Call for Nominations for the 2018-2019 CAMA Board of Directors
In accordance with the requirements of the CAMA by-laws, three positions have opened up for the CAMA Board of Directors for the 2018-2019 year:
- The position for Manitoba and Saskatchewan (previously occupied by Jean-Marc Nadeau).
- The position for Newfoundland and Labrador position currently being filled by Rodney Cumby.
- The Ontario position currently being filled by President Janice Baker.
The Nominating Committee invites all Regular CAMA members to express their interest in letting their name stand for the election of the above noted positions by completing the nomination form (including the names and signatures of two nominators who are Regular members of the Association), accompanied by a photo, and a one-page bio (with a maximum of 500 words) including a paragraph on why you are interested in this Board position. Photos and bios will be posted to the CAMA website. Please note that only Regular Members resident in each region are eligible for election in that region.
Nominations should be sent to Ms. Jennifer Goodine, CAMA Executive Director (and Returning Officer), via e-mail (email@example.com) by 4:30 p.m. PST on Friday, March 9th, 2018.
Further information regarding the procedures for voting will be distributed electronically to all CAMA members eligible to vote, prior to the commencement of the voting period. Please also note that only CAMA members in good standing with membership fees paid for the current fiscal year (April 1st, 2018 to March 31st, 2019) will be eligible to vote.
CAMA Past President/Chair of Nominating Committee
Election of the CAMA Board of Directors – E-Voting Process
The election of the CAMA Board of Directors is governed by an e-voting process. Should a member wish to stand for election for an available position on the Board they must complete a nomination form.
The CAMA Board of Directors shall be comprised of eleven (11) Regular Members who are elected by the membership. The Immediate Past-President shall serve on the Board of Directors and shall have voting privileges. The eleven (11) elected Members of the Board of Directors shall be regionally represented as follows:
- British Columbia - 1 Member
- Alberta - 1 Member
- Manitoba and Saskatchewan - 1 Member
- Ontario - 1 Member
- Québec - 1 Member
- New Brunswick - 1 Member
- Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island - 1 Member
- Newfoundland and Labrador - 1 Member
- Yukon Territory, Northwest Territories and Nunavut - 1 Member
- Members at Large - 2 Members
Elections are only held for positions on the Board when there is a vacancy.
Only Regular Members resident in each region are eligible for election in that region. The Nominating Committee shall appoint the Executive consisting of the President, First Vice-President, Second Vice-President and Treasurer from among the members of the Board of Directors.
Elected members of the Board of Directors shall serve for a four (4) year term except where the member is to serve as the President, First Vice-President, Second Vice-President, Treasurer or Immediate Past President. After an absence from the Board of Directors for a period of two consecutive years, members who have previously served shall again be eligible for office. The term of office of directors shall commence immediately following the CAMA Annual General Meeting being held this year in Fredericton, New Brunswick on May 29th, 2018, at which time they are elected, and shall conclude upon the election of their successors.