General Updates

Preliminary Notice – 2015 Annual General Meeting

Preliminary notice of ACFO’s 26th Annual General Meeting (AGM) is hereby given in accordance with Article 9.13.1 of Bylaw Number 1.

The AGM will take place:
Thursday, November 26, 2015 at 6:00pm
Shaw Centre Room 205
55 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON K1N 9J2

To submit resolutions, bylaw amendments or other business
All regular members are invited to submit resolutions, amendments to the bylaws or submissions of any other business for consideration by the membership at the AGM.

Proposed resolutions and amendments must be submitted by email (information@acfo-acaf.com) on or before October 7, 2015, fifty (50) days prior to the AGM as per Article 17.2.1 a) of Bylaw Number 1.

To review ACFO’s bylaws
ACFO’s bylaws are available for review on our website.

To review the AGM package
Copies of the annual report, budget, resolutions for consideration and voting procedures will be made available to members electronically by November 6, 2015, twenty (20) days prior to the AGM as per Article per Article 17.2.1 b) of Bylaw Number 1.

Elections
At the 2015 AGM, elections will be held for three (3) positions on the Board of Directors:

Two Director-at-large positions
One Vice-Chair position

As per Article 6.3.1 of By-law Number 1,

“To be eligible for election as a member of the Board of Directors, the member must be a member in good standing of ACFO for a period of not less than two (2) consecutive years.”

As per Article 6.3.2 of By-law Number 1,

“To be eligible for Vice-Chair, a Regular Member must be a current member of the Board.”

Nominations for the Board of Directors must be submitted by email toinformation@acfo-acaf.com on or before October 7, 2015, fifty (50) days prior to the AGM.

To attend the AGM
The date and location of the 2015 AGM has been established to coincide with FMI PD Week. If you are planning to attend the AGM in Ottawa, you must confirm your attendance with Lauren Doty by e-mail at ldoty@acfo-acaf.com or by calling toll free at 1-877-728-0695 ext. 247 or local (613) 728-0695. Dinner will be served, so please indicate any dietary restrictions.

For more information
If you would like more information or assistance in any of these matters, please contact ACFO Chief Administrative Officer Catherine Larrivée by e-mail at clarrivee@acfo-acaf.com or by calling toll free at 1-877-728-0695 ext. 224 or local (613) 728-0695.

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