Dear Bright Beginnings Families,
Bright Beginnings Educare Inc.’s AGM will be held on a Wednesday in June 2019 - date to be announced at 5:30 p.m. at BBE’s Monterey Site located at 5330 Monterey Rd. in Headingley. Our AGM with be held in conjunction with BBE’s Free Family Hotdog BBQ and open house. The BBQ will be available from 4:45 – 5:30 and we would like to invite all families to enjoy your dinner in any of the preschool classrooms, infant room or picnic tables outside. You are welcome to visit all rooms if you wish as staff will have displays and a variety of activities set out for you to participate in with your child. These are some of the activities that help your children to grow and develop and prepare for kindergarten and life long learning. Our team will also answer any questions you may have.
As part of our Bylaws requirements, we will be holding Board of Director elections during the AGM. The Board of Directors is responsible for governance, policy development and the financial stability of BBE. Members are expected to attend monthly meetings, except for July and August (commitment of approximately 3-4 hours a month) and participate in committee work of the Board if possible. An orientation is provided to all new members and child care is available during meetings. We are looking for volunteers who are committed to supporting BBE’s strategic plan and making BBE the best child care centre. All skills and volunteers are welcome!! Individuals with experience in non-profit governance, fundraising or the child care industry would be valuable.
BBE members who are interested in becoming a member of the Board or holding a specific position on the board are asked to provide the following information in writing; 1) interest in becoming a member (i.e. position), 2) qualifications, including a short biography. Please forward to the Board Chair or the Executive Director.
The Board of Directors is also seeking individuals to work on committees such as policy and fundraising. If you have any questions regarding becoming a member of the board or any of the committees please contact the Board Chair or the Executive Director.
Proposed AGM Agenda
- Welcome and Call to Order (5:30)
- Introduction of Board of Directors and Executive Director
- Approve Agenda (5:35)
- Approve previousAGM Minutes (5:40)
- Board Report – , Chair (5:45)
- Treasurer Report – Treasurer (5:50)
- Approve past year Financial Statements
- Appointment of next year's Auditor
- Executive Director Report – (5:55)
- Election of Directors – (6:00)
- Adjournment (6:10)
BBE and the Board of Directors look forward to meeting with you