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Nominations

Board of Directors Nominations Procedures

In advance of the 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held at the Langley Events Centre (Langley) on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, nominations are sought for Directors of the Board of the Invasive Species Council of Metro Vancouver (ISCMV). The ISCMV is a non-profit society composed of representatives from stewardship groups, contractors, academic institutions, nurseries, non-profit organizations and all levels of government working to improve the way invasive species are managed in Metro Vancouver. There are 7 Director positions open for the 2019-2022 term. Note that officer positions (Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer and Secretary) are appointed at the first Board of Directors meeting after the AGM and are not part of the nominations process.

Duties of the Board of Directors

The Board of Directors provides executive direction to the society. The ISCMV policy & procedures manual provides the direction and responsibilities to the Directors. Terms are 3-years. Directors may serve for more than one term. Directors must be members of the ISCMV and agree to uphold the mandate of the society. Directors are volunteers and provide their time to the Board without financial or material compensation. Directors may be eligible for reimbursement of out-of-pocket mileage, parking and meal expenses involved in attending Board meetings and other ISCMV events. Directors are expected to attend Board meetings (usually held quarterly at locations throughout the region) and the annual spring and fall forums, participate on ISCMV committees and in e-mail discussion and decision-making.

Nomination Procedures

If you are interested in running for a position as Director, please complete the form below and submit it along with a current resume or curriculum vitae by 11:59 PM on April 23, 2019. If you wish to nominate someone else, please forward the person this information. Nominations will not be accepted from the floor at the AGM. If more nominations are received than positions available an election will be conducted by secret ballot at the AGM. Nominees will each have a brief opportunity to present themselves to the membership at the AGM. Nominees do not have to be in attendance at the AGM. All members of the ISCMV are eligible to vote; voting by proxy is not permitted. New members are welcome.

If you would like more information about becoming a Director, please contact us to chat with a current staff member or Director.