THURSDAY, MARCH 9th, 2017 AT 7:00 pm AT THE GLEN ERIN LOBLAWS
We will be upstairs in the Community Room.
Located in: Mississauga (Winston Churchill and Eglinton)
5010 Glen Erin Dr, Mississauga, ON L5M 6J3
This is the same location as in recent years.
Take our survey!
We would ask that you take the time to do the following survey, to help prepare us to engage any concerns you may have:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/R5963ZC Please feel free to respond in any capacity you are to the Cruisers, and we encourage all in the Cruisers Family to take part (parents, athletes, siblings, support, coaches, etc)
The AGM is your opportunity to hear what the Board of Directors has been doing on your behalf. It is your opportunity to ask questions and to provide ideas and feedback. It is also your opportunity to vote for individuals you think will do the best job for you and for the club.
Last but not least, elections!
This year, the following Directors are up for election of two-year terms (descriptions are attached):
Director at Large (External)
Director of Track and Field
Director of Basketball
Director of Fundraising
Director of Registration
If you would like to nominate someone for one of these roles please email Americo Morais with the Nomination form (attached). You do not need to seek the person’s approval for nomination as we will contact them upon your nomination. Nominations will be accepted by ‘Voting Members’ of the Cruisers. ‘Voting Members’ are defined as a member in good standing who has paid all registration fees in full as required. Coaches and Board members are also Voting Members. Voting members under the age of sixteen (16) years must appoint their voting privilege to their respective parent, guardian or recognized authority. A Non-voting member is described as parents, guardians, family members, and friends of individuals with physical disabilities along with other members of the community at large interested in the Cruisers. A non-voting member must be nominated by a voting member in good standing for a position on the Board of Directors.
Nominees will be contacted, and all nominees and their respective positions will be announced March 2nd, 2017. Nominees can only run for one position per election.
If you cannot attend the AGM on March 9th, 2017, you can still vote via Proxy. If you would like to vote by Proxy please fill out the Proxy Voting form (below) and ensure it is received prior to the start of the AGM.
This is your club and you should voice your comments and concerns about it. The direction of the club can be done through your opinion and feedback. We look forward to seeing you there.
MEETING UPDATE -
THESE ITEMS WILL BE VOTED ON AT THE AGM, ALONG WITH AN OPPORTUNITY TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS.
1) Addition to section 10
“An additional board member may be appointed by a majority vote of acting board members for a one year term in order to adhere to the affiliation agreement between the Cruisers and the City of Mississauga. This individual must be a member in good standing and a resident of the City of Mississauga, and will receive the title Vice President - Mississauga. This position is only required if the current sitting President and Vice President are not residents of the City of Mississauga. The appointed Vice President - Mississauga will have full voting privileges at the AGM.”
2) Addition to section 18
Vice President – Mississauga
The Vice President – Mississauga is an appointed position (1 year term) on the board that is required in the event that the current sitting President and Vice President are not residents of the City of Mississauga. This individual will be responsible for growing and evolving the Cruisers affiliation and partnership with the City of Mississauga, and will act as a conduit between the two entities. The Vice President - Mississauga will play an active role in marketing Cruisers’ programs within the Mississauga community, and will be responsible for bringing feedback and questions from the municipal partner to the board.