Upcoming Events
Executive Committee Meetings

The Bridge will normally meet on the third Thursday of each month, except during July and August; the next Bridge meeting will be on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 7:00 pm at Robert's Place.

Our thanks toRobert's Placefor providing us with our Executive meeting venue.

Official Notice of the 2018 Annual General Meeting
of the Gabriola Island Power and Sail Squadron

Dear Squadron members,
The 2018 Annual General Meeting of the Gabriola Island Squadron will be held at the:

Rollo Senior Center,
685 North Rd, Gabriola, BC V0R 1X3,
Sunday, April 22 at 2.00 PM

for the purpose of:
a. receiving the year-end reports of the Squadron’s officers; b. receiving a report of the Squadron Financial Officer on the financial position of this Squadron that has been reviewed by the Squadron Internal Audit Review Committee; c. electing the Officers referred to in Section 9.4 of Board Regulations (2015) as well as any additional Officers to positions deemed necessary by the Squadron’s Nominating Committee or through petition by the Squadron members gathered at this meeting, subject to sections 7.1.1 and 7.1.2; d. appointing a Squadron Internal Audit Review Committee for the Squadron year 2018-19; e. considering such other business as may properly be brought before the meeting.
The Report of the Squadron Nominating Committee, below, forms part of this Notice. Under Regulation 9.6.6 of Board Regulations (2015), any further nominations must be by a petition in writing signed by not less than five (5) Members of the Squadron, who shall confirm the consent of their nominee to such nomination. The petition shall be filed with the Squadron Secretary not less than two (2) days prior to the date of the meeting at which such election shall take place.
And the “unofficial” part: There will be a buffet lunch, tea, and coffee provided.

2018 Nominating Committee Report

The Nominating Committee of the Gabriola Island Power and Sail Squadron, made up of Past Commander Ralph Hagen, Past Commander Bob Derksen and Commander Mike Hoeinghaus, has completed its task of presenting a list of nominees for the Gabriola Island Squadron’s Executive for 2018-19, to be presented to the membership for its consideration at the upcoming AGM on April 22, 2018.
Commander: Mike Hoeinghaus Executive Officer: Jean-Pierre van Praet Educational Officer: Bert terHart Secretary: Carole Lemieux Financial Officer: Jude Briscoe Membership Officer: Elaine Pearce Webmaster: Bill Kalbfleisch Communications / Privacy Officer: Don Butt Public Relations Officer: George Myette Member-at-Large: John Bullas Member-at-Large: Ivan Bullic Member-at-Large: Bob Wood
By virtue of his previous position, Ralph Hagen is the Past Commander, an unelected position on the Executive. Collectively, the proposed Executive will cover such areas of activity as community liaison, the boat safety programme, squadron social activities and any other areas that might require its attention during the 2018-19 year and which are not the tasks of specific officers. The Committee nominates Carrie Raglan as the Squadron’s financial reviewer for the financial year 2018-19.

Respectfully submitted,
Ralph Hagen, Chair of the Nominating Committee