July 15, 2019
On July 13th, the Society’s membership gathered at Pollyanna 圖書館 Library for the Annual General Meeting. The membership approved of a Special Resolution to revise the Society’s bylaws that included a change to Board Member term length from one year terms to three years terms up to a total term limit of nine years of service. In addition, the membership elected Simranpreet Anand, Gillian Siddall and Baharak Yousefi to the Society’s Board of Directors alongside re-elected Board Members Russell Baker, Ross Gentleman, Am Johal, Laura Kozak, Linus Lam and cheyanne turions. The President and Executive Director also gave special thanks to outgoing Board Members Sadira Rodrigues, who served for four years, Jenni Pace, who served for three years and Alex Grunenfelder, who served for six years.
Above: Simranpreet Anand, Gillian Siddall and Baharak Yousefi.
July 5, 2019
Today, the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, announced the appointment of three members to the Board of Trustees of the National Gallery of Canada. 221A’s Co-Founder and Executive Director, Brian McBay was appointed as a member of the National Gallery of Canada’s Board of Trustees. These appointments were made under the Government of Canada’s new approach to Governor-in-Council appointments. This approach supports open, transparent and merit-based selection processes that strive for gender parity, reflect Canada’s diversity, and support ministers in making appointment recommendations for positions within their portfolio by providing them with information and referrals.
July 3, 2019
221A is pleased to welcome Rachelle Tjahyana and Simon Grefiel as its Summer Interns. Tjahyana and Grefiel join the Society through the support of the Government of Canada. The Summer Interns will support a broad range of 221A’s programs and services.
June 30, 2019
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the Society Act of British Columbia, that the 2019 Annual General Meeting of the Society is set to take place on Saturday, July 13 at 2:30pm at Pollyanna 圖書館 Library, (100-221 E Georgia St, Vancouver V6A 1Z6) for the following purposes:
- Approval of the 2018 AGM Minutes
- Report from the President
- Report from the Executive Director
- Presentation of the Audited Financial Statements
- Appointment of the Auditor
- Election of the Directors
- Resolution to restrict the number of Directors
- Revisions to Bylaws – Special Resolution Notice Below
All members in good standing are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting. Registration will open at 2:10pm and light refreshments will be served.