NOTICE OF SAPPYFEST ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
NOVEMBER 24, 2015 - 7:00PM - STRUTS GALLERY (7 LORNE ST. SACKVILLE, NB)
SappyFest would like to invite its membership and those interested in becoming members to the 2015 Annual General Meeting. This is an open meeting with presentations from staff and board members on the organization's activities, financials, and future.
The agenda, last year's minutes, current bylaws and the agenda, are available by request.
Key agenda items will include:
- Board of Directors Elections
- Approval of 2014 Financial Statements
- Change in SappyFest Inc. bylaws:
6a) There will be 3 levels of membership:. Voting member, Supporting member, Corporate member.
Voting membership provides to right to vote at the Annual General Meeting and any other Special General Meeting that may be called. Voting membership in the corporation shall be limited to individuals to those interested in furthering the objects of the corporation and shall consist of anyone whose application for admission as a member has received the approval of the Board of Directors of the corporation. Voting membership dues are $30.00 annually.
b) Membership dues are not refundable
c) Any Voting member may be required to resign by a vote of three-quarters (3/4) of the members at the Annual General Meeting
d) Voting members may also be expelled from membership in SappyFest by a simple majority of the Board of Directors if
i) the member did not pay what is due to SappyFest
ii) the member did not comply with the provisions or bylaws or acted in interest
contrary to the development of SappyFest.
e) Supporting memberships dues are $20.00 or $15.00 for Students.
Supporting members do not have voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting, but are individuals who still wish to support the corporation. Supporting members may be asked by the Board of Directors to provide support to help run the festival by volunteering their time or sitting on various committees.
f) Corporate membership dues are $50.00 annually, and do not provide the right to vote at the Annual General Meeting.
g) Any member may resign from membership of any kind by delivering to the Board of Directors or corporation a written resignation.
Only current, paid up Voting Members will have the opportunity to vote at the meeting or run for the Board of Directors.
Please let us know if you plan to attend so we can make an appropriate number of copies of the documents.
For more information, questions or concerns please contact:
Lucas Hicks | Creative Director