of their state and current concepts on what we are able to all work on nationally and throughout all Member Associations to enhance the game.
The Basic Meeting was for the primary time digital with 22 attendees. Beforehand the Basic Meeting would require attendees to fly in from round Australia and take up an entire weekend. The Board initiated this primary digital Basic Meeting, which was very profitable by all accounts and considerably decrease price than earlier Basic Assemblies.
On a constructive observe, it was nice to listen to that hockey is up and moving into all Australian State and Territories, which is a improbable effort by all our Member Associations in a really difficult surroundings.
Replace on Nationwide & World Championships:
Following the Basic Meeting, IHA made the tough choice to postpone all 2021 Nationwide Championships and improvement packages till additional discover. IHA maintains a watching temporary on the continued COVID-19 pandemic and can proceed to work with all Member Associations to host these once more within the close to future. Learn the total announcement.
On 30 April 2021, the IHA Board formally submitted entry varieties for the IIHF 2022 Championships Program for the World Males, World Ladies, World Males’s U20, World Males’s U18 and World Ladies’s U18 nationwide groups. IHA will proceed to observe the worldwide panorama regarding COVID-19 and preserve shut communication with IIHF over the approaching months earlier than finalisation of any journey plans.
Key milestones and achievements:
Some key milestones achieved by the Board this yr embody:
Renewal of IHA’s standing as a Nationwide Sporting Organisation (NSO) with Sport Australia for the 2nd yr as IHA continues its journey implementing the structure and governance framework, which signifies that IHA can proceed to use for federal authorities grant funds as accessible.
Para Hockey, or as additionally it is extensively often called Sledge Hockey, was formally welcomed into IHA. Within the subsequent few months, IHA will appoint a Portfolio Director to handle para hockey reporting to the Board. In April, para hockey introduced that they efficiently utilized for $340,000 in grant funding. The Board is happy to have Para as a part of IHA.
Nationwide Redress Scheme – IHA has dedicated its intent and help of this ground-breaking and essential nationwide scheme.
Within the subsequent version, we’ll present an replace on IHA’s calendar of occasions for 2021 and among the thrilling packages being developed by our crew of improbable portfolio administrators.
We worth your suggestions
We worth your suggestions, so please write to us right here you probably have any questions, feedback, or issues.
Thanks for taking the time to learn the board replace.
– Ice Hockey Australia Board