Mirroring the composition of the organization's Board of Directors, the new Youth Advisory Committee will welcome representation from each of the association's six regions (elected by the clubs in those regions), as well as three additional members appointed by the Board. The Youth Advisory Committee will be tasked with making recommendations to NOCA's Board of Directors and Executive Director on matters of importance to youth curlers and with the goal of increasing appeal and participation amongst youth in club programs, school curling activities and playdown competitions; as well as cultivating increased volunteer engagement amongst youth towards shaping the future of the game.
Regional representatives will be elected by clubs during their annual Spring Meeting on Thursday April 15th at 6pm CT / 7pm ET. Interested candidates must inform their Region Director by no later than 24 hours in advance of the Spring Meeting. For individuals that wish to make their candidacy known in advance of the meeting, please write Executive Director Bobby Ray at firstname.lastname@example.org with any of the following acceptable promotions: Bio/Candidate Statement (max. 150 words), Photo (headshot), Video (max. 1 minute). Advance submissions are due by Monday April 12th at 4pm CT / 5pm ET.
The three positions appointed by the board will require application to Board President Hayley Smith at email@example.com by the end of the day of Friday April 30th. Acceptable documentation may include: Bio/Candidate Statement (max. 300 words), Photo (headshot), Video (max. 1 minute), Resume.