Call for Council Voting Representatives!
Shining Waters Council is looking for 3 voting representatives.
Youth members born before December 31st 2006 are especially encouraged to take part.
Scouts Canada is a corporation created by an Act of Parliament and as required, holds an Annual General Meeting (AGM). There are specific statutory requirements for an AGM including approval of financial statements, appointment of public accountants for the next year’s audit and election of Officers and Directors.
To ensure fair and open representation of our membership at the AGM and any special meetings, three Voting Representatives are elected annually to represent each Council.
One of the three Voting Representative positions is reserved for a youth member, but it should be noted that all three Voting Representatives from a Council may be youth members. All members under the age of 27 years on September 1, 2020 are defined as yout
This year’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2020. Council Voting Representative may attend by webcast, video conference, or teleconference. Online voting facilities are made available for this purpose.
All Scouts Canada members born before December 31, 2006 can be nominated as a Voting Representative and can cast ballots for their Council’s Voting Representatives.
The term of the Council Voting Representatives will be September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.
There are two stages for election:
- Call for Nominations is open from May 12, 2020 until June 9, 2020.
- Voting, where required, opens on June 23, 2020 and closes on July 21, 2020.
Nominations must be submitted to Laura Jarvis, the National Elections Officer via e-mail (
) no later than 5:00 PM local time,
June 9, 2020.
For more information about becoming a council voting representation click