Nominating Committee Proposed Slate of 2014 MBOT Directors
(1) ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING:
Mississauga Board of Trade's Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at:
International Centre - Conference Centre
6900 Airport Road, Mississauga (Airport Rd. & Derry Rd.)
7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. (incl. breakfast at 7:30 a.m.)
The AGM featuring keynote speaker Tim Hudak (Ontario PC Leader) will occur in conjunction with MBOT's December Good Morning Mississauga business networking event.
At 7:45 a.m., during breakfast, attendees will receive a special informative presentation on Digital technology - changing how customers look for your business by Yellow Pages Group.
All attendees must register in advance ($15 members, $35 potential members). See registration form and information online at www.mbot.com.
The purpose of the AGM is to:
- Approve the minutes of the previous Annual General Meeting
- Hearing and receiving MBOT's Annual Report by Chair
- Approve the audited financial statements for the preceding year
- Receive Nominating Committee's Report and Election/Appointment of Directors & Executive Committee
- Attend to any other business brought properly before the meeting
(2) NOMINATING COMMITTEE REPORT:
Mississauga Board of Trade's (MBOT) Nominating Committee is responsible for presenting a slate of Directors, to members, to ensure that MBOT is governed with excellence and strategic vision.
In recommending qualified candidates, the Nominating Committee uses guidelines which are approved by the Board of Directors. The maximum number of members on the Board of Directors is twenty (20). The Nominating Committee has developed a slate of candidates to serve as the 2014 Board of Directors.
(a) Proposed Election Slate:
After reviewing a number of criteria and potential candidates, the Nominating Committee nominates the following members for election to MBOT Board of Directors for a three-year term.
Quality & Compliance Services Inc.
Deborah A. Campbell, Owner/President
UniFirst Canada Ltd.
Michael Szymanski, Vice President and Director
Paul Gaspar, Director of Small Business
Husam Jandal, Chief Digital Officer
(b) Proposed Re-Election Slate:
The Committee nominates the following members for re-election to MBOT Board of Directors for a three-year term.
Paul Woolford, Partner, Tax
Jeff Zabudsky, President
(c) Continuing Directors:
The Committee also advises that the following elected members will continue to serve on MBOT's Board of Directors.
Casey DiBattista, General Manager - LBU Manager - Robotics - Canada
Peter Nogalo, Marketing Manager
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
Lesley Lawrence, Vice President, Financing & Consulting - GTA West
City of Mississauga, Economic Development Office
Susan Amring, Director
Karen Ras, Director, Corporate Relations
Chris Watters, Vice President Sales
Greater Toronto Airports Authority
Lorrie McKee, Director, Public Affairs and Communications
Holcim (Canada) Inc.
Greg Zilberbrant, Environment Manager
Mississauga Board of Trade (Ex-officio)
Sheldon Leiba, President & CEO
Pallett Valo LLP
Jeffrey Percival, Practice Group Head, Labour and Employment
Power Saving Systems Inc.
Surinder (Sam) Sharma, President
RBC Royal Bank
Vivi White, Vice President, Commercial Financial Services, Peel Retail and Business Services
TD Commercial Banking
Dero Sabatini, District VP
University of Toronto Mississauga
Andrew Stelmacovich, Executive Director of Advancement