Denys Lawrence

Denys Lawrence

National President
Pacific Region

I am pleased to invite all current CANSI members to attend the 2021-2022 annual general meeting, to be held on Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 7:00 pm EST, by video conference call. (See below for details).

During the AGM you will hear about the many facets of the last CANSI season from your national board members and directors, as well as from the chair of CANSI’s technical committee. This is also your opportunity to help shape the association by electing members of the board, sharing your ideas and getting involved.

We encourage all members who have not yet renewed their membership to do so before December 7, 2022 in order to be able to participate in the AGM.

I look forward to seeing many of you at the meeting!

Denys Lawrence, CANSI President

Video conference details

CANSI National is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom link.

Topic: CANSI Annual General Meeting

Time: December 7, 2022, 7:00 pm, Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 974 835 2914

One Tap Mobile: 1-587-328-1099, 9748352914#

Notice of 2021-2022 Annual General Meeting

The 2021-2022 Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Association of Nordic Ski Instructors will be held by video conference call on Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 7:00 pm EST (Canada and US).

You will find complete details on the 2021-2022 AGM page, including the agenda, proxy form and official documents. Once you have logged on and registered for the AGM, select My courses / AGM / Event Details / Event Documents.

Check back on a regular basis as the page will be updated over the next few days.

National Board nominations are as follows. Running for:


President - Denys Lawrence

Vice President - Mario Filion

Secretary - Ben Dearing

Treasurer - Ken Halcro

Regional Directors

Atlantic representative - Larry White

Quebec representative - Marie-Claude Rousseau

Ontario representative - Jan Vopalensky

Central Representative - Ben Dearing

Mountain representative - John Heerema

Pacific representative - Alison Hart

This notice is also a call for nominations and for any motions or new business items for the agenda and general business discussions at the meeting. All nominations, motions and new business items must be received no later than Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 12:00 pm (noon) EST. Please send either by electronic means to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by fax to 819-776-0017 or by mail to Secrétariat CANSI National Office,164, rue Adrien-Robert, Gatineau, QC J8Y 3S2.

Motions will not be accepted from the floor.

The AGM is open to all CANSI professional and associate members in good standing, and by invitation. To attend, please register here.

AGM Agenda

  1. Call to order
  2. Roll call / Notification of proxies
  3. Approval of agenda
  4. Approval of minutes from December 8, 2021
  5. Business arising from the minutes
  6. President's Report
  7. Treasurer's Report
  8. Appointment of Auditor - Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton
  9. National Office & Membership Report
  10. Technical Committee Chairman's Report
  11. Election of officers and directors (President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and Regional Directors)
  12. Regional Reports
  13. By-law updates - Certification Challenge Policy & Program Refund and Transfer Policy
  14. Motions previously submitted
  15. Next AGM
  16. Adjournment


If you are unable to attend the AGM and would like to vote, you can download the Proxy form for voting at the CANSI National AGM and return it to [email protected]> by Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 12:00 pm (noon) EST.

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