Annual General Meeting
Elections to the Chamber Board of Directors
The Cornwall Chamber of Commerce holds elections for the Board of Directors during its Annual General Meeting, held in March of each year. All members in good standing are advised, and are encouraged to seek office or, to nominate a worthy individual. Directors normally sit for a two- year term before seeking re-election or, stepping down from the Board.
The President and Executive Committee are elected by the incoming Board of Directors during its first official meeting, immediately following the election. Executive positions are filled by nominations from the Board during that meeting and are carried out by secret ballot.
Elections for 2019/2020 Board of Directors
The names of potential Directors will be selected by the nomination committee and circulated to Chamber members. Self -nominations will be accepted up to 4:30 pm Tuesday, March 12, 2019.
The official ballot, with the candidates’ names in alphabetical order, indicating each candidate’s business association and a brief ‘bio’ will be emailed on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. The new Board of Directors will be elected and announced Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at the Annual General Meeting, to be held at Schnitzel’s European Flavours.
2019/2020 Board of Directors
According to the Constitution and By Laws of the Cornwall & Area Chamber of Commerce, the Nominating Committee shall select a slate of candidates to fill all vacancies on the Board of Directors for 2019 – 2020.
Additional nominations may be submitted by any member in good standing provided such nomination is endorsed by three members and the nominee has consented in writing to stand for election. The deadline for nominations is Tuesday, March 12. The Annual General Meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 19, 2019.
NAME: ______________________________ COMPANY _____________________________
NAME:_______________________________ COMPANY ____________________________
We, the above named hereby nominate the following member in good standing to stand for election to the 2019/2020 Board of Directors of the Cornwall Chamber of Commerce.
ADDRESS: ______________________________________ PHONE _______________________
SIGNATURE_______________ SIGNATURE ______________ SIGNATURE__________________
(Signatures of Nominating Members)
NOMINEE’S ACCEPTANCE FORM
I, __________________________________ hereby signify my acceptance of nomination and willingness to serve, if elected, in the capacity of Director of the Cornwall Chamber of Commerce for the 2019/2020 term of office. Attached is the required 150 word personal biography.
Date: _____________________ Signature: _________________________________________
You may drop the completed form off at the Chamber office or mail it to:
113 Second Street E. ~ Cornwall, ON ~ K6H 1Y5