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Candidates for the 2019-2020 TVA Board of Directors

On Sunday, December 1st, members will meet for the Toronto Vegetarian Association’s 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM). At the AGM, members will review our work over the past 12 months,  and ratify the 2019-2020 board of directors. If you’re a member, please join us starting at 1:00 pm at CSI Annex (720 Bathurst Street, south of Bloor) in the “Garage” room. (Meet ‘n greet from 1:00 to 1:30, meeting called to order at 1:30 pm). Non-members can also attend if they become a TVA member when they arrive. Only those who have been members for at least 30 days prior to the meeting will be eligible to vote. Light refreshments will be provided. Current Board Members with Two Year Terms: Serving until 2020 – Daniel Donato, Fraser Gibson, Peter McQueen, Krista Schwab 2019-2020 Candidates Thomas Appleyard Thomas Appleyard knows the important role that the Toronto Vegetarian Association can play in supporting people moving towards healthier, greener, more compassionate living. Well over 25 years ago, Thomas became vegetarian. He remembers well that the TVA newsletters brought into sharp focus the personal changes he wanted to make, and how to make them well. Since then, Thomas has become vegan and TVA programs –… Read More


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Join Us for the 2015 Annual General Meeting

The Toronto Vegetarian Association’s Annual General Meeting is taking place Sunday, November 22nd at 4:30 pm. This is your chance to hear what the organization has accomplished in the past year, give suggestions for future growth and help set the direction in the years moving forward by electing our 2015-2017 Board of Directors. Light snacks will be served. Please note: The Toronto Vegetarian Association’s Annual General Meeting is a private function open to TVA members only. Non-members who wish to attend will be required to join as members of the TVA and only members in good standing 30 days prior to the election are eligible to vote. When? Sunday, November 22nd from 4:30 to 7:30 pm. (Meet ‘n greet from 4:30 to 5:00, meeting called to order at 5:00 pm). Where? Friends House (60 Lowther Avenue, at St. George and Bloor). Interested in running for the Board of Directors? The TVA Board of Directors determines the strategic direction for the organization. We welcome candidates from all ages and a variety of skills and backgrounds, but have identified a few areas of recruitment for the 2015-2017 term: strategic marketing and communications major event planning and management expertise fundraising experience,… Read More


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Board nominees for 2013 AGM

On Sunday, December 1st members will meet for the Toronto Vegetarian Association Annual General Meeting (AGM). At the AGM,  members will review our work in 2013, discuss our new strategic plan, and elect our 2014 board of directors. If you’re a member, please join us starting at 3:30pm at the Miles Nadal JCC located at 750 Spadina Ave. Here are the candidates for this year’s TVA Board of Directors: Michael Abramson Diane Burgin Maria Filifer Fraser Gibson Sara Harrel Alan Jaffee Sangeeta Kumar Dominic Wong Serving until 2014 – Peter McQueen & Marcella Tomas Michael Abramson What I believe I bring to the TVA Board is a duo of skills and experience gained through 27 years of owning and running a Toronto marketing and advertising agency (theadlibgroup) along with an in-depth knowledge of the vegetarian food world gained through Natural Foods Culinary Certification and a Professional Chef Diploma in Vegetarian Cuisine (Cordon Vert Academy). When it comes to marketing and advertising my experience covers the gamut from business-to-business and business-to-consumer along with a healthy dose of marketing for charitable and non-profit associations. When it… Read More


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Join Us at the Annual General Meeting

The Toronto Vegetarian Association’s Annual General Meeting is Sunday, December 1st at 3:30 pm. This is your chance to hear what the organization has accomplished in the past year, give suggestions for future growth and help set the direction in the years moving forward by electing our 2013-2015 Board of Directors. Light snacks will be served from Bunner’s Bake Shop. Please note: The Toronto Vegetarian Association’s Annual General Meeting is a private function open to TVA members only. Non-members who wish to attend will be required to join as members of the TVA, and only members in good standing 30 days prior to the election are eligible to vote. When? Sunday, December 1st from 3:30 to 6:30 pm. (Meet ‘n greet from 3:30 to 4, meeting called to order at 4 pm) Where? Miles Nadal JCC at 750 Spadina Avenue, room 300. Read More


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