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2013 Annual General Meeting

The SKGABC Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, November 9th, 2013.

Time: 10am - 2pm *coffee and refreshments provided

Location: Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, BC

Building: 305 - Library Building

Room: 507

Directions: Enter Library front doors. Proceed to fifth floor.

Map: Vancouver Island University Map

All members of the Alliance are welcome to attend. The success of the SKGABC is based on the energy of our volunteers. To be eligible to vote, membership must be current prior to the commencement of the AGM.

SKYPE Conference Call A limited number of spaces may be available for individuals who may wish to join via SKYPE. We will make every effort to set-up a SKYPE conference call for the meeting, and those wishing to attend in this manor please contact .

Schedule of Events

10:00 - 11:45 - Discussion Period

This is an opportunity to discuss opportunities and issues facing the Alliance. Questions, feedback, and inspiration welcome. Topics of discussion will include a summary of progress on the Guide Liability Insurance program, and more.

11:45 - 12:15 - Break and Refreshments

12:15 - 2:00 - Annual General Meeting

The Order of Business shall be:

1) The Adoption of Rules of Order
2) The Adoption of the minutes of the previous AGM and executive meetings
3) President's Report
4) Reading of correspondence at the discretion of the executive
5) The consideration of the financial statements
6) The reports of the executive
7) Report of the Treasurer
8) Reports of the Committees
9) Motions for amendments to the bylaws. 10) Election of Officers (as per the Societies Act).

    The SKGABC elects Directors for two-year terms. As such, 4 of 8 positions are open for election each year.

    *Any individuals interested in running are encouraged to Contact Us

11) Appointment of an auditor.
12) Other business.
13) Adjournment of the meeting

Proxy voting on issues of Special Resolution is permitted. If you wish to obtain a Proxy Vote, please contact us

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