National Capital FreeNet / Libertel de la Capitale nationale

NCF Board of Directors
Minutes of Meeting
Commencing April 24, 2017 


  • Motion recommending the firm Marcil Lavallee to be NCF's auditor for the current fiscal year for ratification by the members at the 2017 AGM.

Minutes of an electronic meeting of the Board of Directors

The meeting was called to order at 4:10 p.m. with Chris Cope as Chair and Graeme Beckett as Secretary.


Board members present:
Christopher Cope (bz787) Chair
Peter Chapman (fx720) 1st Vice-Chair
Peter MacKinnon (fr198) 2nd Vice-Chair
Graeme Beckett (aw958) Secretary
Robert McRae (fy409)
Jennifer Barrigar (bc839)
Lauren Gardner (fy923)
Martin Dubois (fl152)
Pete de Lepper (fx621)

Diana Cantu (fz160)
Phil Linttell (fx714)

NCF Management/Staff present:
Executive Director: Shelley Robinson


Once around the table.
Informal pre-meeting conversation, with Directors taking turn offering personal views and commentary on interesting things that might not make it to the Agenda.

  1. Confirmation of Quorum

    Quorum was confirmed.
  2. Ongoing Business
    1. None
  3. New Business 
    1. Appointment of Auditor

      The Executive Director provided the Board with the previous invoice from KPMG along with quotes from three other auditing firms. A request was sent to an additional auditing firm however they were not able to respond given the relatively short time frame before our AGM was to commence. Shelley also provided a summary and the follow-up responses of the firms along with a recommendation.     

      That the Board of Directors of the National Capital FreeNet Board appoints the firm Marcil Lavallee as the organization’s auditors for the 2017 fiscal year and advances this resolution to the 2016 Annual General Meeting for ratification.
      Moved by: Chris Cope (bz787)
      Seconded by: Peter MacKinnon (fr198)
      VOTE In favor: Chris Cope, Peter MacKinnon, Jennifer Barrigar, Robert McRae, Lauren Gardner, Martin Dubois, Pete de Lepper, Graeme Beckett.
      VOTE abstained:  Peter Chapman
      VOTE: Adopted

  5. Date of Next Meeting

    The next regular meeting May 23, 2017
    NCF Offices, Suite 206 Richmond Square, 1305 Richmond Rd.
  6. Adjournment

    The meeting adjourned April 25 at 7:15 p.m.

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