DOC AGM 2024

April 11, 2024

Meet DOC’s National Board, hear from DOC’s six regional Chapters, get the Executive Director’s report, and participate in important discussions about the organization. This year DOC’s AGM will be in-person only.

DOC is inviting members to vote using a web-based platform during the AGM. Members participating will be able to easily click-and-vote with no registration required. Should you be participating but don’t have access to a smartphone with internet capabilities, let us know! We will be happy to accommodate you.

Be sure to add the event to your calendar so that you don’t forget!

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Calling all members to join DOC BC YT NT for our annual general meeting and celebrate DOC National’s 40th anniversary!

Please RSVP here if you will be joining us IN PERSON to attend our AGM and celebrate DOC National’s 40th Anniversary.

This is an opportunity to hear about the accomplishments in 2023, meet other documentary filmmakers, reconnect with your community, network, and celebrate our DOC BC YT NT members!

The event will start at 6:30pm PST and run until 11:00pm PST.

We hope to see you at our AGM! We look forward to celebrating you and our other members and sponsors!

Event is partially sponsored by Bell Media and Super Channel.

Join DOC Alberta for a Festival Kick-off info session with a networking mixer afterwards! DOC Alberta AGM to take place prior to the session.

Thursday, April 21, 2022 @ 6 pm‬‬ ‬‬‬

Location: Hybrid event

In-person: Longroof Brewing Co. – 9916 72 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB

Online: Via Zoom (link to be emailed the day before the event)


5:30pm – 6:00pm: Member registration. Networking‬‬‬‬‬.

6:00pm – 7:15pm: DOC Alberta Annual General Meeting

7:30pm – 8:15pm: Festival Kick-off Event

8:15pm – 9:00pm: Networking Mixer‬

AGM Information

The Annual General Meeting agenda to be emailed to members one week before with list of candidates, bios, and individual brief.


NOMINATE yourself or another DOC member based in Alberta for a position on the DOC AB Board! DOC Alberta, the Alberta Chapter of the Documentary Organization of Canada, is requesting from our membership, NOMINATIONS for TWO positions on the DOC Alberta Board of Directors.

These TWO positions will be filled by election at the DOC AB Annual General Meeting on April 21, 2022.

Nominations must be sent in before April 15th, 2022. Please send in your nomination to

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Festival Kick-off Event Information

Following the AGM, members and non-members are invited to an informative session about Canadian documentary festivals where representatives from festivals in Alberta and across Canada will join us in-person and virtually to provide info on their festivals.

Please email with any comments or questions.

Sincerely, DOC-A 2021-22 Board of Directors:

Co-Chairs Don Young and Lorna Thomas, Board members Lewis Cardinal, Mark Collings, Kathy Fisher, Anthony Goertz, Kennedy Quigley, Kelly Wolfert, and Braden Rooke.

DOC’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 11th at 1 pm EST. 

All members are invited to attend and receive an update on DOC’s financials, activities, chapter highlights, advocacy efforts, and much more. 

DOC will provide updates on activities at the national and chapter level, and the DOC Institute will present the 2020 BMO-DOC Vanguard Award to a new recipient. The award recognizes a mid-career filmmaker who embodies creativity, social consciousness, and leadership.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to the DOC team at!

L’Assemblée Générale de DOC aura lieu en ligne le mardi 11 mai de 13h à 15h30 HNE.

Tous nos membres sont invités à y assister et recevront une mise à jour sur les finances, les activités, les faits saillants des chapitres, les efforts de plaidoyer, et plus encore. 

DOC vous présentera une mise à jour des activités du siège national et des chapitres et le DOC Institute décernera le prix BMO-DOC Vanguard Award. Ce prix salue un ou une cinéaste à mi-carrière qui incarne la créativité, la conscience sociale et le leadership.  

N’hésitez pas à nous contacter à pour toute question !

Please join us for DOC Alberta’s Annual General meeting!

When: Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Where: virtually, over Zoom (invitation to follow)

Who: all DOC members, doc filmmakers, and interested people


6-6:15 pm : Welcome and introduction of DOC-Alberta members nominated for the Edmonton Film Prize (Kelly Wolfert, Frederick Kroetsch, Anthony Goertz)

6:15-7:00 pm: AGM‬

7:00 – 8:00: Conversation with others in the meeting 


DOC-Alberta 2020-21 Board of Directors: Gerry Potter, Lorna Thomas, Kathy Fisher,  Edmon Rotea, Mark Collings, Anthony Goertz, Elise Campbell, Kelly Wolfert, and Terry Kostek.

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