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Call for Nominations to the Board of Directors

November 10, 2017

The National Network for Mental Health (NNMH) is holding its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday December 13, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern.

CALL FOR NEW BOARD MEMBERS:  In accordance with our bylaws, NNMH is looking for board members to represent each of the following provinces and territories:  British Columbia, Alberta, Yukon, Quebec, New Brunswick, Newfoundland & Labrador, Prince Edward Island.

A voting member of the NNMH according to by-law 11. Section ii. Page 5.

Individual – A mental health consumer/survivor / a person with lived personal experience with mental health issues who supports the Articles of the Corporation.  One individual member has one vote per motion at any general membership meeting of the Corporation.

Commitment: The requirements for your participation will include monthly or bi-monthly directors meetings. Time to review all relevant information to make informed decisions on behalf of the organization. A commitment to participate at board/leadership development workshops when required and on committees and events of the NNMH or on behalf of the NNMH. A time commitment between 6 – 20 hours a month, all dependent on your choices to participate.

How to Apply:  Individuals seeking nomination as Directors must supply the following:

1) A paragraph a minimum of 200 words why you seek  election to the board of directors?

2) A biography outlining your personal experience or a resume.

3) A photograph (optional).

 

Nomination for any of the above positions must be received by December 1, 2017 by 11:59 pm Eastern time and can be forwarded by email to;  [email protected]  or regular mail to;

 

National Network for Mental Health

PO Box 1539 Station Main St.

Catharines, ON. L2R 7J9

Notice of Annual General Meeting

NNMH is Celebrating our 25th Anniversary

2017-2018

Via teleconference

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

 

Board of Directors and the Staff invite you to attend The National Network for Mental Health’s Annual General Meeting. Celebrating 25 years as the only national non-diagnostic consumer driven mental health organization in Canada.

 

The National Network for Mental Health plays a pivotal role in bridging the Mental Health Community to the larger Consumer Disability Movement. We are committed to networking and capacity building to cultivate, strong leadership, effective networks, strong partnerships, and inclusive collaborations. It is only through strong leadership, commitment and membership, that we can affect change for the mental health and disability community and Canadians across the Pan Canadian landscape.

 

CALL FOR NEW BOARD MEMBERS:  In accordance with our bylaws, NNMH is looking for board members to represent each of the following provinces and territories: British Columbia, Alberta, Yukon, Quebec, New Brunswick, Newfoundland & Labrador, Prince Edward Island. Nomination for any of the above positions must be received by December 1, 2017 by 11:59 pm Pacific time and can be forwarded by email to;   [email protected]  or regular mail to;

 

National Network for Mental Health

PO Box 1539 Station Main St.

Catharines, ON. L2R 7J9

 

Individuals seeking nomination as Directors must supply the following:

A paragraph why you seek  election to the board of directors?

A biography outlining your personal experience or a resume.

A photograph (optional).

 

The agenda, for the AGM and other related document will be sent via email and posted  on line by December 4, 2017 at [email protected]

 

Hope you can join us !

We are pleased to announce that Alliance for an Inclusive and Accessible Canada will be hosting public consultations in Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia, Yukon, Northwest Territories. We ask you to please share this information with your networks and encourage people to come out to a consultation and help to shape Canada’s new accessibility law.

Alberta Consultations:
June 8 – Grande Prairie
Pomeroy Hotel & Conference Centre
11633 100 Street
6:00 to 8:00 PM

Manitoba Consultations:
June 22 – Thompson
Juniper Centre
108 Nelson Road
6:00 to 8:00 PM

British Columbia Consultations:
June 14 – Kelowna
Ramada Hotel & Conference Centre
2170 Harvey Ave.
6:00 – 8:00 PM

June 16 – Victoria
University of Victoria
3800 Finnerty Road (Cadboro Commons Building)
6:00 to 8:00 PM

June 21 – Vancouver
Location: TBD
6:00 to 8:00 PM

Yukon Consultations:
June 12 – Whitehorse
Best Western Gold Rush Inn
411 Main Street
6:00 – 8:00 PM

Northwest Territories Consultations:
June 14 – Yellowknife
Explorer Hotel
4825 49th Ave.
9:00 – 5:00 PM

Registration information can be found online at www.alliance-canada.org or can be taken over the phone by calling 343-291-1117.

All Abilities Together – The Alliance for an Inclusive and Accessible Canada

The Alliance for an Inclusive and Accessible Canada (the Alliance) is a group of disability organizations that is consulting Canadians about the proposed federal accessibility law. We are made up of 12 member organizations and four partner organizations from Canada’s disability community.

NOTICE OF MEMBERSHIP MEETING

 

Special Meeting of the Membership

Friday March 10, 2017

At the Annual General Membership Meeting on December 7, 2016 the business of the National Network for Mental Health could not be accomplished because quorum could not be established. At the board meeting held  January  22, 2017 a motion was made to convene a Special Meeting of the Membership. Continue reading

SAVE THE DATE
February 24, 2017

The National Network for Mental Health will be holding a Special Meeting of the Membership

At the Annual General Membership Meeting quorum was not established and the board agreed at the AGM they would convene a Special Meeting of the Membership this meeting will be to vote on the NNMH business that could not be ratified at the AGM because of the lack of quorum. Continue reading