Become a member of the Elections and Resolutions Committee


The Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) is looking for volunteers to join the Elections and Resolutions Committee (ERC).

I. How to Apply

Members wishing to join the committee may:

  1. Complete the registration form below; or,
  2. Send an email response with the subject line [Elections and Resolutions Committee] at along with the reasons you wish to be considered as a committee member.


If you require further information about the ERC or for any other issue, we invite you to contact us at:

II. The Committee’s Mandate

This is one of the most important sub-committees within the Association, with a mandate to organize and oversee all election and voting processes.

III. Committee Meetings

The committee will determine the frequency of the meetings that will be held at CAPE’s national headquarters in Ottawa. Members who join us in person will be served a light lunch or dinner. Taxi and parking expenses will be covered by the Association.

Regional members will be able to join in by teleconference or videoconference.

IV. More Information

You can find further details about the role and responsibilities of the ERC in CAPE’s constitution and bylaws on the CAPE website – in particular, Bylaw #3, and article 15 of the constitution will help you familiarize yourself with the work of the ERC.

V. Important Restrictions

To maintain and protect the absolute neutrality of to committee, members of the ERC cannot be or become a member of the NEC while sitting on this committee, nor can they second the nomination of NEC candidates, volunteer to serve as deputy returning officers for candidates, or support candidates in any manner whatsoever.

In addition, members of the committee shall not publicly divulge their opinion on a resolution. However, ERC members do retain their overall right to vote.