AGM 2021

CPF NB 2020-2021 Annual General Meeting

 

Following an initial annual meeting in November, CPF NB will be repeating the AGM and holding their official Annual General Meeting in March 2022 to allow additional CPF NB members to learn about the work of CPF NB from 2020-2021.

 

Join us on Tuesday, March 15 at 7:00 PM for our Annual General Meeting. This meeting will take place by Zoom. The link for the Zoom meeting will be sent out to all who register on or before the 11th of March, along with the list of Director(s) seeking election and/or re-election for a position as a CPF NB Director. All registrants will be voting by secret ballot during the meeting but must be present in order to cast a vote.

 

Are you looking to get more involved with CPF NB? Now is your chance! At the upcoming AGM, we will be filling at least one (1) and up to three (3) spots on our Board of Directors. We’d love to hear from you if you are interested in being involved in the governance body of CPF NB!

If you have any questions, please contact our CPF NB office at 506-434-8052 or by e-mail: info@cpfnb.net

  

Call for Nominations!

Canadian Parents for French (CPF) is a national network of volunteers who value French as an integral part of Canada. CPF is dedicated to the promotion, creation and support of effective French-Second-Language learning opportunities for youth in Canada. Canadian Parents for French New Brunswick (CPF NB) is the provincial Branch of CPF.

CPF NB is currently accepting applications for candidates to serve on its Board of Directors. If this is you, or someone you know, we would love to hear from you! There is currently a vacancy for a minimum of one (1) and a maximum of three (3) Directors on the CPF NB Board.  

Expectations:

  • Board Directors are asked to attend Board Meetings (usually four per year), in person in Sussex or virtual when required. Additional meetings may be required for Committees and/or as the need arises.

  • Directors are elected for two-year terms and can serve for a maximum of eight years.

  • CPF NB operates under a policy governance model and is accountable to its membership. Daily operations are delegated to the full-time position of an Executive Director. The Board of Directors is responsible for the oversight of the organization, pursuant to CPF NB By-laws.

 

Qualifications:

  • All applicants must be current CPF NB members in good standing (not a member yet? No worries! You can sign up here today).

  • All applicants must be residents of the Province of New Brunswick.

  • While experience in these domains are not required, applicants are encouraged to identify if they have expertise or background in the following sectors or experiences. This will be used to assess candidates based on current gaps within the current Directors:

    • Financial management and fiscal oversight;

    • Legal expertise (policies, by-laws, charitable designation, NB Companies Act, Canada Not-for-Profit Act, etc.);  

    • Parent/guardian of students in FSL programs;

    • Experience volunteering with CPF at a local/chapter level;

    • Experience serving in a governance capacity for not-for-profit organizations.

  • CPF NB is committed to ensuring that the Board of Directors represents the diversity of New Brunswick and CPF NB members. Applicants are encouraged to self-identify if they belong to an underrepresented group (including, but not limited to: age, gender identity, sexual orientation, Indigenous identity, visible minority identity, population group, disability, language, etc.)

 

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their interest, accompanied by a short letter indicating their interest in serving in a governance capacity with CPF NB, as well as their qualifications, to the following people no later than

 

Monday, March 7, 2022:

 

Following expressions of interest, a list of eligible candidates will be determined by the nominating committee.  At the Annual General Meeting, to be held on Tuesday, March 15th, 2022, Directors will be elected via secret ballot. Upon ratification of the Board of Directors, executive positions (President, Vice-President, and Treasurer) are voted upon by the Board of Directors at the first meeting of Directors following the AGM.

Thank-you for your interest in CPF New Brunswick!

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