In accordance with the Bylaws made under the Health Professions Act, an election is being held in April 2015 for five of the 10 elected board member positions in five electoral districts: 2 – Vancouver Island, Central and Northern; 3 – Vancouver and surrounding area; 4 – Fraser; 5 – Thomson-Okanagan; and 6 – Kootenays. As in previous years, the upcoming election will be conducted electronically, including email notifications and secure online voting with results managed by an external third party auditor.
The first notification of the election and a call for nominations was sent by email to all registrants on January 12, 2015. Nominations are now being accepted and must be received by Friday, February 13, 2015.
Dates to note:
January 12 – notification of election to registrants
February 13 – deadline for receipt of nominations
February 27 – presentation of nominated candidates for each district
March 2 – online voting begins
April 12 – online voting concludes
April 13 – announcement of new elected board members
For more information on how to nominate a candidate, eligibility and serving as a College board member click here.