Canadian Soccer Association launches Governance Blog

The Canadian Soccer Association has launched a new Governance Blog for the general public. The Governance Blog will address questions from the soccer public with respect to the membership’s approved governance framework. Posted questions from the public will be addressed by the Constitution Committee.

The Canadian Soccer Association has launched a new Governance Blog for the general public. The Governance Blog will address questions from the soccer public with respect to the membership’s approved governance framework. Posted questions from the public will be addressed by the Constitution Committee.
The new Blog is posted at csagovernancemodel.blogspot.com/.
The Canadian Soccer Association passed a new governance framework at its Annual General Meeting held in Winnipeg, MB this past May. The Annual General Meeting brings together the Association’s membership, featuring delegates from all 12 provincial and territory members, together with the professional clubs, leagues and athlete representation.
This contemporary approach to the governance of soccer in Canada will result in a clear and effective separation between the governing responsibilities of the Board and the day-to-day operational responsibilities of management and staff.
This new governance model will address the specific needs and unique requirements of soccer in Canada.
The framework is the continuation of a governance renewal process that has involved a formal review of the governance and management structures and processes by an independent third party, extensive research and review by the Canadian Soccer Association’s Constitution Committee, Board education sessions, and a plenary session for all delegates at the 2010 Annual General Meeting.
The Canadian Soccer Association strives to create good governance within a renewed framework. That new framework will ensure that the changing needs of soccer in Canada are met and that the diverse voices of those involved – both regionally and nationally – are heard in the decision-making process.
The Canadian Soccer Association, in partnership with its members and all its corporate partners, provides leadership in the pursuit of excellence in soccer, both at the national and international levels. The Canadian Soccer Association not only strives to lead Canada to victory, but it also encourages Canadians towards a life-long passion for soccer.

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