2023 AGM

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RTAM AGM 2023 - Brandon, Manitoba! 

The 2023 Annual General Meeting will take place in Brandon, Manitoba this May thanks to support from the local chapter, Brandon and Area Retired Teachers Association (BARTA)! We invite all our members to register and attend in-person or virtually online for this event. Please check back here often, as this page will act as your hub for all event information. Schedules, forms, registration links and much more will be made available here for all members.

We have broken information into three sections below:

  • Tuesday Presentations and Registration
  • Wednesday Annual General Meeting Forms and Registration
  • Annual General Meeting (AGM) Information (TRAF Report, President Report, Executive Director Report, Auditors Statement, Treasury Report) 

Tuesday May 2nd, 2023 - Guest Speakers and BARTA Reception (pre-registered and in-person only)

Presentation and Workshop: Chasing a Distant Horizon 

Chasing a Distant Horizon 5:30pm to 6:10pm (with Brandon educator and artist Weiming Zhao)

Chasing a Distant Horizon - Join local area presenter, Weiming Zhao as he speaks about his journey to Canada from China, and becoming an educational assistant in the Brandon school district. His work with Brandon University and also transitioning to a full-time landscape artist. Weiming will have some of his amazing landscape paintings on hand as part of the presentation and a Question & Answer period will follow the end of the presentation. Art a 'way of life' for Brandon man whose portfolio spans more than 6,600 paintings and counting (cbc.ca) 

Strategies for Successful and Healthy Aging in Place 6:30pm to 8:00pm (with National speaker Sue Lantz)

Strategies for Successful and Healthy Aging in Place - Join us as Sue Lantz flies in from Ontario as part of her Western speaking tour and leads us in a conversation about the importance of aging in ones own home and community, strategies for an effective retirement and older adult life. Sue's presentation will be followed by a Question and Answer period for guests and copies of her workbook will be available for purchase at the event. YouTube Video - Sue Lantz, 5 Strategies for Aging in Place

Guest Reception with hosts The Brandon and Area Retired Teachers Association 8:00pm to 9:00pm: All guests at this event are welcome to stay afterwards as event co-hosts BARTA bring everyone together for a meet and greet event with light snacks and great friends.

Cost: Free to all members // $10 Non-Members

Registration Link: https://www.cognitoforms.com/RetiredTeachersAssociationOfManitoba/RTAMSpeakerSeriesAgingInPlace

Wednesday May 3rd, 2023 (pre-registered in-person and online)

To register for this event, please email and send all forms to Denise in the office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Denise will register you for the online or in-person event and will follow up with all registrants in early April with the AGM package (formal agenda, information and updates for the event). Please Note:

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Clarion Hotel and Suites 

Rates start at $129.90 + taxes. Please call (204)728-5775 to make a booking.

Address: 3130 Victoria Avenue, Brandon Manitoba R7B 3Y3

Members at Large: please note attendance in Brandon is voluntary, members are welcome to register for the special zoom link which will be moderated during the event and allow you to vote on formal proceedings the day of May 3rd. General members are not endorsed to make reimbursement claims to the RTAM office.

AGM Documents

We have use two formats for RTAM documents below. One format is a colorful version of the reports and the other format is a simple Microsoft Word format, which is in black and white (which simplifies reading and is printer friendly). For the 2023 AGM in Brandon, we encourage everone attending to bring a laptop or tablet to access AGM files. RTAM will not be printing copies of AGM reports (which will be available online), those wanting printed copies should print materials from the comfort of their home before coming to the event. Please note parter documents (TRAF, Reid and Miller etc.) are offered in the fomat provided.