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Annual General Meeting Update

The Governance Commitee of the Saskatchewan Construction Safety Assocation proposes the following change to the SCSA Board of Directions

  • Karen Low currently a Board Strategic Appointment be nominated as a General Workforce director

Upon receiving the Nominees of the Board and the Nominating Groups in accordance with Section 34 of the SCSA by-laws, the Governance Committee shall review and consider the qualifications of all of the Nominees and shall have the right, at its sole discretion, to determine whether each of the Nominees shall be eligible to stand for election to Board at the next annual meeting of the members. Notwithstanding anything contained in the SCSA bylaws, only those Nominees approved by the Governance Committee shall be eligible to stand for election to the Board.

The final member vote will take place at the SCSA Annual General Meeting on March 21, 2019 

Board Governance Changes

A significant milestone was reached and a little history was made at the Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association annual general meeting.

Sweeping changes were made to SCSA bylaws, the board structure, its composition and its size. These decisions came via a unanimous vote.

The new bylaws replace the original bylaws that have been in place since the organization’s inception. They reflect the most modern governance practices and ensure full compliance with the Non-Profit Corporations Act.

The SCSA governance model was such that the SCSA had 34 positions that would comprise its board of directors. The membership voted to reduce this number and will now run with a 12-member board.

As a 12-person board, 10 positions will be comprised of a cross-section of the key segments of the construction industry, with a balance of employer and worker representation. Up to two additional appointments can be made by the board at the board’s discretion for strategic purposes, or to address any gaps it feels it has.

To view the current Board of Directors, visit: www.scsaonline.ca/about-us/board-of-directors 

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