Event: CFFN Annual General Meeting 2012

CFFN AGM
Saturday, June 9, 2012
, 2:00PM – 6:00PM
Ottawa Citizen Conference Centre
1101 Baxter Rd, Ottawa, K2C 3M4, Canada [map]

Canada Foundation for Nepal (CFFN) invites you to its seventh Annual General Meeting (AGM) scheduled for June 9, 2012 from 2PM to 6PM (-0400 UTC) in Ottawa, Canada. All members and friends of CFFN are invited and encouraged to attend. For those unable to make the meeting in Ottawa, you may participate online via Skype.

Our aim is to review our past activities and discuss ideas of how to move forward our agenda for the education and well being of Nepal and Nepalese. The meeting is open to all those who have an interest in CFFN activities. However, according to CFFN by-laws, only those who have renewed or have taken the new membership can vote on issues regarding CFFN decisions. Memberships are due for renewal on or before June 9th, 2012 irrespective of the pre-existing membership issue date.

The annual membership rates are $25 for an individual or $35 for a family. Please fill out a membership request form and send it to CFFN, or bring it to the meeting. We will have forms at the meeting as well.

The agenda for the meeting is included below. Please submit any other agenda topics you would like to include for the AGM or inquiries you have before Sunday, June 3, 2012 through email at info@cffn.ca.

Provisional Agenda for AGM

Master of Ceremony: Bishwa Regmi

  • 1:30PM – 2:00PM: Arrival, membership renewal, and refreshments
  • 2:00PM – 2:10PM: Welcome Message – Govinda Dahal
  • 2:10PM – 2:25PM: Brief speech from different guest/representatives
  • 2:25PM – 2:30PM: Approval of Agenda
  • 2:30PM – 2:40PM: Annual Report – Govinda Dahal
  • 2:40PM – 2:50PM: Financial Report and Auditor’s Report – Geeta Thapa
  • 2:50PM – 3:00PM: Question & Answer I
  • 3:00PM – 3:10PM: Break and discussion
  • 3:10PM – 3:25PM: Open University of Nepal – Progress Report – Drona Rasali
  • 3:25PM – 3:40PM: Community Child Care Centre and sustainability projects – Michael and Tineke Casey
  • 3:40PM – 3:55PM: CFFN Online and USHA: Opportunities for the Future – Benjamin Wood
  • 3:55PM – 4:10PM: Research Book Project: Introduction and progress – Ishara Mahat and Bharat Shrestha
  • 4:10PM – 4:20PM: Question & Answer II
  • 4:20PM – 4:30PM: Break and discussion
  • 4:30PM – 4:45PM: Fundraising report and future direction– Robin Pudasaini and Tineke Casey
  • 4:45PM – 5:00PM: Health, education and Equity – Drona Rasali and Govinda Dahal
  • 5:00PM – 5:15PM: Report and reflection of Ben’s first trip to Nepal and photo book – Benjamin Wood
  • 5:15PM – 5:20PM: Volunteer of the Year Announcement – Geeta Thapa
  • 5:20PM – 5:50PM: Open discussions on past, present, and future-directions (facilitator-TBD)
  • 5:50PM – 6:00PM: Vote of Thanks – Prashanta Dhakal

TBA: Master of Ceremony: Bishwa Regmi
TBA: Arrival, membership renewal, and refreshments
TBA: Resume seat from Chief Guest and other guests
TBA: Welcome Message – Govinda Dahal
TBA: Brief speech from different guest/representatives
TBA: Approval of Agenda
TBA: Annual Report – Govinda Dahal
TBA: Financial Report and Auditor’s Report – Geeta Thapa
TBA: Question & Answer
TBA: Open University of Nepal – Progress Report – Drona Rasali
TBA: Community Child Care Centre and sustainability projects – Michael
and Tineke Casey
TBA: CFFN Online and USHA: Opportunities for the Future – Benjamin Wood
TBA: Research Book Project: Introduction and progress – Ishara Mahat/
Bharat Shrestha
TBA: Fundraising and future direction– Robin Pudasaini/Tineke Casey
TBA: Health, education, and equity – Drona Rasali/Govinda Dahal
TBA: Report and reflection of Ben’s first trip to Nepal and photo book
– Benjamin Wood
TBA: Open discussions on past, present, and future-directions (facilitator-TBD)
TBA: Vote of Thanks – Prashanta Dhakal

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