Instructions for nomination form

Equity Delegates to PSAC Triennial Convention

FOR MEMBERS NOT ATTENDING

As per PSAC Constitution Section 19, Sub-Section 7:

The Aboriginal Peoples, Racially Visible Persons, Pride, Access and Women equity groups shall each be entitled to send two (2) delegates to any National Triennial Convention of the PSAC who shall be accorded all rights and privileges of accredited delegates. These delegates shall be elected at their respective PSAC National Triennial Conference.

Delegates at the 2017 National Equity Conferences will elect:

  • two members (one man and one woman and two women from the Women’s Conference) as delegates to the PSAC Triennial Convention as well as one Alternate to these positions.

Please note that nominations for these positions may be accepted from PSAC members (in good standing) who identify from the respective equity group and who are unable to attend the Conferences (see deadline at end of form). Nominations will also be accepted from members attending the Conferences. In addition to this, for members attending the conferences, nominations will close on the floor at the respective time of elections.

NOMINATIONS

To be nominated a member must:

  • self-identify from the respective equity group,
  • be a PSAC member in good standing, and
  • be nominated and seconded by a member in good standing who also identifies from the respective equity group.

NOTE: The nominee, nominator and seconder must all provide a signature showing their agreement.

Nominations submitted prior to the 2017 PSAC National Equity Conferences, in cases where the nominee cannot attend the Conference, may be accompanied by a written letter of no more than a three-minute presentation, explaining why the member wishes to be considered for the position.

This letter may be read out at the Conference by a representative of the nominee, the nominator or the seconder attending the Conference within the three minute time period.

The deadline for nominations for those WHO WILL NOT BE ATTENDING 2017 PSAC National Equity Conferences is January 31, 2017.

Equity Group members who will not be attending the 2017 National Equity Conferences will not be eligible to be nominated at the Conference.

The nomination forms must be returned to the PSAC Programs Section Office:

2017 PSAC National Equity Conferences
PSAC Programs Section
233 Gilmour Street, Suite 901
Ottawa, ON K2P 0P1

REGISTRATION DEADLINE
September 16, 2016 4:00 p.m. EST

APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

RESOLUTIONS SUBMISSION DEADLINE:
Friday, September 30, 2016, 4:00 p.m. EST

CONFERENCE DATES:
March 24 to 28, 2017

CONFERENCE LOCATION:
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen Street West Toronto, Ontario

Questions?

Please contact us at 613-560-5457 or by email at conferences@psac-afpc.com

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