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Phone: 561-7327

Email: events(at)reaps(dot)org

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REAPS Board of Directors 2016-17

Current Board

The REAPS Board of Directors consists entirely of dedicated volunteers from the community who have a passion for our planet and our community. Some of our directors have been involved with REAPS for many years. demonstrating a true committment to community service. The board meets monthly to direct the society's operations, set the budget and come up with visions for the future of our society.

President: James Spankie Email Reaps President

Vice President: Paul Sanborn

Secretary: Elizabeth MacIsaac

Treasurer: Vicki-Lynn Bobbi

Book keeper: Ana Munzo

Directors at Large: Val Stewart, Laura Herring, Viv Fox

REAPS Staff

Our hard-working Executive Director works tirelessly to carry out the vision of the board and promote REAPS in the community. Without the hard work of these people, REAPS would not exist.

Executive Director: Terri McClymont terri.mcclymont@reaps.org

Board of Directors Positions

(REAPS) is overseen by a board of directors. The board consists of volunteers, who fulfill their duties specific to their portfolio. Board members actively participate, promote and encourage participation in the delivery of the REAPS mandate and programs. Board members must keep their membership current and have an active interest in protecting the environment. All positions are for a one year term, and all positions are open. The Board is elected by the members at the Annual General Meeting. Any member, who is not employed by REAPS, may choose to run for a position. Incumbent board members may stand for re-election if they so choose. During the year, new directors may be appointed, at the discretion of the current board, to fill vacant positions. All positions work with the Executive Director, to achieve the REAPS mandate and goals. The positions are as follows:

President: chairs monthly board meetings and the Annual General Meeting. Supervises the Executive Director. Actively participates, promotes and encourages participation in delivering REAPS mandate and programs. Assists other Directors in fulfilling their duties. Attends monthly board meetings.

Vice-President: carries out the duties of the president during his/her absence. Actively seeks candidates for the Executive Positions prior to each AGM. Attends monthly board meetings.

Secretary: records minutes of society meetings, distributes monthly meeting minutes to board members prior to the next monthly board meeting, records the Annual General Meeting minutes and distributes to board. Actively participates, promotes and encourages participation in delivering REAPS mandate and programs. Attends monthly board meetings.

Treasurer: completes the reporting of business documentation for the society. Documentation consists of T4s for employees, T4 Summary for Society, Registered Charity Annual Report, ROEs, monthly payroll, GST, WorkSafe BC yearly submission, monthly financial statements to be presented at board meetings, year end financial statement and balance sheet which are presented at the AGM. Reviews the completed funding proposals by Executive Director where treasurer is required to sign off on documentation. Executive Director is available to assist Treasurer with completion of reports. Actively participates, promotes and encourages participation in delivering REAPS mandate and programs. Attends monthly board meetings.

Fundraising Co-ordinator: plans and organizes fundraising activities. Actively searches for funding and submits funding proposals. Attends monthly board meetings.

Promotion, Advertising, & Special Events Co-ordinator: plans and organizes special events; places advertisements and encourages media coverage of the society's activities. Actively participates, promotes and encourages participation in REAPS mandate and programs. Attends monthly board meetings.

Membership & Volunteer Co-ordinator: maintains the register of members and canvasses volunteers and members for the society and for events. Attends monthly board meetings.

Newsletter Co-ordinator: prepares, publishes and distributes the REAPS Report newsletter six times a year. Attends monthly board meetings.

Directors At-Large (4): Actively participates, promotes and encourages participation in delivering REAPS mandate and programs. Attends monthly board meetings.

Your participation is encouraged. If you are interested in any of the above positions, would like a more detailded description for any portfolio, or are interested in helping out with any of REAPS activities, please come to the Annual General Meeting or call 250-561-7327 or e-mail our Exuective Director