General Updates

Preliminary Notice – 2020 Annual General Meeting

Preliminary notice of ACFO-ACAF’s 31st Annual General Meeting (AGM) is hereby given in accordance with Article 9.13.1 of Bylaw Number 1

Due to restrictions on gatherings in place due to COVID-19, this year’s AGM will be an exclusively online event.  

The AGM will take place: 

Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 4:00 pm ET

Links to view and participate in the meeting will be provided with registration information in the coming weeks.

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 to information@acfo-acaf.com on or before October 7, 2020 (50 days prior to the AGM as per Article 17.2.1 a) of Bylaw Number 1).  

To review ACFO-ACAF’s bylaws 
ACFO-ACAF’s bylaws are available for review on ACFO-ACAF’s 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 5, 2020 (21 days prior to the AGM as per Article 17.2.1 b) of Bylaw Number 1).  

Elections 
At the 2020 AGM, elections will be held for one position on the Board of Directors:

  • Chair of the Board

As per Article 6.3.2 of By-law Number 1, 

“To be eligible for election as Chair, a Regular Member must be a current member of the Board and must have held a position on the Board for one full term as was defined at the time of his/her election to fill that term.”

Nominations for the position of Chair must be submitted by email to information@acfo-acaf.com on or before October 19, 2020.

For more information on the election for Director, see the special notice.

To attend the AGM 
Registration for the AGM will be opening shortly. An email will be sent to all members with an agenda and full registration instructions.

For more information 
If you would like more information or assistance in any of these matters, please contact ACFO-ACAF Chief Administrative Officer Catherine Larrivée by email 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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