To approve amendments to the Association’s Bylaws in the form: Revised Bylaws for October 29 2015 Special Meeting.pdf in order to add clarity, establish new categories of membership effective January 2016, and add detail to the Director selection process.
This meeting is for "Regular" members only.
The three main changes being proposed are:
1. Membership Categories (Section 2.2) - To revise current categories that will allow group memberships. The new membership categories will also allow for more streamlined corporate, non-profit and professional categories. To view the background on this, click here.
2. Board Appointments (Section 5.1)- To reduce the number of voting Board of Director positions from 11 to 12 by removing the Government of Alberta appointee from the Board (in an effort to address any potential conflict of interest of this position. Provision also added to the bylaw that allows for greater involvement from a variety of government departments and partners by allowing the board of Directors to appoint any number of non voting representatives to the Board.
3. Proxy Voting (Section 2.4c, 9.1, 9.2, 10.2)- Allow proxies for voting.
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