Basketball Manitoba hosted its 43rd Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, June 11 and the evening saw the transition of its Board of Directors to add 3 new members join the group for 2019-20.  Thank you to Dirk Leavesley, Edwin Garing and Tanya MacKay (pictured in order above, second row) who are leaving the Board for all your ongoing and continuing contributions to the sport of basketball!  Replacing after the AGM election by the membership is Ron Guinto, Michele Sung (Hynes) and Mike Weekes (pictured in order above, first row) who are very active members of the basketball community in a variety of roles.  Re-elected to another 2-year term in Chino Argueta who was also named as the Association's new Vice President (pictured last, second row).  Appointed by the new Board was Ross Wedlake in the role of President and James Dark in the role as Treasurer. 

The full Basketball Manitoba Board of Directors for 2019-20 will be... (VIEW BOARD BIOS)
  1. Ross Wedlake - President
  2. Chino Argueta - Vice President
  3. James Dark - Treasurer
  4. Kirby Schepp - Director
  5. Glenn Matsumoto - Director
  6. Chiranjit Goswami - Director
  7. Arlyn Filewich - Director
  8. Ron Guinto - Director
  9. Michele Sung - Director
  10. Mike Weekes - Director 
The meeting also saw the formal presentation of the 2018-19 Basketball Manitoba Audited Financial Statement and a number of other reports from the Directors and Staff.  All documents presented at the AGM can be found below.  A new Notice of Motion that was passed unanimously will now see the Manitoba Aboriginal Sports and Recreation Council (MASRC) hold voting privileges at all future Basketball Manitoba Annual General Meetings.

To close the evening, the group openly discussed a number of items currently facing the sport including coach education and development.

The meeting was attended by representatives from ...
  • University of Winnipeg
  • Brandon University
  • University of Manitoba
  • Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference 
  • Manitoba Aboriginal Sports and Recreation Council
  • Winnipeg Minor Basketball Association
  • Peg City Basketball League
  • Winnipeg Basketball League (Men's and Women's) 
  • Westman Youth Basketball Association
  • Manitoba Basketball African Association 
  • Philippine Basketball Association  
  • Winnipeg Wolves Basketball Club
  • Manitoba Magic Basketball Club
  • Junior Bison Basketball Club
  • Gladiators Basketball Club
  • Junior Bobcats Basketball Club
  • Manitoba Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Manitoba Association of Basketball Officials
  • Basketball Manitoba Board of Directors
  • Basketball Manitoba Staff
You can view the entire AGM Package that was distributed at the meeting below


Subscribe to Email Newsletter
Share this article to...