SAVE THE DATE
The Strathcona BIA Annual General Meeting takes place on Thursday, September 24th, 2020 online at 10am.
We hope you’ll join us for our first-ever online Annual General Meeting. Details on how to register, vote and participate at this year’s online AGM will be mailed out to all members in late August. As part of your AGM package, you can expect the proposed 2021/2022 budget and 2019/2020 audited financials. We look forward to seeing our members online this year!
Call for Director Nominations
The Strathcona BIA Board of Directors actively works to build a thriving, mixed-use and resilient local economy here in Strathcona. This year the board of directors is entering into its second year of a five year renewed strategic plan while balancing the pressing needs of its members through challenges brought on by Covid-19.
Who we’re looking for
We are currently seeking business members with particular experience and skills in the following areas: Governance, HR, and Equity, Diversity & Inclusion. Members with a diversity of experience and interests in areas like placemaking, local economic development, community safety, marketing, and a passion for Strathcona, are also encouraged to apply.
How we work
The Board can have a maximum of 12 directors and all directors must meet the needs and expectations of the role and responsibilities as outlined in the Election Guidelines. There are 10 director seats up for election with seven incumbent directors running for a new term.
How to apply
Interested members can download the SBIA Candidates Nominations Package here or call the SBIA office to request a paper package for mail out. All nomination packages must be complete and received either by email or dropped off in person at the SBIA offices, no later than noon on August 21st, 2020. All candidates are subject to the Election guidelines (as laid out in your nominations package). Candidates are also required to meet with a member of the Elections Committee and the SBIA Executive Director over Zoom to be eligible for election.
The length of a term for an SBIA Board Director is two years. Our meetings take place monthly for one and half hours over lunch and are currently hosted on Zoom. Board Members can be property owners, business tenants or an authorized representative of an SBIA member property or business. Property owners must make up the majority of the SBIA Board.
This year the AGM takes place on Thursday, Sept. 24th, 2020, online. Details on how to register, vote and participate at this year’s online AGM as well as the proposed 2021/2022 budget and 2019/2020 audited financials will be mailed out to all members in late August in time for the AGM. We look forward to seeing our members online this year!
SBIA Office: 1220 East Hastings
Hours: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday