Based in Toronto, Hispanotech was incorporated on October 7, 2008, and started operations in the May 2009. Hispanotech.ca is registered and regulated as per Canada Not-for-profit corporations Act S.C. 2009 (NFP Act).
Board, Committees, Council
As specified in By-Law No. 1, Hispanotech is directed and managed by a volunteer Board consisting of 6 to 9 Directors, elected or approved by the Membership, with terms of up to 4 years. The Board elects among the Directors to fill the positions of: Chair, Co-Chair, President, Secretary, and Treasurer.
In order to properly run the organization and achieve its mission, each Director is assigned to a dedicated working group (Committee) and expected to direct and manage Volunteers assigned to their Committee.
The Board has also created an Advisory Council, consisting of by-invitation-only members that are pre-approved by a majority of the Board. Advisors are invited based on their experience in industry and standing in the community, to provide advice and guidance to the Board on an as-needed basis, Founders and past Board Members are automatically invited to join the Council at the end of their term. Advisors are welcome to attend Board meetings as observers.