To kick off its annual general meeting, Hockey Alberta hosted a body checking seminar Friday at the Sheraton Hotel.
Delegates took part in a survey and workshop session intended to provide Hockey Alberta with data to guide a review process moving forward. Hockey Alberta will appoint a body checking review committee to review the topic and current regulations over next year.
Other meeting highlights:
• Hockey Alberta intends to host a provincial hockey summit in 2013, bringing together all stakeholders in hockey from all levels to discuss the current state and the future of hockey in the province.
• Terry Engen of Eckville will serve as the board of directors vice-chair (subject to approval from the Alberta Corporate Registry) for the next year.
• Graham Parsons of Sylvan Lake will remain as the zone 4 director for 2012-13, while Kim Marsh of Red Deer is the senior council director. In addition, Engen will serve as junior council director and Curtis Nichols of Sylvan Lake was appointed referee council director.
• Brandin Cote of Red Deer and Cody Reynolds of Sylvan Lake were awarded Future Leader Scholarships (Distinguished Leaders) of $2,750.