Only qualified candidates will be allowed to run for the position of President Elect
Jun 20, 2016
PRESIDENT ELECT CANDIDATE NOMINATION PROCESS/PROTOCOL
The purpose of these protocols is to ensure that participation in CINA’s by-election process is done within parameters set out by the CINA Board of Directors and that the process is open and transparent, in accordance with CINA by-law #1.
As per CINA Board Motion #2016-06-09 CINA Directors are not allowed to sign nomination forms.
Only qualified candidates will be allowed to run for the position of President Elect; list of qualifications can be found in the Roles and Responsibilities document
Both the Nominator and Nominee must be CINA members in good standing
Verbal campaigning is allowed
CINA Board members’ role is to support the nomination process and act as ambassadors
June 18, 2016: Distribution of Nomination Forms and By-Election Notice
June 18 to July 1 2016: Nomination Process
July 1, 2016: Close of Nomination Process
July 1 to July 18 2016: Candidate Campaign Period
July 18: By-Election Date
Step #1 Receiving nominations. Completed nomination forms shall be forwarded to the CINA head office on or before July 1, 2016.
Step #2 Review. The CINA Nominations Committee will review nomination forms to verify information and confirm nominees qualify for the position of President-Elect. Nominees will be notified immediately of their candidacy status.
Step #3 Campaigning. Nominees are encouraged to a draft one-page biography highlighting their credentials and experience. These should be forwarded to the CINA head office in Ottawa upon confirmation of candidacy status, for posting on the CINA website and national distribution. Candidates should feel free to begin campaigning immediately. The campaign period runs for a full 18 days.