SCARS 2023 Annual General Meeting
Please join us on May 27 at 2:00 PM “in-person” for the SCARS 2023 Annual General Meeting. The meeting will be held at the Italian Cultural Centre (Italia Hall), 14230 – 133 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta.
In addition to the presentation of the 2022 financial statements, along with Committee reports, SCARS’ membership will be voting for expiring and vacant Board positions.
- Vice Chair, three-year term
- Secretary, three-year term
- One Director-at-Large, three-year term
The following nomination process will be implemented:
Election nominations for expiring and / or vacant board positions will be accepted effective April 4, 2023 and must be submitted to the Secretary via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to Second Chance Animal Rescue Society Box 3045, Athabasca, AB T9S 2B9 and received no later than April 28, 2023. A package of nominees and applicable material will be provided to members at the meeting.
Nominations will not be accepted from the floor of the Annual General Meeting unless a Board vacancy occurs as a result of the Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, or Secretary position being filled during the Annual General Meeting by an existing Director.
All nomination submissions must include a brief biography, including a statement of what the nominee will bring to the board and society.
Each nominee, to be elected to the Board, must meet all of the following qualifications:
(a) Be a member in good standing for a period of at least 30 days prior to the Annual General Meeting;
(b) Have, on or before the date of election or appointment to the Board, achieved the age of majority specified by the Province of Alberta;
(c) Not be an employee of the Society;
(d) Not be a contractor or a vendor to the Society; and
Elected Board Members must agree to, adhere to, and comply with, the SCARS Board and Volunteer policies.
Any natural person may become a Member by either:
- Applying to the Secretary, and paying the designated membership fee in effect from time to time; currently $25.00 or
- Having been appointed by the Board as an Honourary Life Member.
In order to vote, an individual must be a member in good standing “for at least 30 days prior to the Annual General Meeting”. To become a member, click here