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Nominations - Hockey Australia Masters Committee restructure

Please find information regarding the HA Masters Committee restructure

The link those interested to the Pillar Groups Terms of Reference and the Nomination Form.  

Note: Nominations close 5:00pm AEDT Friday 16 December 2022.

This information is posted to the HAMC noticeboard and for more background to the restructure, the original restructure announcement was made on HAMC noticeboard on 1 December .

https://www.hockey.org.au/masters/masters-noticeboard/.

HA and HAMC encourage everyone who has an interest in masters hockey including existing HAMC, Operational Committee Members and MA Masters Delegates to consider the voluntary positions vacant and nominate by the due date.  

HAMC:
Hockey Australia Masters Committee is tasked by Hockey Australia to deliver One Masters hockey opportunities for players to be involved in community to elite level competitions for players aged 34+ across Australia and at World Masters level. One Masters also provides officiating opportunities for Umpires and Technical Officials. The officiating pathways include interstate and overseas travel for those who are appropriately skilled and qualified.


Seeds for change:
In its 12 monthly review, HAMC identified that structural change can be made to reduce duplication and streamline the masters workload by creating pillar groups that reflect the business of HAMC. The groups that will replace the Men’s and Women’s Operational Groups while maintaining a gender balance will be:

  • Events & Officiating Pillar Group
  • National Teams Pillar Group
  • Growth & Participation Pillar Group

Importantly, the Growth & Participation Pillar Group will seek collaboration from HA Member Association (MA) (State/Territory) Masters Delegates as future working groups are established.
HAMC is excited to assemble volunteers who are passionate about hockey to push towards the

HAMC is excited to assemble volunteers who are passionate about hockey to push towards the delivery of One Masters … the journey continues.
Passion, participation, performance and partnerships.


POSITIONS VACANT
Hockey Australia Masters Committee (HAMC), working closely with Hockey Australia, seek volunteers with the skills, knowledge, and time to contribute, to be a part of our One Masters Hockey endeavours. Positions will provide opportunity to build skill and knowledge working alongside or leading members with experience in management committees.


Who should apply?
HAMC invites volunteers who have expertise, skills and interest to nominate for one or more HAMC ‘One Masters’ Pillar Group. This includes current members of HAMC Operational Groups who are thanked for their contribution to the establishment phase of HAMC over the last 12 months.


Skills HAMC seek:
All aspects of administration, social and digital media, policy and process development, creative writing, survey writing, critical analysis, interpersonal skills, ability to work collaboratively, ability to lead other people, and other skills applicable to the pillars.

 

AGM WA Masters Hockey Committee 2022

WA MASTERS HOCKEY

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The Annual Meeting of WA Masters Hockey will be held on

WEDNESDAY 7 DECEMBER 2022 at 6-30 PM

in the

EASTMAN ROOM of PERTH HOCKEY STADIUM

All Masters Hockey Club Delegates, Players, Coaches and Managers are invited to attend.

UPDATE: The final AGM Notice and the 2022 WA Masters Hockey Committee Annual Report are available here

Nominations for election to Committee of the WA Masters Hockey Community are to be received by the Secretary, Peter Andrews by email to secretary@wamastershockey.com  (cc chair@wamastershockey.com) by 4.00pm on Friday 2 December 2022To be nominated by your club.  If more nominations are received than positions available, a ballot will be held to decide who is elected to Committee.  A Nomination Form is available from the Secretary by email or on the Masters website at www.wamastershockey.com (you need to be logged in to see the form).

 

Women's Masters Nationals Cairns

After 2 years of no tournaments due to COVID, we were very excited to be back in action and competing at the Women’s Masters Nationals in beautiful and sunny Cairns.

This year there were 43 teams participating over various age groups, surpassing the number of teams in 2017 and with the addition of a O65s Division 2 competition. The State Delegates in conjunction with HAMC worked hard earlier in the year to try to get a Women’s O70s competition off the ground, but unfortunately the player numbers couldn’t support this option this year and as a result, the O65s Division 2 competition was established. There were 3 teams competing in this division: an outright NSW team, a combined ACT/QLD and WA/Victoria collaboration.

Other WA Women’s Masters teams competing were in the O34s, O40, O50, O55 and O65s Division 1.

No player was left unscathed in-flight changes prior to the tournament and some players taking 58+ hours to finally arrive, but we all managed to get there to witness a very entertaining Opening Ceremony.