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QCGN Seeks Exceptional Individuals who Contribute to Vitality of English-Speaking Community

Montreal, April 20, 2015 – 
The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) is welcoming nominations of individuals who have gone above and beyond in contributing to the vitality and understanding of English-speaking Quebec for recognition with a Sheila and Victor Goldbloom Distinguished Community Service Award. The award, which recognizes individuals who have contributed to strengthening the English-speaking community and to building bridges between Quebecers of different backgrounds, was established by the QCGN in 2009 to celebrate individuals who, like Dr. and Mrs. Goldbloom, have dedicated themselves to ensuring English-speaking Quebec remains a vibrant community within Quebec and Canada.

QCGN seeks Board Members – Deadline : May 17, 2013

It’s that time of the year when the Quebec Community Groups Network seeks candidates to represent the community on its Board of Directors. The Nominating Committee is encouraging all QCGN member organizations and the communities that support them to look within their midst for movers and shakers who want to address the issues of strategic concern to Quebec’s English-speaking community. The Nominating Committee is looking for candidates who want to team to guide the QCGN and community with leadership and vision; provide oversight on the management of the corporation’s affairs; and act as ambassadors for the QCGN and English-speaking community of Quebec. Board members are expected to remain up to date on issues affecting the English-speaking community of Quebec; participate in board meetings; and serve on at least one committee of the Board where they can make use of their area of interest and expertise. To be nominated, community candidates have to go through one of the QCGN’s members. To read the call for nominations letter click here. To fill out a nominations form, click hereNominations from members groups must be sent to sylvia.martin-laforge@qcgn.ca by May 17, 2013, by 5 p.m

Elected Board members will be announced during QCGN’s Annual General Meeting on June 15

QCGN seeks candidates to join Board of Directors

The Quebec Community Groups Network is seeking community leaders to serve as candidates for election to its Board of Directors.

This year the QCGN will be recruiting candidates for seats on the executive and for seats reserved for Regional Associations and Sectoral Organizations.

Board members represent the Network and the community and are advocates for the QCGN’s vision, mission and strategic plan.

The Nominating Committee is seeking a wide spectrum of engaged and talented individuals from all regions and sectors preferably with experience on a variety of boards, e.g. member organizations, school boards, health institutions, municipal councils. Read more…

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The Quebec Community Groups Network, an umbrella group representing English-speaking groups throughout Quebec, has established a Distinguished Community Service award to recognize individuals who have gone above and beyond to contribute to the vitality and understanding of English-speaking Quebec. The award is named in honour of Dr. Victor Goldbloom and Sheila Goldbloom who exemplify the ideals the group hopes to recognize in recipients of the award. Nominees of all ages and from all regions of Quebec who have demonstrated leadership and commitment to improving the quality of like of English-speaking Quebec, either as a volunteer or as a professional, are eligible for the award. Read more…