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AGM – Wednesday May 30, 2018 at 7PM

May 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

37th Annual General Meeting

Time: Wednesday May 30, 2018 at 7PM

Place: Carr Hall, Father Madden Hall, St. Michael’s College,

University of Toronto, 100 St. Joseph Street, Toronto


1. Call to Order

2. Quorum

3. Approval of Agenda

4. Approval of Minutes of Previous AGM

5. President’s Report – Saara Tatem

6. Membership Secretary’s Report

7. Treasurer’s Report – Paul Lindala

8. Appointment of Reviewer – Paul Lindala

9. Election of Board of Directors – Börje Vähämäki

10. Adjournment

Refreshments 30 minutes

Guest Speaker: Ambassador Vesa Lehonen:

“Finland 100 Now –What Next”


H.E. Vesa Lehtonen was appointed to serve as Head of the Embassy of Finland in Ottawa, Canada in 2016. Between 2012 and 2016 he was the Deputy Director-General for Personnel within the Administrative Services division of the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

H.E. Vesa Lehtonen was previously (2011-2012) the Director of the division’s Personnel Unit, the Head of the division’s Personnel Services (2008-2011), a Counsellor of the Personnel Unit (2007-2008) a Counsellor of the Central and South-eastern European Unit (2001-2004) at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Helsinki.

In the Diplomatic Service, he has served in the Embassies of Finland in Rome and Stockholm.

He started his diplomatic career as an attaché at the Foreign Ministry’s Development Co-operation and External Trade departments (1995-1996).

H.E. Vesa Ilmari Lehtonen received his master’s degree from the University of Turku in 1991. He is married with four children.

Refreshments continued – Everyone Welcome!

Please RSVP via email or leave a message at 416-730-8350.


May 30, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Father Madden Hall
100 St Joseph St
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C4 Canada