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AUC's AGM & Elections: April 29, 2023

AUC's AGM & ELECTION OF OFFICERS: 2023

 

Date: April 29, 2023 

Time: 11 AM - 1 PM

 

What: 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

 

RSVP to: info@albertaunderwatercouncil.com    OR GET "free ticket" on our TIDY HQ system here.

 

Location: IN PERSON at Boardroom #1 (Via Rear Security Door), Percy Page Centre, 11759 Groat Road.

OR ATTEND VIA ZOOM: Current Members join via a ZOOM Link but must contact AUC Office first to

confirm membership status & receive link.

MESSAGE FROM AUC PRESIDENT 2023 - pdf

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT - 2023 pdf

ELECTION RESULTS - AGM 2023

Congratulations to the following volunteers who will serve our underwater community on AUC Board of Directors:

Tom Davies (Treasurer) is pleased to proclaim that:

Terina Hancock is hereby elected as PRESIDENT of the AUC for the term 2023 - 2025

and in the Election of the AUC Board Members: I declarde that the following are ELECTED as Directors  of the AUC for 2 year term from 2023 - 2025, with our thanks to:

Michelle Boudreau

Daniel Ermel

Larry Wedgewood

Stuart Dunnill

I also declare that the following DIRECTOR has been ELECTED as a Director of the AUC for 1 year term - 2023 - 2024, our thanks to:

Mark Faas

Congratulations to all the AUC Volunteers elected at AGM 2023 as elected as returning or new Board Members.

The combination of hosting the AGM in person (in Edmonton, Boardroom #1, Percy Page Centre) and also VIA ZOOM has worked very well this year.  So hopefully, we'll see you next year - in April 2024 (exact date TBA).

Thank you to those attending & for contributing to the health of our provincial council for scuba diving & underwater sports!

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 (please RVSP via email: info@albertaunderwatercouncil.com). 

 

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, kudos 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: 2 weeks prior to AGM or contact Cathie at AUC Office for more info.

All AUC Members 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.

Nominations required in advance (click here for Nomination Form) or contact AUC Office: info@albertaunderwatercouncil.com, 780-427-9125, Toll Free: 1-888-307-8566

ELECTION 2022 RESULTS:

While is so great to meet in person at AGM (was previously held in Red Deer for many years) 

BUT now reporting via ZOOM which works well too. 

AGM 2022 Election Results: AUC President: Terina Hancock is pleased to declare that

Todd Pringle (Vice President), Tom Davies (Treasurer) and Ken Benoy and

Burc Gunes (Directors) are declared elected by acclimation to the

AUC Board of Directors for 2 year term: 2022 - 2024.

Thank you & welcome to these returning & new AUC volunteers!

 

Thank you to all members attending the AGM 2022.

We can't do it without you!

ELECTION 2021 RESULTS:

Due to COVID (3rd wave) the AGM was conducted over Zoom.  Quorum was achieved with our thanks &

appreciation to AUC Members in attendance via ZOOM.  Many thanks to AUC Treasurer and

Audit Committee volunteers for all their hard work preparing AUC's Financial Statements each year!

ELECTED:

President: Terina Hancock (term ends: Spring 2023)

Board Members: Michelle Boudreau (Fort Mac), Dan Ermel (Wainwright), Mark Willerth (Sylvan Lake), 

Term end for these positions: Spring 2023

AUC thanks & much appreciation to the following recently serving but now retired Executive & Board Members:

Mark Willerth and: 

Tim Barker, Connie Barker, Charlene Barker, Denise Boniface, Lee Burton, Bruce Cleveland, Rhonda Lee Curran, Josh Edwards, Mike Hussey, Tony Lamb, Mark Mantei, Greg McCuaig, David Pohl, Brad Pool, Daniel Powell, Heather Rowe, Lisa Shier & Wayne Zimmerman. These volunteers have made many contributions as past members AUC Board of Directors & helped support and direct the AUC since the early 2000's! 

AUC acknowledgement & much appreciation to AUC's affiliated u/w hockey and scuba club officers & volunteers for their contributions at their local u/w club level and subsequently to the AUC.

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