OCEA

OCEA ELECTIONS 2021

2021 OCEA ELECTIONS – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

The final date to submit nominations for the 2021 Election is June 2, 2021.

CALLING ALL OCEA MEMBERS!

Do you have a passion for Cooperative Education? Do you like to stay connected with the latest news in Cooperative Education? Would you like to expand your leadership, professional development, and networking opportunities?

OCEA is currently receiving nominations for the Board of Directors and Provincial Representatives. The positions, posted on the nomination form, are to be filled by election at the Annual Business Meeting (ABM).

Current, paid members of OCEA who hold a minimum of AQ Part 1 Cooperative Education are eligible to run for any position and are encouraged to do so.

Candidates MUST be nominated by a current OCEA member and MUST have their School Board’s approval to serve on the OCEA Board of Directors or as a Provincial Representative. Nominations can be sent ahead to Eleanor MacNiven, OCEA Past-Chair, 2020-2021 via email: [email protected].

The names of nominees for office shall be submitted to the OCEA Past-Chair no later than seven (7) days prior to the Annual Business Meeting (ABM). The OCEA Past-Chair shall cause the list of nominees to be published electronically three (3) days prior to the Annual Business Meeting (ABM). Nominations shall only be accepted from the floor at the Annual Business Meeting (ABM) if there are no nominations for any vacancy in the Board of Directors and/or Provincial Representative position(s) prior to the Annual Business Meeting (ABM).

NOTE: The final date to submit nominations for the 2021 Election is June 2, 2021. Nominations shall only be accepted from the floor at the Annual Business Meeting (ABM) if there are no nominations for any vacancy.

NOMINATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:


BOARD OF DIRECTOR(S)*

Vice-Chair:  2-Years: Sept. 2021 – Aug. 2023
Director-at-Large: English: 2-Years: Sept. 2021 – Aug. 2023
Secretary: 3-Years: Sept. 2021 – Aug. 2024
*Bylaw 4.5.3 A Member is eligible to stand for election for the same directorate for up to three (3) consecutive terms.

PROVINCIAL REPRESENTATIVE(S)**
Central: 2-Years: Sept. 2021 – Aug. 2023
Francophone: C-E-S: 2-Years: Sept. 2021 – Aug. 2023
North: 2-Years: Sept. 2021 – Aug. 2023
**Bylaw 4.6.3 A Member is eligible to stand for election as Provincial Representative for up to three (3) consecutive terms.