To: ROWONTARIO Member Clubs
From: Brian Storosko – ROWONTARIO Nominating Sub-Committee Chair
Cc: Judy Sutcliffe – ROWONTARIO Governance Committee Chair
Date: September 12th, 2018
Subject: Slate of Directors for the 2018 ROWONTARIO AGM
As per ROWONTARIO By-Law 2.02, the ROWONTARIO Nominating Sub-Committee was tasked with responsibility of putting together a Slate of Directors for election at the 2018 ROWONTARIO Annual General Meeting.
There are four director vacancies to be filled at the AGM.
The Governance Committee, which the Nominating Sub-Committee reports to, identified a need to select individuals with experience in one or more of the following areas including but no limited to, human resources; Legal, Fundraising, Marketing/Public Relations, Government relations.
The Nominating Sub-Committee presents the following Slate of Directors for election at the 2018 ROWONTARIO Annual General Meeting.
• Amanda Schweinbenz – seeking re-election
• Christopher Waddell – seeking re-election
• Margy Braga – seeking re-election
• Caitlin Beresford – Caitlin’s bio is available here
Changed at the 2017 Annual General meeting, the Board shall elect from among the Directors a President and may appoint any other Director to be Treasurer and Secretary at its first meeting following the annual meeting of the Member Clubs. (ROWONTARIO By-Law 5.05)
In accordance with By-Law 2.03 other candidates may also seek election to the Board of Directors. The process for this includes;
a) Other Candidates for any of the Elected Offices of the Association shall announce their intent, in writing, to the Secretary or delegate, no less than thirty (30) days prior to the Annual General Meeting.
b) Such Candidates require the sponsorship of two (2) Member Clubs in good standing. Candidates for office must be an ORA Registered Participant in good standing.
c) The Secretary or delegate shall inform all Members of the names of those seeking office, fifteen (15) days prior to the Annual General Meeting.
For the 2018 Annual General Meeting, other candidates must submit their intent and support from two (2) member clubs, in writing, by Thursday November 1st, 2018, Submission should be sent to ROWONTARIO via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.