There are three vacancies open on the Board of Directors for Oceans Advance in 2012 and we are seeking your assistance in filling thse positions at the AGM and Election for the Board of  Directors on Thursday, Dec. 8,  2011 at the Insittute for Ocean Technoloyg, Arctic Ave.
Any member of the ocean technology cluster is eligible for nomination. If you are interested in standing for one of thse positions or if you would like to nominate a colleague, please forward nominations by email to Barry Dawe, Director OA Board, Chair of the Nominating Committee. His email address is:

In order for a nominee’s name to be placed on the ballot there are se veral requirements that need to be met under the OceanAdvance’s regulations:

  1. We requires a Mover and a Seconder, both of whom must also be members of the cluster.
  2. We require an email from the Nominee confirming her or his acceptance as well as emails from the Mover and the Seconder.
  3. The deadline for the Nomination and supporting documentation as listed above is no later than 4:00 p.m., Friday, November 4, 2011.
  4. We MUST have a short bio of the Nominee in our possession no later than 4:00, Monday, November 7, 2011

Those nominees who have fulfilled these requirements will then have their names entered in a list of candidates which OceansAdvance will distribute to all members of the Cluster no later than 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011.

For more informatiion contact Catherine Hogan, Administrative Officer, OceansAdvance Inc. after October 31, at 709-738-7059 or email