2018-2019 Board of Directors

Candace Smashnuk

Candace Smashnuk

President

(since April 2017 – Board of Directors since 2016)

president@secordcommunityleague.com

Christie Delano

Christie Delano

Vice President

(since April 2018)

christie.delano@gmail.com

Karen Epton

Karen Epton

Treasurer

(since September 2018)

treasurer@secordcommunityleague.com

Fiona Dwyer

Fiona Dwyer

Secretary
Maxime Belanger

Maxime Belanger

Civics Director
Angela Richardson

Angela Richardson

Past President

(from 2014 to April 2017)

Frank Macchione

Frank Macchione

Director at Large

(since May 2018)

Playground Committee

Christie Delano

Christie Delano

Playground Committee Chair
Volunteer Positions Available

Volunteer Positions Available

Playground Committee Volunteers

Neighbourhood Watch

Thomas

Thomas

enw@secordcommunityleague.com
Volunteer Positions Available

Volunteer Positions Available

Neighbourhood Watch / Walk the Block Volunteers

Become a Board Member or Volunteer

The Secord Community League Board of Directors is elected each year at the Annual General Meeting (AGM), which typically happens in April or May. The last AGM was on April 16, 2018. The next AGM will be in 2019. The Board of Directors then meets on a monthly basis; these meetings are open to the public.

Interested in joining our Secord Community League Board or being added to our volunteer list for a variety of odd jobs? Please contact us at president@secordcommunityleague.com.

We are always looking for enthusiastic people that want to help enrich our community. Even if you only have a few hours to spare, we’d love to hear from you!

We have the following open positions:

Board of Directors:

  • Communications Director
  • Social/Events Director

Other Volunteer Positions:

  • Playground Committee Volunteers
  • Neighbourhood Watch – Walk the Block Volunteers
  • Subcommittee Volunteers
  • Community Event Helpers

*last updated: September 26, 2018

Descriptions of Board Positions

All positions are for a two year term, except Directors-at-large which are for one year.

President

  • supervises the affairs of the Board
  • when present, chairs all meetings, the Board and Executive Committee
  • acts as the spokesperson or appoints a designate
  • carries out duties assigned by Board such as signing authority

Vice President

  • presides at meetings in President’s absence
  • replaces the President at various functions when asked to do so by the President or the Board
  • is signing authority
  • is responsible for the annual review of the Bylaws, Policies and Procedures
  • carries out other duties assigned by the Board

Communications Director

  • is responsible for the publication of the newsletter and participates in collecting information for newsletter
  • is responsible for the maintenance of the League website, Facebook page and twitter account
  • arranges for publicity for league events

Secretary

  • attends and keeps accurate minutes of all General and Board meetings
  • is responsible for minute and meeting notice distributions
  • is responsible for minute book and other records of the league
  • is responsible for the Seal of the league

Membership Director

  • is responsible for the organization, timing and completion of the annual Membership campaign
  • keeps a record of and maintains the membership lists and other records pertaining to membership
  • ensures compliance with the EFCL Code of Ethics with respect to selling memberships

Civics Director

  • coordinating submissions and inquiries to local, provincial and federal government and other agencies.
  • maintaining contact with local politicians and public and separate school boards through meeting with elected officials, as well as with developers of the neighbourhood.
  • monitoring land use, transportation issues, safety issues and other civic concerns.
  • reporting to the board on civics matters relating to the Secord neighbourhood.

Social/Events Director

  • is responsible for all matters pertaining to social events (plan, organize, execute)
  • forms and oversees all event sub-committees

Director at Large

  • holds an introductory Board position with no specific portfolio, but with all the privileges and responsibilities of a Board member.
  • works with and aids other Board members as required.

Neighbourhood Watch Community Representative

  • liaises with the Edmonton Police Service and other safety and crime prevention organizations
  • is responsible for all matters pertaining to Neighbourhood Watch or safety and security concerns
  • liaison between Edmonton Neighborhood Watch (ENW) and community league; receives information, updates, resources and programs from ENW
  • works with ENW to establish crime prevention programs and strategies in the community.