Call for nominations: National Executive Committee

Run for an elected position on the National Executive Committee and contribute to your union!

** Mandate 2021–2023 **

If you would like to serve on CAPE’s National Executive Committee (NEC), the period for submitting your nomination is now open. The deadline is Wednesday, September 1, 2021.

We are looking for passionate individuals who are ready to run for positions on the NEC. NEC positions are for three-year terms except when a by-election is held, such as is the case this year. All NEC mandates end December 31, 2023.

Under By-law 3.4, all nominations for a Director’s position shall be supported by one (1) Regular or Pending member of the Association.

The following positions are available for each bargaining unit:

  • 2 Director seats for the EC
  • 1 Director seat for the TR
  • 1 Director seat for the OPBO
  • 1 Director seat for the LoP

We strongly encourage racialized individuals, members of the LGBTQ2+ communities, women, persons with disabilities and Indigenous Peoples to volunteer with us.

Volunteer with us today and help improve your community’s representation and influence!

Nomination documents and deadline

All required documents (nomination forms and biographical notes) must be received at CAPE’s national office by 4:00 p.m. (EDT) on September 1, 2021. Candidates’ biographical notes will be published on CAPE’s website during the election campaign. You may also submit a photo with your biographical information.

Absolutely no documents will be accepted after the September 1 deadline. So get an early start on your submission and make sure it gets to us on time.

You may also wish to review CAPE’s By-laws and, in particular, By-laws 3.4 through 3.7 dealing with nominations, and articles 8 and 19 of CAPE’s Constitution, which address the composition of the National Executive Committee, and the elections and terms of office, respectively.

Profile: National Executive Committee DIRECTORS

1- Duties

National Executive Committee members are required to attend annual general meetings and monthly National Executive Committee meetings. As members of various Association committees they perform duties as assigned by the NEC.

2- Benefits

The position is a voluntary one (unpaid). Members are compensated if the performance of their Association duties requires them to take leave from their government position.

The National Executive Committee, as a whole, is responsible for establishing Association objectives, policies and guidelines. The National Executive Committee, subject to membership approval, may propose, vary, or rescind By-laws and exercise executive authority.