2016 Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting of the Law Society was held on Friday, October 14, 2016 in Vancouver, linked by audio-conference to 13 other locations around the province. One hundred seventeen members attended the meeting; for the second year, those unable to be there in person could watch the meeting via live webcast.
Nancy Merrill, QC was acclaimed as the Law Society’s Second Vice-President for the year commencing January 1, 2017.
PricewaterhouseCoopers was appointed as the Law Society’s auditors for the year ending December 31, 2016.
The Benchers were authorized to amend the Rules respecting general meetings to provide for voting at a general meeting either partly or fully by electronic means. This resolution required the approval of two-thirds of members voting in a general meeting, and passed with 81% voting in favour.