Okanagan-District 2
Coast Capri Hotel in Kelowna at 1171 Harvey Ave.
Event PD type
Professional AGMS

BCIA Okanagan Branch AGM

Date: February 9, 2023.

Venue: Coast Capri Hotel in Kelowna at 1171 Harvey Ave.

Time: 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM


1.   The Mixer + Dinner + AGM (no charge)
2.   Dinner + AGM (no charge)
3.   Dinner with guest + AGM (charge $48/guest)
4.   The Mixer + Dinner with guest + AGM (charge $48/guest)
5.   Just the AGM (no charge)
Please enter any dietary requirements if applicable.

If bringing a guest, please enter their full name to register.


4:30-5:30 PM - Social Mixer and Articling Presentations
5:30-6:30 PM - Dinner
6:30-8:30 PM - AGM --> AGM Agenda, 2022 AGM minutes, and Reports (28 pages)

Pre-Registration is requested prior to February 1, 2023, to ensure sufficient meals are prepared, however registration will remain open to February 08, 2023.

The event will start at 4:30 PM with a mixer, providing new members and old alike some face-to-face time to get to know each other. Articling Registrants will have the opportunity to introduce themselves to their colleagues at the mixer and complete the required oral presentation.

Dinner will follow at 5:30 PM and is included free of charge to BCIA members. Guests are welcome to the event but will be charged the full price of the meal. A cash bar will be open throughout the entire event.

The AGM will begin at 6:30pm. (There was a tentative plan to have a hybrid AGM - only business portion of the evening - yet this could not be accommodated)

Branch Executive Nominations

Nominations are open this year for Articling Coordinator --> update: a nomination has been received. These other positions received nominations already:

  • PD Coordinators
  • Articling Coordinator
  • Directors North, South, Central
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary
  • Members at Large
  • Student Representative

The following positions were filled by acclamation:

  • President – Theresa Loewen
  • President Elect – Andrew Kuiper

Please read the AGM Document  (page 28) for full details.

Become a part of the Branch Executive and learn about the business of the Institute, help develop PD activities that you are passionate about while gaining PD hours, adding to your resume, and growing your professional network!

We encourage everyone that is interested to put their names forward. If you would like to nominate yourself (or someone else with their permission), please forward your nomination to Theresa Loewen at

The Okanagan Branch is canvassing in advance for any motions from membership

All branch members must be in good standing to make a motion. Please contact Theresa Loewen at if you would like to make a motion prior to the AGM. Motions will not be accepted from the floor.

Articling Registrants needing to do their Oral Presentation and Newly Elevated Registrants

All articling registrants that need to complete their oral presentation at the mixer (4:30pm), please forward your name, photo and a short bio to Gisele Rehe at Please note: All those wishing to complete their oral presentation must pre-register with Gisele by January 27, 2023 (and sign up when registering online).  

All newly elevated registrants (new PAgs and TAgs) will be recognized for their achievement. Those requiring to recite their Professional Oath, please provide your name to Gisele Rehe at Those that require to recite their oath must pre-register with Gisele by January 27, 2023(and sign up when registering online).

**If you have already recited your Professional Oath at a previous meeting this is not required again at this Branch AGM.


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