ACC Election 2018

The ACC Nomination Committee has identified qualified individuals to develop a slate of candidates for the national Board of Directors for the positions of:

The VP Services & Athletics, VP Sections and VP Mountain Culture for a term of three years from May 2018 until May 2021.

A copy of the portion of the current ByLaw (Article IV) governing Board can be found below, or here

Bylaw Article IV

IV. ELECTION OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS

A. Members of the Board shall be elected each year on a rotating basis such that one third of the directors are elected each year. Board members are elected for a three-year term commencing at the Annual General Meeting. Other terms are allowed to ensure approximately one third of directors are elected each year. Candidates may stand for one position only.

B.i The Nomination Committee will, in consultation with the Board, and considering the three-year terms of the incumbent directors, develop a statement of competencies required in any forthcoming election.

B.ii The Nomination Committee will communicate to the membership and within 90 days after each year’s AGM that it is seeking candidates with those competencies for consideration.

B.iii Interested candidates must prepare a written statement and submit it to the Nomination Committee by October 31. That submission must detail background relevant to their candidacy, how their experience meets the competency needs of the Board, state their approval that their name be placed in consideration, and indicate their willingness and ability to meet the obligations of office.

C.i The Nomination Committee will review all candidate submissions and weigh them for consideration against the statement of competencies towards developing a slate by February 1.

C.ii In instances where only one application is received and the candidate meets the criteria of the vacant position, the candidate will be acclaimed. Where more than one application is received, and the Committee determines that more than one candidate meets the criteria of the position, an election will be held and the Nomination Committee will identify its recommended candidate in a manner determined by it to best communicate that recommendation to the membership.

D.i Notice of slate and election per C.ii will be communicated to the membership periodically between February 1 and March 31. In instances where an election is not triggered, the slate shall be declared as at February 1.

D.ii All members in good standing as at March 1 and over the age of 18 will be eligible to vote.

D.iii Voting in the election will occur between April 1 and April 30.

E.i. Votes will be counted after the election is closed. Each candidate given a rank by the total votes they collected. The candidate(s) with the most votes will fill the available Board vacancy. Ballots received after the closing date will be invalidated.

Thereafter the Nomination Committee will review the applications based on the published competencies, conduct such other diligence as it feels required (including fact checking) and may interview candidates by telephone.

The Committee is working to provide its candidate slate and its recommendation from among the candidates to the applicants and the Board of Directors by February 1, 2018. The Committee shall be in a position to publish the slate to the general membership by late February, early March 2018.

The Committee knows that:

  • The incumbent for VP Mountain Culture (Zac Robinson, Edmonton, board member since 2010) intends to run for the position,
  • The incumbent for VP Sections (Toby Harper-Merrett, Montreal, board member since 2016) intends to run for the position, and
  • The incumbent for VP Services and Athletics (David Foster, Ottawa, board member since 2008) intends to run for the position.

 

Members interested in being considered by the Nomination Committee can contact Peter Muir with questions and send their applications to him at nomination@alpineclubofcanada.ca

On behalf of the Committee members Peter Muir (Chair, Winnipeg, Man.), Cam Roe (Salt Lake City, USA), Josée Desjardins (Chelsea, Que.), David Roe (Calgary, Alta.), Mary Sanseverino (Victoria, BC) and Keith Sanford (Denver, USA).


Le Comité de nomination du CAC national est à la recherche de personnes qualifiées pour développer une liste de candidats bénévoles pour œuvrer en tant que Directeur/Directrice de son conseil d’administration. Les rôles suivants sont à combler :

VP Services et Athlétismes, VP Sections et VP Culture de Montagne pour un mandat d’une durée de trois ans à partir de May 2018 à May 2021.

Une copie de la partie du règlement (article IV ) du conseil d’administration se retrouve ici (anglais seulement) ou peut-être trouvé ci-dessous

partie du règlement actuel (article IV )

IV. ELECTION OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS

A. Members of the Board shall be elected each year on a rotating basis such that one third of the directors are elected each year. Board members are elected for a three-year term commencing at the Annual General Meeting. Other terms are allowed to ensure approximately one third of directors are elected each year. Candidates may stand for one position only.

B.i The Nomination Committee will, in consultation with the Board, and considering the three-year terms of the incumbent directors, develop a statement of competencies required in any forthcoming election.

B.ii The Nomination Committee will communicate to the membership and within 90 days after each year’s AGM that it is seeking candidates with those competencies for consideration.

B.iii Interested candidates must prepare a written statement and submit it to the Nomination Committee by October 31. That submission must detail background relevant to their candidacy, how their experience meets the competency needs of the Board, state their approval that their name be placed in consideration, and indicate their willingness and ability to meet the obligations of office.

C.i The Nomination Committee will review all candidate submissions and weigh them for consideration against the statement of competencies towards developing a slate by February 1.

C.ii In instances where only one application is received and the candidate meets the criteria of the vacant position, the candidate will be acclaimed. Where more than one application is received, and the Committee determines that more than one candidate meets the criteria of the position, an election will be held and the Nomination Committee will identify its recommended candidate in a manner determined by it to best communicate that recommendation to the membership.

D.i Notice of slate and election per C.ii will be communicated to the membership periodically between February 1 and March 31. In instances where an election is not triggered, the slate shall be declared as at February 1.

D.ii All members in good standing as at March 1 and over the age of 18 will be eligible to vote.

D.iii Voting in the election will occur between April 1 and April 30.

E.i. Votes will be counted after the election is closed. Each candidate given a rank by the total votes they collected. The candidate(s) with the most votes will fill the available Board vacancy. Ballots received after the closing date will be invalidated.

Par la suite, le Comité de nomination examinera les mises en candidature et effectuera l’évaluation des candidats basés sur les compétences publiées et effectuera toutes autres vérifications nécessaires (y compris la vérification des faits) qui pourrait mener à une éventuelle entrevue des candidats par téléphone.

Le Comité effectuera ses recommandations au conseil d’administration d’ici le 1er Février, 2018. Par la suite, le Comité communiquera les recommandations aux candidats et l’ensemble des membres pour la fin février, premiere du Mars 2018.

Le Comité sait que les membres suivants du conseil d’administration se présenteront chacun à nouveau pour un nouveau mandat selon leur rôle actuel :

  • Le VP Culture de Montagne sortant, Zac Robinson d’Edmonton et membre du conseil d’administration depuis 2010,
  • Le VP Sections, Toby Harper-Merrett de Montréal et membre du conseil d’administration depuis 2016, ainsi que
  • Le VP Service et athlétismes, David Foster d’Ottawa et membre du conseil d’administration depuis 2008.

 

Les membres intéressés à être considérés par le Comité de nomination peuvent contacter Peter Muir, Chaire du comité, pour toute question. Les candidats intéressés doivent soumettre leur application et l’adresser à Peter Muir, Chaire du comité de nomination nomination@alpineclubofcanada.ca

Notez qu’à la réunion de septembre, le conseil d’administration nommera un membre du conseil intérimaire au Comité de nomination pour remplacer Zac Robinson au cours de cette année électorale.

Au nom de tous les membres du Comité, Peter Muir (président, Winnipeg , Man. ) , Cam Roe ( Salt Lake City , États-Unis ) , Josée Desjardins (Chelsea , Qué.), David Roe ( Calgary , Alb.) et Mary Sanseverino (Victoria, C.-B.).