Elections Committee

MemberEmail
Peter Sinclair[email protected]

Elections Committee TOR (PDF)

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June 6, 2022

DCFA Elections: Announcement of Candidates

Positions set for Election: Temporary Member-at-Large

Candidate Forum: June 8 from 3:00-4:00 pm

Zoom Link: https://douglascollege-ca.zoom.us/j/64624164892?pwd=ZitXcTVkWnFmY28xZzhqM053T21CZz09

Meeting ID: 646 2416 4892

Passcode: 811182

Voting Period: June 9 – 13

These DCFA Members have been nominated for the Temporary Member-at-Large position:

  • Carrie Keen (Accessibility Services)
  • Rosilyn Teng (Commerce & Business Administration)

Statements from the candidates are attached in order to aid in your decision. The Elections Committee will also moderate a Candidate Forum on Wednesday, June 8, from 3:00-4:00pm; the forum will be held online via Zoom, using the meeting information listed above. All DCFA members are invited to attend the Forum and to ask questions; questions can be asked at the event or submitted in advance to Chair of the Elections Committee, Peter Sinclair, at [email protected].

Faculty members who are eligible to vote will receive an email to their College email address with a link to the electronic ballot the morning of June 9. As per by-law 8.4.7, there will be a ratification vote for uncontested positions included on the same ballot.

If you are unable to attend the Candidate Forum, it will be recorded. Access to the recording will be shared with any DCFA member who requests it.

To request access to the recording, or if you have any questions about the election process, please email the Chair of the Elections Committee, Peter Sinclair, at [email protected].

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April 7, 2022

DCFA Elections

ANNOUNCEMENT OF CANDIDATES

Positions set for Election

  • Member-at-Large
  • Secretary-Treasurer
  • Vice-President Negotiations

Voting Period: April 27 – May 2

These DCFA Members have been nominated for the following positions:

Member-at-Large (two-year term)

  • Ralph Ferens (Commerce & Business Administration)

Secretary-Treasurer (two-year term)

  • Arsineh Garabedian (Accounting)
  • Jennifer Kirkey (Physics)

Vice President Negotiations (two-year term)

  • Devin Shaw (Philosophy and Humanities)

Statements from the candidates are attached in order to aid in your decision. The Elections Committee will also moderate a Candidate Forum for the contested Secretary-Treasurer election on Friday, April 22, from 3:30-4:30pm. The forum will be held online and a link will be provided to all DCFA members approximately one week in advance.

Faculty members who are eligible to vote will receive an email to their College email address with a link to the electronic ballot the morning of April 27. As per by-law 8.4.7, there will be a ratification vote for uncontested positions included on the same ballot.

For further information about the election process, please contact the Chair of the Elections Committee, Peter Sinclair [email protected].

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March 14, 2022

DCFA Elections

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Nomination Form (pdf)

Positions set for Election

  • Member-at-Large
  • Secretary-Treasurer
  • Vice-President Negotiations

Nominations Close: April 5 at 11:59 pm

Voting Period: April 27 – May 2

Article 8 of the DCFA Constitution & By-Laws sets out that elections for DCFA Table Officer positions will be staggered and held in alternating years. For 2022, three positions listed above are set for election. Pursuant to Article 12.10 of the Constitution & By-Laws, the Elections Committee will be administering the nominations and voting for these elections. As per Article 8.4.3 of the Constitution & By-Laws, the Elections Committee will be conducting these elections via secure online voting.

Nominations for all three positions are now open. A nomination form is attached to this email and can be found on the DCFA website at www.dcfa.ca.

Information about these positions and the election process can be found in the DCFA Constitution & By-Laws (Article 5 – Officers, Article 11 – Financial Operations, and Article 8 – Elections). The DCFA Constitution & By-Laws can be found on the DCFA website.

Filing a Nomination

Complete the attached nomination form and email it to the DCFA Elections Committee Chair, Peter Sinclair, at [email protected] and to the DCFA Office Manager, Anne Swinton, at [email protected], by April 5 at 11:59 pm. Candidates may include a brief candidate statement that will be published on the DCFA website and circulated via email. This statement will not exceed 250 words.

The complete list of candidates will be announced by email and on the DCFA website on or before April 12.

For further information about the election process, please contact the Chair of the Elections Committee, Peter Sinclair [email protected].