Notice of Special Meeting of the Members of Cheerleading Canada – October 11th, 2017

NOTICE of Special Meeting of the Members of Cheerleading Canada Inc.

Notice date: September 7, 2017

TO:        All Members of Cheerleading Canada Inc. (“CCI”), Chuck Holland, Patti McNeill and Mishayla Kapell

FROM:  British Columbia Cheerleading Association, Alberta Cheerleading Association, Saskatchewan Cheerleading Association, Manitoba Association of Cheerleading, Manitoba Cheerleading Federation, Ontario Cheerleading Federation, the Fédération de Cheerleading du Québec, Cheer Nova Scotia, Cheer New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador Cheerleading Association, all referred to as the “Notice Members”

cc:        Don Moffatt, Chair, Members Nominating committee
Laura Mar and Lorna Holland, members of the Nominating Committee
Lisa Aucoin, participant of the Members By-Law committee
Leanne Charlton, President, New Brunswick Cheer Association


In accordance with Article III of the By-Laws of Cheerleading Canada Inc., Notice is hereby provided of a Special Meeting of the Members of CCI to be held:

DATE:  Wednesday, October 11, 2017

TIME:   7:00 pm (EDT) / 4:00pm (Pacific) / 8:00 pm (Atlantic)

PLACE: Meeting to be held electronically, via conference call.  All members have been sent this call-in information.

PURPOSE: 
Whereas the Members unanimously approved revised By-Laws at a Special Meeting of Cheerleading Canada Inc. held on June 26, 2017, and

Whereas the Members are required to elect Directors to the Board of Directors of CCI, and

Whereas a Nominating Committee was appointed by the Members to seek Nominations for  Directors of the Board of CCI, and

Whereas  the deadline to receive nominations to be considered as a Director has passed, and

Whereas all Regions have elected their Regional Directors, and

Whereas a separate committee of organizers and coaches of Team Canada has selected a Nominee for the position of Athlete Director,

The Notice Members hereby agree that the Special Meeting shall have the following Agenda, with items to be voted upon, as applicable:

  1. to accept and ratify the Regional Directors to the Board of Cheerleading Canada Inc.,
  2. to accept and ratify the Athlete Board Member as selected by a committee of Team Canada representatives,
  3. to elect up to five (5) At-Large Directors of Cheerleading Canada Inc.,
  4. to allow the new Board of Directors to select their recommended Officers,
  5. to accept and elect the recommended Officers or to ask the Board of Directors to revise their list of recommended Officers and re-submit such revisions to the Members, and
  6. once the Officers are accepted and elected by the Members, there will be some closing comments and the meeting will be adjourned.

For purposes of the Special Meeting hereby called, the Notice Members have asked Mr. Don Moffatt to chair the Special Meeting and Mishayla Kapell to be the scrutineer.

WHO MAY PARTICIPATE IN THE SPECIAL MEETING OF MEMBERS?

Voting Delegates of Members (in good standing) of Cheerleading Canada may participate in the Special Meeting.  Names of Delegates of each Member must be provided to Mishayla Kapell (info@cheerleadingcanadainc.com) no later than Monday, October 2, 2017 at 11:59pm CST.

All Director Nominees, including those already elected as Regional or Athlete Directors will also attend the Special Meeting (but have no vote). Once fully elected by the Members, all Directors will immediately meet to select Officers.

THIS NOTICE IS ACKNOWLEDGED AND APPROVED BY THE UNDERSIGNED MEMBERS of CCI:

British Columbia Cheerleading Association, Alberta Cheerleading Association, Saskatchewan Cheerleading Association, Manitoba Association of Cheerleading, Manitoba Cheerleading Federation, Ontario Cheerleading Federation, the  Fédération de Cheerleading du Québec, Cheer Nova Scotia, Cheer New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador Cheerleading Association.

ELECTION & NOMINEE INFORMATION

On or before September 6th, 2017, the Regional Directors were elected by their region members and the Athlete Director was selected.

The elected Regional Directors are:

  1. Pacific Region – Jim Greenough
  2. West Region – Alissa Stewart
  3. Central Region – Tara Savoie
  4. Eastern Region – Lilly Demers
  5. Atlantic Region – Erica Royal

The selected Athlete Director is Katie Kovacs

The individuals nominated for up to 5 At Large Board position (to be voted on during the October 11th, 2017 meeting) are:

  1. Ali Moffatt
  2. Ashley Markwart
  3. Cheryl Hoskin
  4. Chris McLeod
  5. Chuck Holland
  6. Corby Anderson
  7. David Master
  8. Jennifer Guiney
  9. Jenny Sych
  10. Krista Gerlich-Fitzgerald
  11. Lisa Aucoin
  12. Marcy Kuzemchak
  13. Mia Heitland
  14. Michelle LaFlamme
  15. Rachel Guenther
  16. Rolton Edwards
  17. Sonja-Lucia Aquila
  18. Spencer Weisensel
  19. Stephen Mills
  20. Tanya Doerr

 

For more information, please contact Mishayla Kapell – info@cheerleadingcanadainc.com.