Merit’s Board of Directors is elected to ensure all actions and policies are member driven.

An 8-member volunteer Board of Directors is elected to carry out the mandate of the Association. The Board of Directors elects from its own ranks a Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Secretary/Treasurer who, with an employed President, form the Executive Committee responsible for the overall management of the affairs and operations of the Association.

Board of Directors Governance

The Board meets in person four times a year, or as required, to approve and plan current or future financial and operational issues of the Association. An Annual General Meeting is held in May and all Merit members are invited. Financial statements are prepared by an outside CPA accounting firm, and the Board reports on Merit’s previous year’s financial performance and activities.