ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Notice of KSA Annual General Meeting

Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 pm

Location: Surrey Campus, Conference Centre

Details:

  • Remember to bring your student card, as we will be checking these at the door, which will be required to enter.
  • Light refreshments will be provided.

Prizes to be won!

Prizes valued over $2000

  • 2 x $500 KPU Tuition Credit Vouchers
  • 2 x $100 Bookstore gift cards
  • 10 x Cineplex Movie Tickets
  • 5 x $20 Grassroots Café gift cards

AGENDA FOR THE MEETING:

  • Approval of Audited Financial Statements
  • Appointment of Auditors
  • Bylaw Amendments
  • Introduction of new KSA Council Representatives for the year 2024-25

SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS FOR BYLAW AMENDMENTS

COUNCILLOR ATTENDANCE AND REMOVAL POLICY

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Article 6, Clause 1 of Bylaws be amended to read:
A Councillor shall cease to hold office if they cease to be a Member, resign, are expelled, are placed in bad standing, or absent from three Council meetings.

REGULATION OF ELECTORAL SLATES

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Article 5, Clause 11 of the Bylaws be amended to read:
Slates, expressed or apparent, may only operate to the extent that they are permitted by the KSA Regulations. Nothing in this provision shall be construed to require that slates be permitted.”

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR COUNCIL CANDIDATES


“BE IT RESOLVED THAT a new Clause 3 and 4 be added to Article 5 of the Bylaws as follows, and that subsequent Clauses be renumbered accordingly:

3. Subject to Clause 4 of this Article, the Chief Returning Officer shall only accept the nominations of individuals who meet the following eligibility requirements:
a. is a member of the Association;
b. is in good standing with the Association; and
c. has a minimum term grade point average (TGPA) of 2.67 for the KPU term completed immediately prior to the nomination period, subject to the following:
i. any person who does not have any GPA at all by virtue of being a new student shall not be subject to this requirement.

4. The Chief Returning Officer may, having regard to all the circumstances, and in their sole discretion, deem eligible for nomination a candidate who fails to meet the  eligibility requirements of Clause 3(c) of this Article.”


ORDINARY RESOLUTION

INDIGENOUS FEE WAIVER

“BE IT RESOLVED THAT the KSA waive all fees, with the exception of UPass and extended health and dental plan fees, for incoming and current KPU students who are members of the Kwantlen, Katzie, Semiahmoo, Musqueam, Tsawwassen, Qayqayt, and Kwikwetlem First Nations.”


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENT

In light of the proposed amendments and resolutions, members are encouraged to review these changes carefully and prepare for thoughtful discussion and voting at the upcoming annual general meeting. Your participation is crucial in shaping the governance and operations of our association.