2020 ELECTION UNDERWAY
The Local is currently undergoing executive officer elections for a number of positions. Please see below for a message sent by the Chief Returning Officer (CRO) to all members. More information regarding the election, including candidate statements, can be found on our dedicated election hub page.
Thank you for sending in nominations and making them ‘on the floor’ at the AGM.
The nomination and election of officers ensure the continued leadership and stewardship of the union, especially during these difficult times. Nominations are now closed (with a couple exceptions).
Congratulations to the following officers, acclaimed without opposition:
Vice-Chair, Unit 1 Kyle Shaw-Muller
Vice-Chair, Unit 3 Kristin Cavoukian
Vice-Chair, Unit 5 Chris Landon
Secretary-Treasurer Mahdi Zamani
Internal Liaison Officer Farhana Islam
Kudos to the following nominees who will be going to election:
Communications and Recording Secretary
External Liaison Officer
Trustee [3-year appointment]
Please note the following open positions:
Vice-Chair, Colleges (pending review of eligibility)
[Nominations for these open positions can be made at the next GMM.]
For more information about the candidates, please see the Elections Hub
Another round of thanks for all those who registered to vote.Registration is now closed (except for those with pending membership applications or address changes). Ballot kits will be mailed out by the end of this week and expected to arrive the following week.
The election timeline is as follows:
Monday, 20 April: deadline to register to vote (ending at midnight) and to be nominated for an elected position (ending at the AGM)
Thursday, 23 April: ballot kits mailed to members
Monday, 4 May: deadline to request a replacement ballot kit
Monday, 11 May: Election Day
Thursday, 14 May: Vote count
For questions about the elections, please see the Elections 2020 FAQ available on the election hub page.
Giorelle [jaw-rehl] Diokno
Chief Returning Officer
Unit 1 Departmental Steward – Drama, Theatre, and Performance Studies