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2024 05 22 NLLS Board AGM Election - DRAFT

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2024-05-22 Annual General Meeting of the Board Minutes - DRAFT

2024-05-22 2024 AGM Election

Northern Lights Library System Board

AGM

FULL MEETING PKG HERE

Northern Lights Library System

IN-PERSON
Also available online: 

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9128782619?pwd=T1I5RVIwdmpHL3pvb1lDdTJudUtGUT09

Meeting ID: 912 878 2619   Passcode: Executive

10:00 AM Wednesday May 22, 2024

AGENDA

Chair Contact Information: Jennifer Anheliger 

  1. Quorum: 35 total Board Attendance
  1. Call to Order 11:05 am

2024 AGM Election

For those board members on-line:

You will not be able to join your Zone groups when voting for the 2 committee rep positions but can put your name forward if you would like.

For all other voting the on-line board members will need to text 780-545-4169 or email thampson@nlls.ab.ca with your choice when it comes time for voting for each position.

Current Executive

  1. Vicky Lefebvre (City of Cold Lake) Auto-seat
  2. Matthew McLennan (Sturgeon County) Auto-sea
  3. Jennifer Anheliger, Chair (Town of Morinville) Officer-at-large - 2025
  4. Dwayne Spicer, (Town of Redwater) Zone 3 - 2025
  5. Kelly Chamzuk (Athabasca County) Zone 1 - 2025
  6. Maxine Fodness, (St. Paul County) Zone 2- 2024
  7. Leslie Cusack, (County of Vermilion River) Zone 4- 2024
  8. Larry Tiedemann, Treasurer (Summer Village of Mewatha Beach) Summer Villages rep- 2025
  9. Josh Crick (MD Bonnyville) Officer-at-large -2025
  10. Barbara Smith (Town of Boyle) Officer-at-large 2024

Bolded positions are at the end of their term.

Election of Zone 2 Representative

The following representatives are eligible for service as the Zone 2 representative:

Municipality

Board Member

City of Cold Lake

Vicky Lefebvre – Executive member

County of St. Paul

Maxine Fodness

County of Two Hills

Dianne Saskiw

Elizabeth Metis Settlement

No Appointment

Fishing Lake

June Laboucane

Frog Lake

Clifton Cross

Lac La Biche County

Darlene Beniuk

MD of Bonnyville

Josh Crick – Executive member

SV of Pelican Narrows

No Appointment

Town of Bonnyville

David Sharun

Town of Elk Point

Wanda Cochrane

Town of St. Paul

Norm Noel

Town of Two Hills

Elaine Sorochan

Village of Glendon

Lorie Czuroski

Village of Myrnam

Donna Rudolf

Nominations: Maxine Fodness (County of St. Paul) self-nominated on April 24th.

1st Call for nominations from the floor. None

2nd Call for nominations from the floor. None

3rd Call for nominations from the floor. None

Josh Crick motions to cease nominations, all in favor, motion carried.

Maxine Fodness has been acclaimed.

Election of Zone 4 Representative

The following representatives are eligible for service as the Zone 3 representative:

Municipality

Board Member

County of Minburn

Roger Konieczny

County of Vermilion River

Leslie Cusack 

MD of Wainwright

Robin Leighton

Town of Vegreville

Tina Warawa

Town of Vermilion

Kirby Whitlock

Town of Wainwright

Rick Fountain

Village of Chauvin

Don Prokopetz

Village of Edgerton

Jennifer Beattie

Village of Innisfree

Jennifer Johnson

Village of Irma

Brandon Parsons

Village of Kitscoty

Daryl Frank

Village of Mannville

Shantell Bielesch

Village of Marwayne

Ashley Rainey

Village of Paradise Valley

Mary Arnold

Nominations: Leslie Cusack (Vermilion River County) self-nominated on April 24th.

1st Call for nominations from the floor. None

2nd Call for nominations from the floor. None

3rd Call for nominations from the floor. None

Dwayne Spicer motions to cease nominations, all in favor, motion carried.

Leslie Cusack has been acclaimed.

Election of Summer Villages Representative

The following representatives are eligible for service as the Summer Villages representative:

SV of Bondiss

No Appointment

SV of Island Lake

Curtis Schoepp

SV of Island Lake South

Curtis Schoepp

SV of Mewatha Beach

Naomi Boychuk

SV of Pelican Narrows

No Appointment

SV of South Baptiste

No Appointment

SV of Sunset Beach

Curtis Schoepp

SV of West Baptiste

Curtis Schoepp

SV of Whispering Hills

Curtis Schoepp

Nominations: Curtis Schoepp (SV of Whispering Hills) self-nominated on May 10th.

Curtis Schoepp has won by acclamation as the other representative does not want to run at this time. 

Officer-at-large Indigenous

1st Call for nominations from the floor. None

2nd Call for nominations from the floor. None

3rd Call for nominations from the floor. None

Officer-at-large (only needed if the above Indigenous Officer-at-Large isn’t filled)

1st Call for nominations from the floor.

Elaine Sorochan nominates Larry Tiedemann

Larry Tiedemann accepts.

2nd Call for nominations from the floor.

Josh Crick nominated Barb Smith

Barb Smith accepts.

3rd Call for nominations from the floor.

Wanda Cochrane motions to cease nominations.

Barb Smith was voted in by majority.

Committees of the Board

5 – Minutes

Break out in your Zone and decide who your Zone rep will be for each committee.

Come back as a group and call for nominations for final position for each committee  

Policy Committee – 5 members

  • Zone 1 – Barb Smith
  • Zone 2 – Josh Crick
  • Zone 3 – Lyndie Knockleby
  • Zone 4 – Leslie Cusack
  • General Board

1st Call for nominations from the floor.

Wanda Cochrane nominated Vicky Lefebvre

Vicky Lefebvre accepts

2nd Call for nominations from the floor.

Loraine Berry self nominated.

3rd Call for nominations from the floor.

Ashley Rainey motion to cease nominations.

Vicky Lefebvre has been voted in by majority.

 

Grievance Committee – 5 members

  • Zone 1 – Barb Smith
  • Zone 2 – Vicky Lefebvre
  • Zone 3 – Dwayne Spicer
  • Zone 4 – Robin Leighton
  • General Board

1st Call for nominations from the floor.

Kelly Chamzuk self nominates.

2nd Call for nominations from the floor.

3rd Call for nominations from the floor.

Dwayne Spicer motions to cease nominations.

Dianne Spicer motions to destroy the ballots, all in favor, motion carried. 

Maxine Fodness motions to find a better date in September for the next Board Meeting, all in favor, motion carried.

  1. Next Meeting

Executive Meeting Schedule

Board Meeting Schedule

Jun 14, 2024 at 10:00 am - Newbrook

Aug 23, 2024 at 10:00 am - In person

Aug 9, 2024 at 10:00 am - Gibbons

Nov 29, 2024 at 10:00 am - online

Oct 11, 2024 at 10:00 am - Wainwright

 

Dec 13, 2024 at 10:00 am - Headquarters

 

  1. Josh Crick motions to adjournment 11:30 am, all in favor, motion carried.

 

 

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