2014-2015 Call for Nominations - RCBC Board of Directors

February 27, 2014

Member Advisory

Dear Member:  

The Recycling Council of British Columbia is now accepting nominations, until March 24, 2014, for the Board of Director positions in two sector categories, Business (2 positions available) and Government (3 positons available)The current chair (business) is becoming past-chair and therefore is acclaimed under the bylaw 3.1.0.

Nominations for annual elections are open to those who were members in good standing in the year prior to the year in which the election is held. 

If you are an RCBC member, in good standing, in the business or government sector and are considering nomination to the Board of Directors, please read the 2014 RCBC Board Nominations Package carefully, so that you become familiar with the purpose of the organization and its system of elections and governance. 

The two year board term (per Bylaw 3.1.2) will run from June 2014 to May 2016.

Nominees to the Board of Directors should also meet the following criteria:

1. Demonstrate expertise in the field of recycling, waste reduction, solid waste management or a related area, or expertise in a field relevant to the operation of RCBC (e.g. management, finance, law, government, public process).

2. Agree that as a board member he or she will conform to the policies, aims, and objectives laid out in the RCBC constitution and bylaws and policy decisions of the organization.

3. Commit to attend a minimum of two-thirds (2/3) of regular board meetings and sit on at least one committee and attend at least two-thirds (2/3) of committee meetings. Regular board and committee meetings are held approximately 5 times per year.

If you are interested in nominating a candidate please download the 2014 RCBC Board Nominations Package, complete the nomination form and submit it to the attention of Raymond Gaudart, Chair - Nominations Committee, no later than 5 p.m. Monday, March 24, 2014, by fax at 604-683-7255, by email at ben@rcbc.ca, or by mail to 10-119 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC  V6B 1S5.

Sincerely,

Raymond Gaudart
RCBC Board of Directors, Nominations Committee - Chair