Election By-Law


A by‑law relating generally to the transaction of the business and affairs of Ontario Recreation Facilities Association Inc. (the "Corporation").

Note – the following information is taken directly from the By-Law as it pertains to nomination and elections. For a current copy of the ORFA By-Law please click: ORFA By-Law

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3.1 Number of Directors and Powers. The affairs of the Corporation shall be managed by a board of nine (9) directors who may exercise all such powers and do all such acts and things as may be exercised or done by the Corporation that are not by the by‑laws or any special resolution of the Corporation or by statute expressly directed or required to be done in some other manner. Any increase or decrease in the number of directors shall be approved by special resolution.

3.2 Qualifications. Every director shall:

(a) be 18 or more years of age;

(b) be a member of the Corporation or shall become a member of the Corporation within 10 days after the director's election or appointment;

(c) not be an undischarged bankrupt nor a mentally incompetent person; and

(d) ordinarily resident in the Province of Ontario.

3.3 Election and Term. The directors' term of office (subject to the provisions, if any, of the letters patent) shall be from the date of the meeting at which they are elected or appointed until the second annual meeting next following or until their successors shall have been duly elected or appointed whichever comes first.

Directors shall be elected by the members and appointed at the annual general meeting.

Retiring directors shall be eligible for re-election to the board if otherwise qualified and retiring directors shall continue in office until their successors shall have been duly elected or appointed.

3.8 Nominations. Candidates for the office of director shall include the slate of candidates for office proposed by the nominating committee, or if there is no nominating committee, by the executive committee (if any).

3.9 Remuneration of Directors. The directors shall serve as directors without remuneration and no director shall directly or indirectly receive any profit or remuneration from holding the position of director, provided that a director may be paid reasonable expenses incurred by the director in the performance of duties.

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