The Chair and Board of Directors
of the Ottawa Jewish Community Foundation
cordially invite all community members to attend the Annual General Meeting.
With guest speaker Peter Nicholson, of The Foundation WCPD,
who will share how to make the most of your philanthropic gift.
Tuesday, June 7, 2022.
Refreshments to follow the meeting.
Call to order: 7 pm in person and via livestream.
Agenda to include congratulations to the G.J. Cooper Scholarship Award recipient; the Ilana and Steven Rubin Education Scholarship recipients; the Norman Lesh Philanthropy Grant; the Women's Collective Philanthropy Grant; and a Foundation business update.
In person at the Soloway JCC, 21 Nadolny Sachs Pvt. Please note that the SCJJ requires proof of vaccination upon entry
IMPORTANT GOVERNANCE INFORMATION FOR THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Any two members of the Corporation may nominate additional directors at any time up to seven days prior (May 31st, 2022) to the meeting so long as such nominations are made in writing and deposited with the Foundation Associate (email@example.com).
Successful candidates will serve a three-year term from June 2022 to June 2025. Nominations will not be accepted from the floor at the Annual General Meeting.
Members shall have the right to exercise one vote each.
Any member may, by means of a written proxy, appoint a proxy holder to attend and act in the manner and to the extent authorized by the proxy. A proxy holder need not be a member.
Special Guest: Peter Nicholson
President, Foundation WCPD - Wealth Creation Preservation & Donation Inc.
With 35 years of experience, Peter Nicholson is a recognized leader in Canadian tax-assisted investments, with a specialized focus on philanthropic tax planning and tax reduction.
Through his work with countless donors, foundations, institutions, and boards, he has helped generate in excess of $200 million for client donations. He is also a generous philanthropist in his own right and a tireless supporter of community initiatives.
Over the years, Nicholson has served as a dedicated champion and board member for many foundations all across Canada, such as Winnipeg’s Canadian Museum of Human Rights, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation and founder of the Exuma Foundation of Canada. He is also a member of the Canadian Association of Gift Planners (CAGP), Association of Fundraising Professionals of Canada (AFP), the Clinton Global Initiative, and a 10-year veteran of the investment club Tiger 21. Since 1993, he has qualified for the Million Dollar Round Table (annual qualification is limited to the top 1 % of finance professionals in the world).
He spends his time between Ottawa, Nova Scotia, and Exuma, The Bahamas, with Anabel and their six children, ranging in age from 23 to 5 years old.