2022 FACL BC Annual General Meeting

  • 14 Jul 2022
  • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Zoom

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In accordance with the Bylaws of the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (British Columbia) Society (“FACL BC”), notice is hereby given to all Members of FACL BC that a General Meeting of the Members ("AGM") will be held as follows:

  • Location: Zoom

  • Date: Thursday, July 14, 2022

  • Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

This AGM is open to all current FACL BC members. Please register for the AGM by July 12, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. to receive the Zoom link. Voting will be conducted with the Zoom polling feature for those in virtual attendance. 

If you are not a current FACL BC member or have yet to register for the 2022-2023 year, you can join/renew through our website

The Agenda for the AGM is as follows:

  • 5:00-5:05 – President – Meeting called to order and approval of previous meeting minutes

  • 5:05-5:20 – Treasurer/Secretary remarks – financial statements and membership details

  • 5:20-5:30 – Outgoing President’s remarks

  • 5:30-5:40 – Incoming President’s remarks

  • 5:40-5:50 – Incoming VPs’ remarks

  • 5:50-6:00 – Acknowledgement of departing and remaining board members

  • 6:00-6:25 – Election and appointment of new board members

  • 6:25-6:30 – Closing Remarks and Adjournment

The following positions on the Board shall be voted upon at the AGM 

  • 1 Secretary (one year term)
  • 4 Directors at Large (two year term)
  • 2 Directors at Large (one year term)
  • 3 Student Directors (one year term)
  • 1 Area Representative - Victoria (one year term)
  • 1 Area Representative - Kamloops (one year term)

If you are interested in joining FACL BC’s Board, please submit your nomination statement to info@faclbc.ca by 11:59pm on June 30, 2022. 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). Please use the subject line “AGM Nomination”. These nomination statements will be sent to all FACL BC members. You may submit a nomination statement for no more than one position. For more information on the FACL BC Board, please see the recording of our info session here

All board members are expected to attend monthly board meetings (in-person & teleconference) and contribute actively to the planning and execution of FACL BC programming and initiatives.

FACL BC’s leadership team offers an excellent avenue for junior and experienced lawyers and law students alike to contribute to the community, establish rich and diverse new contacts, and build upon leadership skills. We are a pan-Asian organization celebrating the diversity of our Asian communities – we explicitly encourage South Asian, East Asian, West Asian, Southeast Asian, and other Asian-Canadian legal professionals to participate in FACL BC.

If you have any questions regarding your membership status, please email us at membership@faclbc.ca.

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