Three for one: AGM, Networking & PD
Date: May 10, 2016 (5:30 – 8:30pm)
Location: Scottish Rite Club of Hamilton
Great music, great networking with fellow PR professionals and an interesting Professional Development session – all wrapped up into one great evening!
PD event is FREE to CPRS Hamilton Members who participate in the AGM portion of the program. If you choose to attend only the PD event with speaker Gordon Pitts, the cost is $20.
Enjoy the beautiful architectural design of The Round Room at the historic Scottish Rite Club of Hamilton – as we engage in discussions regarding CPRS Hamilton’s accomplishments over the past year and plans for the future. The financial and portfolio reports will also be received.
Lend us our voice and your vote on current issues.
Be part of the process moving forward.
1) NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
In accordance with the by-laws of the Canadian Public Relations Society, Hamilton, the following is official notice of the 2016 Annual General Meeting.
DATE: Tuesday, May 10, 2016
TIME: 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
PLACE: The Scottish Rite Club of Hamilton, The Round Room
The Scottish Rite Club of Hamilton
4 Queen Street South, Hamilton, ON (at King Street West)
Free Parking on-site
click here for a map
The agenda for the meeting and the Nomination Committee Report is below.
If you are unable to attend the meeting in person but would like to have your voice heard through a Proxy, please fill out the form at the link below and scan it back to us by May 3, 2016.
AGENDA – 2016 CPRS HAMILTON ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
1. Welcome & Introduction
2. Year in Review
3. Minutes of the 2015 Annual General Meeting
4. President’s Report
5. Treasurer’s Report
6. Election of the 2016-17 Board of Directors
7. Recognitions, Thank you, Closing
2) CPRS PRESENTATIONS
1. Presentation to winner of CPRS Hamilton’s Tweet it Up! Contest: Rosita Carobelli
2. Presentation of Lifetime Membership to Monique Vezina, APR.
3) PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SESSION – COMPLIMENTARY FOR AGM ATTENDEES
Guest Speaker: Gordon Pitts
Trust Matters: the perspective of a veteran business journalist
This Professional Development session is FREE – included with your participation in the Annual General Meeting!
A bestselling author, journalist and features writer for The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business, Gordon Pitts wrote his first book, Storming the Fortress, a finalist for the National Business Book Award in 1990. He followed its success with: In the Blood: Battles to Succeed in Canada’s Family Businesses, Kings of Convergence: The Fight for Control of Canada’s Media, The Codfathers: Lessons of the Atlantic Business Elite, and others. Gordon Pitts and his wife live in Toronto.
4) ENJOY NETWORKING
• Connect with fellow CPRS Hamilton members
• Light refreshments
• Door prizes
For more information on this event, contact Jay Millington, CPRS Hamilton Events Chair at
PROPOSED CPRS HAMILTON 2016-17 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Nomination Committee for the 2016 Annual General Meeting is comprised of Ginny Jones, APR, Alex Sevigny, APR, Alex Anderson, Lisa Stocco, APR, Mark Gregory and Dan Muys, APR. The Nomination Committee respectfully submits the following names and corresponding board positions for consideration and approval by the membership at the AGM:
Lisa Stocco, APR
|Vice-President||Dan Muys, APR|
|Past President||Alex Sévigny, PhD, APR|
|Accreditation||Heather Pullen, APR, MCM|
|Business Development||Jodie Sales, APR|
|Communications (2)||Dustin Manley
|Membership (2)||Carrie Beatty
One position open
|Mentorship (2)||Kim Sopko
|Pinnacles (2)||Two positions open|
|Professional Development||Kalvin Reid
One position open
|Student Liaison (2)||TBD|
If you wish to be nominated for a board position, please see the Nomination Form at the link below.
NOMINATION & PROXY FORMS
- The Value of Mentorship
- How To Get The Most Out Of Your Public Relations Program
- Today’s media zeitgeist calls for new analytics and metrics
- Managing Reputation in a Social Media World to be explored at upcoming event
- 2017 Professional Development Survey Results
- Making professional connections at the Holiday Humbug