The Beasley Neighbourhood Association would like to invite all Beasley residents to our Annual General Meeting to be held in lieu of our regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, April 24th. The meeting will be held at the Beasley Community Centre in the Dr. Davey School (145 Wilson St.).
At the AGM, members will be electing a new BNA Executive Committee for a one-year term beginning May 1st, 2013. The Executive Committee of the BNA is responsible for the ongoing operation of the Association and is entrusted to make decisions on behalf of the Association and act as its official representatives.
We strongly encourage old and new members alike to consider taking a leadership role with the BNA by running for one of the Executive positions laid out in our constitution:
President - Responsible for setting up meetings, making authorized payments, and is authorized to speak on behalf of the BNA to the City of Hamilton and the public.
Vice-President - Fills the role of the President in their absence, and performs other duties as directed by the Executive Committee.
Secretary - Prepares, distributes and maintains agendas & minutes of all meetings, and receives and prepares official correspondence as necessary.
Treasurer - Administers and co-signs for authorized payments, keeps records of all financial transactions, and performs banking functions as directed.
Membership & Communication Co-ordinator(s) - Maintains membership and mailing lists, recruits and encourages members, and prepares and distributes printed or electronic newsletters and/or web content. Duties may be divided among multiple coordinators.
Activities Coordinator(s) - Elected at the first meeting following the AGM, the Activities Coordinator chairs the Standing Committee for Activities and coordinates annual events, including the Winter Carnival, Beasley BBQ, Movie Nights and other social events. Activities coordinators also liaise with other events and organizations that build the social facbric of the Beasley Neighbourhood, including Open Streets, SuperCrawl, & Art Crawl. Other duties include maintenance and inventory of BNA assets. Duties may be divided among multiple coordinators.
Nominations for the posted roles will be accepted at the AGM (members may nominate themselves), and nominees will be able to make a short statement for members' consideration. Voting will take place by secret ballot and winners will be announced at the meeting in preparation for a May 1st transition.
If you have questions about these roles, or any aspect of the BNA or AGM, please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org