RASC Ottawa AGM coming up 7 December

Annual General Meeting and Elections

Notice is hereby given to all members of the RASC Ottawa Centre that the Annual Meeting will be held at 7:30pm on December 7, 2018 at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum as part of the regular monthly Centre meeting. The following business will be conducted:

  1. consideration and approval of the agenda for the meeting;
  2. consideration and approval of the minutes of the last annual meeting;
  3. consideration and approval of the reports of the Council, the officers of the Centre, and the committees of the Council, and presentation and adoption of the financial statements;
  4. presentation of the “Paul Comision Observer of the Year”, “Best AstroNotes Article of the Year” award and Best Presentation of the Year;
  5. election of Officers, Councillors, National Council Representatives and Centre Meeting Chair of the Centre;
  6. election of the auditor of the Centre as prescribed in Article 11.01; and
  7. other business.

Chris Teron, Secretary

Report of the Nominating Committee

Elections for various executive and council positions in the Ottawa Centre for 2019 will be held during the December 7, 2018 Annual General Meeting at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum.  The Nominating Committee, led by Past President Gordon Webster and other members, has nominated the following slate of candidates (* indicates an incumbent): 

  • President: Mike Moghadam
  • Vice-President: Stephen Nourse
  • Secretary: Chris Teron*
  • Treasurer: Oscar Echeverri*
  • Centre Meeting Chair:  Open
  • 3 Councillors: Carmen Rush*, Gerry Shewan*, Jim Sofia*
  • 2 National Council Representatives: Karen Finstad*, Open
  • Past President: Tim Cole

Additional nominations will be accepted for any position. Nominees must be members in good standing. National Representatives must be at least 21 years of age.  Nominations must be made in writing by at least two other members and received by Chris Teron (secretary@ottawa.rasc.ca) by 8:00pm on December 2, 2018