The Newsletter of the ACPA
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Annual General Meeting
The 2014 AGM has been booked for Saturday, May 3,
2014. The meeting will be held at the Executive Royal Inn
Leduc-Nisku at the Edmonton Airport. Look for more information in
Consider an exciting opportunity to help your Association by
serving as a member of the ACPA Board of Directors. Five director
positions are available for a three-year term.
2014 is available on the bottom of the Board of
Directors page on the
are now open and will close March 19, 2014.
nominations from the membership must be received at the ACPA office
by March 19, 2014, together with the written consent of the
nominee, who must be a member in good standing. Each
nomination must be signed by at least three (3) members in
good standing. The three sponsoring members may fax,
mail or e-mail separate copies of the nomination sheet with
their signature and the name of the nominee, if they cannot all
sign a single copy.
ballots will be issued by April 3, 2014.The new Board will be
installed at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on May 3, 2014.
Duties of a Director
Board of Directors meetings (typically 10 per year including a
meeting on the day of the AGM). Meetings are normally
teleconference meetings held on weekday evenings, with two
in-person meetings per year held on Saturdays.
the Secretary or the President if unable to attend Board
the principles of the ACPA to the public.
qualified individuals to join the ACPA.
in meetings and on executive committees carrying out
designated tasks. Directors may also serve on various external
committees that require representation by an ACPA Board
member. Executive committees of the ACPA include the
of the Board for 2014-15 will be selected from the new Board of
Directors as per the ACPA Bylaws.
If you have
questions about serving on the Board or getting more involved with
the ACPA in other ways, please feel free to contact the ACPA
Executive Director, Kathy Janzen, at firstname.lastname@example.org for
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Pretorius has recently resigned from the ACPA Board of Directors.
We thank Julius for his years of service on the Board.
member, Kevin Dunn, has accepted a temporary appointment to fill
the vacancy on the Board, as per ACPA by-laws. We welcome Kevin's
experience and insight to our Board of Directors.
Did you know
that ACPA now features a Jobs feed on our group page on LinkedIn? If you are
an employer looking for a chemist or a chemist looking for
employment, post your notice under our group job discussions.
are listed in the Careers page on the ACPA website. Please
check this web page regularly for new postings that may have
tight application deadlines.
advertisements are posted on the ACPA website for a three-month
period. A $100 fee is charged for this service, but this fee
will be waived for advertisements submitted by ACPA members in good
standing (Professional Chemists or Chemists-in-Training) on behalf
of their organizations. Ads may be e-mailed directly to the ACPA office.
The content of this newsletter is provided only as
an information service to members. Inclusion of any information
does not represent official positions, opinions or support of the
Association of the Chemical Profession of Alberta (ACPA), or its
Officers, Directors, or staff members. The information is collected
from a variety of sources and is circulated to the membership as
information only. The ACPA does not guarantee that all submissions
will be circulated and is not responsible for the accuracy of
any information provided.
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