The Board of Directors is elected each year by the members. Membership costs five dollars, is open to anyone and can be purchased at the office.
Directors are volunteers and receive no pay for performing their duties. Expenses incurred on behalf of the Society can be repaid provided they are authorized expenditures and an expense claim, including the receipt, is submitted.
The Board of Directors are responsible for determining the work the Society will choose to do in the community, setting out policy to guide employees in their work, setting out a financial budget and overseeing spending as well as staffing.
The Board positions are set out in the constitution and include: president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, one or more directors, and, when applicable, past president. More than half the board members must be in attendance before a board meeting can be held and motions passed. All checks drawn on the Society’s account must be signed by the Treasurer and at least one other Board member.
2014 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
- BERNIE DESROSIERS
- PAUL SHIELDS
- JOAQUIM CAMPS
- NATALIA BURMEISTER
"The Society's financial year is from April1st to March31st. An Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the membership is called after the year end. The members review the Annual Report and the Audited Annual Financial Report. A new Board of Directors is elected at each AGM."