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March 6/09 19:09 pm - OCA 2009 AGM

Posted by Editoress on 03/6/09

The AGM will be held at 3:00 pm March 14th at the Direct Energy centre. The Toronto International Bike Show is being held in the same building. Entrance to the AGM is through the show lobby and you do not have to pay to enter the bike show to participate in the AGM.

The notice of meeting was printed in the Handbook that went in the mail last week. In the handbook it identifies the positions up for election. Since publication the slate of positions open has changes as is reflected below.

The following positions are up for election:
President: 2 year term
VP High Performance: 2 year term
Club Liaison: 2 year term
Member at Large: 1yr term (to fit prescribed election cycle)

Sue Morrow the incumbent VP BMX has indicated that she will be stepping down from this position to facilitate the transition to the Member at Large position. Sue has indicated that it is her intention to run for the position of Club Liaison.

If you are interested in running for a position you must be a current member of the association and submit you nomination paperwork by midnight March 7. The nomination form must be signed by a current member of the association. Nomination Form - Click Here (PDF form)

If you are unable to attend the AGM please use your right to vote using a proxy - Click here Please note that you must be a member in good standing to exercise your right to a proxy. The proxy holder does not have to be a member.

In addition to the election the following business will be brought forward to the membership:

Proposed By-Law Amendments - AGM Notice page 4 of Handbook

A series of motions will be made to restructure the Board of Directors.

The position of VP BMX will be removed and a position called "Member at large" created. As the association evolves it is important to attract members who bring a general perspective to the board. Specific roles and responsibilities will be assigned as required by the board. The BMX committee remains unchanged and will continue to function as a staff supported program committee with reporting directly to the board.


3.1 (b) replace the word "and BMX"
(c) remove "a club Liaison", and replace with "a club Liaison and a member at large"
3.12 Replace "Vice-President BMX" with "Member at Large"
3.24 replace "Vice-President BMX" with "Member at Large"
3.25 (d) delete entire section and replace with "the Member at Large shall have the responsibility for duties as may from time to time be established by the board"


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