Dear ADRIO Member,
If you haven’t already, please renew your membership to participate in the nomination process. If you are a student or associate member, upgrade your membership by calling Morgan: 416-487-4447 x 102 (Tuesday to Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm).
The election of the Board of Directors for the term 2019-2021 is scheduled for Thursday, June 6, 2019 during the AGM. Members applying for nomination as a candidate for election to the Board of Directors pursuant to By-Law No. 1 Section 11, should note the following:
The Board of Directors is to be composed of twenty (20) Directors. In accordance with By-Law No. 1, at the 1998 Annual and Special Meeting of Members, ten (10) Directors are to be elected with a one (1) year term of office and ten (10) Directors are to be elected with a two (2) year term of office. At the 2019 Annual Meeting of Members, ten (10) Directors are to be elected. These ten (10) Directors will have a two (2) year term of office from the date of the 2019 Annual Meeting until the second Annual Meeting after such election.
ten (10) Directors to be elected at the 2019 Annual Meeting will be
determined by the Scrutineers who will select;
two (2) nominees from outside the Greater Toronto (GTA) area with the largest aggregate number of votes and
eight (8) nominees whether from within or outside the Greater Toronto (GTA) area with the largest aggregate number of votes.
In completing the Nomination Form, please comply with the following procedures:
1. All nominations must be signed by two Members, in good standing, and contain the written assent of the Nominee, before submitting the nomination form. (Staff are not allowed to collect signatures on your behalf.) The Nominee must be a Member in good standing.
2. Nominations must be lodged at the Institute offices by no later than Monday, April 22, 2019 at 5 PM (at least 45 days prior to the Annual Meeting, excluding the date of the Annual Meeting) with a short bio of the Nominee.
3. Biographical notes of the Nominees will be circulated by the Institute with the ballots. To allow time for formatting and distribution, these short bios are to be delivered at the same time as the Nomination Form. Please remember that in order to be circulated with the ballots, the biographical notes must be less than one hundred and fifty (150) words and sent in Word document format. To view the Board of Directors requirements, click here.
4. Please include along with your nomination form, your vision for the Institute and what you hope to contribute as a Board member.
Your close attention and compliance with the deadline dates and details are required to make the nomination procedure work to everyone’s benefit.
Yours very truly,
ADR Institute of Ontario, Inc.