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Executive Team

The British Columbia Lapidary Society is managed by the Executive Team, comprised of the Board of Directors, the immediate Past President, and our Executive Secretary. The Board of Directors is elected at our Annual General Meeting at Rendezvous.

Position Officer Email
President Christine Laurin president@bclapidary.com
1st Vice President Ted Abery 1st.vice.president@bclapidary.com
2nd Vice President Andrew Danneffel 2nd.vice.president@bclapidary.com
3rd Vice President VACANT 3rd.vice.president@bclapidary.com
Treasurer Craig McMorland treasurer@bclapidary.com
Recording Secretary VACANT recording.secretary@bclapidary.com
Executive Secretary Georgina Selinger executive.secretary@bclapidary.com
Past President Robert Brown past.president@bclapidary.com

Roles and Responsibilities of the Executive Team

President

It is the duty of the President to preside at all general meetings of the Society and all Board of Directors meetings. The President shall be an ex-officio member of all committees.

1st Vice President

It is the duty of the 1st Vice President, in the absence of the President, to preside as chairperson at all meetings of the Society and of the Board of Directors, and otherwise to assist the President and other officers in the exercise of their respective duties as may be required. The 1st Vice President shall be a member of the Gem Show Committee, and shall assist the 2nd Vice President with his/her transition to the Rendezvous Director position.

2nd Vice President

It is the duty of the 2nd Vice President, in the absence of the President and the 1st Vice President, to preside as chairperson of all meetings of the Society and of the Board of Directors, and otherwise to assist the President and other officers in the exercise of their respective duties as may be required. The 2nd Vice President shall be the Rendezvous Director, responsible for soliciting clubs to host Rendezvous and liaise with the host clubs during preparation and implementation. The 2nd Vice President shall assist the 3rd Vice President with his/her transition to the Summer Camp Director position.

3rd Vice President

It is the duty of the 3rd Vice President, in the absence of the President, 1st Vice President, and the 2nd Vice President, to preside as chairperson of all meetings of the Society and of the Board of Directors and otherwise to assist the President and other officers in the exercise of their respective duties as may be required. The 3rd Vice President shall be the Summer Camp Director, responsible for soliciting clubs to host Summer Camp and liaise with the host clubs during preparation and implementation.

Recording Secretary

It shall be the duty of the Recording Secretary to attend all meetings of the Society and all meetings of the Board of Directors, and to record accurately all minutes and proceedings of every such meeting in a minute book to be provided by the Society.

Treasurer

It shall be the duty of the Treasurer:

The Treasurer shall at all times and from time to time as requested, submit to the auditor of the Society all books, records and documents pertaining to the financial position of the Society in order that the auditor may have the fullest possible information or the purpose of making a financial review or audit of the affairs of the Society.

Past President

The immediate Past President shall be an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors.