Annual General Meeting, call for board member and UROC live events for 2023

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The United Riders of Cumberland (UROC) is holding our Annual General Meeting on April 19th at 8pm. The event location is the Masons Hall, 2687 Dunsmuir Ave, Cumberland.

We ask those wishing to attend to be a current UROC member. The AGM doors open at 7.45pm for an 8pm start where there will be a one-hour meeting followed by a meet & greet social until closing.

Call for board member volunteers

UROC is a not-for-profit society governed by a volunteer Board of Directors consisting of 9 Board members elected for a 2-year term. Each year elections are held at the AGM, where every eligible member can vote for the Board of Directors. For the 2023 AGM we are looking to fill 2 Board of Director vacancies. One of the vacancies is a 2-year term and one of the vacancies is a 1-year term.

About the role of the Board: UROC Board members assume the dual role of governing the organization and taking on working roles to help facilitate the operations of the association. The Board of Directors of UROC can be expected to commit on average 10 hours per month. Board members attend monthly meetings and help with events and other committees as required. To be eligible for the Board, you must hold a 2023 adult UROC membership. The following skillsets would be beneficial to the Board:

  • Marketing/Communications
  • Finance/Accounting/Fundraising
  • Event management
  • Land Management/Forestry
  • Policy development
  • Public Administration/Legal
  • Trail Building/Parks and Recreation Management

Interested and eligible 2023 UROC members need to submit a written application that answers the following questions. Please write the answers in an email or attach a WORD document with the answers.

  1. Describe your motivation for wanting to join the Board or continue working for on the board?
  2. Describe your skills and experience that you believe would benefit the Board and association.
  3. Describe your capacity to commit to the volunteer requirements of being on the Board. The board typically commits a minimum of 10 hours a month between board meetings, committee meetings, events and other duties as required. 

The Nominating committee shall identify recommended candidates to the full Board for consideration and election by members at the AGM. Answers to the written application will be provided ahead of the AGM as part of the AGM package and posted on the website. Should you have questions about the role of the Board, please send them to the attention of Mike Tunnah Chair of the UROC Nominating committee at [email protected]

Written applications must be received by March 7th and emailed to the attention of Mike Tunnah, Chair of the UROC Nominating committee at [email protected] please indicate if you are interested in the 1year or the 2year term.