Notice of Annual General Meeting & Call for Nominations

April 26, 2019

Parkinson Association of Alberta Board Notice of Annual General Meeting - May 25, 2019


NOTICE is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of members of Parkinson Association of Alberta (the "Association") will be held at the Radisson Hotel Edmonton South, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on Saturday, May 25, 2019 from 8:30AM to 9:15AM (MST).  Registration for the AGM will be from 8:00AM - 8:30AM.


If you are planning on attending the Annual General Meeting, we request that you register no later than 12:00PM, Friday, May 17, 2019 by calling the Calgary Head Office at 403-243-9901 or toll-free 1-800-561-1911.  Alternatively you can email your attendance to


Call for Nominations to Parkinson Association of Alberta Board of Directors (two-year term)


Parkinson Association of Alberta’s (PAA) Nominating Committee is calling for nominations of candidates for the PAA Board of Directors.  All Directors will be elected for a two (2) year term (May 25, 2019 AGM – AGM 2021). 


Our Mission:

Parkinson Association of Alberta is the voice of Albertans and their families living with Parkinson disease.  Our purpose is to ease the burden through advocacy, education, client services and to support research aimed at finding a cure.


What We Need:

The association is looking for volunteers who represent geographic perspectives in Alberta, who will demonstrate excellence in their field of expertise and who will bring 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 Association of Alberta.  


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

  • Human Resources
  • Fund Development
  • Financial Expertise / Accounting
  • Board Diversity (ie age, ethnicity, etc.)


Time Commitment & Involvement:

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


Please forward your resume via Canada Post, email or fax (403) 243-8283 by 12:00pm – Tuesday, April 30, 2019 to:

Chair, Nominating Committee

Parkinson Association of Alberta

120, 6835 Railway St SE

Calgary, Alberta T2H 2V6

Attention: Wendy Kerkhoff




If you have any questions regarding a candidate or the criteria for nomination, please contact John Petryshen, CEO at (403) 243-9901 ext 223

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