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  • LIN AGM

    1. 1. Lifestyle Information Network Annual Meeting 2005- 2006 http://www.lin.ca Powering knowledge exchange for practitioners and organizations in recreation and sport since 1995, LIN is the home of Canada ’s National Recreation Database.
    2. 2. Annual General Meeting Thursday, October 19, 2006 Agenda <ul><li>Opening remarks and introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Approval of Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Approval of Minutes from the 2005 Annual General Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Report from the Chair </li></ul><ul><li>Report from the CEO </li></ul><ul><li>Highlights of LIRI project </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Report </li></ul><ul><li>Bylaw amendments </li></ul><ul><li>Elections </li></ul><ul><li>Recognition of outgoing Board members </li></ul><ul><li>Adjournment </li></ul>
    3. 3. Report from the Chair Bryan Smale
    4. 4. Report from the CEO Clem Pelot
    5. 5. Annual General Meeting Thursday, October 19, 2006 Agenda <ul><li>Opening remarks and introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Approval of Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Approval of Minutes from the 2005 Annual General Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Report from the Chair </li></ul><ul><li>Report from the CEO </li></ul><ul><li>Highlights of LIRI project </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Report </li></ul><ul><li>Bylaw amendments </li></ul><ul><li>Elections </li></ul><ul><li>Recognition of outgoing Board members </li></ul><ul><li>Adjournment </li></ul>
    6. 6. LIN Infrastructure Redevelopment Initiative (LIRI) <ul><li>$1,000,000 2 year initiative </li></ul><ul><li>Redevelop LIN’s technical infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Expand and refine taxonomy </li></ul><ul><li>Develop and implement a marketing plan </li></ul>
    7. 7. 2 Phases <ul><li>Phase 1 Needs Assessment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consultations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scope Document </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Phase 2 <ul><li>Technical development </li></ul><ul><li>Taxonomy development </li></ul><ul><li>Data cleaning and transfer </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online survey </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing Plan Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online advertising feasibility </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. A Snapshot of 31,000 Users <ul><li>Professionals in recreation </li></ul><ul><li>Work in medium to large organizations </li></ul><ul><li>They are decision makers </li></ul><ul><li>Predominantly female (75%) </li></ul><ul><li>Distribution among the provinces/territories </li></ul><ul><li>Regular, committed, long-term users </li></ul><ul><li>Believe LIN is valuable source of work related information </li></ul>
    10. 10. Customer Satisfaction <ul><li>Highly satisfied with LIN </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Content Currency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relevance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Credibility </li></ul></ul><ul><li>All core services seen as very useful </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Especially NRDB </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Improving Customer Satisfaction <ul><li>Enhance core services </li></ul><ul><li>Improve awareness of LIN </li></ul><ul><li>Little interest in revenue generating services </li></ul>
    12. 12. Annual General Meeting Thursday, October 19, 2006 Agenda <ul><li>Opening remarks and introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Approval of Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Approval of Minutes from the 2005 Annual General Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Report from the Chair </li></ul><ul><li>Report from the CEO </li></ul><ul><li>Highlights of LIRI project </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Report </li></ul><ul><li>Bylaw amendments </li></ul><ul><li>Elections </li></ul><ul><li>Recognition of outgoing Board members </li></ul><ul><li>Adjournment </li></ul>
    13. 13. Financial Report more details at http://www.lin.ca/resource/auditors%20report05-06.pdf
    14. 14. Annual General Meeting Thursday, October 19, 2006 Agenda <ul><li>Opening remarks and introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Approval of Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Approval of Minutes from the 2005 Annual General Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Report from the Chair </li></ul><ul><li>Report from the CEO </li></ul><ul><li>Highlights of LIRI project </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Report </li></ul><ul><li>Bylaw amendments </li></ul><ul><li>Elections </li></ul><ul><li>Recognition of outgoing Board members </li></ul><ul><li>Adjournment </li></ul>
    15. 15. Bylaw Amendments Karen McTavish <ul><li>Generally, there are no changes to the spirit and intent of the previous LIN Bylaws. </li></ul><ul><li>Many clauses were condensed to better reflect information that would typically be included in Bylaws. </li></ul>
