Parkinson Alberta’s Annual General Meeting & Call for Nominations

January 23, 2017

Parkinson Alberta’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on Saturday, May 27, 2017 in Calgary at Thorncliff Greenview Community Association (5600 Centre St N).  The AGM is open to all current Members of Parkinson Alberta, please note that Memberships will be available for purchase at registration.

To help us ensure that adequate printed materials are available, please let us know you wish to attend by registering.  Registration can be done via email (CLICK HERE) or phone call (403-243-9901 or 1-800-561-1911 toll-free).


Call for Nominations:

The Nominating Committee is calling for nominations of candidates for the PA Board of Directors.  All Directors will be elected for a two (2) year term (May 27, 2017 AGM – AGM 2019). 


Parkinson Alberta is looking for volunteers who represent geographic perspectives in Alberta and who will demonstrate excellence in their field of expertise and will bring to the Society a mix of leadership skills, care and vision critical to due diligence and good governance.  Emphasis will be on recruitment of candidates who have the time, interest in a health charity and experience to make a significant impact on the long-term performance of Parkinson Alberta.

The Parkinson Alberta Board Governance Committee has reviewed the current PA Board composition and has determined the following additional skills and attributes will be required to carry out its mandate:

  • Marketing / Fund Development
  • Health Care Practitioner
  • Advocacy
  • Financial Expertise
  • Legal / Regulatory
  • Board Diversity (i.e. age, ethnicity, etc.)


Time Commitment & Involvement:

  • $25 membership fee/year
  • 4-6 in-person or teleconference meetings
  • Participation on one (1) Board Committee

If you have any questions about the criteria or process, please call 403-243-9901 or toll-free 1-800-561-1911.  To be considered as a candidate, please complete the Nomination and Consent Form (download it here) and forward by 12:00PM (noon) on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 via mail, fax or email.

Chair, Nominating Committee - Parkinson Alberta
#102, 5636 Burbank Cres SE
Calgary, AB  T2H 1Z6
Attention:  Maria Iandolo
Fax:  403-243-8283


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