Board of Directors

The Board of Directors (BOD) consists of five (5) Directors. The Composition of the Board of Directors of the Association consists of the following: a) President, b) Vice President, c) Secretary/Treasurer d) 2 Directors at large e) Past President Ex Officio. To be eligible for election as a Director, an individual must: a) Be eighteen (18) years of age or older; b) Be a member; c) Not have been found under the Substitute Decisions Act, 1992 or under the Mental Health Act to be incapable of managing property; d) Have the power under law to contract; e) Have not been declared incapable by a court in Canada or in another country; and f) Not have the status of bankrupt.

The election of the BOD - The elected Directors will serve terms of three years and may hold office for a maximum of five (5) consecutive terms until their successors have been duly elected in accordance with the Bylaws, unless they resign, are removed from or vacate their office. Directors will be eligible for re-election as Directors.

The duties of Officers are as follows:

a) The President will be responsible for the general supervision of the affairs and operations of the Association, will preside at the Annual and Special Meetings of the Association and at meetings of the Board and will be the official spokesperson of the Association, oversee and supervise office staff and will perform such other duties as may from time to time be established by the Board.

b) The Vice-President will support and assist the President in all duties and will perform such other duties as may from time to time be established by the Board.

c) The Treasurer: will attend all meetings of the Board and Members, keep proper accounting records as required by the Act; will cause to be deposited all monies received by the Association in the Association’s bank account, will supervise the management and the disbursement of funds of the Association, when required will provide the Board with an account of financial transactions and the financial position of the Association, will prepare annual budgets. They also will perform such other duties as may from time to time be established by the Board.

d) The Secretary will be responsible for the documentation of all amendments to the Association’s By-laws, will ensure that all official documents and records of the Association are properly kept, cause to be recorded the minutes of all meetings of the Members, the Board and Committees of the Association. They will perform such other duties as may from time to time be established by the Board.

e) The Director(s) at Large will support and assist the Officers in all duties and will perform such other duties as may from time to time be established by the Board.

Please note BOD are all volunteers and voted in by the membership at the Annual General Meeting (AGM).

Meet the Board

Missy Todd

President of the Central West Region Board

Jenny Lineker

Vice President of the Central West Region

Carra Brick

Director At Large for the Central West Region

Natalie Pentesco Parish

Director At Large for the Central West Region

Susan Underwood

Treasurer for the Central West Region