2015 AGM Board Elections

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2015 Whitewater Ontario Board Election

 

The WO Board has endorsed the proposed changes to our governance model and its use in the 2015 election pending acceptance of the changes at the upcoming AGM on November 14th.


The rationale for the changes is available at http://www.whitewaterontario.ca/index.php/about-wo/public-documents
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The Nomination Process

 

You may self-nominate for any position or nominate another individual for any position on the Board but they will need to accept the nomination prior to being placed on the ballot. We recommend contacting individuals before nominating them to gauge their willingness and interest.

 

To nominate yourself or someone whom you think would be a successful Board member, please click on the following link:

http://goo.gl/forms/dsUSyI8rhU

Nominations will be accepted electronically until the identified "Nominations Closed" item is reached on the agenda at the AGM. This will be done in advance of sending the voting link to registered members to ensure all candidates are included on the ballot.

 

The WO Board:

Executive Committee

President 

Directs operations, sets objectives, plans meetings and agendas, liaises with Directors, acts as WO spokesperson as needed


Vice President 

Supports activities of the Executive, supports President, Directors and Committee activities, may lead ad-hoc committees as needed


Treasurer 

Works with secretary on WO administration and financial operations, approves committee budgets, maintains records and reports summaries at the AGM


Director Representative 

(appointed by Board

‚Äč from elected Directors)


Secretary (ex officio)

Takes meeting minutes, keeps records, responds to emails, manages membership database, coordinates activities and supports Executive and Committees)


Directorships

Directors noted by (*) are responsible for recruitment, management, and leadership of their respective committees.


*Director of the Minden Wild Water Preserve (MWWP)

Leads MWWP management and operations


*Director of Advocacy
Coordinates advocacy efforts, liaises with local river advocates and leads communications with landowners, advocacy groups, and others.


*Director of Communications
Manages and monitors website, Facebook group and member communications through emails or newsletters.


*Director of Competition
Coordinates competitive events including slalom races.


*Director of Recreation
Represent and promote recreational paddling clubs and events.


*Director of Instruction

Manages and coordinates CKC Instruction program in Ontario. 

 

Director-at-Large (2)

The Directors-at-Large positions provide an opportunity for different voices on the board not necessarily aligned with any other existing WO Committees. They will work on new projects, ad hoc working groups, or on any other matters that arise over the course of the year as identified by the Board.


Non-Voting Members-at-Large (4)

Members at-Large support the activities of the Board and participate in ad hoc committees and WO working groups.

 

 

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