BC Co-op Association’s 16th Annual General Meeting
Our AGM this year will be held on June 14, 2019 at the Creekside Community Centre in Vancouver, BC. The event will run from 1pm – 6:00pm. The AGM will be in the MP4 room of the Centre.
We’re excited to announce that we will have a special keynote speaker at this year’s event!
J. Garth Cambrey:
J. Garth Cambrey is the British Columbia Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT)’s Vice Chair – Quality Assurance. Mr. Cambrey earned his B. Comm. from UBC. He has over 30 years of experience in BC’s real estate industry including owning a property management firm for 20 years and serving on the Real Estate Council for 5 years. He is an active member of the Real Estate Institute, the BC Arbitration and Mediation Institute and holds a Chartered Arbitrator designation with the ADR Institute of Canada. Mr. Cambrey has arbitrated many strata disputes and been appointed by the BC Supreme Court as an Administrator for several strata property issues.
As of June 1st, the CRT will have exclusive jurisdiction over many types of legal disputes involving housing cooperatives and community service cooperatives, and our special guest will be speaking in regards to that topic.
AGM Registration closes June 10th, 2019
2019 BCCA AGM Documents
2019-20 New Board Director Profiles
Michelle has over 15 years of experience working in the non-profit sector in the fields of governance, human resources and regulatory compliance. She provides assistance in all areas of governance and corporate services for CHF BC and COHO Management Services Society. She currently serves on the board of directors of WISHS Housing Co-op.
Christian is one of the co-founders of One Big Table, a co-operatively owned grocery store in Kelowna. He has also started Kelowna’s first carshare co-op in 2013 which transitioned to Modo in 2018. Christian wants to see our communities become more resilient and foster innovation and creativity and he believes co-ops play a crucial part in achieving this goal. He is excited to play an active role in supporting BCCA’s new strategic plan and raising the awareness of co-ops in the Okanagan.
Patrick joined Modo Co-operative as its CEO in 2016. Prior to joining Modo he was President & CEO of Purolator. He’s a mentor through Groundswell and Futurpreneur, on the Advisory Board at Beedie School of Business (SFU), and a Board Director at Catalyst Community Developments Society and Knives and Forks Community Investment Co-op.