Regional Vice Presidents
November 15, 2017
Between December 14 and 20, 2017 members will elect the Regional Vice Presidents in accordance with the COPE 491 Bylaws.
Regional Vice-President positions:
Region 1 – BRITISH COLUMBIA
Region 2 – ALBERTA
Region 3 – SASKATCHEWAN
Region 4 – MANITOBA
Region 5A – ONTARIO AREA
Region 5B – ONTARIO REGIONAL OFFICE
Region 6 – NATIONAL OFFICE
In accordance with approved bylaws – “three (3) Regional Vice Presidents shall be elected to service National Office. The elected representatives shall determine the department they will service, as defined below, after the election.”
Region 7 – MARITIMES
Region 8 – ATLANTIC
All positions are elected by a vote of Elected by, and from, their Regional membership
Nominations will open November 23, 2017 and must be submitted to the Returning Officer by 4:00 P.M. on December 6, 2017; 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, their willingness to stand for office.
A complete list of candidates for office will be posted on the Local Union website on December 7, 2017.
After the closing of nominations all duly nominated candidates will be extended an opportunity to have a maximum of one (1) article included in the electronic voting system, and posted on the Local Union website. The article may reference candidate websites but shall not contain any active links to external websites.
Crystal Fournier will serve as Returning Officer during the election. Voting will be conducted using electronic voting over seven days, December 14 – 20, 2017.
Your participation as a candidate or as an informed voter in Union elections is crucial because those you elect will help administer the affairs of the Union.
Personal email addresses should be received by the Returning Officer, Crystal Fournier via your RVP and no later than December 8, 2017 in order to ensure receipt of ballots.
President, COPE Local 491
All Nomination Forms can be accessed by clicking the appropriate link below:
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:
November 15, 2017 – Election Call
November 23, 2017 – Nominations Open
December 6, 2017, 4:00PM EST – Nominations Close
December 7, 2017 – Complete list of candidates will be posted on website
December 8, 2017 – Website posting of articles begins
December 9, 2017 – Personal email address deadline
December 14-20, 2017 – VOTE