2018 Assembly General Meeting

AGENDA

2017 AGM MINUTES

FINANCES

2017 AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CURRENT BOARD OF DIRECTORS

PROPOSED BOARD OF DIRECTORS SLATE (2018-2019)

BYLAWS

 

 

AGM Agenda

Sunday, November 4th 2018, 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Location: Concordia University MB Building (room to be announced)

1616 Saint-Catherine St W, Montreal, QC H3H 1L7

 

  • Call to order and introduction
  • Appointment of minute taker
  • Notice of meeting
  • Establishment of quorum
  • Voting procedure and explanation of consensus
  • Adoption of Agenda
  • Adoption of Minutes of AGM of 2017
  • Report from the Chair: Mary Lou Morgan
  • Report from the ED: Diana Bronson
  • Report from the Treasurer: Wendy Roscoe
    • Treasurer’s report
    • Adoption of Financial Statements for FY Sept 1 2016 to Aug 31, 2017
    • Review of budget for FY Sept 1, 2018 to Aug 31, 2019
    • Appointment of auditor for FY Sept 1 2018 to Aug 31 2019
  • Proposed Bylaw amendment (to increase maximum number of board members to 15)
    • Election of new Board of Directors (Nominations committee)
    • Adjournment of Business meeting

Proposed Board Slate 2018-19

New Board Members (Find bios here

Larry McDermott 

Jessica McLaughin

Melana Roberts 

Bibiana Virguez

Returning Board Members (Find bios here) 

Kristina Craig 

Susanna Klassen

Nancy Neamtan

Julie Price

Satya Ramen

Wendy  Roscoe

Ryan Turnbull

 

Bylaws

Read the bylaws here

Special Resolution of Members of Food Secure Canada are as follows:

Regarding the authorization for the directors to apply for Articles of Amendment and to Amend the Bylaws under the provisions of the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act (CNCA) :

WHEREAS the Corporation was incorporated under Part II of the Canada Corporations Act by Letters Patent dated the 19th day of October, 2006;

AND WHEREAS the Corporation applied for and received a Certificate of Continuance on December 6, 2013, pursuant to section 211 of the CNCA;

AND WHEREAS the Corporation wishes to amend the Certificate of Continuance by changing the maximum number of Directors of the Corporation and the number and amending the Bylaws accordingly in accordance with the CNCA;

BE IT RESOLVED AS A SPECIAL RESOLUTION THAT:

The directors of the Corporation are authorized and directed to make an application under the CNCA to the Director appointed under the CNCA for Articles of Amendment;

The Articles of Amendment of the Corporation, which have been submitted to this meeting and are annexed to these minutes as Schedule A, are approved;

Paragraph 25 of the general operating by-law of the Corporation (as amended) is amended effective on this date to read as follows:

25. Number of Directors

The Board shall consist of between five (5) and fifteen (15) Directors, as specified in the articles. The Board of Directors is authorized by the membership of the Association to, by resolution, fix the number of

Directors of the Association and the number of Directors to be elected at annual meetings of the members, as it deems necessary from time to time.

Any one of the officers and directors of the Corporation is authorized to take all such actions and execute and deliver all such documentation, including the annexed Articles of Amendment, and such other documents which are necessary or desirable for the implementation of this resolution.

Dated: as of the    day of    , 2018