Call for Interested Parties – RETURNING OFFICER

Elections
As you are all aware, our elections are done electronically using Big Pulse.  The program that we use requires some training and experience in order to use it efficiently.  In the past, we have had one Returning Officer and have usually used them fairly exclusively, but it would be beneficial to have more than one person to turn to.  We would like to have a couple different members that would be interested in acting as Returning Officer start some training on the program so that our local has more flexibility when coming across the need to appoint a Returning Officer for an election.  If you feel this is something you would be interested in, please advise your RVP by the end of day on May 17th, 2019.  In Solidarity, COPE491…
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National Vice President Election RESULTS

Elections
Good morning, The results are in for the National Vice-President election that just closed.  Congratulations to Sandra Lenuik!  Click the link below to see the official Big Pulse results page.  ************************************************************************ Poll Result By-Election: National Vice-President Report date: Thursday 14 March 2019 00:53 EDT National Vice-President Number of voters: 142 · Group size: 253 · Percentage voted: 56.13 Ranked by votes RankCandidate IDCandidateVotes%115974803Sandra Lenuik5639.44215974801Tammy Laurin4934.51315974802Lindsay Mills3726.06 Click here for Big Pulse Results Page
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List of Nominees and Acclaimation

Elections
List of Nominees and Acclaimation The nomination period for the upcoming elections is now closed.  Thank you to all who participated in the process and either nominated someone or allowed their names to stand for election.  There is one position that has been acclaimed and will not require an election.  Congratulations: Sister Heather Farrow - acclaimed as Regional Vice-President, National Region The following is a list of the nominees that will have an election. NATIONAL VICE-PRESIDENT: Sister Lindsay Mills Sister Sandra Lenuik Sister Tammy Laurin   The election for the above position will commence on March 6 and run until March 13, 2019.  Ballots will be sent to all members via email using Big Pulse.  If you do not receive a ballot on March 6, please contact your RVP.  Bios…
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Election Call – January 30, 2019

Elections
Between March 6 and March 13, 2019 members will elect one (1) Table Officers and one (1) Regional Vice-President (Region 6A – National Office) in accordance with the COPE 491 Bylaws. Officer Positions: *National Vice-President Elected by a vote of the full membership. *Regional Vice-President (Region 6A) Elected by members of National Office Nominations will open February 6, 2019 and must be submitted to the Returning Officer by 4:00 pm. on February 20, 2019; the day nominations close. To be eligible for a nomination and election, a member must be in continuous good standing for twelve (12) consecutive months prior to date of nomination. No nomination shall be accepted unless the member nominating has signed the nomination form and the member nominated has indicated on the form, or by other means,…
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List of Nominees and Acclaimations – January 2019

Elections
The nomination period for the upcoming elections is now closed.  Thank you to all who participated in the process and either nominated someone or allowed their names to stand for election. There are 2 positions that are acclaimed and will not require an election. Congratulations to the following: Sister Trish Sinclair has been acclaimed as National President Sister Jessica Scott has been acclaimed as Regional Vice-President, Atlantic Region The following is a list of the nominees that will have an election, (Only members at National). REGIONAL VICE-PRESIDENT, NATIONAL OFFICE (Region 6b): Sister Heather Farrow Sister Amanda Ross   The election for the above positions will commence on February 8 and run until February 15, 2019.  Ballots will be sent to all members in Region 6 (National) via email using Big…
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Nominations Open January 10th

Elections
Nominations for the upcoming elections open on January 10th, 2019. Click below to access the nomination forms for each position up for election. Remember the position of President is voted on by the entire membership; the positions of RVP are only voted on by members of that region (nominations may only be made by members of that region and may only be a member from that region). If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Returning Officer or your RVP. Nomination-Form - President Nomination-Form - RVP Region 6b Nomination-Form - RVP Region 8   REMINDER: Nomination Period is open from January 10th, 2019 until 4pm January 24, 2019. Nominations sent in before or after this period will not be accepted. Completed nomination forms are to be sent to…
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President Resignation

Elections, President's Message
Sisters and Brothers: Sister Karen Carle has advised COPE491 that although she has enjoyed working as President and on behalf of the members, the time has come that she has decided to resign. Karen has been a wealth of knowledge and a strong activist for our members and will be missed!  We wish Karen all the best and want to thank her for the dedication she has shown to our members. As a result of this, the election call was sent out yesterday. As this is a bi-election, this position will end December 31, 2019.
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Election Call – January 2019

Elections
Between February 8 and February 15, 2019 members will elect one (1) Table Officer and two (2) Regional VicePresidents in accordance with the COPE 491 Bylaws. Officer Position: President (Interim) 1 year term Elected by a vote of the full membership. Regional Vice Presidents: One (1) Regional Vice President (Interim) – Region 8 (Atlantic) 1 Year Term Elected by a vote of the membership of the Atlantic Region.   One (1) Regional Vice President (Interim) – Region 6 (National Office) 1 Year Term Elected by a vote of the membership of the National Office Region. Nominations will open January 10, 2019 and must be submitted to the Returning Officer by 4:00 P.M. on January 24, 2019; the day nominations close. To be eligible for a nomination and election, a member…
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Election Results are in!

Elections
The Results are in! The election for the positions of Secretary and Education Communication Officer is now over.  We have the results. Congratulations to Sister Tammy Laurin who is the new Secretary! Congratulations to Sister Rachel Roberts who will be continuing as Education Communication Officer! Below are the results - you can view the official results page on Big Pulse by clicking HERE. Secretary Poll ID: 147925 As at Poll close: Monday 10 December 2018 23:59 EST Number of voters: 141 · Group size: 250 · Percentage voted: 56.40 Vote counting method: V1 FPTP Ranked by votes Rank Candidate ID Candidate Votes % 1 15962490 Tammy Laurin 50 35.46 2 15962488 Sandra Leniuk 38 26.95 3 15962487 Daniela Greco 33 23.40 4 15962489 Alex Hernandez 20 14.18 Education/Communication Officer Poll…
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