Policy Regarding Public
Submissions of Candidates
Eligible for Election into Honoured Membership
By-laws of Hockey Hall of Fame and Museum provide that only members of the
Selection Committee may submit official nominations of candidates for election
into Honoured Membership (such nominations are considered at the Annual
Elections Meeting of the Selection Committee).
to the criteria set forth below, the Chairman of the Board of Directors will
circulate to the Selection Committee bona-fide submissions from persons other
than members of the Selection Committee. If a submission fails to gain the support of any one member of the Selection Committee (by written nomination filed before the April 15th deadline), such submission will not be considered at the Annual Elections
Meeting. A form letter of acknowledgement will be mailed to persons making bona-fide submissions;
however, in accordance with the confidentiality provisions of the By-laws such
persons shall not be notified as to any nomination by a member of the
Criteria/Policy for Submissions
Submissions shall contain the fullest possible data concerning the record and the merits
of the person eligible for nomination and election.
General letters of opinion and support will be circulated to the Selection Committee
only at the discretion of the Chairman of the Board of Directors or if such
letters are contained within a bona-fide submission.
person can file a submission for only one eligible candidate in each
annual nomination and election proceeding.
Submissions shall be filed with the Chairman of the Board of Directors not later than March 15 in order to facilitate circulation to the Selection Committee (otherwise, the submission shall be deferred to the
next annual nomination and election proceeding).
Persons making a submission that includes support materials i.e. bound presentation documents, newspaper clippings, photographs, audio-visual materials, etc. shall either submit (i) one digital copy of such support materials in a format acceptable for posting via the Selection Committee’s private Intranet site, or (ii) twenty hard copies of such support materials for circulation to the Selection Committee via courier delivery at the Submitter’s expense to be confirmed prior to delivery.