CAPE Elects New National President

December 15, 2008

Claude Poirier has been newly elected to the position of CAPE national President. Maria Mascaro was elected to the position of EC Vice President and Lionel Perrin was acclaimed as TR Vice President. The newly appointed members of the National Executive Committee assume their positions effective January 1, 2009.

The results of the 2008 Presidential vote, in percentages, in descending order, are:

Claude Poirier 35.0%
Clayton Therrien 30.1%
Ghislain Dussault 24.3%
José Aggrey 10.6%
Spoiled/Rejected: 5

Elections were also held for the EC Vice President’s position. The results, in percentages, in descending order, are as follows:

Maria Mascaro 74.4%
Michael Zinck 25.6%
Spoiled/Rejected: 2

TR Vice President

Lionel Perrin has been acclaimed as TR Vice President

TR Directors

André Picotte has been acclaimed as TR Director
One TR Director position is vacant.

LoP Director

No nominations were received for the position of LoP Director. The position is vacant.

EC Directors

Five individuals were nominated to the position of EC Director.

Bonnie Gauvin, John Horvath, Carl Lakaski, Robert McVicar and Stan Spak are acclaimed to the positions.

Six (6) EC Director positions are vacant.

Financial Ballot

In addition to the elections, CAPE members were asked to vote on the approval of the audited financial statements prepared by Thomas Foran, The members voted in favour of this.

In Favour: 97%
Against: 3%
Spoiled/Rejected: 13

The members were asked to approve Thomas Foran as the Association’s auditor for the fiscal year 2006/2007. The members voted in favour of this.

In Favour: 94.5%
Against: 5.5%
Spoiled/Rejected: 13

The members were asked to approve the proposed budget. The members voted in favour of the two year budget.

In Favour: 78.2%
Against: 21.8%
Spoiled/Rejected: 13

By-Law Amendment

The members were asked to approve an amendment to CAPE By-Law article 5. The members voted in favour of the proposed amendment.

In Favour: 97.7%
Against: 2.3%

Constitutional Amendments

The members were asked to approve amendments to articles 14 and 18 of the CAPE constitution. The members voted in favour the proposed amendments.

Article 14.4

In Favour: 97.5%
Against: 2.5%

Article 18.1

In Favour: 97.5%
Against: 2.5%

Pursuant to Article 26.6 of the CAPE Constitution, the Constitution shall only be amended by a two thirds majority of the votes cast.