November 3rd - 2011

Call for candidates - REALTORS Care Foundation

In February 2011, the voting members of the REALTORS Care Foundation passed the revised REALTORS Care Foundation Bylaw.

In February 2011, the voting members of the REALTORS Care Foundation passed the revised REALTORS Care Foundation Bylaw. The bylaw came into effect on April 1, 2011 and gives effect to the revised recommendations of the Joint Task Force of OREA and the REALTORS Care Foundation dated June 3, 2010. The amendments provide that the affairs of the Foundation shall be managed by a Board of 11 Directors comprised of three (3) ex-officio Directors, i.e. the President, one director appointed by the Board of Directors of OREA and one director appointed by the Board of Directors of the Toronto Real Estate Board, and eight (8) elected Directors. The transition provisions of the bylaw provide that the current directors and officers remain in place until the conclusion of the Foundation’s Annual General Meeting in 2012.

Interested in running for a position on the Foundation’s 2012 Board of Directors?
All eight of the elected Directors’ positions are open in 2012: the six Provincial Directors (made up of one each from the Central, Eastern, Northeastern, Northern, Western, and Southern Ontario Areas), and the two Public Directors (one of whom must be an Executive Officer of a Member Board of the Foundation).  Submit your candidacy forms to the Secretary-Treasurer of the REALTORS Care Foundation, care of Clarke Henning LLP, Chartered Accountants 10 Bay Street, Suite 801, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2R8. Applications must be received no later than December 15, 2011. Full details (certain restrictions apply to the various positions) and candidacy forms are available from your real estate board or online at www.realtorscareontario.ca “2012 Foundation Elections” click on “Candidacy Forms”; or online via www.orea.com  and click on “REALTORS Care Foundation”. Further information including highlights of the new REALTORS Care Foundation bylaw are available from the Foundation or online at www.realtorscareontario.ca.

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Ontario Real Estate Association

Jean-Adrien Delicano

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