Message from VWS Board of Trustees
Notice of 2021 Annual General Meeting
Notice is hereby given that the 2021 Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) of the Vancouver Waldorf School Society (the “Society”) will be held (either virtually or in-person, details to follow) on Wednesday, October 27th, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. for the following purposes:
- confirming Society membership;
- considering reports, financial statements and the report from the accounting review engagement for the year ended June 30th, 2021;
- appointing up to 8 Members to fill vacancies on the Board of Trustees; and
- conducting other business that may properly come before the meeting.
You are currently a Member of the Society, and we welcome your attendance at the AGM. Members appoint nine of the fourteen Trustees who make up the Board of Trustees (“BoT”). Up to three Trustees are appointed by Faculty, and the remaining two may be appointed by the BoT. Members can nominate candidates for Board positions. As of the date of this year’s AGM, there will be eight Society appointed Trustee positions to be filled. The existing Trustees whose terms expire at the AGM may seek re-appointment.
The BoT ensures that: the Vancouver Waldorf School is managed in a financially and legally responsible manner; the governance structure is effectively serving the delivery of the education while adhering to the philosophical principles; the Society’s Constitution is upheld; the actions of the Society and the BoT comply with the Society’s By-Laws; and applicable laws are adhered to in the employment of staff and in the operation of the school.
Please consider the duties and responsibilities required of the Board and a Trustee of the Society. If you are a Member of the Society and would like to nominate a Member for appointment to the BoT, please complete a Trustee nomination form. Please submit it to the Society’s Secretary in person or via email (email@example.com) c/o the Grade School reception no later than 3 p.m. five days prior to the date of the AGM. The Trustee nomination form is available from the “VWS Society” section of the School’s website (www.vws.ca/about/vws-society) or from the Grade School’s reception. The nomination form must be signed by two Members of the Society and include a short biography of the Nominee for circulation in advance of the AGM. Nomination forms that do not include the signatures of two Members cannot be accepted.
Dated this 28th day of September 2021
On Behalf of the Board of Trustees
VANCOUVER WALDORF SCHOOL SOCIETY
Eric Doherty, Chair