    16. 16. Amendments <ul><li>2. Membership - wording changed to give a clear definition of voting members and associate members. LIN will now periodically poll voting members interest. </li></ul><ul><li>2.1 - Categories of Membership - A briefer description of each is included. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Board of Directors - The person chairing the meeting shall not have the right to vote. In the event of a tie vote, the motion is defeated. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Conflict of Interest - wording condensed </li></ul>
    17. 17. Amendments <ul><li>5. Indemnities to Directors & Others - clauses condensed </li></ul><ul><li>6. Powers of Directors clauses condensed </li></ul><ul><li>7. Appointment & Duties of Officers - cleaned up language as to the role of Chair, CEO, Secretary and Treasurer </li></ul><ul><li>7.1 - Since any 2 offices should NOT be held by the same person, this clause was changed to reflect this. Officers must be Directors and members. </li></ul><ul><li>7.4 - Wording changed </li></ul><ul><li>Again, 7.4 and 7.5 have details that could be part of a policy manual. </li></ul>
    18. 18. Amendments <ul><li>8. Executive Committee - Clauses were condensed as much of the information had already been covered. In addition 8.1 reads an Executive Committee composed of Chair (formerly known as President), Treasurer and one other Director appointed by the Board....... </li></ul><ul><li>10. Meetings - clauses regarding meetings condensed including the scheduling of meetings, announcing business to be discussed, and rules for proxy. Meetings of the Board or Directors may be held at any time and place to be determined by the Board of Directors. There shall be at least 1 meeting per year to be determined by the Board of Directors. </li></ul><ul><li>11. Minutes of Board of Directors - wording changed to reflect minutes are available to the general membership. </li></ul>
    19. 19. Annual General Meeting Thursday, October 19, 2006 Agenda <ul><li>Opening remarks and introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Approval of Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Approval of Minutes from the 2005 Annual General Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Report from the Chair </li></ul><ul><li>Report from the CEO </li></ul><ul><li>Highlights of LIRI project </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Report </li></ul><ul><li>Bylaw amendments </li></ul><ul><li>Elections </li></ul><ul><li>Recognition of outgoing Board members </li></ul><ul><li>Adjournment </li></ul>
    20. 20. Report of the LIN Nominating Committee <ul><li>Constitution guidelines re: Board of Directors: </li></ul><ul><li>8 Board positions constitutes a full Board </li></ul><ul><li>Board appointments are 2 year-terms with a maximum of 3 </li></ul><ul><li>terms </li></ul><ul><li>Goals of the Nominating Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Regional representation from across Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Bi-lingual Board member who can represent and liaise with </li></ul><ul><li>the Francophone community </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing knowledge, reflecting a key programme priority of the LIN </li></ul><ul><li>Board and Staff currently </li></ul>
    21. 21. Continuing members End of current term # of terms served Year Elected Board Member/ Regional Rep. Oct. 2006 1 Oct. 2004 Claire Tucker-Reid (re-election) Dec. 2007 .05 Dec. 2005 David Plouffe (Western) Dec. 2007 .05 Dec. 2005 Karen MacTavish (Eastern) Dec. 2007 .05 Dec. 2005 Don Hunter (Western) Oct. 2007 1.5 Oct. 2003 Kate Connolly (Eastern) Oct. 2007 1.5 Oct. 2003 David Bosiak (Western)
    22. 22. Members for Re-election/Election <ul><li>Re-election : </li></ul><ul><li>Claire Tucker-Reid – for a second term of a 3-year term </li></ul><ul><li> - (Representing Central Canada) </li></ul><ul><li>Election (one-year term) </li></ul><ul><li>Denis Auger – University Professor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Département d'études en loisir, culture et tourisme </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Universit é du Qu é bec a Trois-Rivi è res </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Representing Eastern Canada) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mary-Lou Ambrose-Little – Director of Recreation, Parks and Facilities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Town of Norwich, Ontario </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Currently on LIN Marketing Committee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Representing Central Canada) </li></ul></ul>
    23. 23. Annual General Meeting Thursday, October 19, 2006 Agenda <ul><li>Opening remarks and introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Approval of Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Approval of Minutes from the 2005 Annual General Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Report from the Chair </li></ul><ul><li>Report from the CEO </li></ul><ul><li>Highlights of LIRI project </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Report </li></ul><ul><li>Bylaw amendments </li></ul><ul><li>Elections </li></ul><ul><li>Recognition of outgoing Board members </li></ul><ul><li>Adjournment </li></ul>
    24. 26. The LIN Staff

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