Members: The Wings Hockey Blue Line Club will consist of five (5) members whose general duties are as follows:
Blue Line Club Account Treasurer: The Wings Hockey Blue Line Club maintains a separate account to support non-school related activities, which will be managed by one of the Parent Representatives.
President: The President will schedule and run all meetings and oversee the general functioning of the Wings Hockey Blue Line Club. The President will also be involved in the approval of the team budget, which will be developed with the Athletic Director, Head Coach, Treasurer and Parent Representatives. The President is chosen by the Athletic Director and Head Coach.
Student Activity Account Treasurer: The Treasurer will assist the Athletic Directory in the management of the Student Activity Account and be involved in the approval of the team budget. The Treasurer is chosen by the Athletic Director and Head Coach.
Parent Representatives: Three (3) Parent Representatives will assist the President and be involved in the approval of the team budget. The Parent Representatives are chosen by a vote among existing parents. See the Nominations and Elections sections below for more information.
Volunteer Coordination: The Wings Hockey Blue Line Club will coordinate game day parental responsibilities, including people to work the gate, announcer, score box, penalty boxes, and chuck-a-puck.
Equipment Responsibilities: The organization will purchase equipment and materials, including practice jerseys, socks, equipment bags and pucks & puck bags, as needed. The Blue Line Club will assist with the purchase, maintenance, distribution and storage of equipment under the direction of the team's Athletic Director and Head Coach. (Amended 8/31/15)
Fundraising: Money earned through individual skater fee reduction fundraising activities will be credited to each families account balance. These funds may be used to offset fees assessed to each skater by the Wings Hockey Blue Line Club in the current or any future year(s) that the family is participating in the Wings Hockey Organization, as long as there is no time gap in family participation on the team. Money earned through fund raising will not be refunded to any family if a skater leaves the program or if there is a gap in family member participation on the team. The remaining funds will be credited to the general fund.
Special Events: The Wings Hockey Blue Line Club is responsible for the coordination of special events including, but not limited to, captain's practices, the parent social, youth night, senior night, the year-end banquet and hotel reservations for overnight trips. The work associated with these events may be performed by a non-member selected by the Wings Hockey Blue Line Club.
Meetings: The President of the Wings Hockey Blue Line Club will schedule meetings as needed. Meetings will be open to all parents of Wings Hockey players.
Nominations: The Wings Hockey Blue Line Club shall solicit and identify potential candidates and present a slate of nominees at the Spring meeting. Candidates must submit interest in writing to the President at least one (1) week prior to the elections.
Elections: Wings Hockey Blue Line Club Parent Representatives will be elected during the off-season prior to April 1st by the current parents. Parent Representatives will serve two (2) year terms, running from April 1st to March 31st of each year. New Wings Hockey Blue Line Club members will be elected from the list of candidates presented by the serving members. In the event of school addition to co-op; the new school will have a parent representative for one (1) year transition. Parent representatives will not exceed more than 3.
Replacements: If a Wings Hockey Blue Line Club member is unable or unwilling to serve his/her entire term, a replacement will be appointed by the Wings Hockey Blue Line Club to serve until the next election.
Removal from Office: A simple majority vote of the Wings Hockey parents and coaches would remove any Wings Hockey Blue Line Club member. All meetings where removal of Wings Hockey Blue Line Club member will be considered must be announced one (1) week in advance by written notice to all Wings Hockey parents and coaches. Replacement of Wings Hockey Blue Line Club members is outlined above.
Date Implemented: April 1, 2012
Bylaws Amended: April 11, 2018