LITE Annual General Meeting 2019

Please join us for one or both of the following events on Thursday, June 20, 2019

Partner Walking Tour

3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Meet at the North End Women’s Centre Up Shoppe (382 Selkirk Ave) to learn about their Emergency Wages Program, then walk over to the Indigenous Women’s Healing Cent e (105 Aikins St) to see how your gifts make holiday baking MORE than a sweet treat!



Registration: 5:00 pm, AGM begins 5:30 pm

Location: 2nd floor, Social Enterprise Centre (765 Main St)*

Come see the impressive impact your gifts made in 2018-2019 and learn about our ambitious plans for the year ahead!



  1. Welcome

  2. Changes/approval of agenda

  3. LITE’s Annual Report

  4. Approval of minutes from the 2018 AGM

  5. Election of LITE’s Board of Directors

  6. Presentation of audited financial statements

  7. Appointment of the auditor

  8. Closing gratitude presentation


Please note that the building is inaccessible without assistance. If you require an elevator, please call or email us at least a couple of days before the meeting so we can arrange to meet you at the ground floor prior to the meeting. Call 204-942-8578 or email


Board nominations

The following board members are up for re-election:

Eric Gabner

Eric is a financial planner with IG Wealth Management who holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Manitoba. Eric has lived and worked in Europe, is a long-time volunteer with the Winnipeg Humane Society and the United Way of Winnipeg.


Tom Rhodes

Tom is a senior business analyst with Manitoba Public Insurance. He began his career in market research over 15 years ago and has experience in project management, data analysis, comparative analysis, online research, and survey design. Tom has managed market research studies involving business-to-business, customer satisfaction, agriculture, medicine, advertising, public opinion, energy, lottery and gaming, telecommunications and other areas.  He holds a B.S. in Political Science and Public Administration from Northern Illinois University.


Janelle Whitley

Janelle works in the agriculture sector for a national farmer association. Her experience includes setting policies, developing strategies, managing special projects, and advocating on a wide-variety of political, social and regulatory issues. She has lived overseas, working in India, Thailand and China. She holds a B.A (adv) in Political Science and Economics and a Masters in Business Administration.



Voting is done during the Annual General Meeting. Members that are unable to attend the meeting may assign a proxy. To do so, please download the proxy form and return by email or mail to LITE’s office by noon of June 20.



If you donated $10+ to LITE in the 2018-2019 fiscal year, you are likely a member! According to our bylaws, there are 3 classes of members:


(a) Regular members are individuals and organizations who have received a charitable receipt during and subsequent to the previous fiscal year;


(b) Partner organizations who have received disbursement from the Corporation (in the form of a purchase or a grant) during and subsequent to the previous fiscal year; and


(c) Holders of honourable or lifetime memberships which may be granted at the discretion of the board.


4.3. Each member who is not an individual shall identify, at or before the beginning of a meeting, an individual to act as the representative or proxy of the member for purposes of attending and voting at meetings of the members of the Corporation.


Non-members are welcome at our Annual General Meeting! Please indicate in your registration whether you are a member or non-member.

2018 AGM Minutes | Board Voting Proxy FormBecome a Member of LITE Today!

203-765 Main Street

Winnipeg, MB

R2W 3N5


Let's keep in touch. Follow us!

  • Facebook - Black Circle
  • Instagram - Black Circle
  • Twitter - Black Circle

2019 Local Investment Toward Employment