AUC's AGM & Elections: Nov 14, 2020
AGM: 2021 - yet to be determined.
Past AGM Date: Nov 14, 2020
Time: 1 pm - 2 pm
What: DUE to COVID (1 & 2nd waves) our AGM was postponed from usual spring event to late fall in 2020. It was held virtually via ZOOM for annual AGM & Elections 2020. Agenda includes: presentation of reports, financial statements for the previous fiscal year, summary of programs & activities, plus election of board members and officers as required each year (alternating).
Who: All current members of the Alberta Underwater Council welcome, please contact us to check the status of your membership and get renewed if needed (must be current member to vote, nominate or run for a position on the AUC Board).
Cost: there is no charge
Hosted By: Alberta Underwater Council
Location: via ZOOM
ZOOM: Members joined via a ZOOM Link but must contact AUC Office first to confirm membership status & receive link.
Quorum was achieved with thanks & appreciation to all AUC members in attendance via ZOOM.
Vice President: Todd Pringle (Term ends: Spring 2022),
Treasurer: Tom Davies (ends: Spring 2022)
Board Members: Burc Gunes, Daniel Powell (their terms end: Spring 2022)
ELECTION 2019 RESULTS:
QUORUM WAS MADE: 20 Members attended (in a blizzard & enduring harsh road conditions)
with declaration of election by acclamation (2 yr term: Spring 2019-Spring 2021):
Elected: President Terina Hancock (ends Spring'21), Vice President: Todd Pringle (ends Spring 2020),
Board Directors at Large (2 yr term: Spring '19 to Spring 2021): New Board Members: Michelle Boudreau &
Mark Willerth plus the returning Board Member: Dan Ermel
AUC thanks & much appreciation to the following recently serving but now retired Executive & Board Members: Tim Barker, Charlene Barker, Denise Boniface, Lee Burton, Bruce Cleveland, Josh Edwards, Mark Mantei & Lisa Shier.
Every year since 1960, the AGM is your opportunity to volunteer, run for office, and to vote! This important event helps shape the AUC for years to come! Hear reports of activities of the AUC for the previous fiscal year - general & financial. This is obviously NOT a scuba diving event but this very important annual event has helped shape the direction of the AUC since 1960 with often visionary volunteers from scuba & u/w clubs, coaches, instructors & dive store owners/staff stepping up each year to run for office. PLUS they have helped to create new AUC programs to keep the AUC viable & to change with the needs of Alberta's underwater dive community and requirements of AB Government Grant programs, AGLC, etc.
Volunteers are much appreciated & always needed, if interested, please contact the AUC Office or a current Board Member near you. But remember, you don't have to volunteer for the AUC Board to come out & vote & socialize with the AUC and those in attendance at the AGM (lunch is usually provided, please RVSP via email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
QUESTIONS ABOUT THE AUC? The current board & staff will be very happy to answer any questions that you may have at the AGM. However, we respectfully request that any major questions, issues, concerns, or suggestions be submitted in writing to the AUC office a minimum of 1-2 weeks prior to help expedite the meeting's tight timeline. Better still, contact current AUC President or AUC Office with questions, concerns, critiques, or suggestions via phone or email anytime during the year.
This is your "Provincial Association" representing your sport - whether it is underwater sports or scuba diving. Don't miss this opportunity to shape it's future & enjoy the benefits of membership to the fullest! To be sure that you're eligible to vote or run for a Board position, check your AUC membership status or be sure to renew in advance here. https://auc.tidyhq.com/
Nominations for open board positions required in advance. Fill out the Nomination Form deadline: Nov 7, 2020 or contact Cathie at AUC Office for more info.
Positions needed in 2020: Vice President & Treasurer (all incumbents are also running), plus 4 Directors at Large. All are welcome to run to fill Director at Large Positions however, Executive Officers should have AUC Board experience prior to running for President, Vice-President & Treasurer.