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Winnipeg Board of Jewish Education Call For Nominations

April 2, 2018

 

 

Effective June 2018, there will be THREE vacancies in the number of Elected Directors on the Winnipeg Board of Jewish Education (WBJE). The term of office for an Elected Director is three years. The WBJE may extend or condense the term for certain Elected Directors for the purpose of ensuring that the recommended slate consists of a similar number of individuals each year, (pursuant to Article 8.1 of the By-Laws of the WBJE)

 

Criteria

 

Pursuant to Article V(1) of the WBJE By-Laws, the WBJE approves specific criteria to be met by candidates seeking to be elected to the WBJE. On February 13, 2018, the WBJE approved the following criteria for election of new Directors to the WBJE in June 2018.

 

Candidates must meet one of the following criteria approved by the WBJE for the 2018 election:

 

  • Experience in development and fundraising
  • Experience in strategic planning
  • Background in education

 

Candidates

 

On March 15, 2018, the WBJE approved the following slate of candidates who meet the approved criteria and eligibility requirements*  (Pursuant to Article V(2)):

 

Josh Weinstein

Courtney Feldman

Richard Hechter

 

Pursuant to Article V(3), other individuals who meet the eligibility requirements and approved criteria may file an application to add their name to the slate of candidates. Application forms are available at the WBJE office, or by contacting Lisa Boroditsky, Executive Assistant at

204-477-7425 or [email protected].

 

Completed application forms must be submitted to the WBJE office:

 Attention Tracy Kasner Greaves, Chair, Governance Committee

at A202-123 Doncaster Street or at [email protected] no later than May 1st, 2018.

 

*Candidates must also meet the following eligibility requirements set out in the By-Laws:

Article V(4) – only contributing members shall be entitled to stand for election to the Board

Article III(3) – A “contributing member” shall mean any person with a substantial connection with the Winnipeg Jewish Community of at least eighteen (18) years of age who, by the 1st business day in February immediately preceding Election Day, has paid a contribution of $18.00 or more to the Combined Jewish Appeal for its current campaign as well as made a donation of $18.00 or more to the Corporation’s endowment fund.

Article VI(3) – All Directors of the Corporation shall be Contributing Members as described herein and shall not be, nor shall members of their immediate family be, employees of the Corporation.

Article VI(3)(a) – “Immediate family” shall mean parents, spouse and children.

 
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