AGM Package 2017 *Important Notice Please Read*

Fellow Members:

It has been a busy year for your Board and members.  Listed below are a number of important issues and meetings that demand the attention of all members.

 January 6, 2017

Material attached has been sent to all members re the pro’s and cons of continued affiliation with the British Columbia Wildlife Federation. For those who do not have e-mail or have not shared it with us, a package has been mailed to your address.

Included within this package is a copy of the proposed new Constitution and By-Laws that will be voted on at our AGM and the affiliation motion.

January 26th

Further to the issue of affiliation, we will be having Jim Glaicar, President of the BCWF, Dennis Popplestone, Region 1 President, Victor Shaarup, Recreational Sport Shooting Chair ,Jesse Zeeman, Staff Resident Priority Program Manager and Cheryl Johnson, Director of Operations talk to us about the advantages of membership.  This session is the result of a motion at the April General Meeting requesting they attend a General Meeting.

They will be taking questions from members.

It will take place at the Parksville Community and Conference Centre at 132 Jensen Street in Parksville, starting at 7:00 and running until 9:00.  We will be offering an opportunity to renew or join at that time.  Cash and cheque preferred as we may or may not have online purchasing capabilities.

January 31, 2017

This will be a regular General Meeting and will take place at the Qualicum Legion.  It will start at 7:00.  Refreshments provided.

February 28th, 2017

This will be the AGM for this year.  You will be asked to cast your ballot on the question of retaining affiliated membership within the BCWF, of adopting a new Constitution and By-Laws to meet new Provincial guidelines, to accept the proposed budget, to receive the Accountant’s yearend report as prepared by McIntosh, Norton and Williams to receive reports from committees and to nominate and vote for members who wish to stand for election to Board positions.  We will arrange a guest speaker to speak on issues of importance.

The meeting will take place at the Parksville Community and Conference Centre at 132 Jensen Street in Parksville.

We will be open starting at 6:00 and running until 10:00.  Your will need to be a paid up member of the club to vote.  We will be offering to sell memberships and renewals at the Centre.  Please bring cash, cheque or you can use PayPal.  It would move things on much quicker if members would take advantage of the online membership purchase/renewals offered to members.

Richard Thompson

President,

Parksville Qualicum Fish & Game Association

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