Voted into effect Jan 21, 2015
The Toronto Skateboarding Committee (TSC) aims to promote and enhance skateboarding and is accountable to represent and serve the needs of skateboarders in Toronto and adjacent areas.
The TSC accomplishes this by consulting with local skateboarders, as well as the broader national and international skateboard communities to identify and bring attention to issues and opportunities, and to formulate plans and strategies to address concerns and needs.
The TSC exists as an extensive local knowledgebase and aims to provide counsel and support on all manners of projects, programs, legislation and policies involving skateboarding in Toronto to all levels of government, local communities and the private sector.
Membership directive: TSC members must be dedicated to supporting the interests and needs of skateboarders in Toronto and adjacent areas.
Membership goals: The TCS seeks to represent the interests of skateboarders across all areas of the city and the diverse needs of skateboarders participating in all varieties of skateboarding.
Participation and input is also desired from:
See details on member roles and qualifications in organizational by-laws.
Staff from Parks, Forestry and Recreation, along will other City Divisions are invited to all meetings. Special invitations may ensue for specific topics.
See organizational by-laws.
See organizational by-laws.
Defined or standing sub-committee are outlined in the organizational by-laws – they include membership, skatepark strategy and marketing.
Provisional sub-committees may be formed as needed to manage committee projects and business, and address particular issues as they arise.
Provisional sub-committees work at the direction of the TSC, and are not self-appointed.
Provisional sub-committees are not adherent to rules on quorum, but recommendations must go before the full committee and be subject to a vote to move forward, or for recommendations to be incorporated.
See by-law for complete details.
At a minimum TSC executive meeting are held bi-monthly, with additional meetings as needed to carry out committee business.
An annual report will be prepared detailing the work and accomplishments of the committee and presented for review at each annual general meeting. The committee will vote to approve the report. A sub-committee or member may be assigned to prepare the report.
The TSC’s annual general meeting is scheduled to take place each year in April in anticipation of the upcoming prime outdoor skateboarding season.
See by-laws for all provisions and requirements of annual general meeting.
These terms of reference will be reviewed and approved (or modified as necessary) annually by TSC to ensure adherence to highly dynamic and often changing skateboard community needs.