IMPORTANT UPDATE Notice of AGM: Nov 16, 2013 2 – 4:30pm


The Aboriginal Curatorial Collective/Collectif des Conservateurs Autochtone will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Saturday, November 16th at 2-5:30pm. *Please note, the address for the AGM has been changed to MAI (Montréal, arts interculturels), 3680 rue Jeanne-Mance, 4th floor, Studio 428, in Montreal.

At the AGM we will be holding a general election for new board members, as well as an election for a new Chair of the ACC/CCA. Chair of the Board, Jason Bearg has honored his term and will be stepping down from this post. The ACC/CCA Board of Directors is now calling for nominees from the general membership and board members. Please submit your nominations for the Directors positions to: Jessie Short, before November 10, 2013. For more information on the roles of the positions and the nomination process, please refer below.

Also on Saturday, November 16th, the ACC/CCA invites you join us for a presentation about an Aboriginal Art History Exchange and reception following the AGM. We look forward to seeing you!


November 16, 2013

MAI (Montréal, arts interculturels), 3680 rue Jeanne-Mance, 4th floor, Studio 428


  1. 2:00pm: Opening remarks/Welcome


  1. 2:25pm: Regrets/proxies


  1. 2:30pm: Presentation of Board Executive report (by a Member of Board Executive)


  1. 2:45pm: Presentation of National Coordinators report (Jessie Short)


  1. 3:00pm: Presentation of Accounts and matters arising from (Clayton Windatt, Treasurer, 2012-13 fiscal year)


  1. 3:15pm: Approval of Accounts


  1. 3:20pm: Election of Board of Directors


  1. 3:30pm: Motions to be put to the AGM


  1. 3:45pm: Other Business

a)     Presentation of material covered during Aboriginal Art History Exchange

b)    Matters arising from the floor


  1. 4:00pm: Closing remarks


  1. 4:30pm: meeting of new Board of Directors (board and staff only)


  1. 7:00pm: Reception


Summary of Activities:

2:00 AGM

7:00pm RECEPTION – 8528 Rue St. Denis (just seconds from the Cremazie metro station on the orange line), snacks and music provided, BYOB – Please RSVP to coordinator(at)



The ACC/CCA gratefully acknowledges our funders The Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council as well as the MAI (Montréal, arts interculturels) for the generous use of their space for the AGM, and to Artexte during the residency.


4.11     Appointments and Elections of Directors (*see below for information on appointing a proxy)

(a)        Appointment of Directors

When new Board members are required, the Board of Directors will issue a call for statements of interest from the membership. The Board will appoint directors at annual general meetings. The Board will notify the membership of proposed appointees in the notice of annual general meeting. The board may also appoint interim board members to serve until the next annual general meeting to maintain quorum between annual general meetings. The membership will be notified of the appointment of interim board members upon their appointment.


(b)        Elections of Directors

After assessing statements of interest for appointment to the Board from the membership; the board may choose instead to request nominees for election from members, and hold an election at an annual general meeting. Members will be notified of elections and nominees in the notice of annual general meeting. Where the number of nominees for election matches the number of available board positions, they will be considered elected by acclamation at the annual general meeting. In case of an election, the nominee(s) with the highest number of votes will fill the available board position(s).


4.16     Executive Committee

(a)        There shall be an executive committee composed of 4 directors who shall be appointed by the board of directors.  The executive committee will be comprised of chair, vice chair, secretary and treasurer. The executive committee shall exercise such powers as are authorized by the board of directors.  Any executive committee member may be removed by a majority vote of the board of directors.  Executive committee members shall receive no remuneration for serving as such, but are entitled to reasonable expenses incurred in the exercise of their duty pursuant to the Schedule of Expenses approved by the Board of Directors. The Executive Director of the Corporation will also have membership in the executive committee but not be entitled to vote.

For those members who wish to vote but are not able to attend in person, you may form submit a signed proxy nominating your proxy person who is able to attend the meeting and can vote on your behalf. Completed proxy forms must also be received by Nov 11, 2013.


ACC Proxy form 2013

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