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Elections

The Edmonton Section will be hosting an election for board members this October.  We want you as a member to become involved!  Whether your involvement is voting in the election, nominating a candidate, or volunteering yourself, we appreciate and desire your participation!

What is the ACC Edmonton Section's Board?
The ACC Edmonton Board is a volunteer-staffed working board which manages the section's finances and organizes its activities.

What are the Election Regulations?
At the section board's July meeting, the election regulations were defined.  These regulations are available here: Election Regulations.

What does this mean for me?
  1. There will be an election this fall for the section's board.
  2. You have the chance to become involved!
    • You will get to vote and decide who manages your section & the section's portion of your membership fees.
    • You have the chance to nominate someone who you think would be a great person on the section's board.
    • You can run in the election yourself.
  3. The election will open on October 4, and close on October 18.  You will be able to vote online, or in person.

Which positions on the board are open?
The open positions are:
  1. Chair
  2. Vice-Chair
  3. Access & Environment
  4. Safety
  5. Volunteer Coordinator
The above constitutes half of the current board.  Postings for all openings are available here: Open Board Position Postings

When do candidates have to express interest?
The deadline for nominating yourself or a friend is September 13, 2016.

Want to nominate someone, or apply yourself?
Members are encouraged to nominate others, or to express their own interest.  Nominate a friend, or apply yourself by contacting the candidate nomination committee chair by email at elections@accedmonton.ca.  Candidates should submit a short email expressing their interest, and identifying how they meet the requirements of the position.

We look forward to receiving your application!