2019 Call for AIA Council Election Nominations
COUNCIL NOMINATIONS CLOSE NOVEMBER 15, 2019 AT MIDNIGHT:
The AIA Council Nominating Committee is seeking nominations for the 2019 AIA Council elections. Interested, qualified individuals are invited to put their names forward as described below. Nominations close November 15, 2019.
Council Positions Open for Election in 2020:
PAg Central: One Professional Agrologist lying between the 51 st and 53 rd parallels of latitude but excluding the Calgary and Edmonton areas.
PAg Calgary: One Professional Agrologist from the Calgary area (the City of Calgary and the area within 35 km of its boundaries as of September 1 st of the year before the election. If this area surrounding the City of Calgary boundaries bisects the corporate area of a city, town or village, the whole of that city, town or village is included in the Calgary area.
PAg Edmonton: One Professional Agrologist from the Edmonton area (the City of Edmonton and the area within 35 km of its boundaries as of September 1 st of the year before the election. If this area surrounding the City of Edmonton boundaries bisects the corporate area of a city, town or village, the whole of that city, town or village is included in the Edmonton area..
Three ways to put names on the nomination slate:
A. Peer Nomination: A PAg will be put on the nomination slate if the nomination is supported by 5 Practicing Regulated Members (Nominator and four others - AIT, ATT, PAg or RTAg).
B. Individual Nomination: Submit a name and the nomination committee will review all names submitted.
C. Nominated by the Nominating Committee: The Nominating Committee may nominate eligible candidates.
NOTE: Retired, Deferred, Non Practicing and Students are ineligible for the election process.
The Nominating Committee requests that ALL INTERESTED candidates submit a nomination online.
Successful nominees will be notified and asked for material to support the nomination.
Council elections will occur by electronic vote from January 10 to February 10, 2020.
Council Member Criteria:
AIA Council approved a new Council nomination document at the 2019 September Council meeting for the 2020 Council elections. Please read this document to understand the positions for election, the responsibilities of Council and the key information pieces required of each candidate. The document can be accessed HERE.
To meet its responsibilities, Council uses the system of Policy Governance® to direct the affairs of the Institute. The Council has a comprehensive set of policies that speak to how Council governs, and the relationship to the management of the Institute. Those policies are published and may be viewed online in the Council section of the AIA website.
2020 Council Nomination Committee
- Twyla Jones, PAg (Chair)
- Sam Poudyal, PAg
- Derek Lonergan, RTAg
- Michelle Cotton, PAg
- David Lloyd, PAg (ex officio)