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Newsletter | 2020 Annual General Meeting

Updated: May 12, 2021

In this edition of our VMAA newsletter:

  • Invitation to VMAA's 2020 Annual General Meeting

  • Voting Eligibility

  • How to join the meeting

  • Call for board nominations

  • Tips on making the most of your Zoom experience


Location: Zoom online meeting Date: Saturday, May 30th, 2020 Time: 12:30–2:00PM

Agenda: 12:30PM | Registration and Social 1:00PM | AGM begins 2:00PM | Meeting ends

You are invited to join us and other VMAA members at our annual general meeting.  While we can't be together in body, you're invited to join us online while wearing your favourite (and most comment-evoking) adornments to celebrate the last year's milestones.

The AGM is an opportunity for our board to report on the year and for the membership to elect board members and committee chairs for the upcoming year.

Only members in good standing will be eligible to vote. If you haven't yet done so, please renew or purchase a membership beforehand. 


Are you passionate about metal and jewellery arts?

Are you interested in adding arts nonprofit volunteer experience to your CV?

Don't be shy! We'd love to hear from you. Members and non-members are eligible to run for board and committee positions.  If a nominee is not a current VMAA member, they will be required to become a member if elected. Please visit our volunteer page for more information on each position.  We are seeking a Secretary for the 2020-2021 term The secretary is an integral role in any board composition. They are responsible for attending regular board meetings, taking minutes, and their role may extend to providing documentation and archival support. It's a great entry-level board position for those new to nonprofit board service and a fulfilling role for the experienced board member. 

Please send expressions of interest and nominations to


Zoom Info:

This link will let you join us LIVE. (Please note: the link will only go live at 12:30pm PST.)

You may also join through the Zoom app: Meeting ID: 968 8098 8488 Password: vmaa2020

We've prepared the AGM minutes from last meeting for your review. 


Some Details about Zoom!

Download Zoom here if you don't already have it on your computer. New to Zoom? Here’s a handy video to familiarize yourself in advance.

A few recommendations to make the most of your remote experience:

  • Please plan to arrive 10-15 minutes early to set up your computer

  • Keep yourself muted unless called on to speak

  • You can connect using any computer, tablet or phone – however, we highly recommend you join using a laptop or desktop for the best experience

  • If you have headphones that you can plug into your device, please use them. This greatly helps to reduce echo from speaker feedback!

  Click on the link below to join us LIVE! 


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