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Board Members

2015/16 Board Members

Tracy Bock, Chair

David Taylor, Co-Chair

Martina Bezzola, Treasurer

Jennifer Daley-Bernier, Secretary

Tracy Carroll, Membership

Katie Fane, Communications

Caihla MacCuish, Food Security

Fiona McGregor, Education

Jacqueline Archer, Site Manager Coordinator

Erin Reibe, Member at Large


2014/15 Board Members

Giselle Beaudry, Chair

David Taylor, Co-Chair

Martina Bezzola, Treasurer

Vera Raschke, Secretary

Tracy Carroll, Membership

Vacant, Communications

Caihla MacCuish, Food Security

Fiona McGregor, Education

Jacqueline Archer, Site Manager Coordinator

Vacant, Member at Large



Board Member Descriptions


ChairThe Chair is responsible for organizing, calling and presiding over meetings, including board meetings and the Annual General Meeting. The Chair assumes the positions of Secretary or Treasurer in their absence. The Chair represents the collective on all official business and correspondence. This position will have signing authority for the YCGC.
 SecretaryThe Secretary is responsible for keeping the minutes at meetings, maintaining records of these minutes, and distributing them to the Board. The Secretary is also responsible for keeping up-to-date records of the history of the YCGC. This position will have signing authority for the YCGC.
 TreasurerThe Treasurer is responsible for keeping full and accurate accounts of all receipts and disbursements (i.e. all financial transactions and donations). The Treasurer prepares the year-end financial statement for audit as per section 6 and submits the financial statement and list of Board Directors to the Registrar of Societies. This position will have signing authority for the YCGC.


Co-chairThe Co-chair regularly assists the Chair in their responsibilities. The Co-chair assumes responsibility for the duties prescribed to the Chair when the Chair is not present. This position will have signing authority for the YCGC.
Membership coordinatorThe Membership Coordinator works with the site coordinators to manage the list of the membership of the collective receives and records payments of dues, assigns member plots, and collects member waiver forms and contact information. 
Education Coordinator
The Education Coordinator is responsible for organizing workshops, researching and providing up-to-date information for members on organic gardening methods, soil improvements, composting, water conservation techniques and matters of a like nature.
Food Security CoordinatorThe Food Security Coordinator is responsible for coordinating food security group involvement by maintaining communication with charities accepting food security donations. In the spring the coordinator prepares a list of contact information to the membership about where to donate crops, and facilitating the recording of member donations to charity and reports to the BOD.
Communications Coordinator The Communications Coordinator is responsible for publicity, advertising, updating the website, emails to members and preparing newsletters.  The Publicity/PR person is also responsible for maintaining the photograph and book collections and collecting historical information on YK/NWT gardening.
Site Manager Coordinator The Site Manager Coordinator is the liaison between the site management teams and the BOD. The expectation is that this person will also be an active site manager.
 Site Managers (3 per site)
appointed
The Site Managers are the primary point of contact for garden members in relation to matters pertaining to site management are responsible for general management of the garden site and observation of garden etiquette and members’ obligations. The site managers are also responsible for maintenance, inventory of and identification system for YCGC tools and equipment. Also responsible for annually assessing garden equipment needs and the allocation of plots.  Site managers will contact members to identify and resolve issues or problems related to plot or site maintenance. They will assist the membership coordinator with plot assignments. They will try to ensure that all gardeners know the rules. They will provide gardening tips particularly with new gardeners and help all gardeners run the equipment and use the tools.
Collect donation records.
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