To comply with the Co-operative Corporations Act and our by-laws, we are issuing the following call for nominations:
Notice to all FCO members:
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Funeral Co-operative of Ottawa (FCO) is seeking nominations for candidates to fill vacant positions on the Board of Directors. Elections for the Board will take place during the 12th Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, May 31, 2023.
This year there are four positions to be filled. All members who are ready and willing to put time and effort into supporting our co-op's growth and development are invited to put their names forward. Volunteers with experience in finance, marketing, or membership development would be particularly welcome.
Those seeking to put forward their interest for a board position are invited to submit a brief biographical note to the FCO office (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) by Friday, April 28, 2023 . In the subject line, please write “Attention: THE NOMINATING COMMITTEE.” Nominations received after this date will not be accepted.
Please note: To be a director, a person must be 18 years of age or older and a member of the Funeral Co-operative of Ottawa. A member may nominate themselves or any other member to stand for election. Anyone who is an undischarged bankrupt or mentally incompetent person cannot be a director of FCO. Directors must be elected at a members’ meeting.
A formal notice announcing the AGM will be sent to all members not less than ten days before the meeting, as required by our by-laws.
Funeral Co-operative of Ottawa
419 St. Laurent Blvd, Ottawa, ON K1K 2Z8