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12.1 All concerns, allegations or reports of poor practice/abuse relating to the welfare of children and young people will be recorded and responded to swiftly and appropriately in accordance by the Executive Committee.

12.2 All complaints regarding the behaviour of members should be presented and submitted in writing to the Vice President.

12.3 The Technical Director and/or Coaches Committee will meet to hear athlete, parent or coaches complaints relating to team issues, outside of section 1, within 10 business days of a complaint being lodged.

12.4 The Technical Director and/or Coaches Committee has the power to take appropriate disciplinary action, including the recommendation to the Executive Committee for termination of membership.

 12.5 The outcome of a disciplinary hearing should be notified in writing to the person who lodged the complaint, and the member against whom the complaint was made, within 5 business days of the hearing.

12.6 There will be the right of appeal to the Executive Committee following disciplinary action being announced. The Executive Committee should consider the appeal within 10 business days of the Secretary receiving the appeal.

12.7 Membership of any member may be suspended, or rescinded, for just cause by majority vote of the current Executive Committee. This shall include, but not limited to, transgressions of the Codes of Conduct of the Club, Volleyball New Brunswick or Volleyball Canada.

12.8 The Administrator shall give at least 48 hours’ notice to such member that a meeting will be held, at which time the Executive Committee will consider the revocation/suspension of their membership. The Secretary shall further advise the member that they are entitled to attend the meeting, but only to give reasons why they oppose the proposed revocation/suspension of membership. Immediately after the meeting, the President shall verbally inform the member of the Executive Committee’s decision. The decision of the Executive Committee is final. A member whose membership has been rescinded will be eligible for membership at a future date as determined by the Executive Committee.


13.1 The constitution may only be amended at the AGM or EGM by majority vote.

13.2 A “Notice of Proposed Amendment” must be submitted to the Secretary at least two weeks in advance of the annual general meeting.


14.1 A resolution to dissolve the club can only be passed at an AGM or EGM through a majority vote of the membership.

14.2 In the event of dissolution, the net assets of the club from liquidation shall go to local charities, local schools, local clubs or Volleyball New Brunswick as decided by members of the outgoing Executive Committee.