SQUASH BC’S CONSTITUTION & BYLAWS
In January 2017, the Squash BC Membership passed Squash BC’s Constitution. In June 2023, the Squash BC Membership passed Squash BC’s updated ByLaws. These governing documents ensure that our organization complies with the current BC Society’s Act.
Squash BC’s Strategic Plan
Squash BC released our 2023-28 Strategic Plan in November 2023. This guiding document provides the strategic framework our organization uses to achieve our goals.
Squash BC’s Policies & Procedures
Squash BC’s Policies and Procedures are currently under review by our Executive Director, Staff Team and Board of Directors. Our most recent full Policies and Procedures manual (2017) is available below, along with a summary list of policy changes approved since then.
SQUASH BC’S POLICY & PROCEDURES UPDATES (NOVEMBER 2017 TO PRESENT)
SUMMARY OF SUBSTANTIVE CHANGES
The current version of Squash BC’s Policy and Procedures document is dated October 23, 2017. All substantive changes to policies, as approved by the Squash BC Board of Directors since then, are noted below. They replace the policies as seen in the full document above.
- March 7, 2022 – Board approves the Out-of-Province Tournament Participant Policy
- November 23, 2021 – Board approves the Junior Tournament Eligibility Policy
- January 18, 2021 – Board approves the following Pan-Canadian Policies
- November 24, 2020 – Board approves the Pan-Canadian Appeals Policy
- November 21, 2020 – Board approves revised High Performance Program Policies and Procedures
- November 13, 2018 – Revised policy Junior expense funding:
“Motion to revise policy 13.1 g) as follows: To receive expense funding in a junior’s last year of high school, that junior must be have attended the Coaching Foundations Course. Carried.
- September 16, 2018 – Board approves the following Pan-Canadian Policies, effective June 15th, 2019
September 16, 2018 – Revised Officiating policies:
Motion to approve the changes to policy 11.2b. Carried.
“Costs and what participants receive at a Squash BC Mini Officiating Clinic:
- Free for certified referees who are members in good standing of Squash BC; $25 for Squash BC members who are not certified referees; $35 for everyone else.
- Minimum of 10 attendees needed to facilitate a rules clinic.
- The Mini Officiating Clinic consists of a 1 to 2 hour presentation, depending on how many questions are asked.
- We need a “Quiet” room with enough capacity to accommodate the attendees.
- A court is necessary
- Course Facilitator’s (CF’s) who give courses must be certified as a Provincial Assessor or National Assessor, or have special permission from Squash Canada to facilitate rules clinics.
- CF’s who travel more than 100 Km one way to a course or take a ferry or stay overnight will be compensated for travel as per Squash BC’s general travel policies, otherwise no mileage, accommodation or meals may be claimed.
- CF’s honorariums for courses will be $75.
July 3, 2018 – Revised Officiating policies:
Motion to approve the changes to policies 11.3.d and 11.3. Carried.
11.3.d “At adult tournaments where officials are required or have been requested, all main draw matches of the top two flights starting at the semi-finals shall be officiated by certified referees
11.3.e “At junior tournaments where officials are required or have been requested, all main draw matches of the U17 and U19 (or top flight, where appropriate) events starting at the semi-finals shall be officiated by certified referees.