| The Board of Directors is currently proposing two bylaw changes to Empower’s current bylaws.
We will be hosting our AGM on Saturday August 19, 2023 at 11:00 AM at North Bank lodge in Pippy Park. Please do join us for our Annual BBQ which will start with our Annual General Meeting.
Link to Empower’s Bylaws & Articles of Association
Motion 1: To approve the name change of Empower, The Disability Resource Centre from Independent Living Resource Centre and ensure references to this name is throughout the Bylaws and Articles of Association.
||Articles of Assc Bylaws, March 23, 2015.docx
THE NEWFOUNDLAND COMPANIES ACT ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION OF EMPOWER, THE DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTRE 1. These articles and by-laws shall be interpreted with reference to the provisions of the Companies Act, and Chapter c-36, an Act to Revise and Re…
Motion 2: The addition of “or Past Chairperson” to Article 13.3 as noted this position could also extended beyond a sixth year of serving in a Board position.
13.3 Exemptions to article 13.1 may be approved by the membership at an Annual General Meeting. These exemptions would normally involve a Director position requiring special knowledge or skills, such as the Director serving as Board Treasurer. (or Board Past Chairperson)
We look forward to seeing you on August 19 at 11:00 AM. North Bank Lodge, Pippy Park at which time we will vote on these amendments.