Métis Nation Governing Assembly 2019

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OFFICIAL NOTICE

Métis Nation Governing Assembly 2019

TO: Members of the MNBC Métis Nation Governing Assembly

RE: Official Notice of the MNBC ‘2019’ Métis Nation Governing Assembly, Resolution Submissions and Timelines

Métis Nation British Columbia hereby serves official notice to all Métis Nation Governing Assembly members that the MNGA will convene March 22‐24, 2019 at the Hilton Vancouver Airport Hotel, located at 5911 Minoru BLVD, Richmond, BC.  Official proceedings of the MNGA will begin at 1:30 PM, Friday, March 22, 2019. All other meetings, events and other MNGA related information will be posted on the official MNBC MNGA webpage at www.mnbc.ca

In accordance with the MNGA Act (Article 3) and the MNBC Constitution (section 29 and 29.1), MNGA members are defined as followed;

ARTICLE 3 – Composition of the Métis Nation Governing Assembly ‐ 3.0 In this Act:

3.1 The MNGA shall be composed of:

a)  The MNBC Executive as represented by the President, Vice‐President, Treasurer, Secretary; plus the Regional Directors, Métis Women of British Columbia Chairperson and BCUMYC Chairperson; and

b)  The Presidents of the Chartered Communities of the MNBC.

3.2  In the event a Community President is unable to attend a General Assembly, the Community’s Vice‐President may represent that Community.

3.3  All MNGA voting delegates must be registered with the Métis Nation British Columbia Central Registry in accordance with the Métis Nation British Columbia Citizenship Act.

Call for Proposed Resolutions

Proposed Resolutions can only be submitted by A “MNGA MEMBER” (as defined in the MNGA Act).

Submission Deadlines

Pursuant to the provisions of the MNGA as amended in 2018:

  • [CLOSED] Any proposed resolutions from the MNBC Board of Directors regarding Constitution, Legislation or other matters – Deadline – 4:30 PM PT, February 5, 2019
  • [CLOSED] Any proposed resolutions from members of the MNGA regarding Constitutional Amendments – Deadline – 4:30 PM February 10, 2019
  • Any proposed resolutions from members of the MNGA regarding Legislation or Legislative Amendments – Deadline – 4:30 PM PT February 20,  2019
  • Any proposed resolutions from members of the MNGA regarding other matters – Deadline  4:30 PM PT February 20,  2019

Please submit all proposed resolutions to the care of Tracey Thornhill, via Email at traceyt@mnbc.ca or fax: 778‐571‐9402. If sending by mail, please send to #107 – 5668 192 Street, Surrey, BC V3S 2V7.

See template sample, as a guide to draft your proposed resolutions.

REGISTRATION

Please click HERE to register for the 2019 Métis Nation Governing Assembly.

Registration is not required for general attendance.

SCHEDULE OUTLINE

Meetings & Events (Schedules posted internally)

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2019
-       Board (closed meeting)
-       BCMANR (closed meeting)

THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2019
-       Board (closed meeting)
-       BCMANR (closed meeting)
-       Board and BCMANR (closed meeting)
-       Métis Veterans BC
-       Métis Women BC (closed meeting)

FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2019  
-       BCMANR (closed meeting)
-       Senate (closed meeting)
-       MNGA Members Registration (9:00 AM)
-       MNGA Opening (1:30 PM)
-       RECEPTION (7:30 PM -9:00 PM )

SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 2019  
-       MNGA Members Registration (8:30 AM)
-       MNGA (9:00 AM)
-       Senate (closed meeting)
-       BANQUET (dinner 6:00 PM)

SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 2019  
-       Senate (closed meeting)
-       MNGA closing (12:00 PM)