Membership - Application(s) and Leave of Absence

At the Board of Directors meeting on Monday, September 19, 2011, the following were recommended by the Membership Committee, and approved by the Board of Directors -

l)   Application for membership -  David Demirkan, General Counsel and Director of Legal Services, at Canadian Industrial Relations Board, Government of Canada,  sponsored by Ross Christensen and David Daubney;  His application and personal BIO can be seen by clicking  here

2)  Application for Membership - Catharine Franchuk, Partner/Manager at Allegra (printing), sponsored by Jan Mansfield and Ross Christensen;  her application can be seen by clicking  here

Objections, if any, must be sent to President Phil Rossy, in writing, prior to September 28, 2011. 

ALSO, the Membership Committe and the Board were happy to accept the Transfer of a New Member - Uttra Bhargava, wife of Sam Bhargava, who has transferred from the Kiwanis Club of Bytown.   Her application can be seen by clicking here

Leave of Absence - has been approved for the following 2 members -

1)   Dave Donaldson - for 6 months from October 1, 2011 - March 31, 2012, as his current responsibilities with Algonquin and the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce preclude an appreciable level of commitment to Kiwanis.

2)   Armelle Chataigner-Guidez - for 6 months from October 1, 2011 - Mar 31, 2012, due to a full schedule in her work and personal life.