BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

FVACFSS is a non-profit service delivery organization incorporated under the Societies Act. FVACFSS is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of nine (9) members who are elected by members of our Stakeholder community at the annual general assembly.

The primary responsibility of the Board is to ensure the affairs of FVACFSS are conducted according to its Constitution and Bylaws, and in a manner that fulfills the purposes of the organization as a provincially delegated Aboriginal child and family service agency.

We are a public society, and you can become a member if you are an Aboriginal person over the ages 18 and live on a reserve within our geographic service area. To read our bylaws and constitution, download them below. To join, just download the form below, fill it out, and return it to us! If you would like to contact the Board, please email Carissa at: [email protected]

President

Dr. Wenona Hall

Vice President

Marion Mussell

Secretary

Glenda Campbell

Treasurer

Jennifer Janik

Board Member

Tammy Bartz

Board Member

Peter John

Board Member

Jolene Irons-McDivitt

Board Member

Paula Olmstead

Board Member

Jade Victor

UPCOMING EVENTS

NEWS FROM THE BOARD

 

2021-22 Annual General Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the members of Fraser Valley Aboriginal Children and Family Services Society (FVACFSS) will be held at the S.A.Y. Lands Health and Community Centre, Sq’ewqéyl First Nation, located at 7256 Chilliwack River Road, Chilliwack, B.C.  on Monday, November 21, 2022 at 6:00PM, PST, for the following purposes:

  1. To confirm the current membership of FVACFSS.
  2. To approve the minutes from the December 10, 2021 Annual General Meeting.
  3. To receive annual reports from the Directors.
  4. To present the FVACFSS audited financial statements and Auditor’s report.
  5. To appoint the Auditor for FVACFSS.
  6. To confirm FVACFSS Board nominations approved at the October 24, 2022 Nominations meeting.
  7. To elect five Directors to the FVACFSS Board from the list of approved nominations.

In accordance with the Society’s Constitution & Bylaws:

  • Quorum must be present for transaction of business at the meeting.
  • All members in good standing must register prior to the start of the meeting and receive a voting card in order to vote on motions.
  • Voting on motions or resolutions shall be in accordance with Robert’s Rules of Order.
  • Additional nominations to the Board will not be received from the floor at the meeting.
  • All nominees up for election to the Board must be present at the meeting.
  • Ballots will be used for election of Board candidates.

FURTHER INFORMATION:

  • Membership renewals may be processed any day leading up to the membership cut off of 6:00pm on the date of the AGM. Individuals who do not have a validated membership card prior to 6:00pm will not be able to register for and vote at the AGM.
  • Meeting registration will take place prior to the meeting between 4:00pm and 6:00pm at the AGM venue on November 21, 2022. Individuals with a valid membership card must register prior to 6:00pm and receive a voting card in order to vote at the AGM.
  • Photo identification and a document with proof of current residential address will be required to register (i.e. Passport, Drivers License, Status Card, and a recently dated utility bill or other document with your current residential address).
  • For information regarding membership please contact Carissa Gray, by phone at 236-984-5362, or e-mail her at [email protected]
  • A dinner will be served from 5:00pm to 5:45pm prior to the AGM.