2023 AGM & Convention

B.C. Wildlife Federation's 67th Annual AGM & Convention

April 20 - 22, 2023 in Nanaimo, B.C.

Welcome to the B.C. Wildlife Federation’s 67th Annual AGM & Convention!

The Notice of AGM and the 2023 Draft Resolutions Package are available to download now. Please scroll down for more information.

If you have any questions regarding the AGM & Convention, please contact our office at 1-888-881-2293 or email us at agm@bcwf.bc.ca.


  • Jim Shockey, Keynote Speaker
  • Jesse Zeman, Executive Director, B.C. Wildlife Federation

Additional exciting speakers will be announced closer to the event!

Official Notice of AGM

Click to review the official Notice of AGM for B.C. Wildlife Federation members.

2023 – Notice of Annual General Meeting & Convention

If you wish to download the Notice of AGM, please click below.

BCWF Constitution & Bylaws

As per the Constitution & Bylaws of the B.C. Wildlife Federation:

4.4 Annual Meetings

An Annual General Meeting of the Federation shall be held at least once in every calendar year at the time and place the Board determines. The AGM reports on the business of the previous year, providing members the opportunity to hear various reports and ask questions.

Please see the BCWF – Constitution & Bylaws for more information.

If you wish to download the BCWF Constitution & Bylaws, please click below.



Click to review the 2023 – Draft Resolutions Package to be reviewed by Delegates to prepare for voting at the 2023 AGM & Convention. Please also review the Special Resolution on Gender Neutral Language.

2023 Election - B.C. Wildlife Federation - Board of Directors

For more information about the 2023 Elections, please visit https://bcwf.bc.ca/boardelections/

Each candidate or their designate will have an opportunity to address the delegates in attendance at the 2023 AGM & Convention on the afternoon of Saturday, April 22nd, 2023. Time is to be determined.

2023 Live and Silent Auction

The BCWF is excited to invite all of our members and supporters to participate in a live and silent auction to round out our 67th AGM & Convention!


Click below to download a copy of the Agenda. This agenda is subject to change.

On Wednesday, April 19, 2023, starting at 6pm, we will begin the AGM & Convention with an evening “Meet and Greet” at the Coast Bastion Hotel (11 Bastion Street,Nanaimo, BC V9R 6E4). This is an opportunity to visit with the board, staff, and delegates.

2022 Audited Financial Statements

The 2022 Audited Financial Statement are now available for download, for your review prior to the 2023 AGM & Convention.

Voting Rules and Information

Club Voting Eligibility:

Only selected and registered delegates may vote, with verification that their BCWF Club Membership is current and paid in full up to December 31st, 2022.
Clubs are granted voting rights based on the number of their club members.
• 100 or less members = 1 vote
• 101-200 members = 2 votes
• 201-500 members = 3 votes
• 501 and over = 3 votes
• Plus 1 vote for every 500 members over 501

BCWF Direct Members Club:

BCWF Direct Members (those that are not Members of a local Fish & Game Club), are entitled to send voting delegates to represent them at the 2023 BCWF Virtual AGM & Convention. Delegates chosen will be expected to represent the diverse interests of the Direct Members and speak on their behalf at the AGM & Convention.

How to Apply: If you want to vote as a direct member, please select the “Voting – Direct Member” option under “Registration Type” when you register for the 2023 AGM & Convention. Include a short statement regarding why you would like to represent the Direct Member Club and vote towards resolutions, motions and elections at the 2023 AGM & Convention. Once submitted, the Executive Committee will review the applications and notify you of the results prior to the AGM & Convention. To be a Voting – Direct Member you must have paid dues for 2022. Once submitted, the Executive Committee will review the applications and notify members of the results the week prior to the 2023 AGM & Convention. To be a Voting-Direct Member you must have paid dues for 2022 and be a member in good standing, at the time of the 2023 AGM & Convention.

The deadline to apply to be a Voting – Direct Member Delegate is April 3, 2023.

Club Cavalcade Donations

If you are interested in submitting a Club Cavalcade donation, please do so using the link below:

Question for our current Board of Directors?

Should you have a question for our current Board of Directors or Executive Committee, please send your question to agm@bcwf.bc.ca.