Region Thompson Okanagan Notice of Regional Vacancies

OFFICIAL NOTICE:

The Métis Nation British Columbia first incorporated under the Society’s Act October 23 of 1996 is recognized by the provincial and federal Government and the Métis National Council as the Official Governing Organization of Métis Citizens in the Province of British Columbia.

NOTICE OF REGIONAL VACANCIES

Saturday December 15, 2012

Regional Governance Councils

Métis Nation British Columbia

Attention: Members of Regional Governance Council’s (RGC’s)

Pursuant to the amendment passed at the 2012 Annual General Meeting whereas: Article 46, as amended states

Subject to available financial resources, a by-election shall be held within one hundred and twenty (120) days of the date

of any vacancy on the MNBC Board of Directors, (except for a vacancy in the office of President) and in the office of MWBC

Regional Representative or MYBC Regional Representative. In the event of a vacancy in the office of President and financial resources are unavailable, the sitting Vice-President will fill the office of President and the MNBC Board of Directors will appoint, from among them, a person to fill the office of Vice-President until a by-election or election is held for that position.

In the case of any other vacancy on the Board of the Directors, MWBC Regional Representative or MYBC Regional

Representative, the MNBC will request the assistance of the MNGA who, in consultation with the relevant RGC where appropriate, will appoint a director, a MWBC Regional Representative or MYBC Regional Representative to fill the Vacancy for such term and with such rights of participation in all of the governance processes as may be determined by the MNGA.

And whereas

Amended Article 12 of the MNGA Act states as follows:

12.2 The MNGA shall, at the request of the MNBC in accordance with Article 46 of the MNBC Constitution, receive

nominations for the appointment of an MNBC Director (except for the office of President) to fill vacancies on the MNBC Board of Directors, and the position MWBC Regional Representative or MYBC Regional Representative.

This letter constitutes notice of vacancies and a formal request for the submission of names for interim

appointments on or before 4:30pm on January 15th , 2013 to attention: MNGA Clerk, Dale Drown by email to:

traceyt@mnbc.ca by fax to: 1.604-557-2024 or by mail to: 30691 Simpson Road, Abbotsford, BC V2T 6C7.

Persons nominated must conform to the requirements of Article 8.3 of the Electoral Act.

Upon receipt of submissions by the deadline of January 15th, 2013 from the RGC’s, the MNBC/MNGA Clerk will

then advise the membership of the Metis Nation Governing Assembly (MNGA) of the appointments proposed by

the RGC’s, and the proposed appointments will then need to be confirmed by the MNGA. This latter process can

take place at a time up to 90 days from January 15th.

Regional Vacancies are as follows:

R1 – Vancouver Island

Regional Director

MWBC Regional Representative

R2 – Lower Mainland

MWBC Regional Representative

R3 – Thompson-Okanagan

MYBC Regional Representative

R4 – Kootenay Region

MWBC Regional Representative

R5 – North Central

Regional Director

MWBC Regional Representative

MYBC Regional Representative

R6 – North West

MWBC Regional Representative

MYBC Regional Representative

R7 – North East

Regional Director

MWBC Regional Representative

MYBC Regional Representative

In view of this notice all RGC members should contact their respective RGC Chairs to organize an RGC meeting at

their earliest opportunity before the deadline of January 15th .

 

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