Notice of Special General Meeting to our Members
A Special General Meeting of the PBC Health Benefits Society, carrying on business as "Pacific Blue Cross", will be held in-person at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, April 17, 2023 in the Whistler Auditorium at the offices of Pacific Blue Cross, at 4250 Canada Way, Burnaby, British Columbia.
Order of Business
- Call to Order
- First Nations Land Acknowledgement
- Report of the Credentials Committee
- Appointment of Recording Secretary and Parliamentarian
- Adoption of Rules of Order
- Adoption of the Agenda
- President and Chief Executive Officer's Remarks
- Chair’s Remarks
- Approval of the Minutes of the Annual General Meeting held June 15, 2022 — deferred to the 2023 Annual General Meeting
- Special Business
- New Business
- Date and Place of the Next Annual General Meeting
GENERAL INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS
The meeting will take place in the Whistler Auditorium at the offices of Pacific Blue Cross, at 4250 Canada Way, Burnaby, British Columbia.
The Special Business being put forward at the meeting involves a special resolution to amend Pacific Blue Cross’s current Bylaws as set out in the revised Bylaws attached to this notice.
The revised Bylaws consist of amendments to the Limits on Directors’ Terms of Office section of the Bylaws, namely: (1) The deletion of current Section 5.7, which restricts Directors to three terms regardless of the length of each term; (2) The insertion of wording to new Section 5.7 to state that Directors’ terms are normally three years and that Directors may be elected to any number of consecutive terms provided that after serving nine consecutive years (not terms), a Director must cease to be a Director for a period of at least three years before being eligible for re-election or re-appointment as a Director; (3) Corrections of a cross-reference at Section 4.13 and renumbering in Section 5; and (4) Current Sections 5.11 and 5.12 wording has been moved to new Section 5.8.
The full text of the special resolution to be presented at the meeting is attached to this Notice and is also available on Pacific Blue Cross’s website at www.pac.bluecross.ca. The special resolution attaches as Schedule “A” a copy of the proposed revised Bylaws, and a tracked changes version of proposed revised Bylaws has also been made available on Pacific Blue Cross’s website at www.pac.bluecross.ca.
Registration for members attending the Special General Meeting will open at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 17, 2023, in the foyer of the offices of Pacific Blue Cross, at 4250 Canada Way, Burnaby, British Columbia. Members must bring proof of membership and photo ID to present at the registration desk.
Any further questions about Pacific Blue Cross’s Special General Meeting may be sent to the Corporate Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Allison S. MacLean