2016 Board of Directors Nominees

The nominees for the 2016 Board of Directors election taking place during the Annual General Meeting (7pm on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 18166 102 Ave, Edmonton, AB.) are as follows:

Andy Dempsey – Andy has been volunteering with the Alberta Browncoats Society since Can’t Stop the Serenity 2011 and joined our Board of Directors in 2014. Most often, Andy’s involvement takes place behind-the-scenes, helping organize and obtain items for our annual charity auctions, packing items for charity events, organizing stock, manning the booth during conventions and ensuring financial accuracy post-events. Andy has been involved in charity convention booth process in Edmonton since 2013.

Wendy McCormack – Wendy joined the Board in 2013 and has been the society’s co-chair since 2013. In addition to her volunteer obligations as a member of the Board, Wendy is part of the Browncoat knitting group that supplies the ABS with “not afraid of anything” toques and has helped organize the annual Can’t Stop the Serenity event in Edmonton from 2010-2013. Wendy has been involved in the preparation and manning of our charity convention booths in Calgary and Edmonton since 2012.

Clinton Ouderkirk – Clinton has been a member of the Alberta Browncoats Society for the past 3 years and has been an active volunteer at our Serenity screenings. He has also been involved in the prep, set-up and take down of the charity booth at conventions. Clinton would like to become more involved with the group and feels that the best way to do so is to become part of our board.

Doug Reid – Doug is a founding member of the Alberta Browncoats Society and acted as the organization’s Vice Chair from 2010-2013. In addition to his volunteer obligations as a member of the Board, Doug helped organize and run the annual Can’t Stop the Serenity event in Edmonton from 2010-2013. He helped organize and man the charity booth at the Pure Speculation Festival in 2011 & 2012 and has volunteered at our charity convention booths in Calgary and Edmonton since 2012.

Drew Semper – Drew is a founding member of the Alberta Browncoats Society. Our “Jack of all trades”, Drew does a bit of everything for the organization; most of it in a behind-the-scenes manner. Occasionally he does step into the spotlight; most notably when he MC’d the Can’t Stop the Serenity live auctions from 2010-2013. Drew makes pompoms for our “not afraid of anything” toques, gathers auction items, researches and purchases merchandize, organizes and volunteers at our convention charity booths (since 2011), and helps plan and execute Browncoat shindigs.

Sheelagh Semper – Sheelagh is a founding member of the Alberta Browncoats Society and has acted as the organization’s Chair since 2010. Our “Jill of all trades”, Sheelagh plans and organizes the annual Serenity screening events, charity auctions, and all facets of the charity convention booths since 2010. In addition, she purchases booth merchandize, negotiates contracts, obtains auction items, pays bills, writes for the newsletter and website, answers emails, and knits the “not afraid of anything” toque at conventions (at knit-a-thons or just because we’re running low on stock) and as part of the Browncoat knitting group.

Beverley Williams – Beverley is a founding member of the Alberta Browncoats Society and has acted as the organization’s Secretary/Treasurer since 2010.  In addition to her volunteer obligations as a member of the Board, Bev is part of the Browncoat knitting group that supplies the ABS with “not afraid of anything” toques and has helped organize the annual Can’t Stop the Serenity event in Edmonton from 2010-2013.  Bev has volunteered at our charity convention booths in Calgary and Edmonton since 2012.

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Registered members who live within 100 kms of Edmonton must attend the Annual General Meeting in order to vote in the Board of Directors election.

In order to continue to exist as a registered not-for-profit society in Alberta, we do require a minimum of 5 board members.

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