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Election Committee

As outlined in our Constitution and Bylaws the Committee shall consist of an Executive designate and up to five (5)


Members who are in good standing.  Members of the Election Committee shall be Members who are not standing for election.  There will be representation from Chatham Kent and Lambton.  If more than six (6) people wish to be on the committee, names will be drawn by lot. Members may serve on the Election Committee for up to three (3) consecutive terms;

  •  shall be appointed as needed by the Local Executive;

  • shall be responsible for ensuring that elections are run smoothly, effectively and fairly;

  • shall choose a chairperson, to be known as the Returning Officer, from within the committee;

  • shall provide a list of nominees for all elected positions of the Local;

  • shall conduct the elections at the Local Annual Meeting and, if necessary, any subsequent by-elections.

Current Executive for the 2022-2024 Term:  

President - Tracie Booth
Vice President Kent - Sarah Hall
Vice President Lambton - Bethany Tiegs

Treasurer - Shawna-Lee Rivard 

Secretary - Katie Hewitt

Collective Bargaining Chair - Nicole Schultz 

EXEC   North:    Erika Lopes

                            Jennifer McKenzie

                            Allison Millar

                            Chas Douglas

EXEC  South:      Jodi Mandeno 

                            Jeremy Hills 

                           Mary Podlacha

                           Shannon Handsor Evans

This Executive Motion was passed on the floor of the Annual Meeting on May 24th. 
11.1 Proposed amendments to the Local Constitution and/or Bylaws must be
submitted to the Executive thirty (30) days prior to the Local Annual
11.2 The Executive shall publish all proposed amendments to the General Membership seven (7) days prior to the Local Annual Meeting.
11.3 The Constitution shall be amended if 60% of the members present at the
Local Annual Meeting vote in favour of the proposed amendment.
Motion: Moved by Jennifer McKenzie
             Seconded by Shawna-Lee Rivard 

That section 1.1.19 be added to our bylaws which states that full-time released officers are entitled to no more than five 
compensatory lieu days per school year. 


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