CMGA Annual Membership Meeting: November 21, 2009

The 2009 CMGA Annual Membership Meeting was held on Saturday November 21, 2009.

Before the meeting, there was time to chat and meet up with fellow CMGA members from across the state. Attendees enjoyed hot coffee and a delicious Continental breakfast catered by Luis Lista and his team at Elizabeth Park's Pond House Cafe.

The membership meeting was then called to order. The key points dealt with at the meeting were as follows:

  • Presentation and acceptance of the Treasurer's Report and budget for 2010
  • Announcement of the 2010 CMGA Annual Symposium - "Greenscapes: Variations on the Theme" - to be held on Saturday March 27, 2010. Full details and application forms will be available in early January 2010.
  • A new slate of CMGA officers was elected, as follows: President - Bill Overton; Vice-President: Jay Beausoleil; Treasurer: Roger Gregoire; Secretary: Fran Maynard.
  • New CMGA By-Laws were adopted.
    • More than 120 CMGA members and their guests attended the meeting - a record attendance for this event. There was some lively and interested discussion from the floor during the meeting, and some close questioning of the role of the CMGA Board.

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