2019 AGM Notice

Please be advised that the BCWSA 2019 AGM will be held at 6:00pm on Thursday, September 26th,2019 at the BCWSA office, (780 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver). An agenda is attached at the bottom of this page
and all reports will be distributed at the meeting.

NOMINATIONS
There are 4 positions on the BCWSA Board of Directors up for election at the 2019 BCWSA AGM. To date, there are four nominees, all of whom are current members of the Board of Directors, as follows:
Laurel Crosby – Laurel is the current President of BCWSA and has been involved in Wheelchair Sports since 1979 as a team leader, board member,  educational advisor and more. She the President of Wheelchair Rugby Canada, a past President of the Canadian Paralympic Committee, and was the Chef de Mission for the Canadian Paralympic Team in Barcelona.
Laurel recently retired from her role as a principle at an elementary school in Richmond.

Ross Robinson - Ross is wheelchair basketball player, past board member of BC Wheelchair Basketball and long serving Board Member of BCWSA. Over the years, Ross has provided valued guidance and expertise to BCWSA in the areas of harassment, human resources,disciplinary proceedings and member relations. Ross is recently retired from his role as a Child& Youth Mental Health Clinician with the Coast Fraser Region.

Kelly Smith – Kelly is a Paralympian in the sport of Wheelchair Athletics, having won a silver
medal in the Marathon at the 2004 Athens Paralympic Games. In addition to serving on the
BCWSA Board of Directors for a number of years, Kelly is a high performance coach and mentor in athletics. When he isn’t on the track or road, Kelly works for NAV Canada.

Debbie Tobin – Debbie is a long-time volunteer with BCWSA having been instrumental in the creation of the Wheelchair Rugby Schools program and supporting numerous wheelchair rugby
tournaments and fundraising events with BCWSA over the years. Debbie is a Vice Principle in the West Vancouver School District and the former Artistic Director for the Richmond Children’s Art Festival.
For more information on any of the nominees, please contact BC Wheelchair Sports.
In accordance with the BCWSA Constitution and Bylaws, nominations will be accepted up to September 19th, 2019. The nomination form, including submission details, is attached at the bottom of this page

PROXIES
Enclosed find a proxy form which, as a voting member of this Association, gives you the opportunity to have a vote by designating a member in good standing to vote on your behalf. This proxy vote is to be used only if you are unable to attend the Annual General Meeting on Thursday, September 26th, 2019.

Please complete, sign and mail, deliver, email or fax your proxy and/or nomination form by Tuesday, September 24th, 2019 to BC Wheelchair Sports, 780 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC V6P 5Y7
Fax: 604-326-1229 or Email: gail@bcwheelchairsports.com