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Governance Committee

Governance Committee

This committee is responsible for reviewing branch bylaws and proposing updates as appropriate, which includes examining the pros and cons of incorporating our branch. Additionally, this committee proposes resolutions to the Board of Directors which, on approval will be forwarded to  our National Office to be presented at national Annual General Meetings (AGM), which are held in June each year. Resolutions on any pertinent topic can be submitted by branch members to this Committee.

The committees mandate includes:

  1. Preparing draft bylaws and amendments for presentation to the full Board of Directors and subsequently to the general membership for approval.
  2. Reviewing proposed amendments to the national organization’s bylaws and presenting recommendations to the full Board of Directors to determine the position that the branch will take on these matters at regional and national levels.
  3. Explore and report on the pros and cons of incorporating Edmonton Branch to the full Board of Directors and subsequently to the general membership.

This committee meets at the call of the chair or at the request of two or more board members.