Constitution and Bylaws
What is the Constitution of the Association?
The purposes of the Association are:
- to promote safe communities, through the development of community networks where individuals and private and public sector organizations can participate in activities to prevent abuse, neglect and self-neglect of adults
- to support communities in their responses to adults who are experiencing or at risk of experiencing abuse, neglect or self-neglect
- to sustain these community networks by establishing a diversified funding base for their activities to support other initiatives that benefit adults experiencing or at risk of experiencing abuse, neglect or self-neglect
- to receive gifts, bequests, funds and property, and to hold, invest, administer and distribute funds and property for the purposes of the Association; and
- to do all such other things as are incidental and ancillary to the attainment of the foregoing purposes and the exercise of the powers of the Association.
What are some key features of the Bylaws of the Association?
- Every active CRN in the province assigns one member as a voting member of the Association.
- Meetings may be held by teleconference, electronically, or in person.
- Voting may be done by voice, e-mail, regular mail or in person.
- We will always strive to make decisions by consensus, and this principle will be reflected in our policies.
Provincial and Local Roles
To learn more about the Provincial and local roles of CRNs, please click here.