Call for Nominations re: Board of Directors

Dear Colleagues,

Interested in working closely with local award winning journalists? Becoming more involved in your club’s networking events? Posting MPC news to social media?

Members are currently invited to apply for a position on our Board of Directors. Only Active Members in good standing and who have paid their 2016 dues are eligible to vote, run for office and second nominations.

Before the Annual General Meeting (AGM being held Tuesday, April 4, 6 to 8 pm), Board candidates are encouraged to submit to the MPC Secretary (email address below) a written statement of no more than 250 words that describes their background, the reason that they have decided to run, how they hope to benefit the club, as well as the name of another Montreal Press Club member who has agreed to second their nomination. Candidates are also invited to make a verbal statement (no more than two minutes) during the AGM, prior to voting. Yes, Board nominations may also be made from the floor.

VOTING

A vote will be conducted to fill the five positions becoming vacant on the Board of Directors.

ELECTION OF OFFICERS

The Board of Directors will meet to elect Officers for the coming year
after the conclusion of the AGM.

Note: Associate Members are also encouraged to attend the annual general meeting, but do not have voting privileges nor may they run for office or second a nomination.

A reminder that you can easily pay your dues online by clicking on
Renew

or by mailing a cheque in the amount of $35 to

Montreal Press Club
17 Valois Bay Avenue, Suite 200
Pointe Claire, Quebec
H9R 4B4

or by paying at the door (cash or cheque only) when you arrive at the AGM, which takes place at Mcgibbins Irish Pub, 1426 Bishop Street, on April 4 from 6 until 8 pm.

BTW should you need assistance preparing your nomination please don’t hesitate to call.

Signed,

Mathieu Paul Dumont
Secretary
Montreal Press Club