Returning Officer- Call for Interested Parties

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. We had sent out a request for interest last year and had some responses.  Unfortunately the couple people we chose we unable to continue through and we…
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Trustee Election Results

Elections
Election Results are in Good morning, The results are in for the Trustee election that just closed.  Congratulations to Carolyn Layfield!  Click the link below to see the official Big Pulse results page.  ********************************************************************************* Poll Result   COPE491 Election Report date: Tuesday 17 December 2019 09:25 ESTTrustee (3 Year Term) Poll ID: 155119 As at Poll close: Monday 16 December 2019 23:59 EST Number of voters: 130 · Group size: 250 · Percentage voted: 52.00 Vote counting method: V1 FPTPRanked by votes Rank Candidate ID Candidate Votes % 1 16025393 Carolyn Layfield 68 52.31 2 16025394 Sonia Argatoff 48 36.92 3 16025392 Mary Elizabeth Archer 14 10.77CLICK TO SEE OFFICIAL RESULTS
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Elections are Underway!

Elections
The Election for the Trustee (3 year) position is now underway. Everyone should have received a ballot to their home email address. If you haven't, please contact your RVP immediately. The election for RVP - Region 4 (Manitoba) is also underway. If you are a member in Manitoba and have not received a ballot, please contact your current RVP immediately. Good luck to all those running!
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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

Elections, Uncategorized
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

Elections, Uncategorized
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

Elections, Uncategorized
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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