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Board of Directors Nominations Procedures

In advance of the 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held at the Bear Creek Pavilion, Bear Creek Park, City of Surrey, B.C. on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017, nominations are sought for members of the Board of Directors for the Invasive Species Council of Metro Vancouver for the 2017-2020 term.

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 this form and submit it along with a current resume or curriculum vitae to the ISCMV Nominations Committee (contact information below) by 11:59 PM on April 19, 2017. If you wish to nominate someone else, please forward him/her 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.

To submit a nomination, please submit your form with a current resume or curriculum vitae by 11:59 PM on April 19, 2017 to the ISCMV Nominations Committee at nominations@iscmv.ca. All information submitted will be confidential and used for the purpose of confirming eligibility to stand for the ISCMV Board of Directors.