2016 AGM

Everything you need to know about our 2016 Annual General Meeting

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2016 OVCA AGM - September 26th, 2016
Clark Hall, RA Centre, Ottawa, Ontario

Meet and Greet: 5:00pm
Call to Order: 6:00pm

All items presented by the President unless otherwise noted.

  1. Call to order and Welcome
  2. Approval of Agenda
  3. Introductions 
  4. Moment of silence
  5. docxApproval of minutes from last meeting of September 14, 2015
  6. Business arising from minutes of meeting September 14,  2015 
  7. Correspondence
  8. Association Greetings
    1. Ladies Curling Association
    2. Canadian Branch of the Royal Caledonian Curling Club
    3. Ontario Curling Association
    4. Canadian Curling Association
  9. Reports – No presentations planned. Questions or comments are welcomed.
    1. pdfYouth Curling Director  Tom Sinclair
    2. pdfDevelopment Director  Bill Duck
    3. pdfCommunications Director Paul Hennessey
    4. pdfUpper Ottawa Valley Liaison – Margaret Lomor
    5. OVCA Competitions and Event
      1. Brokerlink OVCA Junior Superspiel (included with youth report)  Tom Sinclair
      2. Royal Lepage/OVCA Women’s Fall Classic  Kim Wilson
      3. OVCA Mixed Bonspiel – Kim Wilson
      4. pdfAlexander Keith’s OVCA City of Ottawa Men’s Bonspiel – Al McPhee
      5. pdfGolf Tournament – Peter Smith
    6. Development Fund – John DiLabio
    7. pdfPresident’s Report
  10. Financial position (will be available at the meeting):
    1.  Review Engagement Report and approval for 2014 - 2015 – Jim Stewart
    2. Last season accomplishments and financials - Bill Woods and Jim Stewart
    3. Budget 2015–2016 and Approval – Jim Stewart
  11. OCA 2016/17 competitive changes (15 min).
  12. Update on Branch activity and OVCA support of the registration for the Governor Generals
  13. Over view of the Brier success story – (10 minutes) - Elaine Brimicombe
  14. Overview of the 50/50 specific effort for the OVCA. (10 minutes)
  15. pdfIntroduction of the new OVCA programs associated with the Brier funds (15 minutes)
  16. New business – Bill
    1. Open positions
      1. Secretary
      2. Director at Large
  17. DINNER
  18. Presentations
    1. Ken Thain awards – nominators or club Presidents
  19. Nomination of new president (Tom) and award of Past President Pin
  20. Closing Remarks and adjournment