2021 Call for Nominations & Motions

This post serves as notice for every Ontario Basketball (OBA) Active/Affiliate/Honourary Member (“Voting Member”) of the Call for Nominations for directors to serve on the Board of Directors for Ontario Basketball and the Call for Motions for the Annual Meeting of Members (AMM) on Saturday, November 13, 2021, to be held virtually.

Please note, as per By-Law 1 of OBA:

  • Three (3) directors’ positions are open for election on Saturday, November 13, 2021; and
  • The President (John Rocchi) will collect Nominations on behalf of the Nominating Committee.

Board of Directors Nomination

Any individual interested in seeking election to the Board of Directors must be eligible as per By-Law 1 of OBA, and must complete a Nomination & Nominee Profile Form [.pdf].

Please submit your completed forms to John Rocchi as follows:

Chair, Nominating Committee
c/o Ontario Basketball
55 Gordon Street, Suite 2A
Whitby, ON L1N 0J2

Nominations will be accepted until 4:00 p.m., on Thursday, September 30, 2021.

Voting for all eligible positions will be conducted by proxy/ballot, which will be communicated electronically and posted on the OBA website no later than Thursday, September 30, 2021.

The proxy/ballot will enable all voting members to exercise their right to vote even if they are unable to personally attend the Annual Meeting of Members.

As required by the Ontario Corporations Act, elections will be held at the Annual Meetings of Members. Please note, however, nominations from the floor will not be accepted.


Please submit all motions in writing to Claude Nembhard by Thursday, September 30, 2021. The Motion Form [.pdf] has been included. Please note, motions from the floor at the Annual Meeting of Members will be for discussion only.

AMM Presentations

Given the success of presentations offered at previous annual meetings, OBA will once again invite corporate sponsors and partners in development to speak about relevant topics. Additional details to follow.


If you have any questions or would like to discuss this opportunity in greater detail, please contact John Rocchi, Chair, Nominating Committee. You can also contact Claude Nembhard, Executive Director, at 416-477-8075 ext. 202.


Please note: Ontario Basketball recognizes that the contact information for Active Members is subject to change during the course of the membership year. In order to ensure that Ontario Basketball provides appropriate notice to all its Active Members, this notice will be posted on the Ontario Basketball homepage during the period of the Call for Nominations.