Notice is hereby given that the BC Métis Federation (BCMF), in accordance with Bylaws of the BC Métis Federation Society (2011), will hold an Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the purpose of sharing information and electing one (1) President, one (1) Vice President, one (1) Secretary, one (1) Treasurer and five (5) Directors at Large to the Board of Directors on Saturday September 24, 2016 in Terrace BC, for the next ensuing term.
NOTICE OF NOMINATION PROCESS
AUGUST 1 TO AUGUST 30, 2016
IMPORTANT NOMINATION INFORMATION – READ THIS
In order for a nominated Candidate to stand for Election for the BCMF Board of Directors they must provide the following information to the Electoral Officer pursuant to and in accordance with the BCMF Bylaws:
- Provide proof of BCMF membership;
- Be a BC resident for at least 12 months prior to election date; and
- Submit a current criminal record check provided by the RCMP or Municipal Police.
ANY ELIGIBLE BCMF MEMBER WHO IS A RESIDENT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA AND AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE MAY NOMINATE ANOTHER ELIGIBLE BCMF MEMBER BY:
- Downloading the NOMINATION FORM at www.onefeather.ca/nations/bcmf and properly complete as provided for in the instructions; OR
- Emailing the Electoral Officer to receive a NOMINATION FORM via email and properly complete as provided for in the instructions;
FINAL CANDIDATE LIST
A COMPLETE LIST OF ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES FOR THE BOARD ELECTION WILL BE POSTED ATWWW.ONEFEATHER.CA/NATIONS/BCMF NO LATER THAN SEPTEMBER 1, 2016.
NOTICE OF ELECTRONIC POLLS
ELECTRONIC POLLING OPENS
SEPTEMBER 8TH, 2016 @ 1:00PM
ELECTRONIC POLLING CLOSES
SEPTEMBER 24TH, 2016 @ 1:00PM
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 24, 2016
MEETING STARTS @ 9:00AM
ELKS LODGE, 2822 TETRAULT ST, TERRACE BC
IMPORTANT ELECTRONIC POLL INFORMATION – READ THIS
THE ELECTION OF THE BCMF BOARD OF DIRECTORS SHALL BE CONDUCTED ONLY BY ELECTRONIC BALLOT.
YOU MUST REGISTER TO VOTE ELECTRONICALLY IN THIS ELECTION
TO REGISTER TO VOTE IN THE BCMF AGM ELECTION GO TO THIS WEBSITEWWW.ONEFEATHER.CA/NATIONS/BCMF .
Electronic voting will be conducted by secret BALLOT through a safe, secure and confidential voting platform called OneFeather.
OneFeather is available and accessible across all mobile and web platforms – you will not be required to download any special software or applications – you must be able to get online.
You will be required to provide an email address and provide additional security related answers to questions that will allow the verification of your BCMF voter eligibility.
For more information please contact Lawrence Lewis, BCMF Electoral Officer
Ph/Txt: 250 889-1582 TF: 1-855-458-5888 Fax: 250 384-5416 Email: email@example.com
PO Box 35008 Hillside, Victoria, British Columbia, V8T 5G2
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