DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF NOMINATIONS: February 2, 2018

The following positions are open for nominations :

  1. Provincial Board of Director Positions
  2. Officer and Board of Director Positions
  3. Board of Director Positions Representing the Seats of Leadership, Education, and Advanced Practice

For further information on the ornac nominations process please contact the ORNAC Nominations Chair.

Form 800b - ORNAC Board and Executive Eligibility Criteria


1. Provincial Board of Director Positions

Nomination Form

Positions with two year terms commencing May 2018:

  • Alberta
  • Manitoba
  • New Brunswick
  • Prince Edward Island

Sequence of Events (subject to change):

  • September 2017
    Call for Nominations published in the ORNAC Journal , on the ORNAC website, on the ORNAC Facebook page, and through e-blast to provincial members.
  • October 2017
    ORNAC Nominations Package sent electronically to the Provincial Council (PC) President. The package will include all background information including the forms for bios, nomination submission and all related paperwork, election process and electronic ballots.
  • November 2017
    The PC President is responsible for e-mailing the Nominations package to all members within his/her province.
  • January 2018
    The Nominations must be received by the PC President.
    • The PC President will determine which candidates meet the criteria for the ORNAC Board position. Nominations reviewed by the Provincial Nominating Committee.
  • February 2018
    Candidates will be notified whether they have or have not met the nomination criteria. If there is more than one candidate an election will be held within the specific province. If there is only one candidate an election would not occur and the candidate‘s name would be moved forward to be added to the National Election Slate to be voted on by ORNAC members at the AGM.
  • February 2018
    If an election is to be held the PC members are notified of who the candidates are, the date of the election and the election process by electronic vote. The biographies and background information on all candidates will be available on the provincial website and/or can be e-mailed by the Provincial Council (PC) President.
  • March 2018
    The PC President sends out Electronic Ballots to all Provincial members with voting privileges.
    • The Election takes place.
    • PC President will appoint two scrutineers from the PC Executive or PC members to tabulate the results of the election.
    • The PC President notifies the ORNAC Nomination’s Chair by e-mail of the successful candidate’s name.
  • April 2018
    The ORNAC Nominating Committee Chair prepares the final Election Slate for the Annual General Meeting.
  • May 2018
    At the ORNAC AGM the voting ORNAC members will vote on the final election slate.
  • June 2018
    The new Board is introduced on the ORNAC website and by e-blast to the ORNAC membership.
  • September 2018
    The new Board will be listed in the ORNAC Journal.

2) Officer and Board of Director Positions

Nomination Form

Position Open with two year term:

  • Treasurer

Sequence of Events (Subject to change):

  • December 2017
    Call for Nominations will be available nationally on the ORNAC website, the ORNAC Facebook page, and through e-mail via ORNAC and the Provincial Councils.
  • February 2018
    Candidates must submit the nominations paperwork, and express their intention to run for the position, to the ORNAC Nominations and Elections Chair.
  • February 2018
    The Nominations and Elections Chair will determine the candidates who meet the criteria for running for a Board position and will notify the ORNAC Board of Directors.
  • February 2018
    Candidates will be notified if they have met the criteria. If more than one candidate has met the criteria then a national election will be held.
  • February 2018
    Electronic ballots will be sent to all Members with voting privileges.
  • March 2018
    Election takes place.
  • April 2018
    The Nominations and Elections Chair will notify the ORNAC President (in writing) of the successful candidate.
  • April 2018
    The ORNAC Nominations Chair prepares the final election slate for the Annual General Meeting (AGM).
  • May 2018
    Vote on the final election slate, at the ORNAC AGM, by ORNAC Membership.
  • May 2018
    The new Board is introduced at the ORNAC AGM.
  • September 2018
    The new ORNAC Board is featured in the ORNAC Journal.

3) Board of Director Positions Representing the Seats of Leadership, Education and Advanced Practice

Nomination Form

Positions open with two year terms (unless otherwise noted) commencing May 2018

  • Leadership
  • Education (one-year term)

Sequence of Events (Subject to change):

  • September 2017
    ORNAC Nominations Package is available on the ORNAC website. The package will contain all background information including the forms for bios, nomination submission and all related paperwork.
  • October 2017
    Candidates must submit the nomination paperwork to the ORNAC Nominating Committee and express their intent to run for the position.
    • The Nominating Committee will review all nominations and select the candidates who meet the ORNAC Board position criteria. The Nominating Committee Chair will submit the successful nominees’ names to the ORNAC Board of Directors.
  • November 2017
    The Nominating Committee Chair presents the list of eligible candidates to the ORNAC Board.
  • November 2017
    Candidates will be notified if they have, or have not, met the nomination criteria. If there is more than one candidate a national election will be held. The biographies and background information on all candidates will be available on the ORNAC website and/or can be e-mailed to ORNAC Members on request to the Nominating Committee.
  • January 2018
    Electronic Ballots will be sent to all National Members with voting privileges.
    • The Election takes place.
      The ballots will be tabulated by the Nominating Committee.
  • February 2018
    The Nominating Committee Chair notifies, in writing, the ORNAC President of the name(s) of the successful candidate(s) and the ORNAC President will inform the entire Board.
  • April 2018
    The ORNAC Nominating Committee Chair will prepare the final Election Slate for the Annual General Meeting (AGM).
  • May 2018
    At the ORNAC AGM the voting ORNAC members will vote on the final election slate
  • June 2018
    The new Board is introduced through the ORNAC website and by e-blast to the ORNAC membership.
  • September 2018
    The new Board will be listed in the ORNAC Journal and on the ORNAC website.
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