Martindale Community Association Board Elections

Martindale Community Association Board Elections

Getting involved with your local Community Association is an excellent way to build and cultivate relationships within your community and with neighbours. Serving on the Board of Directors can also enhance your professional skills, is great for resume building, and will provide you with incredible opportunities to work with your local government. A successful community needs volunteers and support from its residents.

If anyone wishes to run for a position on the Martindale Board, please contact the Martindale Community Association’s Board Selection Committee at (403) 930-6188 ext. 2 or by email at martindale_community@yahoo.ca.

Positions Available:

SECRETARY: Attend meetings to take minutes and deal with all correspondence (emails, voicemails, regular mail, etc.) Also, to keep a record of the membership, send out notices for meetings, and to carry out other duties assigned by the Board. The role of the Secretary is to support the Chair in ensuring the smooth functioning of the Association by ensuring meetings are effectively organized, minutes taken, and maintaining records and administration.

TREASURER: Attend meetings of the Executive and keep the financial records of the Association. Ensure that all monies are collected and deposited, pay bills and maintain a detailed account of receivables and payables. As well, Chair the Finance Committee and prepare an annual audited statement. This is a good position for someone with some bookkeeping experience.

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR: Coordinate all discussions and lobbying around planning and development issues in Martindale Community. Development information will come to the Community and the Director will investigate it and present the information to the Board.

FUNDRAISING DIRECTOR: Raise funds for the development, maintenance and operation of facilities and amenities. As well, Chair the Fundraising Committee to gather ideas and implement them. They manage and assign responsibilities to members and write grants to obtain funds as well as work closely with the Social Director.

SOCIAL DIRECTOR: Initiate, arrange and manage social activities for the residents of Martindale. This position will work closely with the Fundraising Director. They manage and assign responsibilities to members and coordinate fundraising efforts.

SPORTS DIRECTOR: Initiate, arrange and manage recreational sports activities for residents of Martindale. As well, Chair the Sports Committee and look for funds and resources for programs.

NEWSLETTER DIRECTOR: Collect and edit articles for the Tri-Community newsletter. Also, to maintain Social Media (Facebook). This would be a great position for someone interested in Journalism.

DIRECTOR: This is a good position to hold if you are not sure what you are interested in. A Director will be available for committees and functions. You can be a Director and assist any of the other Directors.

Being on the Board of the Martindale Community Association is very rewarding. You get to meet your neighbours, other community members and get to be a part of the City of Calgary. There are many learning opportunities, and everyone brings their own special talent to the Board.

Please submit nominations by March 31, 2021. Email martindale_community@yahoo.ca or phone (403) 930-6188 ext. 2. Please leave your full name, spelling, phone number and email. 

Our Annual General Meeting is Monday, April 26, 2021 at 7:00 pm at the Genesis Centre, 7556 Falconridge Blvd. NE. Or possibly online. 

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