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2012 Annual General Meeting

Call for Nominations

Election to the Board of Directors

As of May 1999, the Board of Directors of CCIC is comprised of 14 members elected for two-year terms.  Member organizations may nominate candidates from their own organization or from another member organization with that organization’s official consent.

The Chair and the Executive Committee members are elected by the Board of Directors at their first meeting following the Annual General Meeting.

 Click here to download the Nomination Form

To be eligible to participate (and to vote) at the AGM, member organizations are required to pay their membership fees for 2012-2013 or to remit a pledge to CCIC prior to the Annual General Meeting. Click here to download the Pledge form.


Board of Directors

The breakdown by category of the Board of Directors is as follows:

7          Category "A"
3          Category "B" and "C"
4          Provincial/Regional Councils "D"
14        Board Members

Board members are elected by member organizations according to the above formula.  Provincial/Regional Councils Board members are selected by consensus and ratified by the CCIC membership at the Annual General Meeting.


Elections - 2012 AGM

For the 2012 AGM elections, there are three (3) vacancies in Category A, two (2) vacancies in Category B/C and 2 (2) vacancies in Category D:

3          Category "A" 
2          Category "B" and "C"
2          Provincial/Regional Councils "D"

When nominating candidates, please be mindful of the following:

  1. CCIC’s policy to reflect gender, visible minorities, linguistic and geographic balance in its decision-making structures
  2. nominees with skill base adequate  for work at a national level
  3. knowledge and experience of policy governance process
  4. knowledge and/or experience of community transformation
  5. knowledge and/or experience of financial diversification
  6. both volunteer and staff representation on the Board is important

The deadline for receiving nominations is 12:00 (noon) on May 23, 2012
In addition to a completed nominations form, CCIC must receive a copy of the candidate’s bio/resume (in any of the two official languages). However, for all nominations sent to CCIC after May 11th, 2012, it the nominating organization must provide the bio/resume in both English and French to expedite processing.

For your information, those members who continue on the Board of Directors for 2012-2013 are as follows:

Category "A"

Jim Cornelius

Canadian Foodgrains Bank

Evelyne Guindon

CARE Canada

June Webber

Canadian Nurses Association

John Julian

Canadian Co-operative Association

To elect in Category A: 3         


Category "B" and "C"

Jennifer Henry      Kairos

To elect in Category B/C: 2


Category “D”

Gervais L’Heureux   Association québécoise des organismes de coopération internationale
Kerry Strathy       Saskatchewan Council for International Co-operation

To be ratified: 2


NOTE: All interested in joining the Board of Directors, please note that if you are elected or ratified at the 2012 AGM you must plan to remain at the venue of the Annual Forum and AGM for the first meeting of the new Board of Directors from 5:00 to 6:00 pm on Friday, May 25th, 2012.

For further information please contact:
Anna Campos
Tel: 613-241-7007 Ext. 324


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