Board Positions Available
OGCA is seeking four enthusiastic individuals in senior management positions to fill openings on the OGCA Board of Directors.
We are pursuing particularly those members who are in Membership Fee Category 1 and Category 2. If you are interested in becoming a part of your association’s Board of Directors, please forward your name and company to Mary Wademan. If approved by the Executive Committee, your nomination will be approved by the membership at the Annual General Meeting in Washington, D.C., in September 2016.
As per the OGCA’s By-Laws, under Article IX – Board of Directors, Section 1: Election and Section 3: Board of Directors’ Meetings:
Section 1: Election
c) A representative of a firm shall only be eligible to serve on the Board of Directors if s/he is an Executive Officer of the firm being represented. An Executive Officer shall mean a Corporate Officer or Manager holding a position in an Executive capacity with discretionary authority; or a person acting as the local agent or branch representative of a member corporation.
h) OGCA endeavors to include on its Board, Directors that fairly represent its members from a variety of firm sizes, disciplines, labour structures and geographic area of operations.
Section 2: Board of Directors' Meetings
a) At least five regularly constituted meetings of the Board of Directors shall be held each year.
e) Meetings shall be held at such time and place as may be decided by the Chairman of the Board or the Executive Committee. Notice of meetings shall be delivered to each member of the Board of Directors at least ten days prior to the date of the meeting.
f) Special meetings of the Board of Directors may be called by the Chairman of the Board or any three Directors upon two days' notice. Such notice shall designate the purpose for such meeting.
g) Directors are required to attend the majority of the Board of Directors meetings. Frequent absences may result in removal from the Board.