2018-2019 Scheduled COGA Programs:
Save these dates in your calendars for an exciting year of COGA programming!
These COGA sessions will be held at the Quality Hotel and Conference Centre
36035 North Parallel Road, Abbotsford BC V3G 2C6
9 am Registration; 9:30-3:00 programming
Information on individual sessions will be available approximately 4 weeks prior to the event.
November 8th, 2018: Emerging Issues
March 13th, 2019- Governance: Board Succession
April 4th, 2019- FOIPPA Training
Note: This session is being held at the Sandman Hotel at 3010 Mount Lehman Rd, Abbotsford, BC. Registration will open at 9:30, and the event will begin at 10am.
Centre for Organizational Governance in Agriculture (COGA) Certification Program
This program identifies Board and Commission directors that have demonstrated a commitment to continuing leadership, professional development and education to bring back to their industry groups.
This program should be seen as strengthening and enhancing the skills of the members of Boards and Commissions, supporting the objective of continuing management improvement and excellence.
There are two options for length of certification – one year and two years. To obtain a one year certification, a person must attend two COGA sessions within the previous 24 months, one of which must be classified as “governance”. To obtain a two year certification, a person must attend four COGA sessions within the previous 24 months, two of which mist be classified as “governance”.
Program year will run April 1st to March 31st, and is managed by the COGA administrator.