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NOTICE OF 2016 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

JOURNEY TO DIVERSITY WORKPLACES


NOTICE is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Journey to Diversity Workplaces (the
"Corporation") is called for and will be held
at

Skype

on Thursday, 16th of June, 2016


at 7:00 pm (EDT) sharp.
Agenda.
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Welcome
President & CEO's report
Treasurer's report
Election of Directors
By-law revisions
Adjournment

Final date to receive nominations will be 5th day of June 2016. Only Class A, B, and D members may vote, and
Class C members running for the Board of Directors.
We will be asking for a $20 voluntary contribution to help cover the costs. All contributions will be applied
towards new or renewed memberships.
Our keynote speaker is Anthony Mincone of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board. Anthony will be
speaking on worker and employer responsibilities in the workplace in regards to health and safety.
All welcome we do hope you can join us.
Please register to attend on our website! (See below!)

DATED the 21st day of May, 2016.


BY ORDER OF THE BOARD

Peter V. Tretter
President & CEO
Journey to Diversity Workplaces

Call for Directors


Journey to Diversity Workplaces
Journey to Diversity Workplaces is seeking nominations for our Board of Directors at our
Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 19 May, 2016 in Barrie, Ontario.
Positions:
Board of Directors (2 years)
Director (5 positions)
Board of Directors (1 year mid-term)
Director (5 positions)
Journey to Diversity Workplaces is comprised of volunteers, members, and employees (when
applicable.) A full term on the board of directors is 2 years. Board membership is intended to
reflect a diversity of experience, skills, knowledge and abilities suited to the strategic needs of
the organization. We are looking for members from all areas of the community and from a
range of backgrounds.
Officers are appointed by the board annually at the first meeting following the AGM so that
discussion on the various offices can occur to avoid any misunderstanding.
Directors are expected to:
Commit to their term on the Board of Directors and devote an average of five (5) hours
per month to the organization (hours vary and at peak times of the year will be higher)
Attend at least 80% of board meetings, well prepared in advance
Participate in J2DW events, including meetings, training, outreach, fundraising events,
press conferences, and other activities as necessary
Be readily accessible and responsive to electronic communication
For a full job description, and to apply to join the board, please visit
https://www.j2dw.ca/about-us/the-board-of-directors/bod-job/
All are welcome to apply, though we are looking for volunteers with experience in medicine
(including doctors or nurses,) law (including lawyers or paralegals,) strategic planning, and
public relations!