OCEA

OCEA ELECTIONS 2021

Good morning OCEA members,

It has recently come to our attention that one OCEA Board position, the Communications Officer, was omitted when the Elections: Call for Nominations went out. We would like to extend our apology for the oversight.

To fill the role of Communications Officer, we will invite nominations from the floor during our 2021 ABM on June 9, at 3:30 PM. Please see the attached description of duties, and we encourage you to consider stepping into this position on September 1, 2021.

OCEA Constitution and Bylaws 2019

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THE NOMINATIONS RECEIVED FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:


BOARD OF DIRECTOR(S)*

Vice-Chair:  2-Years: Sept. 2021 – Aug. 2023:
SUSANNA SCOCCHIA, Toronto DSB

Director-at-Large: English: 2-Years: Sept. 2021 – Aug. 2023
ROBERT FLEMING, Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic DSB and MAY WONG, Peel DSB
Vote to be held at ABM.

Secretary: 3-Years: Sept. 2021 – Aug. 2024
SANDRA FUSCO, York Region DSB

*
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)**
English Central: 2-Years: Sept. 2021 – Aug. 2023
PASQUALE (PAT) PIRO, Hamilton-Wentworth CDSB

Francophone: Central-East-South: 2-Years: Sept. 2021 – Aug. 2023
PATRICIA SOULARD, CEP de l’Est de l’Ontario

English North: 2-Years: Sept. 2021 – Aug. 2023
VACANT
Nominations will be accepted from the floor at the ABM.

**Bylaw 4.6.3 A Member is eligible to stand for election as Provincial Representative for up to three (3) consecutive terms.


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.