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Greg Allan

Mar 12, 2018, 2:18:07 PM3/12/18
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See below for a great opportunity for bike advocates.
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From: Jeremy Hull <hull....@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 10:11 AM
Subject: Fwd: Bike Winnipeg - Notice of Annual General Meeting
To: Greg Allan <gregoryr...@gmail.com>, Karla Braun <krb...@mymts.net>

I'm forwarding this announcement of the Bike Winnipeg AGM in case you or someone you know may be interested. We will have some vacancies on the board and are looking for people with time and interest to join the board or one of the committees. 

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From: Bike Winnipeg <con...@bikewinnipeg.ca>
Date: Fri, Mar 9, 2018 at 1:30 PM
Subject: Bike Winnipeg - Notice of Annual General Meeting
To: hull....@gmail.com

Bike Winnipeg invites you to our 2017 AGM on Thursday, April 12th at Fools + Horses.
Bike Winnpeg's 2018 Annual General Meeting takes place on Thursday, April 12th at Folls + Horses
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Notice of Annual General Meeting

Bike Winnipeg will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Thursday, April 12th, 2018, and we are hoping that you can attend. Our theme this year is "normalizing cycling".

Date: Thursday, April 12th
Time: Doors 7 pm; Call to Order 7:30 pm
Where: Fools + Horses Coffee (379 Broadway)

We'll have some snacks and of course some great coffee, plus a few guest speakers and some time to linger and socialize to round things out.

GoManitoba - Mel Marginet & Liz Shearer

Call for Board Members

The board of Bike Winnipeg is seeking volunteers to fill vacancies at our up-coming AGM, April 12 2018. The board is a working board which oversees the activities of the following committees:
  • Finance
  • Advocacy
  • Outreach
  • Education
  • Fundraising
We are seeking board members who are passionate about seeing More People Biking More Often in Winnipeg. Skills in the following areas are desirable, but not necessarily required:
  • Proficiency in French
  • Fundraising
  • Grassroots Advocacy & Public Outreach
  • Urban planning
  • Transportation planning & infrastructure
  • Cycling education.
Our board consists of two Co-chairs, Secretary, Treasurer and additional directors up to a maximum of 12. You can review our organizational bylaws here. See page ,1 Section 2. Organization to find out more about the board.

If you think that you'd be a good fit, please contact our Executive Director, Mark Cohoe (ma...@bikewinnipeg.ca), or go visit our website. If you wish to nominate yourself or someone else please let us know.  Elections will happen at our AGM on April 12, 2018.  Nominees are asked to provide a short bio by April 2, 2018 to include in our board materials.

Proposed Change to Bike Winnipeg By-Law Re: Elections for Co-Chairs

The board will be considering the following resolution at our AGM on Thursday, April 12th, which will be moved by Bike Winnipeg Executive Committee:

WHEREAS; currently clause 2.11 in the Bike Winnipeg By-Laws states that Candidates for Co‐Chairs shall put their names forward together and shall be considered for election as a team at the Annual Meeting of the Organization as outlined in 3.03 herein.;

AND WHEREAS: There is no stated or known reason for setting apart the procedure for Co-Chairs of the organization;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: that this clause be amended to state the following: The Board may designate the officers of Bike Winnipeg, appoint officers on an annual or more frequent basis. An Officer shall be a director of the organization. The officers of Bike Winnipeg shall include two Co-chairs, Secretary and Treasurer and other such officers as the Board of Directors may determine from time to time.  The Board of Directors shall elect officers at a Board Meeting following the annual general meeting.
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