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FACL BC - AGM: Save the Date and Call for Nominations

19 Jun 2020 2:04 PM | Anonymous


FACL BC - AGM: SAVE THE DATE AND CALL FOR NOMINATIONS 


1. Save the Date - Annual General Meeting

FACL BC’s Annual General Meeting (the “AGM”) will be held on Thursday, July 30, 2020 from 5:00 to 6:30pm via Zoom. Our official notice, registration link, agenda, and other information will be provided at a later date.

The AGM is open to current FACL BC members only. If you are not a current FACL BC member, you can join or renew your membership through our website. If you have any questions regarding your membership status, please contact us at inquiries@faclbc.ca.

2. Call for Nominations

If you are interested in joining FACL BC’s Board of Directors (the “FACL BC Board”), please submit your nomination statement to inquiries@faclbc.ca by 11:59pm on July 10, 2020. Your nomination statement should include a short summary of who you are, why you are interested in our organization, the extent of your previous involvement with FACL BC (if any), and the position you seek to run for (maximum of 300 words). These nomination statements will be sent to all FACL BC members along with our notice of AGM. Please use the subject line “AGM Nomination”.

The following positions are available:

Directors-at-Large - Two Year Term

The FACL BC Board has four Directors-at-Large positions available. These positions are open to FACL BC’s full members. Members on the FACL BC Board are expected to assume active high-level and on-the-ground leadership for our various initiatives.

Secretary - One Year Term

The FACL BC Board has one Secretary position available. This position is open to FACL BC’s full members. The Secretary is an integral part of the FACL BC Board and responsible for, among others:

  • overseeing the issuance of notices of FACL BC General Meetings and Board meetings;

  • taking minutes of FACL BC General Meetings and Board meetings;

  • maintaining the records of the FACL BC Society in accordance with the Societies Act;

  • assisting in conducting the correspondence of the FACL BC Board; and

  • overseeing the filing of the annual report of the FACL BC and making any other filings with the registrar under the Societies Act.

Area Representatives - One Year Term

The FACL BC Board has one Area Representative position for each of Kamloops and Victoria available. Area Representatives are key liaisons between FACL BC and their respective region’s legal community and represent/promote FACL BC in their respective regions. These positions are open to FACL BC’s full members in Kamloops or Victoria.

Student Directors - One Year Term

The FACL BC Board has one Student Director position for each of BC’s law schools (UBC, TRU, and UVic) available. Student Directors are key liaisons between FACL BC and their respective law school and represent/promote FACL BC at their respective law school. These positions are open to FACL BC’s student members who are current JD or graduate students at UBC, TRU, or UVic.

All FACL BC Board members are expected to attend monthly Board meetings, participate in FACL BC committees (Membership, Advocacy, or Mentorship), and contribute actively to the planning and execution of FACL BC programming and initiatives.

If you have any questions regarding any of the positions, please contact us at inquiries@faclbc.ca.

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