Call to Order and Moment of Silence Wayne Andrew Dehnke 17 May 1945 - January 12, 2014
Proposed Agenda 8. Report of the Nominating Committee and Election of Trustees – Chair Nominating Committee 9. Appointment of the Auditor for Financial Year 2014 – Dennis Anderson 10. Other Business 11.Next Meeting – … 12. Termination 2. Approval of the Agenda 3. Minutes of the 3 rd Annual Meeting Held on Friday, 7 June 2013 – Secretary 4. Report of the Board of Trustees – President & Executive Vice-President 5. Financial Statements for the Year Ending 31 December 2013 – Treasurer 6.Report of the Auditor – Stella Penner of Calvista LLP 7.Amendment of the By-laws – Secretary
Minutes of the 3 rd Annual Meeting Doug Brooks, Secretary
Board of Trustees’ Report Barry Ashton, President
Three-Year Summary of PPCLI Foundation Financial Results
In 2013: In-Kind support for the 100 th Anniversary was obtained: The Globe and Mail$100,000 University of Calgary 55,000 Canadian Tire 40,000 Bison Transport 40,000 Red Arrow Motorcoach 20,000 Greatwest Kenworth 10,000 R&D Trailers 10,000 Beaver Bus Lines 10,000 Total $285,000
Presentation of a cheque to the Foundation for $10,000 by The Honourable Vaughn Solomon Schofield, Lieutenant-Governor of Saskatchewan. Receiving the gift is Major-General (Ret’d) John Sharpe, Vice-President Partnership and Major Gifts, while looking on is Brigadier-General (Ret’d) Cliff Walker, President of the Royal United Service Institute of Regina, who organized a veteran’s workshop and Armistice Gala Dinner on 10 November 2013.
Heroes Hockey Challenge 2013 Abbotsford – Guests of Honour with Stanley Cup “a Nation needs its Heroes“™
In 2013: Membership Category End 2011 End 2012 End 2013 End-2015 Goal Individual45104181400 Corporate51285100 Honorary14192025 Total64135286525
Sustainability Sustainability is about more than just finances. We need to create a robust structure not entirely dependant upon volunteers.
Board of Trustees’ Report Kent Foster, Executive Vice-President & Chair Fundraising Group
Fundraising Group Executive VP & Chair Fundraising Group Partnership & Major Gifts Grants & Government Programs Individual Giving Gifts/Donations Membership Dues Planned Giving Regional Teams Edmonton Calgary Winnipeg Ottawa Frezenberg Toronto Special Events Heroes Hockey Challenge (HHC) Veterans' Tribute Night (VTN) Canadian House of Heroes (CHoH) Manitoba Social 1 in 1,000 Raffle Forging a Nation Centennial Art Show Other Special Events Administration
Planned Initiatives An individual giving campaign including individual donations, gifts and Planned Giving. Frezenberg Youth Education Program – raise $125,500 to facilitate attendance by 23 Canadian Youth. Develop specific research projects with appropriate partners in the mental health research field including PTSD and prosthetics development. Veterans Transition Network Promotion of long term support for PLS project.
Challenges Improved Communication Consider relevance of Partnership and major gifts committee post 100 th Anniversary Joint initiatives with other like oriented charities Using the right mix of volunteers and professional expertise Increase individual contributions Review FRG structure going forward-related to revenue streams Review regional teams in relation to Special Events and post 100 th activity–these are key to our future success
Future Events Calgary Memorial Baton Relay Gala Dinner – 15 August 2014 Toronto Memorial Baton Event – 6 September 2014 Ottawa Commemoration Events 18-21 September 2014 Spring 2015 HHC Frezenberg Commemoration 7-11 May 2015 & Youth Education Program Heroes Hockey Challenge Edmonton – 23-24 May 2014 Forging a Nation: Canada Goes to War, Centennial Art Exhibition Edmonton, 5 June-16 August with Official Opening– 6 August 2014 Edmonton Commemoration Events – 7-10 August 2014 Memorial Baton Relay 10 August – 18 September 2014
Amendment of the By-laws Presented by Doug Brooks, Secretary Change to Membership Categories, AGM Quorum, and other Cosmetic Changes
Report of the Nominating Committee Bill Hewson Chair, Nominating Committee
Nominating Committee Members Doug Brooks Craig King Bill Hewson, Chair Barry Ashton (Ex-Officio)
Present Board Of Trustees Appointed by PPCLI Guard Colonel Peter Dawe, MSM, CD Appointed by Regimental Executive Committee Chief Warrant Officer Paul Francis, CD Major Slade Lerch, CD Elected at the 2011 AGM Major-General (Ret’d) Barry W. Ashton, CD, President Brigadier-General (Ret’d) Keith Corbould, CD, Vice-President Grants & Benefits Major-General (Ret’d) C. William (Bill) Hewson, CMM, CD Major (Ret’d) John C. Hunter, CD Colonel (Ret’d) James Kempling, CD Colonel (Ret’d) William H. (Bill) Minnis, MSM, CD
Present Board of Trustees Elected at the 2012 AGM Mr. Dennis A. Anderson Mr. Phillip Crawley, CBE, Publisher and CEO, The Globe and Mail Mrs. Marilyn Elliott, FICP, CFP, CLU, Treasurer Lieutenant-General (Ret’d) Kent R. Foster, CMM,CD, Executive Vice President & Chair Fundraising Group Mr. Warren Spitz, President & CEO UCS Forest Group Elected at the 2013 AGM Mr. Jared G. Joynt, APR, Vice President Communications & Public Relations Major-General (Ret’d) John L. Sharpe, CMM, CD, Vice President Partnership & Major Gifts Brigadier-General (Ret’d) Matthew K. Overton, CD Captain (Ret’d) Douglas G. Brooks, P Eng, Secretary
Election of Trustees It is proposed that: Major-General (Ret’d) Barry W. Ashton, CD; Lieutenant-Colonel (Ret’d) Malcolm D. Bruce, MSM, CD; Brigadier-General (Ret’d) G. Keith Corbould, CD; Major-General (Ret’d) David A. Fraser, MSM, CD; Major-General (Ret’d) C. William Hewson, CMM, CD; Lieutenant-Colonel (Ret’d) Martin M. Kenneally, CD; and Brigadier-General (Ret’d) Craig R. King, OMM, MSC, CD, MBE be elected Trustees of the PPCLI Foundation for a three year term commencing 16 May 2014