2019 AGM

Please join us for an important meeting on Thursday, June 27th from 5-7PM. The meeting will be a combined Special General Meeting followed by an Annual General Meeting in the NorthwesTel Event Space, at NorthLight Innovation. We will conclude with a celebratory BBQ!

On behalf of the organization and its membership, the Board is encouraging new members (as well as existing Board members) to put their names forward for consideration by the membership. The organization is well positioned strategically and financially; we need strategic, member-focused, and team-playing individuals to continue to guide our amazing organization.

Interested in learning more or putting your name forward? Please contact Cospace member and existing Board member (but not seeking re-election) John Glynn-Morris: johngm@yukonstruct.com

 

Special General Meeting Agenda

 5:00 pm Welcome (President, Yukonstruct Society Chris O’Brien)

5:05 pm Meeting Purpose – Bylaw Update (Governance Committee)

1. Board terms extended from 1 to 2 years, offset a. Resolution required 2. Officer election; change to slate of board members a. Resolution required 3. Institutional Board Membership a. No resolution required at this time 4. Defining Membership a. No resolution required at this time

5:30 pm Adjourn

 

Annual General Meeting Agenda

5:30 pm Call meeting to Order

5:35 pm Approval of the Agenda Approval of Minutes of 2018 AGM

5:40 pm President’s Report

5:50 pm Executive Director’s Report

6:00 pm Governance Committee Report (Strategic Plan)

6:10 pm Treasurer’s Report

6:20 pm Nominations and Election of Board of Directors

6:45 pm Adjourn

7:00 pm BBQ!

 

 

Woodshop Orientation sponsored by Home Hardware

If this training session is full, please sign up for the wait list to be notified if a spot opens up in this session, or when another Wood Shop Orientation is scheduled.

This training will take you through the Yukonstruct wood shop and explain each piece of woodworking equipment. Participants will each get hands on practice with some of the machines.

This training is only available to Yukonstruct members. Not a member? Sign up now!

Maximum 6 participants

Sponsored by Home Hardware Whitehorse

Woodshop Orientation sponsored by Home Hardware

If this training session is full, please sign up for the wait list to be notified if a spot opens up in this session, or when another Wood Shop Orientation is scheduled.

This training will take you through the Yukonstruct wood shop and explain each piece of woodworking equipment. Participants will each get hands on practice with some of the machines.

This training is only available to Yukonstruct members. Not a member? Sign up now!

Maximum 6 participants

Sponsored by Home Hardware Whitehorse

Metalshop Orientation

If this safety orientation training session is full, please sign up for the wait list to be notified when the next training session is scheduled.

Get started in the metal shop by learning how to handle the equipment safely, and how to access and put away the gear.

Closed-toe shoes and non-flammable, non-synthetic clothing are required for this training session. Participants may wish to bring their own leather gloves and protective eyewear.

Please note this training is only available to YuKonstruct members. Not a member? Sign up now!

Maximum 6 participants – Participants are required to wear close toed shoes and have all hair tied back for any shop training or workshops.

Build a cold frame for northern gardening!

Cold frames warm the soil, protect plants from frost, and give you a head start on the growing season. This program is a hands-on experience where you will learn how to build cold frames yourself by helping us build two for our community garden at Northlight!
About the instructor: Bob Sharp has been growing veggies in the Yukon since the 60s, and for over 20 years he has been teaching northerners how to build a better greenhouse that can extend the growing season by two to three months.
Members and non-members welcome!

Makers’ Market

If you’ve ever walked by Northlight and wondered what goes on in that building? this is your chance to find out!

Yukonstruct Society is hosting a Members’ Market from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on May 11. The market will take place in the main event space at Northlight – 2180 2nd Ave.

Makespace members will be displaying items they’ve made onsite, including art, jewellery, wooden furniture and more. Cospace members will have information tables set up and be available to talk to you about what they do.

Admission is free!

Yukon Transportation Museum Community Build Night

In partnership with the Yukon Transportation Museum, Yukonstruct Makerspace is hosting two more build nights on January 16th and January 30th, 2019, 7-9 pm. Our task: An interactive windlass display that will be permanently mounted in the transportation museum!

If you are interested in woodwork, metal work, or would like to just hang out with other members and have a fun social build night, please feel free to come out to this event! Snacks and beverages will be provided.

 

Wood Lathe 101

If this training session is full, please sign up for the waitlist to be notified if a spot opens up in this session, or when another training session is scheduled.

Get started on the wood lathe! This training session is designed to give an introduction to the wood lathe- including setup, chisels, setting up blanks and how to do simple spindle work. And of course safety and clean up.

About the instructor: Richard has used wood lathes for a long time and has done a variety of lathe work over the years mainly for pleasure. He’s looking forward to getting members trained on the lathe so that others can get working on projects needing spindle work.

Please note this training is only available to YuKonstruct members. Not a member? Sign up now!

 Maximum 3 participants

Yukon Transportation Museum Community Build Night

In partnership with the Yukon Transportation Museum, Yukonstruct Makerspace is hosting two more build nights on January 16th and January 30th, 2019, 7-9 pm. Our task: An interactive windlass display that will be permanently mounted in the transportation museum!

If you are interested in woodwork, metal work, or would like to just hang out with other members and have a fun social build night, please feel free to come out to this event! Snacks and beverages will be provided.

 

Winter Solstice Celebration

VOLUNTEER AND MEMBER RECOGNITION
*SPECIAL* BEER O’CLOCK AND MEMBER POTLUCK

Join us for a wonderful Awards & Volunteer Recognition Evening!

Our volunteers and members are the heart and soul of Yukonstruct: we owe a huge debt of gratitude to you ALL!

We would like to celebrate and honour in a casual way members and volunteers who had promoted collaboration, shared values and Yukonstruct society spirit in 2018.

There are distinct award categories:

For Cospace:

  • Most helpful member
  • Most inspiring member

For Launchspace:

  • Most innovative business of the year

For Makespace:

  • Maker of the year
  • Instructor of the year
  • Mentor of the year

Vote now!

BEER O’CLOCK followed by a MEMBER POTLUCK: Bring your favorite dish and come celebrate the season at NorthLight Innovation!

We proudly boast that Beer O’Clock is generously sponsored by Yukon Brewing!

2 free Beer for Yukonstruct members & guests are offered a cash bar – $5/beer.

For members, volunteers and tenants only – More details to come