Annual General Meeting

Members and Friends of the Barrie Federal Green Party Association,

The Barrie Federal Green Party Association will be hosting their Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, January 14, 2009 @ 7:00 pm.

We will be reviewing the last year’s accomplishments, the 2008 federal election, electing a new executive, and discussing the plans for the next year as we prepare for the next federal election.

All members are encouraged to attend and to consider filling one of the executive positions. The following roles are open, the first two being the most essential:

1.Chief Executive Officer (CEO): organizes regular meetings, builds the executive where needed, and oversees the operation of the EDA. Ensures there is a candidate.
2.Financial Agent: maintains the books, issues the tax receipts, and files the annual financial report
3.Membership Chair: maintains relationships with members; increases membership.
4.Fundraising Chair: organizes fundraising events; asks for financial contributions
5.Organizing Chair: prepares for upcoming elections, coordinates campaign team, etc
6.Communications Chair: builds relations with media and maintains EDA’s visibility; ensures EDA press releases are sent to appropriate people and that constituents hear about and see the GPC in their riding.
7. Events Chair: organizes various events to promote the party from both within and external
8. Youth Chair: organizes the youth under 29
9: Secretary: Takes minutes of our meetings
10. Volunteer Chair: organizes and maintains relationships with volunteers, increases volunteers
11. Member without portfiolio: organizes various tasks as required

If you are interested in filling one of these roles, please let me know by December 31, 2008 and ensure you have been a paid-up member for at least 14 days prior to the Annual General Meeting.

Please join us at the following time and location:

Date: Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Time: 7:00 pm
Place: Barrie Curling Club board room 175 Essa Rd. Barrie, ON

Anyone is welcome to observe the meeting, but you need to be a paid-up member of the party a resident of the Electoral District to run for a position or to vote. If you’re a lapsed member, you’re welcome to renew that night to reacquire voting privileges. If you have never been a member but you’re interested in helping to build the EDA, you’re someone we want on board! I encourage you to go to www.GreenParty.ca or to call 1-866-868-3447 to join.

Please RSVP to c...@barriegreens.ca if you plan to attend.

Thank you,

Peter V. Tretter
CEO Barrie Federal Green Party Association