Holy Blossom Temple AGM
Sunday, November 17, 2019, at 10:00 am
Holy Blossom Temple members in good standing are invited to join us at our Annual General Meeting on Sunday, November 17, 2019. Morning Services begin at 9:00 am in the Youth Chapel, followed by breakfast sponsored by Holy Blossom Temple Brotherhood & Sisterhood. The meeting will commence at 10:00 am in the Mishkan.
NATURE OF THE BUSINESS TO BE TRANSACTED:
- approve the minutes of the Annual General Meeting of the Members, held on November 18, 2018, December 13, 2018, and February 28, 2019.
- elect the Board of Directors and Officers
- receive the audited annual financial statements of the Temple for the year ended June 30, 2019*
- appoint auditors for the 2019/2020 fiscal year and authorize the Board of Directors to fix their remuneration
- receive various reports from Temple leadership
*Any member in good standing wishing to receive a copy in advance of the Annual General Meeting should contact Ron Polster, Executive Director, at [email protected] or 416-789-3291, ext. 226 and you will be supplied with this information.
ELECTION OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS and OFFICERS:
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 Officers will be:
President – Avra Rosen (1 year term)
Vice-President, At Large – Les Rothschild (2 year term)
Vice-President, Administration (and Secretary/Treasurer) – Ellen Cole (2 year term)
Vice-President, Education – Aubrey Freedman (2 year term)
Vice-President, Membership – Darren Sukonick (2 year term)
Vice-President, Development – Alison Schwartz (1 year remaining in term)
Vice-President, Finance – Adam Stiavnicky (1 year remaining in term)
Vice-President, Kehillah Kedoshah – Julie Solomon (1 year remaining in term)
Vice-President, Tikun Olam (Social Justice) and Israel – Jill Witkin (1 year remaining in term)
Vice-President, Worship – Gerry Prendergast (1 year remaining in term)
The Directors at Large will be:
Corinne Black – nominated for a 3 year term
Rick Howard – nominated for a 3 year term
Mike Morgulis – nominated for a 3 year term
Avram Musafija – nominated for a 3 year term
Tom Friedland – 2 years remaining in term
Adam Sniderman – 2 years remaining in term
Maddie Axelrod – 2 years remaining in term
Elana Paice-Lidsky – 1 year remaining in term
Mark Goodman – 1 year remaining in term
In accordance with the By-law, the Board will also include, as Ex-Officio members:
Immediate Past President: Judy Winberg (voting member)
Senior Rabbi; Executive Director; and two President’s Council Nominees (all non-voting members)
The Committee expresses its appreciation to those directors who have served the Temple well and will be retiring from the Board: Dylan Aster, Joan Garson, and Cheryl Sylvester.
Members in good standing who are unable to attend the meeting in person are invited to complete a proxy, enabling their vote to be cast (if required), in their absence.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors,
Avra Rosen, Secretary
Toronto, Canada, October 25, 2019