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Notice of Annual General Meeting
Holy Blossom Temple
Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

Holy Blossom Temple members in good standing are invited to join us at our Annual General Meeting on Sunday, November 19, 2017.  Morning Services begin at 9:00 a.m. in the Youth Chapel, followed by breakfast sponsored by Holy Blossom Temple Brotherhood & Sisterhood. The meeting will commence at 10 a.m. in the Philip Smith Congregational Hall.

NATURE OF THE BUSINESS TO BE TRANSACTED:                                                                                    

  1. approve the minutes of the Annual General Meeting of the Members, held on November 20, 2016;
  2. elect the Board of Directors and Officers;
  3. receive the audited annual financial statements of the Temple for the year ended June 30, 2017;
  4. appoint auditors for the 2017/2018 fiscal year and authorize the Board of Directors to fix their remuneration; and
  5. receive various reports from Temple leadership


The following Officers and Directors have been nominated by the Nominating Committee for election at the meeting. In addition, a general call for nominations was circulated to the Congregation and no further nominees were put forward.

The Committee nominates as Officers for a two year term:

President: Judy Winberg
Vice President At Large: Darren Sukonick
Vice President Administration (and Secretary/Treasurer): Avra Rosen
Vice President Development: Vanessa Yakobson
Vice President Education: Dylan Aster
Vice President Finance (and Financial Secretary): Jeff Meilach
Vice President Kehillah Kedoshah (“Sacred Community”): Jill Witkin
Vice President Tikkun Olan (“Social Justice”) and Israel: Jascha Jabes
Vice President Membership: Cheryl Sylvester
Vice President Worship: Jeff Denaburg

The Committee nominates as Directors for a three year term:

Mark Goodman

Elana Paice-Lidsky

The following Directors have two years remaining on their terms:

Jeff Baker

Corinne Black

Steve Rayson

Adam Stiavnicky

The following Directors have one year remaining on their terms:

Tom Friedland

Mark Schlossberg

Adam Sniderman

In accordance with the new By-law, the Board will also include, as Ex-Officio members:

Immediate Past President: Joan Garson (voting member)
Senior Rabbi; Executive Director; and two President’s Council Nominees (all non-voting members)

On Behalf of the Board of Directors
Avra Rosen, Secretary,
Toronto, Canada, October 18, 2017

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