In this document,

Act “act” shall mean the Canada Corporations Act
Board “Board” shall mean the Directors and the Executive of ACER-CART
Director “Director” shall mean a spokesperson named by the Member to represent them on the ACER-CART Board.
By-laws “By-laws” shall mean the standing rules governing the membership of ACER-CART as determined in the by-laws approved by the Minister of Industry Canada.
Constitution “Constitution” shall mean the basic structure and system of fundamental principles according to which ACER-CART is governed
Executive Committee “executive committee” shall mean the elected officers of ACER-CART
Member “Member” shall mean one of the provincial or territorial associations of retired teachers recognized as Members of ACER-CART
Observer “observer” shall mean a person named or elected by a Member as a non-voting alternate spokesperson at an Annual General Meeting (AGM) of ACER-CART
Officer “Officer” shall mean a member elected at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) for a term of office on ACER-CART’s Executive.
Belief Statement “Belief Statement” shall mean the fundamental beliefs that must guide the actions of ACER-CART with respect to its role, philosophy and objectives.
Procedures “Procedures” shall mean details that are necessary to carry out the provisions of the Belief Statements
Regional Representative “regional representative” shall mean a person elected at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) to represent a geographic area within Canada


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