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Posted by Tearmann Admin on 9 June 2017

TEARMANN SOCIETY FOR ABUSED WOMEN will be hosting the Annual General Meeting on June 21, 2017 at Summer Street Industries.  Light refreshments will be served from 6:30 - 7:00 p.m. The meeting wll begin at 7 p.m.

 

Tearmann Society for Abused Women

AGM Briefing Note ______________________________________________________________________________

By-law Revision

The by-law and proposed revision has been distributed with the meeting material and a notice of the amendment was posted/advertised as required by Section 11 of the by-laws. The Governance Committee has recommended changes to one by-law and this revision has been reviewed by the Board of Directors. The Board has endorsed the revised by-law to be brought forth at the Annual General Meeting for approval of the membership.

The Governance Committee reviews the by-laws regularly to ensure they:

  • · are in line with our governing legislation and model of board governance;
  • · are current and reflect any recent changes and governance updates that have been made; and
  • · have simple and easy-to-read language.

 

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the membership of Tearmann Society for Abused Women approves the revised by-law as presented at the June 21, 2017 Annual General Meeting.

 

 


AGM Motion Form

 

Proposed Motion:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Board of Directors of Tearmann Society for Abused Women revise Section 51 to reflect more accurately the Executive Director’s responsibility.

Rationale:

The Complementary Model of Board Governance acknowledges that the responsibility of preparation of the minutes, custody of the books and records, and custody of the minutes of all the meetings of the Society and of the Board of Directors shall be the responsibility of the Executive Director.

Section 51 currently reads:

51) Preparation of minutes, custody of the books and records, and custody of the minutes of all the meetings of the Society and of the Board of Directors shall be the responsibility of the Secretary.

Suggestion revision to Section bolded and underlined:

51) Preparation of minutes, custody of the books and records, and custody of the minutes of all the meetings of the Society and of the Board of Directors shall be the responsibility of the Executive Director.

 

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