CYCLING BC Board voting- I need your vote!

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Bosie
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CYCLING BC Board voting- I need your vote!

Post by Bosie » Wed May 31, 2017 11:15 am

Hi,

Last year, in large part due to the enthusiastic support of this club, the Wheelers and others in Victoria, I was voted onto the Cycling BC Board. I currently act as the Vice Chair.

Cycling BC has had a fairly turbulent recent past (including a near bankruptcy about 7 years ago) with 3 new Executive Directors and 3 almost entirely different Boards in the last 3 years. As a Board this year, our focus has been to provide some stability to the organizational leadership so that we can move the organization forward in a positive direction. To this end, we hired a new ED who is committed to the organization (and who has roots in Victoria and the GVVA). We also amended the bylaws to create staggered longer terms for Board Directors to encourage some organizational memory. Our focus is now on supporting the new Executive Director so that she can build the organization and develop the capacity of her team to provide improved services to the membership and to develop the sport in BC. I have confidence that, given time, we can develop a world class organization.

Because one of the Board needed to stand down this year to allow for the staggered elections, I volunteered. I am now in an election with 15 others for 5 spots. I really need the club memberships support again to get voted back in. Please consider voting and voting for me to represent the club and the Island on the Board. Please let your friends and colleagues in the other clubs know about this election and encourage them to vote as well.

In addition, because the Island (and anywhere outside of Vancouver) is under represented on the Board, I encouraged Parker Bloom (Stuckylife, Broad street bikes, Cyclocross etc.) to stand for the Board. I believe he would be an excellent choice as he is intimately involved with all branches of cycling and knows more about the Island Cyclocross and MTB scenes than most. He is young and enthusiastic. I would strongly encourage all the members to vote for Parker as well.

Voting opens tomorrow.

A link to the candidates:
https://cyclingbc.net/about/agm/board-o ... andidates/
Craig B.

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Post by Rolf » Wed May 31, 2017 11:36 am

Great news, Bosie! Thank you for agreeing to continue to represent the Island on the CBC Board. I look forward to giving you my vote as soon as voting opens.
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Post by Fozzy » Wed May 31, 2017 12:56 pm

Vote Crovaifege!!

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Post by Rolf » Wed May 31, 2017 3:56 pm

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Post by Mikael » Wed May 31, 2017 4:40 pm

Fingers crossed Craig--and thank you.
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Post by L2R » Wed May 31, 2017 8:45 pm

Done!

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Post by AJ Neale » Thu Jun 01, 2017 4:39 am

My vote for you went in yesterday Craig .... thank you for your work and time. We will pass the word!

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Post by mfarnham » Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:25 am

Strategic Voting 101. Most probably realize this, but just in case...

Best to vote *only* for the people you're interested in having win, rather than casting all 5 votes that you're entitled to cast. If, for example (I'm not advocating how to vote...just giving an example), you really want Craig and Parker elected and don't care who else is elected, then vote only for Craig and Parker. Otherwise you'll be bumping up the vote count of three other candidates, any of whom might end up beating out Craig or Parker for a spot on the board.

Obviously, if you have 5 top candidates you prefer to all others, by all means vote for all 5.

Martin

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Post by Fozzy » Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:37 am

Done

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Post by Plawless » Thu Jun 01, 2017 12:37 pm

Done. Good luck Craig (and Parker). FWIW Kim Jakeman is a lawyer out of Vancouver that I know and she would also be a good voice to have at that table....

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Post by roadflasj » Thu Jun 01, 2017 1:03 pm

Voted - good luck Craig!
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Post by EricS » Sun Jun 18, 2017 2:21 pm

Just a reminder: only two days left to vote. Please take a few minutes to read some bios, and vote online. Super easy. Some great folks running. Four from Victoria. One whom you may know :)

Vote!

Thanks,

Eric
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