We’re looking for some great members to help us

This season is off to a fantastic start! Families are enjoying beach, the weekly camps are in full swing, our paddling programs are full of enthusiastic athletes, hundreds attended the new war canoe celebration, our new staff are doing an amazing, and recent club improvements like the new front steps has improved accessibility and safety for all members and visitors. 

So what’s next? That is something we need your help with. Our board of directors will have several vacancies after this season, so here’s your chance to help shape the future of Dartmouth’s oldest canoe club as its 115th birthday approaches. 

Interested club members are invited to attend our September 7th board meeting at BCC,  at 6:30pm, to get an understanding of the various activities and responsibilities the board manages.  

The official call for board of director’s nominations will take place in the week’s ahead, followed by a vote during the annual general meeting on September 21.

Open Board Positions for 2018 

  • President  
  • Vice President  
  • Swim Chair  
  • Masters Program Chair  
  • Fundraising Chair

 If you are interested you are welcome to attend our next meeting or leave your contact information with our club manager Michelle at banook@banookcanoeclub.com and a board member will be happy to follow up and provide additional information on specific positions.

 Have a safe and active summer!

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Banook Canoe Club (BCC) is a non-profit organization, established in 1903 and managed by a volunteer Board of Directors.

This year many positions will be opening as members have been on the board for two or more years. We are seeking new board members to continue our success and take BCC to new heights.

The responsibilities of the board members are:

· Attend the monthly board meeting. 2.5 hrs. The board acts both in a functional & governance manner.
· Board members assist with projects relevant to their area of responsibility.
· Manage sub committees if required and report back to the board.
· The board works towards achieving the vision statement while maintaining fiscal responsibility.

The positions that are opening this year are:

· President
· Vice President
· Paddling Chair
· Fundraising Chair
· Membership Chair
· Accounting Chair

Please contact our Club Manager Michelle at banook@banookcanoeclub.com if you would like to learn more about moving BCC forward. Our AGM is September 21, 2017, so don’t wait, contact us now to find out more.
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