Bylaw revision and additions being brought forward for a vote at May 19th Annual General Meeting

The following bylaw revision and additions will be brought forward for a vote at the Cornwall Curling Club’s Annual General Meeting on Thursday, May 19, 2022, at 6 pm…Please mark your calendars and plan to attend. 
 

Proposed Bylaw Revision:

Be it resolved that section 2.1.6 of the bylaws be revised.  Currently, section 2.1.6 reads, “Each Director shall be elected for a term of three (3) years ending at the third annual meeting after the Directors election.”

Proposed change:

“Each Director shall be elected for a term of three (3) years ending at the third annual meeting after the Directors election, with the possibility of an extension of maximum one year to fulfill a specific requirement of the Board.” 

Bylaw additions:

Article 8: Indemnity

8.1 – Indemnity

8.1.1 – The members of the Board of Directors shall not be personally liable for any mistake of judgment, negligence or any acts of omission made in good faith, except for their own willful malfeasance, misfeasance, misconduct or bad faith.

8.1.2 – The Cornwall Curling Club shall indemnify and hold harmless each of the members of the Board of Directors from all expenses or liability arising out of their position as a member of the club board.

8.1.3 – The Cornwall Curling Club shall obtain the type of insurance commonly known as “Directors and Officers Liability Coverage” in order to fund this indemnity obligation and to encourage service on the Board of Directors.”

Article 9: Virtual Meetings

9.1 – Virtual Meetings

9.1.1 – A virtual meeting may take the place of an in-person meeting as mutually agreed upon by the Board of Directors.  

9.1.2 – All voting that occurs virtually shall be determined to be valid.

Also at this meeting, the Board of Directors nominees will be elected. If you are interested in serving a role on our Board of Directors (or have any questions about a Board of Directors role), please contact Club President Shauna McGill, Nominating Chair Chris MacDougall or any Board of Directors Member. 
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