The 2017 AGM was held at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club – Jericho Clubhouse in advance of the 2017 EMA of BC Environmental Management Awards.
The AGM was executed with the 2017-2018 budget approved. Member funded status, the constitutional changes that are required to move to a member funded status and proposed bylaw changes were approved. Finally, a new Board with several new faces was elected:
2017-2018 EMA of BC Board Members
President – Leanne Harris (Milestone Environmental Contractors Inc.)
Vice President – Tara Wight (Sole Proprietor)
VP Membership – Richare Pope (Dillon Consulting)
VP Marketing – David Kemp (Stormtec Filtration)
VP Communications – Dino Rossi (Borden Ladner Gervias LLP)
VP Education – Vanessa Osorio (Tervita)
Secretary – Deneige McIntyre (Stantec)
Treasurer – Bryan Shaw (CARO Analytical Services)
Director at Large – Donna Bartel (Coast Mountain Bus Company)
Director at Large – Louis Agassiz (A. Lanfranco)
Director at Large – Andrea Harvey (Seaspan)
Director at Large – Melissa Magnuson (AGAT Laboratories)
Director at Large – Anthony Collett (SLR Consulting)
Director at Large – Spencer Chaisson (Vancouver Fraser Port Authority)
Director at Large – James Hoefele (Vancouver Fraser Port Authority)
Director at Large – Miranda Lewis (Triton Environmental Consultants)
Director at Large – Jasmeen Jatana (ALS Environmental)
Past President – Carlos da Ponte (Sustainable Elements)
The 2017-2018 EMA of BC Board is excited for the year ahead as we start planning our monthly sessions, the annual Workshop, and begin the process for the 2018 Environmental Management Awards.
The 2017 EMA Awards are summarized here.