2018 Equestrian Canada Annual General Meeting: Overview & Streaming Access
Equestrian Canada – Ottawa, ON, Sept. 28, 2018 – The 2018 Equestrian Canada (EC) Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place on Sept. 26, 2018, with the current and incoming EC Board of Directors and EC Voting Members attending via conference call, and the community invited to tune in through Facebook livestream.
The AGM agenda included four items of business, as well reports and updates from EC leadership and the Audit and Nominating Committees.
Approval of Agenda & Adoption of Minutes
After Gilles Seguin (Category C) motioned to approve the agenda, with Liz Saunders (Category B) as a seconder, Saunders followed with the motion to approve adoption of the minutes from the 2017 AGM, with two corrections requested by Tina Collins (Category C). The motion was seconded by Sue Ockendon (Category C). The corrected and adopted minutes from the 2017 AGM will be available on the EC website shortly.
Updates from EC Leadership
After completing the first two items of business, EC President, Meg Krueger provided a President’s Report to the AGM, followed by a Management Report to the AGM by EC CEO, Richard Mongeau. Click on the links below to view the full reports.
The 2018 EC AGM featured reports from two EC Board Committees. Current Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee, Robert Mitchell, delivered a report created by former Chair, Rupert May outlining the financial activity of EC over the past year. In addition, Dominique Chagnon, Chair of the Nominating Committee provided a synopsis of her report regarding the 2018 EC Board of Directors Election.
Click on the links below to view the full reports.
The next agenda item was the Acceptance of the 2017-18 EC Financial Statements.
The motion to accept the financial statements was made by Geri Sweet (Category B), seconded by Seguin, and passed following a unanimous vote.
To view the 2017-18 Audited Financial Statements, click here.
Appointment of the Auditors
Regarding the appointment of the Auditors for 2018-19, Mitchell recommended EC remain with KPMG. The motion was made by Mike Lawrence (Category A), and seconded by Muriel Burnley (Category C). None were opposed, and the motion was carried.
Listen to the Full Recording of the 2018 EC AGM
The AGM was recorded and streamed live on EC’s Facebook page, and the full audio is available below and at www.equestrian.ca/events-results/general-meeting.
For more information on EC governance, visit www.equestrian.ca/about/governance.
If you have questions or comments regarding the AGM, the EC Category Members can be contacted by email as follows: