Special Resolution to Remove PBC Board Members Not Up For Re-election

Pacific Blue Cross,
4250 Canada Way,
Burnaby, BC
V5G 4W6

 

To: Secretary, Pacific Blue Cross Society

Pursuant to Bylaw 5.16 of the PBC Health Benefits Society Bylaws, as the undersigned member of PBC Health Benefits Society, I hereby propose seven special resolutions to be considered at the 2017 Annual General Meeting of the PBC Health Benefits Society, as follows:

  1. Resolution removing Malcolm Williamson as a Director of the Society

“WHEREAS the PBC Health Benefits Society (the “Society”) is a not-for-profit society and not a corporation;

AND WHEREAS the Society has, in the past, operated as a values-based organization, whose strategy for providing quality services to its customers centred the well-being of its employees;

AND WHEREAS the Society has, in the past, had strong relationships with the unions whose members receive benefits through and are members of the Society, to the mutual benefit of the Society and these members;

AND WHEREAS members of the current Board of Directors have abandoned these values and relationship by allowing senior management team to prioritize profit over respectful, harmonious, and mutually beneficial relations with the Society’s employees;

AND WHEREAS the members of the Society wish the Society to return to its values-based approach prioritizing quality service and employee well-being;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Malcolm Williamson be removed as a Director of the Society.”

  1. Resolution removing Mark Schonfeld as a Director of the Society

“WHEREAS the PBC Health Benefits Society (the “Society”) is a not-for-profit society and not a corporation;

AND WHEREAS the Society has, in the past, operated as a values-based organization, whose strategy for providing quality services to its customers centred the well-being of its employees;

AND WHEREAS the Society has, in the past, had strong relationships with the unions whose members receive benefits through and are members of the Society, to the mutual benefit of the Society and these members;

AND WHEREAS members of the current Board of Directors have abandoned these values and relationship by allowing senior management team to prioritize profit over respectful, harmonious, and mutually beneficial relations with the Society’s employees;

AND WHEREAS the members of the Society wish the Society to return to its values-based approach prioritizing quality service and employee well-being;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Mark Schonfeld be removed as a Director of the Society.”

  1. Resolution removing Richard Taylor as a Director of the Society

“WHEREAS the PBC Health Benefits Society (the “Society”) is a not-for-profit society and not a corporation;

AND WHEREAS the Society has, in the past, operated as a values-based organization, whose strategy for providing quality services to its customers centred the well-being of its employees;

AND WHEREAS the Society has, in the past, had strong relationships with the unions whose members receive benefits through and are members of the Society, to the mutual benefit of the Society and these members;

AND WHEREAS members of the current Board of Directors have abandoned these values and relationship by allowing senior management team to prioritize profit over respectful, harmonious, and mutually beneficial relations with the Society’s employees;

AND WHEREAS the members of the Society wish the Society to return to its values-based approach prioritizing quality service and employee well-being;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Richard Taylor be removed as a Director of the Society.”

  1. Resolution removing John Fitzpatrick as a Director of the Society

 “WHEREAS the PBC Health Benefits Society (the “Society”) is a not-for-profit society and not a corporation;

AND WHEREAS the Society has, in the past, operated as a values-based organization, whose strategy for providing quality services to its customers centred the well-being of its employees;

AND WHEREAS the Society has, in the past, had strong relationships with the unions whose members receive benefits through and are members of the Society, to the mutual benefit of the Society and these members;

AND WHEREAS members of the current Board of Directors have abandoned these values and relationship by allowing senior management team to prioritize profit over respectful, harmonious, and mutually beneficial relations with the Society’s employees;

AND WHEREAS the members of the Society wish the Society to return to its values-based approach prioritizing quality service and employee well-being;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT John Fitzpatrick be removed as a Director of the Society.”

  1. Resolution removing Colleen Jordan as a Director of the Society

“WHEREAS the PBC Health Benefits Society (the “Society”) is a not-for-profit society and not a corporation;

AND WHEREAS the Society has, in the past, operated as a values-based organization, whose strategy for providing quality services to its customers centred the well-being of its employees;

AND WHEREAS the Society has, in the past, had strong relationships with the unions whose members receive benefits through and are members of the Society, to the mutual benefit of the Society and these members;

AND WHEREAS members of the current Board of Directors have abandoned these values and relationship by allowing senior management team to prioritize profit over respectful, harmonious, and mutually beneficial relations with the Society’s employees;

AND WHEREAS the members of the Society wish the Society to return to its values-based approach prioritizing quality service and employee well-being;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Colleen Jordan be removed as a Director of the Society.”

  1. Resolution removing Mary Laplante as a Director of the Society

“WHEREAS the PBC Health Benefits Society (the “Society”) is a not-for-profit society and not a corporation;

AND WHEREAS the Society has, in the past, operated as a values-based organization, whose strategy for providing quality services to its customers centred the well-being of its employees;

AND WHEREAS the Society has, in the past, had strong relationships with the unions whose members receive benefits through and are members of the Society, to the mutual benefit of the Society and these members;

AND WHEREAS members of the current Board of Directors have abandoned these values and relationship by allowing senior management team to prioritize profit over respectful, harmonious, and mutually beneficial relations with the Society’s employees;

AND WHEREAS the members of the Society wish the Society to return to its values-based approach prioritizing quality service and employee well-being;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Mary Laplante be removed as a Director of the Society.”

  1. Resolution removing Robert Wallis as a Director of the Society

“WHEREAS the PBC Health Benefits Society (the “Society”) is a not-for-profit society and not a corporation;

AND WHEREAS the Society has, in the past, operated as a values-based organization, whose strategy for providing quality services to its customers centred the well-being of its employees;

AND WHEREAS the Society has, in the past, had strong relationships with the unions whose members receive benefits through and are members of the Society, to the mutual benefit of the Society and these members;

AND WHEREAS members of the current Board of Directors have abandoned these values and relationship by allowing senior management team to prioritize profit over respectful, harmonious, and mutually beneficial relations with the Society’s employees;

AND WHEREAS the members of the Society wish the Society to return to its values-based approach prioritizing quality service and employee well-being;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Robert Wallis be removed as a Director of the Society.”