Annual General Meeting

HIV West Yellowhead hosts its Annual General Meeting each September. This is an opportunity for anyone to join us and learn more about our organization and perhaps get more involved as a volunteer, member, or board member. Involvement is open to anyone living in Hinton, Edson, Jasper, Whitecourt, and surrounding areas.

Board Roles and Responsibilities
Mileage, meals, accommodation and even pet care are covered by HIV West Yellowhead to ensure that little financial burden is placed on the Board member to participate in HIV West Yellowhead Board business.

Benefits and Commitments
Opportunities to attend trainings related to but not exclusive to:
• HIV/AIDS (ie. International AIDS Conference Vancouver July 2016, Alberta Community Council on HIV Conference two times per year, Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange Annual Conference
• Harm Reduction (ie. AB Harm Reduction Conference – Spring 2015)
• Substance Use
• Mental Health (ie. Mental Health First Aid, Suicide Prevention)
• Board Development

Commitments include the following:
• attend general meetings and annual general meeting (teleconference and face to face meetings)
• participate on at least one committee (Personnel, Finance, Fund Development, and/or Bylaw & Policy)
• attend annual Board Development workshop
• attend annual strategic planning workshop in Jasper
• provide feedback to Executive Director about performance, programs and services
• attend activities / events / fundraisers when time permits

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