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Grassie, Allie

Dec 3, 2009, 4:52:25 PM12/3/09
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IHE Canada

TO: IHE Canada Membership

FR: Laura Bright, IHE Canada Secretary

RE: Call for Nominations for Upcoming IHE Canada Elections

In accordance with the By-Laws of IHE Canada Inc., the IHE Canada steering committee is soliciting nominations for the following positions, to be the newly formed IHE Canada Board of Directors:

  • President - acts as co-chair of the IHE Canada Executive Committee, represents IHE Canada on the IHE International Board, Directs the non-profit organization, and approves payment of expenses
  • Vice-President - acts as co-chair of the IHE Canada Executive Committee, and in the absence or disability of the President, performs the duties and exercises the powers of the president and shall perform other such duties as from time to time shall be imposed upon him/her by the Board of Directors.
  • Secretary - carries out the affairs of the corporation under the direction of the officers, attends all meetings and acts as clerk, recording all votes and minutes of the proceedings, gives or causes to be given notice of all meetings, approves all IHE Canada communications, including press releases, and directs organization of the IHE Canada conferences
  • Treasurer - has custody of the funds and securities of IHE Canada, and keeps a full and accurate account of the assets, liabilities, receipts and disbursements of the corporation.  Disburses funds under the direction of the Executive Committee, and prepares an annual financial statement
  • Director-At-Large (2 positions) - duties such as the Board of Directors requires of them

Note that all officer positions noted above serve for two years and may be re-elected without limit.

 The IHE Canada Nominations Committee is pleased to present the membership with the following slate of candidates:

President - Jose Mussi

Vice - President - Michael Nusbaum

Secretary - Rita Noumier

Treasurer - David Koff

Director-at-Large (2) - Allie Grassie and Laura Bright


Additional nominations are welcomed.  Please complete the attached nomination form, and return to  laura....@bell.ca  no later than December 18 , 2009 at 5:00 p.m.

Candidates will be asked to supply a brief (one paragraph or less) statement of their credentials, reasons and vision for seeking election for the IHE Canada Board.

These elections will take place at the IHE Canada Annual General Meeting, which convenes January 15, 2010, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  A Notice of Annual General Meeting, which will include the agenda,  brief biographies of the nominees,  and meeting particulars (time, location, and teleconference details) will be sent at least 14 days prior to this Annual General Meeting.    

NOTE: If you are a current member and cannot attend the upcoming Annual General meeting in Toronto, either in person or by teleconference, but would like to participate in the elections, you will be given the opportunity to forward an absentee vote for one of the candidates via email.

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