Independent Board Member: Scottish Ice Hockey Limited

Location: National

Salary: Expenses

Contract term: Co-opt for initial period followed by member ratification for 3-year cycle by rotation.

Closing Date: 21st May 2021, 23:59

Information about the role

The Scottish Ice Hockey Association is currently seeking to recruit strategic leaders who will be able to work with the board in the interest of members to support the development of ice hockey in Scotland.  The role is to provide independent, unbiased advice to stakeholders that reflect the views of our members, to promote greater levels of participation in and awareness of our sport, providing a high-quality service to our members.

Our membership covers a broad spectrum of participants including juniors, seniors, and recreational players in addition to supporting the development of our sport through educational programmes for our volunteers.

We are looking to appoint at least two independent directors and are inviting applications to be considered by the board.  We need individuals with strong leadership skills who can continue to develop and influence the strategic focus and direct the organisation towards its future.  You would need to be able to make a commitment to the SIHA and devote the necessary time, have strategic vision, independent judgement, an ability to think creatively and a willingness to speak your mind.

Scottish Ice Hockey is currently undergoing a governance review which is looking to provide a new governing body for the sport across Scotland and the role will need to support the view of members in this transitional period.

we are looking for candidates who have skills in one or more of the following areas:

  • Finance
  • Legal
  • Communications and Marketing

And, bring experience from one of the following sectors:

  • Private sector
  • Public sector
  • Voluntary Sector

We value diversity throughout our organisation and through our Equality and Diversity Policy are striving for a more diverse Board of Directors.  We welcome nominations from everyone, in particular we are looking to attract nominations from women, BAME groups and people with disabilities

We will pay Directors’ travel expenses and provide a full induction to the organisation’s work.  You will be expected to attend at least six Board meetings a year, which are normally held centrally in the country.  In addition, we would encourage your attendance at a number of associated meetings/activities and events.

For more detailed information about the SIHA and a list of the current Directors, please visit our website at  For an informal discussion about the role of Director please contact the Chair of the Association, David Hand, on 07970223301. 

Please email your CV and Covering Letter to the nominations committee email-

Date published: 19 April 2021
Date updated: 19 April 2021


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