2012 Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, October 31, 2012
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Ponderosa Centre, Arbutus Room (2071 West Mall) map 
and via Webcast

Notice of Meeting

This is your notice of the AAPS Annual General Meeting which will be held on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. The meeting is being held in the Ponderosa Centre - Arbutus Room on the Point Grey Campus. Click here for location map. Just a reminder that UBC has agreed, as a condition of your employment, that it is your right to attend the full meeting from 1200 to 1400.

The meeting will also be available as an on-demand webcast beginning at 12:00 pm. The webcast will enable any AAPS member to observe and participate on their computer from anywhere in the world. A link to the webcast was sent to AAPS members via email. If unable to locate the link, please contact the AAPS office. There will also be webcast viewing rooms organized for the UBC Okanagan Campus and VGH location. Please click the appropriate link to send an email to the AAPS office if interested in attending at either of these locations.

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Welcome
  3. Acceptance of the Agenda
  4. Guest Speaker: Dr. Sarah Burch,  Banting Postdoctoral Fellow in Sustainability Governance -
    “Regenerative Sustainability at UBC: Transforming our Campus and Community”
  5. Approval of the Minutes of October 27, 2011 (PDF)
  6. President’s Report
  7. Executive Director’s Report
  8. Member Engagement Committee
           a.  Motions to change the By-Laws (PDF)
  9. Financial Report
           a.  Approval of Financial Statements as of June 30, 2012 year end. (PDF)
           b.  Motion to transfer surplus into Reserve Funds.
  10. Advocacy - Update
  11. Communications – Update
  12. Introduction of the 2012/2013 Executive Board
  13. Adjournment

Audited Financial Statements

Members will be asked to approve the year-end statements at the AGM. View the 2012 Audited Financial Statements online. 

Board Elections – Electronic Voting Procedure

Thank you to all who responded to the previous calls for nominations. This year there will be an election for the five Member-at-Large (1-year term) positions. Everyone will have the opportunity to vote.  Previously only those in attendance at the Annual General meeting could vote.  Click here for the list of Candidates and instructions for accessing the "now open" online voting system. The acclaimed and elected candidates will be introduced at the meeting. 

Meeting Registration

This meeting is open to AAPS members only. If you plan to attend, please send an email to aaps.office@ubc.ca  as soon as possible to help with catering arrangements and to assist with the sign-in process.  Attendees will receive confirmation emails. Thank you for your cooperation. We look forward to seeing you there.