What is the composition and tenure of service of the CAFCE Board of Directors?
The affairs of the CAFCE are managed by a Board of fourteen (14) Directors, each of whom at the time of election or appointment and throughout the term of office shall be a member in good standing. The election or appointments of the CAFCE Board of Directors will be announced during the annual meeting. These Directors will take office immediately subsequent the annual meeting and hold office until the following annual meeting or until a successor is elected or appointed. The Directors of the Association shall be:
(a) The President (1 year and automatically moves to Past President)
(b) The President-Elect (1 year and automatically moves to President)
(c) The Secretary (1 year an automatically moves off the Board)
(d) The Treasurer (Appointed by the Board, from time to time, as deemed appropriate)
(e) The Past President (1 year and automatically moves off the Board)
(a) Representative-at-Large (1 year, appointed by the Executive Committee and Regional Representatives)
(b) Representative-at-Large (1 year, appointed by the Executive Committee and Regional Representatives)
1. The Atlantic Region (appointed by the region)
2. The Quebec Region (appointed by the region)
3. The Ontario Region (appointed by the region)
4. The Manitoba Region (appointed by the region)
5. The Saskatchewan Region (appointed by the region)
6. The Alberta Region (appointed by the region)
7. The B.C./Yukon Region (appointed by the region)
The function of the Board of Directors includes but not limited to:
Nomination Procedure (2012/13):
Nominations are being sought for the President-Elect and Secretary positions for a period of one-year to commence after the annual meeting on Tuesday, October 23, 2012. To nominate a CAFCE member, please download a copy of the "CAFCE Board of Directors Nomination Guide and Form" to review and complete. Please e-mail the the nomination form with supporting materials in a .pdf document to the attention of Kelly Mahoney, chair of the Nomimation and Awards Committee, at email@example.com by 4 pm ET on Friday, August 24, 2012.
CAFCE 2012/13 Board of Director Election Time-line:
Thursday, July 26, 2012: A request for nominations shall be mailed electronically by the Nominating and Awards Committee to all members no later than 90 days prior to the annual meeting.
Friday, August 24, 2012: Nominator must e-mail a .pdf electronic copy of the completed form and supporting material to firstname.lastname@example.org not less than sixty (60) days prior to the annual meeting.
Should a member of the Nominating and Awards Committee be nominated and agree to stand for election, the member shall resign from the Committee and a replacement, if necessary shall be appointed.
The Nominating and Awards Committee may make nominations in addition to those submitted in response to its request for nominations to all members.
Friday, September 7, 2012: A slate of candidates with a ballot shall be prepared and sent to all members at least forty-five (45) days prior to the annual meeting.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012: Ballots to be received not later than twenty-one (21) days prior to the annual meeting.
The chair of the Nominating and Awards Committee, a non-candidate member appointed by the chair and the executive director/office manager shall act as scrutineer. In the absence of an executive director/office manager, a second non-candidate member shall be appointed scrutineer by the chair.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012: Election results will be announced by the chair of the Nominating and Awards Committee at the annual meeting of members.