ELECTION ARTICLES – December 10-16, 2019

Elections
UPDATED (December 6, 2019): There are elections taking place for RVP - Region 4 (Manitoba); and Trustee - 3 year. Below is the list of nominees (alphabetic by last name) with the articles they have prepared linked to their name. REGION 4 (Manitoba) Alex Hernandez Pamela Nowosad-Federowich TRUSTEE (3 year) Mary Elizabeth Archer (Alberta Regional Office)Sonia Argatoff (National Office)Carolyn Layfield (Kingston Area Office)
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UPDATED: Nominations and Acclaimations – November 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.  The following is the list of acclaimations:PRESIDENT Trish Sinclair (Manitoba Regional Office) - acclaimed TREASURER Karri Patterson (Atlantic Regional Office) - acclaimed REGIONAL VICE-PRESIDENTS Region 1 (BC) Connie Taylor (Prince George Area Office) - acclaimed Region 2 (AB) Patty Kinahan (AB Regional Office) - acclaimed Region 3 (SK) Heather Dillabaugh (Saskatoon Area Office) - acclaimed Region 5A (ON Area Offices) Brandi Kehoe (Hamilton Area Office) - acclaimed REGION 5B (ON Regional Office) Daniela Greco (ON Regional Office) - acclaimed REGION 7 (Maritimes) Kelli Lawrence (Charlottetown Area Office) - acclaimed REGION 8 (Atlantic) Jessica Scott (Atlantic Regional Office) - acclaimed…
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Nomination Forms – Elections December 2019

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Nominations for the upcoming elections open on November 5, 2019.  Click below to access the nomination form for each position up for election. The attached nomination forms are in pdf format as well as word version.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Returning Officer. Nomination-Form - President (Word)  Nomination-Form - President (pdf)  Nomination-Form - Treasurer (Word) Nomination-Form - Treasurer (pdf) Nomination-Form - RVP Region blank (Word) Nomination-Form - RVP Region blank (pdf) Nomination-Form - Trustee - Three Year (Word) Nomination-Form - Trustee - Three Year (pdf)  
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Nomination Forms sent by email

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Nominations for the upcoming elections open on November 5, 2019.  To access the nomination forms for each position up for election, please see your personal email; as they were emailed out today. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Returning Officer.
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Election Call – December 2019

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Between December 10 and December 16, 2019 members will elect two (2) Table Officers; eleven (11) RVP's; and one (1) Trustees in accordance with the COPE 491 Bylaws.Officer Positions: President TreasurerElected by a vote of the full membership.Regional Vice-President Positions: Region 1 - British Columbia Region 2 - Alberta Region 3 - Saskatchewan Region 4 - Manitoba Region 5A - Ontario Region 5B - Ontario Regional Office Region 6A - National Office/OAO Region 6B - National Office/OAO Region 6C - National Office/OAO Region 7 - Maritimes Region 8 - AtlanticElected by a vote of the membership in their respective regionsTrustee Positions: 3-year TrusteeElected by a vote of the full membership. Nominations will open November 5, 2019 and must be submitted to the Returning Officer by 4:00 P.M. on November 18,…
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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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