BHS Committees & Roles
Keeping the society in order is managed by the volunteer board of directors. Setting budgets, scheduling meetings and developing a strategic direction. The committee meets periodically to develop strategies that are recommended to the board of directors for consideration.
Coordinator/Spokespersons – Jennifer
Zoom (available for all committees to set up meetings)
Member Dues – Brian
Donations (financial) – Brian
Community donations (wreath) – Jennifer
Whitby Archives, photocopies – Jennifer
Digital storage (available to all committees)
Grants – Town of Whitby, HODG – Brian
Insurance (Directors) – Jennifer
Connecting with the community is important to foster growth in locals preserving our past. Some events provide for interaction of our long-time residents, display of collected artifacts, and just plan fun events to engage our youth and adults. Meeting with the public broadens our reach and attracts more members.
Committee Coordinator/Spokespersons – Gord and Maureen
Chris, Betty-Jean, Jennifer, Dianne, Pat, Rijn, Gary, Erlyne
Reunion, painting, parade float
Speakers Series, presentations
Brooklin Remembered book
Some items specific to Brooklin have been found, showing the history in printed materials, products and hand crafted artifacts. These are carefully archived and stored for future display. The committee always looking for more artifacts that can be preserved to reflect the heritage of our community. Donations are also welcome.
Committee Coordinator/Spokespersons – Chris
Gary, Marion, Dianne, Susan
Storage ( packing, boxes, etc), Donor forms
The team strives to share the stories of Brooklin and area with a wide social network, with articles, photos and newspaper clippings from days gone by. Various platforms are used to reach as wide an audience as possible since demographics can dictate where people spend time or research for information.
Committee Coordinator/Spokesperson – Claudio
Rijn, Brian, Jennifer
Website, – Brian
Twitter, – Jennifer
Instagram, – Claudio
BTC Articles, – Jennifer
Facebook, – Jennifer
Elder’s Interviews – Our Recorded History
The committee seeks opportunities to video record live interviews with elders in the community with the intent to save the first-hand accounts of what they remember from their years living in the Brooklin community. These are transcribed and saved.
Committee Coordinator/Spokesperson – Jennifer
As a new organization, the mission and goals continue to be defined. These often lead to a need to update or review the operating policies and procedures. An active committee is task to review and recommend changes to the membership at the annual general meeting
Effective May 31, 2022