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Call for Nominations to the Board of Directors 2023 AGM - Nominations now closed

Call for Nominations to the Board of Directors 2023 AGM - Nominations now closed

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Help shape the future of VIATEC's Board of Directors. Bring your skills, talent and experience to the table. Instructions and commitment included in this release


Call for Nominations to the Board of Directors 2023 AGM

Thank you for your interest in serving on VIATEC's Board of Directors! VIATEC is fortunate to have an active and involved membership and to see this reflected in our 14 board seats. Ten seats on the board are reserved for Technology company representatives and the remaining four are open to all VIATEC members meeting the below listed criteria. This year 7 new board members are required.


VIATEC is committed to enhancing equity and diversity in our local tech sector and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all members and employees. We celebrate diversity and encourage members that reflect this priority to express interest in becoming a board member.



Please meet the 2023-24 Board Nominees right Here


Please review the expected commitment of VIATEC Board members:

QUALIFICATIONS TO SERVE AS DIRECTOR

To serve as a Director of VIATEC, a person must: 

1. Be a VIATEC member in good standing; 

2. Be at least 18 years of age; 

3. Be the only candidate from the member company standing for election; 

4. In order for a person to be elected to the Board they must, at the time of their election, have been, or be representing an entity that has been, an active member of VIATEC for at least the past 12 months and maintain an active membership throughout their term of office. 

5. In order for a person running under an Individual Membership to be elected to the Board, they must, at the time of their election, have had an active membership for at least the past 12 months and maintain an active membership throughout their term of office. 

6. Review all materials sent out in advance of monthly Board meetings and attend meetings as often as possible (75% attendance required); 

7. Participate in the annual strategic planning process; 

8. May or may not participate in at least one Board committee (75% attendance required): 

a. Finance & Audit 

b. Governance 

9. VIATEC Board members are required to regularly participate within the Greater Victoria tech community by utilizing their professional networks to help the organization stay apprised of current events, trends and sentiment as well as regularly attend VIATEC events and, when relevant, participate in VIATEC's programs.

Board Member FAQ's

The Call for Nominations to the board are now closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination form. 


All candidates will be contacted prior to the AGM for an in person or Zoom meeting to discuss the VIATEC Board Q&A. All of your answers may be made available to the public. Once your nomination form is submitted and you have been vetted your name will appear on the voting ballot when the electronic voting opens. At this stage NO alterations can be made, thank you.  

If you have any questions, please feel free to email our CEO, Dan Gunn at dgunn@viatec.ca VIATEC’s AGM will be held September 28, 2023 at 5: 00 clock, Fort Tectoria – 777 Fort Street, Networking to follow.  Please mark this in your calendar. 


Please read the official AGM notice here and please register if you are attending. 

Additional Info

Source : VIATEC

Media Contact : Georgia Cowell

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