NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Triathlon BC members are invited to attend the 33rd Annual General Meeting, being held at 3:00pm on Sunday, October 17th, 2021.

Due to the ongoing uncertainties brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, and to ensure maximum engagement from members across the province, the 2021 Annual General Meeting will be hosted online through a livestream using Zoom technology.

In order to participate and vote in the 2021 AGM and Board of Directors elections, Triathlon BC bylaws state that individuals must be current 2021 annual members 30 days prior to the AGM; on or before the end of the business day, September 17th, 2021.

Board elections will be held online. Voting will be open for 7 days, from Friday, October 8th through to 12:00pm, Thursday, October 14th, 2021.

Note: While we encourage participation by everyone, members are not required to attend the AGM in order to vote in the 2021 Board of Director elections.

To pre-register, simply click HERE or on the graphic below.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING DETAILS

Date: Sunday, October 17, 3:00pm

Location: ONLINE – Annual members wishing to attend the AGM must pre-register prior to noon, October 7, 2021 to receive a secure link.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING TIMELINE

October 1 – Closing call for Board of Directors nominations, 12:00pm
October 7 – Closing date to register to participate in the 33rd Annual General Meeting, 12:00pm
October 8 – Online Voting Opens – registered, current Triathlon BC members only
October 14 – Voting for Board of Directors election closes, 12:00pm
October 15 – Registered annual Members receive secure AGM weblink
October 15 – Reports & Supporting Documents uploaded to Triathlon BC website
October 17 – Annual General Meeting, 3:00pm

BOARD OF DIRECTOR ELECTIONS

As the provincial governing body, Triathlon BC is dedicated to the growth, development and promotion of triathlon and multisport for all athletes, regardless of skill or age. We rely on passionate volunteers to maintain our position as leaders in sport development.

The Board of Directors are volunteers from diverse professional backgrounds who are elected for two-year terms to manage the affairs of the Board in accordance with the bylaws of Triathlon BC.

In 2021, Triathlon BC is looking for dedicated individuals to fill a total of 3 positions; two (2) Director at Large positions and one (1) Executive position (Board Chair).

To ensure that the Board is composed of qualified and skilled individuals capable of, and committed to, providing effective stewardship of the sport, Triathlon BC seeks individuals that are free of conflict of interest, versed in one or more of the following skills:

  • Financial Acumen
  • Governance
  • Legal & Risk Management
  • Digital Strategy & Communication
  • Marketing
  • Fundraising, Giving & Philanthropy
  • Graphic Design

Diversity on the Board is important to Triathlon BC.Regular Board meetings are held online approximately 10 times each year, and are typically 60 to 90 minutes in duration. Additionally, some evening and/or weekend meetings will also be required. Directors are provided with an agenda and supporting documents in advance of each meeting.

Under the Societies Act of BC, to be eligible for election, an individual must:

  • Be eighteen (18) years of age or older;
  • Be a current Member of the Society;
  • Have the power under law to contract;
  • Have not been declared incapable by a court in Canada or in another country;
  • Not be an undischarged bankrupt; and
  • Not been convicted of an offense in connection with the promotion, formation or management of a corporation or unincorporated entity, or of an offense involving fraud.

Additionally, Triathlon BC requires that all Board and Staff members undergo a vulnerable sectors criminal records check prior to service.

Interested individuals are invited to complete a Board of Directors Nomination Form and provide the additional required information (see Nomination Form below).

Board of Directors Nomination Form (.doc)

Board of Directors Nomination Form(.pdf)

Please Note: Nomination Forms must be received no later than 11:59pm, Friday, October 1, 2021.