Every fall we hold our Annual General Meeting where our Board of Directors is elected, and the Board Executives are appointed. Below, our new Board President, David Morris, offers some insight into the structure and role of our board and its key priorities over the next year.
On September 24, 2020 we held its annual general meeting (AGM), but with COVID-19 affecting large gatherings, this year the AGM was held virtually through Zoom. Utilizing the technical expertise of our staff, the board and our members were able to take part in the meeting, hear and see the presentation from our auditors and ask questions of the Board and vote on resolutions put forward. Overall the meeting went very well.
inclusion Powell River Society’s board is made up of fifteen volunteers from which the Executive is appointed, comprised of the President, David Morris, Vice-President, Arlette Raaen, Treasurer, Paul Clements and Secretary, Joyce Carlson.
The board is a governance board versus an administrative board. Its role is to provide oversite of the organization and to ensure inclusion Powell River Society is striving to achieve its vision of creating “A safe, inclusive community where everyone belongs”. The majority of this oversight occurs through various committees which in turn report to the board at the monthly directors’ meetings.
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