Branch Information

The Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook Branch is made up of people that care! An effective Board of Directors along with passionate people are what make this organization sustainable into the future.

If you are interested in volunteering on the Board of Directors or are curious about what it is like, feel free to contact kimcran@wildsight.ca or 250.427.2535.

POLICY

In 2015 the Board of Directors was busy creating the following manual to help direct how we function as an organization:

 

STRATEGIC PLANNING

In 2016, we underwent a visioning process along with the help of local consultant Becky Pelkonen of Handspun Consulting.

 

2017 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The 2017 AGM will be held on April 7th 2017 at Centre 64 in Kimberley. Click here for event details.

   Excerpt from our Policy and Procedures Manual regarding elections:
   3.      Elections
     3.1.   Elections shall be conducted as set out in Wildsight Regional and Branch Bylaws
     3.2.   The maximum number of directors elected at any one time will be 12.
        3.2.1.      If there are fewer than 12 candidates, those nominated will be declared elected by acclamation.
        3.2.2.      If there are more than 12 candidates, a secret ballot vote will be held in which those 12 candidates who receive the greatest number of secret ballot votes will be elected.
        3.2.3.      The chairperson may designate a member who is not a Director to conduct a vote and act as scrutineer.
     3.3.   Candidates for the Board of directors must:
        3.3.1.      Be a member of Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook in good standing;
        3.3.2.      Be nominated by another member in good standing; 
     3.4.   Customary Practice 2016: In the event that there are new, and/or more than 12 candidates, Candidates are advised to provide a brief written introduction of themselves (not more than 200 words) for presentation to those present at the meeting. Such introduction may include but need not be limited to:
        3.4.1.      Name
        3.4.2.      Occupation/career
        3.4.3.      Experience and or education
        3.4.4.      Reason(s)  for their candidacy
     3.5.    Candidates may submit brief bios (max 200 words) to the branch manager for printing

 

2016 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The 2016 AGM was held on April 13th 2016 at the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce. Please see the following materials related to our AGM:

Upcoming events related to Kimberley Cranbrook

Bring A Weed: Pull & Tell

Event Date:  Wednesday, August 22, 2018

On Wednesday August 22nd from 7-8:30pm the Weed Warriors from East Kootenay Invasive Species Council (EKISC…

Open Garden Days - At the Kimberley Open Gate Garden

Event Date:  Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Join us every Wednesday morning between 9am - 12pm to find out what the Open Gate Garden is all…

Kimberley Farmers' Market

Event Date:  Thursday, September 20, 2018

Wildsight Kimberley/Cranbrook operates this popular farmers’ market every Thursday from 5-7:30pm - June 23rd to September 8th, 2016. Local area fruit and vegetables, eggs, meat, sourdough bread and honey, handcrafted art, jewelry, body care products, fresh baked goods, and ready to food.

Fifth Annual Harvest Party

Event Date:  Sunday, September 23, 2018

Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook is pleased to host our 5th Annual Harvest Party at Kimberley's Open Gate Garden…

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Branch Information

Contact

1650 Warren Avenue
Kimberley, BC V1A 1R6
Office Hours: Tuesday-Wednesday, 10am-4:30pm
Phone: 250-427-2535
kimcran@wildsight.ca

Join The Team

Want to protect wildlife, clean water and wild spaces? Volunteer with us! Wildsight volunteers are a very special group of people who give generously of their time to stuff envelopes, attend rallies, help run events, put up posters, keep tabs on forestry practices in their communities and participate in citizen science initiatives.

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