Barbados Film and Video Asociation to select Executive before Mid-November

The Meeting will report on the BFVA activities to date by Thursday Nov. 13th, they’ll also hold elections for the Executive Committee and welcome Guest Speakers from CBC. All are welcome to attend, but only paid up full members of the Association will be eligible to vote. Membership application forms will be available and those wishing to join at the meeting may do so, whether as Full Members ($100), Associate Members ($50) or Student Members ($25).


The Executive Committee positions up for election are:


2?.First Vice-President

3?.Second Vice-President



6?..Assistant Secretary-Treasurer

7?. Public Relations / Membership Officer.


Nominations will be accepted from the floor and each nomination must have a Seconder and the agreement of the person being nominated (if the nominee cannot attend the meeting they must send a signed agreement to be nominated). Ballot sheets will be handed out to voting members at the meeting.


Our invited speakers for the evening will be the new team of Management at the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation: Mr. Lars Soderstrom, General Manager, Ms. Rosemary Alleyne, Director of Production and Mr. Pearson Bowen, Director of Programming. They will talk to us about the new approaches being taken by CBC regarding the purchasing and commissioning of work by independent film and video makers. Please mark the date in your diary and we hope to see you all there. Bring another interested filmmaker!

Interim Chairperson: Penelope Hynam,


The meeting will start from 6:00 p.m. with the signing up of new members and the issuing of ballot sheets to Full members.

1. Welcome to all

2. Review and acceptance of Minutes of General Meeting of May 8, 2008

3. Matters Arising

4. Report on BFVA activities to date, and planned activities

5. Proposals from Steering Committee for ratification:

(a) Creation of an Honorary Membership Status: The Executive reserves the right to invite people to become Honorary Full Members from those who have clearly contributed to the development and advancement of the Association.

(b)Elections to Executive positions are to be held annually, with no-one holding office for more than three consecutive years.

(c) Ex-officio members on the Executive

6. Elections process, run by BCSI representatives: Nominations from the

floor for President, 1st and 2nd Vice-Presidents, Secretary, Treasurer, Assist.

Sec?ty/Treasurer and Public Relations/Membership Officer.

Voting by full members and vote count.

7. Any Other Business

8. Announcement of elected Executive Committee

8:30 p.m. PROGRAMME FOR THE EVENING OF 13-11-2008.

Invited Speakers from the Management of the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation

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