NB Media Co-op’s 10th Annual General Meeting with Chantal Richard

Written by NB Media Co-op on September 9, 2019

Chantal Richard, a professor in the Department of French at the University of New Brunswick, will speak about the erasure and revival of Acadian identity, language and culture in the context of settler colonialism as part of the NB Media Co-op’s 10th Annual General Meeting on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 7:00 pm at the Charlotte Street Art Centre, 732 Charlotte St., Fredericton. Dr. Richard’s talk is supported by Societé de L’Acadie du Nouveau-Brunswick (SANB), the Departments of French and History at the University of New Brunswick, the Department of French Studies at St. Thomas University and the Journal of New Brunswick Studies. Facebook event page.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The Annual General Meeting is a time for NB Media Co-op members to review the milestones and challenges of the past year and discuss the future of the NB Media Co-op. We will elect the board of directors and editorial board at this meeting. Find our agenda, documents to review before the AGM and call for nominations below.

Everyone is welcome to our annual meeting but you must be a member to vote! Not a member yet? Annual memberships are $30. Join via PayPal or send a cheque to NB Media Co-op at 180 Saint John St., Fredericton, NB E3B 4A9. We need your membership to sustain our work.

For more information, contact info@nbmediacoop.org.

Proposed Agenda for the NB Media Co-op’s 2019 Annual General Meeting

When:  Thursday, Sept. 19 at 6:00pm

Where: Charlotte Street Art Centre, Auditorium, 732 Charlotte St., Fredericton (unceded Wəlastəkwiyik territory)

With Milda’s Pizza. Please RSVP so we can order enough food at info@nbmediacoop.org.

  1. Appointment of meeting chair
  2. Appointment of minute taker
  3. Approval of meeting agenda
  4. Introduction of members present
  5. Approval of 2018 AGM minutes
  6. Annual Report 2018-2019
  7. Presentation & adoption of the 2018-2019 financial report
  8. Presentation of the 2019-2020 budget
  9. Special resolutions on the audits
  10. Board elections (call for nominations below)
  11. Other business
  12. Adjournment

Call for Board Nominations

Editorial Board

Our editorial board members edit contributions to our NB Media Co-op online publication, our print publication The Brief, or other media of the Co-op. Our editors ensure contributions follow our contributor guidelines, and they communicate with the authors during editing to ensure that the spirit of the original work is maintained.

As per the bylaws, editors must have worked for the Co-op before becoming an editor. Don’t let this stop you! If you are interested in getting started on editing tasks for the Co-op, contact us as we are always looking for new editors, proofreaders and fact-checkers.

To apply: send us two paragraphs about yourself, what you can offer to the editorial board and why you are interested in the position in advance of the Annual General Meeting at info@nbmediacoop.org.

Voting will take place at the Annual General Meeting. If you have any questions, email info@nbmediacoop.org.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors members ensure that the NB Media Co-op fulfills its objectives of democratizing the media and providing a media outlet for under-reported and misrepresented stories, issues and views both online and in print. Three positions are open for election at the 2019 annual general meeting. The board of directors meets four times a year.

To apply: send two paragraphs about yourself, what you can offer to the board and why you are interested in the position in advance of the Annual General Meeting at info@nbmediacoop.org.

Voting will take place at the Annual General Meeting. If you have any questions, please email info@nbmediacoop.org.

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