NYH Board Officers
The President shall be the Chief Executive Officer of NYH, shall represent the organization before meetings or conferences, or hearings involving issues germane to the interests of the program, shall serve as the chairman of the organization’s Board of Directors, and shall in general supervise and control all of the business affairs of NYH in the corporate capacity.
With the advice and consent of the other elected officers, the President shall be endowed with the authority and duty to appoint members of the standing committees required by these By-laws, and may from time to time constitute such special committees as might be deemed necessary or advisable.
The President may call such a special meeting of the Board of Directors or of standing or special committees as might be deemed appropriate and as provided herein.
With the Clerk or any other duly authorized officer of NYH authorized by The Board of Directors, the President may sign such grant applications, contracts, solicitations for donations, or other instruments which the Board of Directors has by specific or general action authorized to be executed, except in cases where the signing and execution thereof shall be expressly delegated by the Board of Directors or these Bylaws or by statute or governmental regulation to some other officer or agent of NYH; and in general the President shall perform all duties incident to the office of President and such other duties as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors from time to time.
The Vice President – Travel shall report to the President and shall be primarily responsible for the oversight, supervision and control over matters relating to the Travel Program.
In the absence of the President or in the event of his inability or refusal to act, the Vice President-Travel shall perform the duties of the President and, when so acting, shall have all the powers of and be subject to all the restrictions upon the President.
The Vice President-Travel shall also perform such other duties as from time to time may be assigned to him by the President or by the Board of Directors.
In the event that the office of President becomes vacant, the Vice President-Travel shall assume the office of President for the unexpired term and new Vice President-Travel, shall be appointed by a majority vote of the Board of Directors.
The Vice President – Intramural shall report to the President and shall be primarily responsible for the oversight, supervision and control over matters relating to the Intramural Program. In the absence of the President and the Vice President-Travel or in the event of their inability or refusal to act, the Vice President-Intramural shall perform the duties of the President and, when so acting, shall have all the powers of and be subject to all the restrictions upon the President.
The Vice President- Intramural shall also perform such other duties as from time to time may be assigned to him by the President or by the Board of Directors. In the event that the office of President becomes vacant, and the Vice President-Travel, is unable or refuses to serve as such, the Vice President-Intramural shall assume the office of President for the unexpired term and new Vice President-Intramural shall be appointed by a majority vote of the Board of Directors.
The Clerk shall act as the corporation’s secretary and keep the minutes of the meetings of the Board of Directors and of the annual business meeting of NYH membership, ensuring that same are properly maintained and bound in a good, orderly, and business-like manner.
The Clerk shall be responsible for organizational correspondence and shall ensure that all notices are duly given in accordance with the provisions of these By-laws or as required by law. In order that a full, complete, permanent, and central repository of all written materials to or from NYH might be established and maintained, it shall be the duty of the Clerk to forward to the organization’s principal office a true and correct copy of each instrument, document, or letter forwarded to or by NYH, including correspondence exchanged by officers and Directors for or on behalf of the organization.
The Clerk shall be the custodian of NYH's corporate records and shall cause such records (whether as original copies or as true and correct duplicate originals) to be timely transferred to the individual assuming the next term of office as Clerk.
It shall be the duty of the Clerk to keep a register of the post office address of each officer and Director, which post office address shall be furnished to the Clerk by each office and Director; and the Clerk shall in general perform all duties incident to the office of Clerk and such other duties as might from time to time be assigned by the President and the Board of Directors.
The Treasurer shall be responsible for maintaining proper records of all funds raised and disbursed by NYH, and for summarizing such records in true and correct reports to the Board of Directors and to the membership. The Treasurer shall to ensure that tax returns required of NYH are appropriately prepared and timely submitted. The Treasurer shall have be responsible for all funds, securities, or other tangible assets (or instruments evidencing ownership of tangible assets) of NYH. The Treasurer or designee shall receive and give receipts for moneys due and payable to NYH from any source whatsoever, and shall deposit all monies in the name of NYH in such banks, trust companies or other depositories as the Treasurer might determine appropriate or as the Board of Directors might by resolution decree. The Treasurer shall prepare and distribute at least twenty days prior to the regular annual meeting of the Board of Directors a recommended annual operating budget for the Board’s review and approval or revision.
With the President or the Vice President, in the President's absence, or other proper officer or agent authorized by the Board of Directors, the Treasurer shall sign such grant applications, contracts, solicitations for donations, or other instruments binding upon NYH which the Board of Directors has by specific or general action authorized to be executed. If required by the Board of Directors, the Treasurer shall give a bond for the discharge of his duties in such sum and with such surety or sureties as the Board of Directors shall determine. The Treasurer shall in general perform all the duties incident to the office of Treasurer and such other duties as from time to time may be assigned by the President or by the Board of Directors.
NYH Board Positions – At Large
Coaching Director: The coaching director has ultimate responsibility for all coaches and reports to the VP of Travel. These responsibilities include assignment and training of coaches, verification of all coaches CORI forms and USA Hockey registrations, as well as managing the tryout process.
Website & Technology: The Website and Technology Director is responsible for maintaining the website, setting up registration for NYH programs, posting email announcements, setting up seasons and teams, authorizing users and general troubleshooting of the site when members run into problems.
Compliance Director: The Compliance Director has the responsibility of making sure all coaches have completed the CORI forms and have been approved to work with our youth hockey players.
Event Director: The Event Director will be responsible for managing and coordinating membership events. Includes but not limited to beginning, end of season, and Positive Coaching Alliance events.
Girls Program Director: The Girls Program Director is responsible for the administration of the girls programs. This includes assigning coaches, arranging non-league games and disbursement of funds for officials and timekeepers for non league games.
Learn to Skate Director: The LTS Director will be responsible for the administration and on-ice coordination of the LTS program.
Learn to Play Director: The LTP Director will be responsible for the administration and on-ice coordination of the LTP program.
Rink Relations: The Rink Relations Director is responsible for the procurement of ice time from local facilities to support operations of NYH, for developing policy on the use and allocation of ice time (subject to Board approval), and for maintaining a positive relationship with rink owners/managers.
District 9 Representative: Represent NYH in District 9 of Mass Hockey. Responsible for attending periodic District meetings, managing play down tournament logistics, and assisting with compliance for USA and Mass Hockey rules and regulations.