Saturday, September 15, 2012
On September 15th, 2012 FCG held its Annual General Meeting with 30 Members in attendance. The Nominating Committee presented the Slate, which was voted in. FCG's Board Members for this term are:
Jennifer Hamilton, President
Ben Robinson, Vice President
Ania Wroblewski, Secretary
Erin Kaszarowski, Treasurer
Jennifer Lorraine Fraser, Vice Secretary
Jamie Ryan, Fundraising Committee Chair and Vice Treasurer
Julia Beltrano, Programming Committee Chair
Neil Klassen, Technical Director
Ryan Craven, Community Partnerships and Projects
Sophie Quick, Volunteer Coordinator
The Meeting was followed by an afternoon of celebrations in collaboration with Hot Dog Musique and Cinema. We barbequed hot dogs and veggie dogs and were entertained by great local musicians with performances by Say Domino, Baseball Furies, Bleet, Esther Grey and Tyson And His Gameboy. A big thank you to Hot Dog Musique and Cinema, the SoHo Community Association (who donated over 100 individual sized bags of chips), the great bands, our Membership and community who attended and to our volunteers who helped make this event such a great success. On August 16th the Membership was contacted via email with the following invitation: "Members of Forest City Gallery, are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 12:30 p.m. This is your opportunity to…
meet the current Board of Directors
elect new Members to the Board
discuss our plan for the upcoming year
hear reports from our President, Gallery Director, Programming Chair, and other Board members
give your feedback on past events
contribute ideas for future changes, projects, and initiatives
The agenda for the meeting, which will run for approximately one hour, can be downloaded here as a pdf.
Important information about Membership:
Sustaining your membership allows you to be an active participant of London’s only artist-run centre!
If your membership has lapsed, we invite you to renew before the Annual General meeting by filling out the membership form here.
If you wish to renew in person on the day of AGM, please come to the gallery at least half an hour before the start of the meeting.
If you are a member in good standing and unable to attend the AGM, in accordance with our bylaws you may appoint a proxy to vote on your behalf. Please see the attached proxy ballot.
This past year has been extremely successful for Forest City Gallery! We invite you to join us and share in our achievements. We especially welcome your input and ideas as we look forward to the start of another year of exhibitions, lectures, gatherings, and events.
Yours sincerely, Ania Wroblewski Secretary Board of Directors
P.S. Following the meeting, join FCG and our friends/neighbours Hot Dog Musique and Cinema for an afternoon BBQ with musical entertainment."
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