BC Soccer board of director, Chuck Bennett resigns position

Vancouver, BC, November 7, 2017 - BC Soccer would like to inform the soccer community of the recent resignation of board director Chuck Bennett. His resignation comes as a result of a need to support his local soccer community, the Nelson Youth Soccer Association. The BC Soccer board fully supports his decision and understands why he must resign his director position with the association. Further, the board thanks Chuck Bennett for his active contribution to support the association as it works to support soccer in BC and met its strategic objectives as outlined in the 2016-2019 Strategic Plan.

The board, via the President, is currently reviewing the options available to fill the vacancy in accordance with the BC Soccer bylaws.

About BC Soccer

BC Soccer is the provincial sport governing body with the mission to govern, promote and develop the game of soccer in British Columbia in a professional and progressive manner. Established in 1907, BC Soccer is the largest provincial sport organization (PSO) in BC and the third largest soccer specific PSO in Canada with over 150,000 participants.  As a professional not-for-profit society and a member of Canada Soccer, BC Soccer is committed to providing the widest opportunities for existing and potential participants, as well as provide support in the most effective and appropriate way for current players, parents, volunteers, member clubs, leagues and districts.  

BC Soccer is comprised of more than 120,000 registered players, over 2,200 registered referees, and thousands of volunteer coaches, administrators and soccer leaders. Working with its 40 member Youth Districts and 11 Adult Leagues as well as their affiliate member clubs, BC Soccer operates under the guiding principles of Professional Leadership, Passionate Service and Progressive Collaboration. In managing its relationships throughout the larger soccer community, BC Soccer’s vision is to ensure every British Columbian has the opportunity to be involved in soccer as part of a lifelong commitment to active, health and involved lifestyle