Governance Documents 

 

Annual General Meetings

YAA's Annual General Meetings have to-date been held early May. But after the upcoming change in financial yearend, the AGMs will be held in early November.

Draft Minutes of May 2018 AGM

Meeting Materials for May 2018 AGM

Special Resolutions

The following two special resolutions were approved at YAA's 2018 Annual General Meeting on Friday, May 11th:

  1. That the amendments to YAA's bylaws, as circulated on April 17, 2018, be approved. 
  2. That YAA change its fiscal yearend from March 31 to August 31. 

Bylaws

Amendments to YAA's bylaws were approved at YAA's 2018 Annual General Meeting on May 11th. 

YAA 2018 Bylaws

Board Policies

In December 2017, the board of directors updated the first two sections of YAA's board policy manual, which was originally drafted in 2013 and updated in 2015. This year (2018), YAA will be reviewing and updating Section Three, Human Resources and Operations. 

YAA Board Policy Manual 

Strategic Planning

YAA's current 5-year strategic plan was drafted in late 2016 and approved by the board in early 2017. Training and facilitation was provided by Lyn Hartley. YAA is grateful to the Government of Yukon's Advanced Education NGO Training Fund for their generous financial contribution to this important initiative. 

2017-2021_YAA Strategic Plan

Financial Statements

Currently YAA's financial year starts on April 1st and ends on March 31st. At each AGM, financial statements are presented to the members for review and approval. In preparation for the upcoming change to the financial yearend, YAA opted to complete a financial review of the association's 2018/19 financial statements. BDO Canada LLP will complete the review.

Meg Smith-Potter of Precision Bookkeeping Services is YAA's bookkeeper. 

 

Surveys

The following surveys were conducted in 2014-15.

January 2015 Webinars and Conferences Survey Results

September 2014 Wish List Survey Results

 

August 2014 Member Engagement Survey Results (Abridged)

July 2014 Agricultural Research Results

June 2014 Magazine Survey Results

May 2014 Equipment Survey Results

April 2014 Land Survey Results

GMO Questionnaire Results