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 email@example.com or 250.427.2535.
2019 Annual General Meeting Snack + Social
The meeting is being held in conjunction with the Nature Appreciation Extravaganza on Wednesday April 24, 2019. The short AGM starts at 8 PM at the Aboriginal Gathering Place at College of the Rockies in Cranbrook. Click HERE for more event details.
Excerpt from our Policy and Procedures Manual regarding 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:
3.4.3. 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
In 2016, we underwent a visioning process along with the help of local consultant Becky Pelkonen of Handspun Consulting.