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IBAA & PYIB Board Elections & AGMs

March 21, 2019  
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Call for Nominations 2019–2020: IBAA & PYIB Executive Committee and Board of Directors

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Insurance Brokers Association of Alberta AGM & 2019–2020 Board Elections

Nominations for the IBAA board closed on March 15, 2019.


IBAA Elections

Elections will take place via electronic ballot at the AGM.


President Elect
We received one nomination for this position. The following candidate will be elected to this position by acclamation:
Jody Lohr, Lundgren & Young, Calgary


Vice President
We received one nomination for this position. The following candidate will be elected to this position by acclamation:
Barry Haggis, Young & Haggis Insurance, Calgary


4 Directors
We received the following nominations:

  1. Jonathan Brown, Peters Insurance Agencies (2004), Edmonton
  2. Shaun Driscoll, Sharp Insurance, Calgary
  3. Sheroo Hyder, Link Insurance Agency, Calgary
  4. Caleb Maksymchuk, Ravenhill Agencies, Edmonton
  5. Ken Young, Access Insurance Group, Red Deer

Read the Candidate Biographies


Duties of Directors as Drawn from the IBAA Bylaws

  • Perform duties directed by the IBAA board
  • Set IBAA policies and oversee the IBAA Bylaws
  • Create the IBAA strategic plan and measure its success annually
  • Approve the operating budget and the IBAA audited financial statements for presentation at the IBAA AGM
  • Create ad-hoc committees as required to pursue IBAA objectives.

Other Duties

  • Meet with a minimum of 4 brokerages each year, including at least 1 that is not an IBAA member brokerage
  • Attend board meetings and actively participate in all committees they are a part of
  • Participate in all IBAA government-relations activities
  • Submit a written report outlining their IBAA activities and meetings to the board prior to each board meeting
  • Represent members' regional and provincial interests.

IBAA Annual General Meeting via Webinar, April 30, 2019

IBAA AGM Agenda *

  1. Welcome
  2. Introductions
  3. Appointment of Chair
  4. Approval of Agenda
  5. Notice of Meeting
  6. Resolution in Memory
  7. Review of the 2018 AGM Minutes
  8. Review of the Special General Meeting, June 29, 2018
  9. Review of the Special General Meeting, March 12, 2019
  10. Executive Reports
  11. Facility Association Report
  12. Charity Committee and Governance Committee Reports
  13. Elections
  14. Presentation to the Outgoing President
  15. Outgoing President's Remarks
  16. Acknowledgement of the Outgoing Board Members
  17. Presentation to the Chair of the Board
  18. Presentation to the New President
  19. New President's Remarks
  20. Financial Reports
    1. Audited Financial Statements 2017–2018
    2. 2018–2019 Year-to-Date Review
    3. Proposed Budget 2019–2020
  21. Old Business: IBAA Bylaw Amendments 2018
  22. New Business: Proposed IBAA Bylaw Amendments
  23. Resolutions and Motions
  24. Adjournment

* Matters for the Agenda or Resolutions should be sent to Chief Executive Officer George Hodgson on or before the start of the AGM by email (ghodgson@ibaa.ca), fax (780-424-7418), or post (IBAA, 3010 Calgary Trail NW, Edmonton, AB  T6J 6V4). New items cannot be added during the AGM.


For further information about the AGM, please contact the Chair of the Governance Committee, Gerry Baert, at 1-403-770-4949 or IBAA’s CEO, George R. Hodgson, at 1-800-318-0197.


For questions regarding registration, please contact Rochelle Mighty (rmighty@ibaa.ca / 1-800-318-0197).

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Professional Young Insurance Brokers AGM & 2019–2020 Board Elections

Important! The election ballot and AGM notice was emailed only to those with "PYIB: Yes" indicated in their www.ibaa.ca profiles. Please ensure your profile is accurate.


Nominations for the PYIB board closed on March 1, 2019


PYIB Elections

March 20–April 3: the electronic ballot was sent by email


Vice President

We received one nomination for this position. The following candidate will be elected to this position by acclamation:

Dirk Bruggencate, BlueCircle Insurance


4 Directors

We received the following nominations:

  • Josh Friesen, Rogers Insurance, Calgary
  • Nicola Fuhrmann, A-WIN Insurance, Lethbridge
  • Esraa Hamdan, Lundgren & Young, Calgary
  • Jennifer Mohler, CJ Campbell Insurance, Calgary
  • Daniel Salt, Jones and Salt Insurance Brokerage, Calgary
  • Amanda Stannard, AgPro Insurance Brokers, Edmonton

Duties of Directors as Drawn from the PYIB Operational Guidelines

  • Perform duties as directed by the PYIB board
  • Have all operational guidelines and policies approved by IBAA and oversee the operations of the PYIB standing committee
  • Create the PYIB strategic plan and measure its success annually
  • Create ad-hoc committees as required to pursue PYIB objectives
  • Attend board meetings and actively participate in all committees they are part of
  • Endeavour to participate in all IBAA/PYIB government activities
  • Submit a written report outlining their PYIB activities and meetings to the PYIB board of directors prior to each board meeting.

PYIB Annual General Meeting via Webinar, April 17, 2019

PYIB AGM Agenda

  1. Appointment of Chairperson
  2. Approval of Agenda
  3. 2018 AGM Minutes
  4. PYIB Reports (President, Committees, Financial)
  5. Elections
    Voting will take place via electronic ballot on SurveyMonkey prior to the AGM. Please vote by following the link included on the notice of AGM, which will be emailed to all those whose IBAA profiles show "yes" following the field "PYIB Member."
    • Candidates for Vice President (one-year term): Dirk Burggencate
    • Candidates for 4 Directors (two-year term positions):
      • Josh Friesen
      • Nicky Fuhrmann
      • Essra Hamdan
      • Jen Mohler
      • Daniel Salt
      • Amanda Stannard
  6. Induction of New Board
  7. Outgoing President's Remarks
  8. Incoming President's Remarks
  9. Old Business
  10. New Business

For further information about the AGM, please contact your PYIB liaison Karen Bushie (kbushie@ibaa.ca / 1-800-318-0197).


For questions regarding registration, please contact Rochelle Mighty (rmighty@ibaa.ca / 1-800-318-0197).


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