As we approach OFA’s 2022 Annual General Meeting at RBC Place London, nominations opened October 15, 2022 for one Director-at-Large position on the OFA Board of Directors. The position is for a three-year term, starting immediately after the OFA Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday, November 22, 2022.
An election will be held for this position at the AGM on Tuesday, November 22 at approximately 10:45 a.m. The election will consist of a brief presentation by nominees (2-3 minutes long) followed by a moderated Q & A session.
The role of a director offers the opportunity to speak up, engage and influence meaningful change at the provincial level. Directors advocate on behalf of Ontario farm businesses, connect with grassroots members and industry partners on key issues and priorities impacting the agri-food sector, and influence policy development and strategic planning for the organization. This active role works in collaboration with energetic and enthusiastic board members and staff to ensure the farming and food sector continues to thrive across the province. Learn more about this role by clicking here.
If you are interested in running for Director-at-Large, the nomination form is due no later than end of business on Monday, October 31, 2022. Access the nomination form by clicking here. It can be emailed, mailed or faxed to the attention of Cathy Lennon, General Manager (email@example.com, fax: 519-821-8810 or mail: 200 Hanlon Creek Blvd., Guelph, ON N1C 0A1). Please note that it requires the name, signature and membership number of two OFA members as nominators. Membership in OFA is a requirement of nominees and nominators.
For more details and information about OFA’s annual meeting, visit ofa.on.ca/annual-general-meeting/