Nominations for Directors
Nominations for Directors will take place until February 28, 2023 at 23:59.
We encourage you to consider nominating a fellow owner or consenting to be a nominee yourself. Please note that you can only nominate within the Director Category that you are eligible to vote in. If you are unsure as to which category you will be eligible to vote in, please contact us.
Nominations must use the nomination form as posted above.
Per the SSRA bylaws (Part 8, Section 8.4 to 8.5) the following categories will be available for election due to their terms expiring as of the second AGM:
Residential Lodging Director– Residential Lodging means that part of a facility or other dwelling unit that is not a Hotel Lodging or a Single Owner Hotel Lodging, that offers rental accommodation to the Public and, without restricting the generality of the foregoing, includes the following:
any facility which contains strata title condominiums which can be rented through a rental management service or rented by the Owner;
pensions and bed and breakfast type lodgings;
single family dwelling units;
Hotel Lodging Director– Hotel Lodging means a facility comprised of one or more buildings, or more than one Resort Lot, which:
provides accommodation to the Public; and
has the services on its premises of a front desk that is manned continuously at least 2 hours a day for more than 75 days in any consecutive 365-day period.
At Large Director – All members of SSRA including those members who are Owners of a Developing Resort Lot
Residential Director– Residential means a Resort Lot which is never offered as rental accommodation for the Public, and which is not a Developing Resort Lot or a Commercial Resort Lot.
Commercial Director– Commercial means any Resort Lot, or any portion thereof, which is used for any commercial, or industrial activity other than the rental of accommodation to the Public.
SSRA members are encouraged to consider nominating a fellow owner or consenting to be a nominee. Please note nominations can be made only within the Director Category that you are eligible to vote in. If you are unsure as to which category you will be eligible to vote in, please contact us.
No nominations for directorship will be accepted after midnight Pacific Time on February 28, 2023.
1) An individual may only run for election as director in one directorship category’;
2) It is recommended that a candidate for election as a director for any category be (or represent) a member that falls within the description of that category’;
Attributes, characteristics, and commitments required of applicants:
a) a passion for the Silver Star experience;
b) a desire to expand and enhance the Silver Star experience;
c) a promise to subordinate personal and regional interests and to prioritize the best interests of the whole Silver Star community;
d) full support of the SSRA and its objectives;
e) willing/able to give the time necessary to prepare for and participate in board and committee meetings, including to follow-up on identified issues and to accept and complete special assignments;
f) willing/able to introduce fresh and/or creative ideas for consideration;
g) willing/able to discuss conflicting viewpoints in a respectful, collegial, and collaborative manner;
h) good communication skills;
i) a promise to keep confidential, unless otherwise directed, all business discussed at meetings and committees of the SSRA board of directors;
j) willing/able to respect and support the collective decisions of the SSRA board of directors;
k) have no existing or potential conflict of interest with, or fiduciary association or obligation respecting, the SSRA, continuing SSRA directors, or other individuals, which will or is likely to interfere with their capacity to fully and freely perform their duties as an SSRA director;
l) have no existing criminal record
Biography of Nominations:
a) relevant interests (e.g. winter and summer recreation, such as downhill biking, cross country biking, hiking, alpine skiing, nordic skiing, and showshoeing);
b) relevant knowledge and experience (e.g. prior directorship or executive director experience, particularly in similar resort organizations; successful lobbying experience; experience in preparing successful grant applications for incremental funding (such as government grants and tourism support programs); experience in organization of successful summer and winter mountain-focused activites and events (for fun, for artistic and/or scenic appreciation, etc.), experience in successful establishment and operation of vacation rental booking systems);
c) relevant professional expertise;
d) reasons for wanting to become a director
Items requiring consent and agreement by the applicant
a) if requested by the nomination committee, to provide proof of being the legal age of majority in British Columbia (19 years);
b) to abide by the process and rules established by the SSRA nomination committee for the 2021 election of directors and to comply with the SSRA Bylaws and all applicable laws during the election process;
c) to allow information provided on the nomination application form to be disclosed to all SSRA members as part of the election process (except that I may request that the nomination committee consider not disclosing information of a confidential nature, such as a potential conflict of interest);
d) to allow the number of election votes I receive to be posted on the SSRA website;
e) to serve as a SSRA director if elected;
f) if elected, to submit a high resolution, colour, head-and-shoulder professional photograph no later than three (3) weeks after completion of the annual general meeting;
g) if elected, to comply with the SSRA Bylaws and any policies and rules established by the SSRA board of directors;