For the first time, the Guild is holding elections for all positions at all levels – national, branch and local – at the same time. Nominations are now open for all positions. The vote will be held on December 5-9, 2013, and the winners will start their three-year term on January 1, 2014.
To read more about the roles and responsibilities of the various positions, visit our website where we’ve set up a portal for all election-related information, including the nomination form. We’ll also be posting biographical notes on candidates, so you’ll have a better idea of the people you want to vote for.
Here are the positions that are available at the national level:
National Executive Committee:
Secretary-Treasurer (Note : this person must live within 150 km of Toronto)
Director, Francophone Issues
Director, Human Rights & Equity
Director, New Members
Director, Small Branches (NB: only those members in branches other than CBC/Radio-Canada or The Canadian Press are eligible to run for or vote for this position)
Trustee (3 positions)
The following positions are elected by all CP branch members in good standing:
For location unit elections, check with a member of your location unit executive to find out which positions are available.
If you’re interested in nominating someone for a position, click here to download the nomination form and instructions. The deadline for receipt of completed nomination forms is 5 pm (ET) Friday, October 11.