Board of Directors 2019/2020
|Legion Liaison||Jean-Paul Dupuis|
|Telephone Committee||Jacki McCabe|
PO Box 1172, Kingston ON K7L 4Y8
Last Updated: 2022-08-15
Board of Directors
Executive Members (3)
The president shall call and chair branch board meetings and branch general meetings. The president shall serve as the chief spokesperson and representative of the branch. The president shall have such other duties and powers as the branch board may specify.
The vice president understudies and assists the president and shall assume the duties of president in the event of the president’s absence, disability or refusal to act. The vice president shall have such other duties and powers as the branch board may specify.
The treasurer shall keep the financial accounts of the branch and shall exercise primary signing authority for expenditures.
At each branch meeting, the treasurer shall submit a report on the branch finances.
At each branch Annual Meeting, the treasurer shall submit: a) a report of the branch finances for the previous fiscal year; and, b) a budget forecast for the next fiscal period.
The secretary attends board meetings, records the proceedings by accurately capturing the essence of what was discussed and prepares minutes to be forwarded to all board members in a timely fashion.
Once activities and dates have been approved by the board of directors, the activities director plans the yearly events including the branch annual members' meeting. Tasks include liaising with various venues to co-ordinate available dates and times, menus and costs. In liaison with the communications director and telephone director this information is made available to branch membership. Tasks include listing of registrations and payments and providing a complete list of cheques and cash received to the treasurer for their necessary action. Other board members may assist as required.
Enables the board of directors to communicate with the branch membership by creating and posting authorized information on the branch page of the national website and by developing the content for mass emails for approval by the board and to coordinate the distribution of these emails by national office. Collects and submits branch information for publication in Sage magazine as per the established guidelines and deadlines. Participates in recruiting efforts as may be requested by the board.
Legion Liaison Director
Conducts ongoing liaison with the area’s Legion branches, Army, Navy, Air force clubs and other related military service clubs, as required. Provides these clubs with the appropriate wreaths/ribbons for presentation at Remembrance Day observances and, working with the various Legions and clubs, identifies those individuals who will lay Federal Retirees wreaths at the various local cenotaphs. Performs other duties as may be requested by the board.
Co-ordinates volunteer telephone callers in support of branch activities and events. Provides board approved information for use by the telephone volunteers as they keep branch members advised of upcoming events, including registration information, costs and associated deadlines. Performs other duties as may be requested by the board.