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The Board and Staff of M:ST Performative Art are pleased to invite society members and interested members of the public to our Annual General Meeting.
Date: Thursday, June 24, 2021
Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: Online (A Zoom link will be sent ahead of time for those who register.)
Additional information will be sent out prior to the meeting: draft audited financial statements, staff and board reports, and minutes from the 2020 AGM.
We are accepting Expressions of Interest from individuals who want to volunteer as a Board Director of M:ST. You can find out more about the application process here.
Proposed agenda (7:00pm start):
Please note voting rights are reserved for members in good standing. Annual membership can be purchased/renewed by anyone for a donation of $1. You can pay with visa or mastercard at the shop on our website, or use visa debit on our Canada Helps page, however Canada Helps requires a minimum donation of $3. If you don’t have access to online payment, we can make an alternative arrangement. Voting rights are not required to attend the AGM.
Contact Desiree at email@example.com if you have any inquiries regarding the AGM or renewing your membership.
We are accepting Expressions of Interest from individuals who want to volunteer as Board Directors of M:ST until June 17th. You can find out more about the application process here.
M:ST is seeking Board Directors to serve a two-year volunteer term (renewable) who will bring dedication, energy, and experience to the organization. Board Directors are expected to attend 9 meetings a year, each meeting being approximately 1.5 hours and scheduled on weekday evenings. They are also expected to lead and enthusiastically volunteer for additional tasks related to outreach, equity work, hiring, etc. Our mission, vision, and values are listed here and we encourage prospective new board members to review them before applying.
We highly encourage applications from individuals from BIPOC communities, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, persons from poor and working class backgrounds, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage equity seeking communities.
While M:ST and most of the Board Directors are located in Calgary, Canada we also encourage national and international expressions of interest.
The Board is the governing body of the organization. M:ST’s Directors determine the mission and vision, hire Executive Directors, steward our finances, ensure ethical integrity, and more. We’re seeking Directors who can commit to a two-year volunteer term, with the possibility of renewal. We encourage anyone who is asking the same questions we are (listed below) to submit a letter of intent. Please explain in your expression of interest how you approach these questions from lived experience and informal or formal training.
We would be honoured to receive the guidance of Elders to help us slowdown, be grateful, and tell stories. We also enthusiastically encourage Black artists and activists to join, we need your voice and want to more fulsomely support our partnership with the Calgary Black Empowerment Fund.
While M:ST’s operations are primarily located in Mohkinstsis|Calgary we also encourage national expressions of interest. Board Members based elsewhere will be asked to attend 1-2 meetings in person per year, travel and accommodation expenses paid.
If there are any barriers to this recruitment process that you need removed, please contact Board President, Toni Cormier at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will work with you to determine how to meet your needs throughout recruitment and your potential term as a board member.
We enthusiastically invite folks who are Indigenous, Black, and/or People of Colour, people who have disabilities, people of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, persons from poor and working class backgrounds, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage equity seeking communities. M:ST has a zero-tolerance policy for bigotry. Including but not limited to; anti-Indigeneity, anti-Blackness, xenophobia, transphobia, queerphobia, ableism, anti-semitism, etc.
More information on this call and how to apply can be found at www.mountainstandardtime.org/opportunities. The deadline for applications is Thursday, June 17.