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Toronto Society of Architects | 2020 Annual General Meeting

6:15 PM - 9:30 PM

Arts & Letters Club
14 Elm Street

Free

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The 133rd(ish) Annual General Meeting of the TSA will be taking place on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 at the historic 1891 Arts & Letters Club.

Please join us for a casual reception with great food and a cash bar beginning at 6:15 PM in advance of the program. TSA members in good standing get 1 free drink ticket! The official agenda of the meeting will begin at 7:15 PM.

 

AGENDA

  • Registration and Reception (6:15  – 7:15 PM)
  • Call to Order (7:15 PM)
  • Welcome Remarks by TSA Chair
  • Year In Review
    • Highlights of 2019
    • 2019 Financial Report
  • Election of Chair and Vice Chair
  • 2020 Priorities and Initiatives Proposals
    • Introduction to Priorities and Goals for 2020
    • 2020 Initiatives and Proposals
  • 2020 Budget
  • Meeting Adjourns (9:00 PM)

Anyone wishing to learn more about the TSA and looking to get involved should be sure to attend this meeting!

A reminder that only members in good standing are eligible to vote during the Annual General Meeting of the Society. Please make sure to include your name as it appears in your membership so that we are able to verify your status. If you are unsure if you are a member-in-good-standing please contact us at tsa@torontosocietyofarchitects.ca

ANNUAL REPORT 

Our 2019 Annual Report is out, chock full of information about all that we have accomplished in the past year and the people that made it happen. The report also includes a financial report of our 2019 Expenses and Revenues. See what your support has allowed us to do!

Image of the 2019 Annual Report

NOMINATIONS

The following nominations were received for the positions of Chair and Vice Chair of the Toronto Society of Architects, respectively. Elections for both of these positions will take place during the Annual General Meeting.

⁠—  Nominations for Chair ⁠—

Megan Torza
OAA, FRAIC, LEED AP BD+C

Megan is an architect and partner at DTAH, where her portfolio includes a range of architecture and urban design projects characterized by the integration of architecture, heritage and landscape as well as significant public engagement programs.

Megan has been a TSA Executive since 2014, where she has led the Urban Affairs and Ideas Forums series for the last few years with a focus on engaging the membership and building partnerships with other organizations including DesignTO and the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario. She serves on the Daniels Faculty Curriculum Committee and is a member of the ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative Championship Team. She is also currently Chair of the City of Vaughan’s Urban Design Review Panel. She is excited about the opportunity of becoming TSA Chair so that she may continue to advance the TSA’s mandate and enrich the local architectural discourse.

⁠—  Nominations for Vice Chair ⁠—

Ana-Francisca de la Mora
OAA, Arq., MRAIC, LEED AP BD+C

Ana-Francisca brings a strong multidisciplinary background as an architect and Associate Director practice lead of the Transit studio of IBI Group Architects. She has led interdisciplinary design teams in Canada and abroad through complex transportation programs, to achieve effective and healthy architectural solutions to the urban environment.

She has been volunteering with the TSA since 2012 and has been a member of the Executive since 2017. She has led the technical lectures program and various initiatives to help integrate foreign-trained architects into the architectural workplace in Canada. She brings a breadth of experience from other similar organizations including tour lead for ULI Toronto annual meeting in 2019 and 2020 and co-founder of the Global Women Network in IBI Group supporting diversity and women in the design fields. She is excited at the opportunity of becoming a Vice chair and apply these skills to advance the mission of the TSA.

About the venue:

Designed by Edwards & Webster, the St George’s Hall was built in 1891 and has since been designated as a building of National Historic Significance by the Government of Canada. Since 1920 it has been the home of the Arts & Letters Club – who’s object is to advance the arts and letters by and through its members, who practice and contribute in the arts. The TSA and the Club share a long-standing history, with many of the TSA’s meetings and events being held at the Club throughout our 100+ history.