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Notice of BCA Annual General Meeting and Awards Gala (December 9, 2020)

Jennifer Handley

Camdeboo
Lavranos 50 Cutter-Rigged Sloop
November 23rd, 2020

Notice is hereby given to all BCA members:

Annual General Meeting, Special Resolution to Amend BCA Bylaws, and Election of Directors

Date:  Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Time:  Meeting will open at 19:00 PST, 20:00 MST
AGM to commence at 19:30 PST, 20:30 MST

Place:  Virtual meeting via Zoom (details to follow)

The business of the AGM will include approval of the Minutes of the 2019 AGM, a review of year-end Financial Statements for 2019, a Special Resolution to change and amend BCA Bylaws, as well as operations reports.

There will also be elections of the offices of:

  • Commodore
  • Vice Commodore
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer

Members interested in any of these positions are invited to submit their names to the Chair of the Nominations Committee, Past Commodore Leslie Hansen.  You can see the current Board of Directors and learn about the responsibilities of officers in the BCA’s Bylaws and Constitution, Part 7 – Duties of Officers.

In addition, the Calgary Chapter, Vancouver Island Chapter and Vancouver Chapter will each present a candidate for election to the office of Chapter Vice Commodore for their chapter.

Voting may be done virtually by those attending the AGM or by proxy.  Members who are unable to attend the meeting are encouraged to submit a Proxy by email to admin@bluewatercruising.org or by mail to the BCA Administrator.  A copy of the proxy is available by clicking here.

The AGM will be followed by an All-Chapters Awards Ceremony recognizing members’ cruising achievements and service to BCA, including the significant voyage of our very own Bill Norrie. We will also celebrate our connections and the wonderful support provided by BCA volunteers to each other, whether here in home port or cruising in distant waters.  More to come on what will be a fun and celebratory evening!

BCA’s Board of Directors looks forward to hosting the evening;  please show your commitment to the association by making every effort to attend and/or register your vote.

If you have any questions about the AGM, please contact Leslie Hansen, BCA Past Commodore.

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