Annual General Meeting

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Updated Saturday November 7, 2015 by James Gomm.

AGM Update
WMBA will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday November 19th, 7:30 pm in the Community Room at the Welland Civic Centre (Main St.).
The following Executive positions will be acclaimed as only one nomination has been received for each position:
President: Jay Falardeau
Vice-President: Boyd Gruhl
Treasurer: Susan Williston
Umpire-in-chief: Will Murray
The role of Secretary will be appointed by the new executive as no nomination was received (as per WMBA Constitution).
Therefore, no voting will take place at the AGM.


WMBA will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday November 19th, 7:30 pm in the Community Room at the Welland Civic Centre (Main St.).

Nominations are now being accepted for the following Executive positions, which will be voted on by the Membership at the AGM:






The Executive shall be elected by a simple majority vote of those eligible voters present at the AGM. Nominations for the Executive positions must be received by no later than fifteen (15) days prior to the AGM. Nominations will be posted on the home page of the website 15 days prior to the AGM. Nominees for executive positions must have been an active member of the board of directors the year prior to his or her nomination.

If only one candidate has been nominated then they will be acclaimed at the AGM, if there is more than one candidate for a position then an election will be held at the AGM. Ballots will be prepared in advance and a secret vote will be conducted to determine the winning candidate for the position. Where an election is being held, each candidate will be allowed up to 5 minutes to address the AGM attendees to state “their background and why they are the best person for the position”. If a nominee is unable to be present at the AGM, then please arrange for a member of the Association to provide your name and background.

Once elected, the 5 Executive members will appoint the following positions:

Junir House League Convenor

Intermediate House League Convenor

Senior House League Convenor

Special Events Coordinator

Equipment Manager

Sponsorship Chairperson - Community Liaison



Education Officer

Resolutions Chair

Director of Rep

Director of House League

If any of these positions interest you, please email

Jay Falardeau

President, WMBA

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