Fall 2019 Election

Important dates:

  • Update information to vote in the election: October 1, 2019

  • Nomination deadline: October 1, 2019

  • Meet the Candidates meeting: October 22, 2019

Voting in the Election

To vote in the election you must be a paid-up (in good standing) member of the Alpine Club of Canada - Edmonton Section. This means having paid memberships for both the Alpine Club of Canada and the Edmonton Section add-on membership. Should you need to check your membership, please do so through https://www.alpineclubofcanada.ca/.

Note on Family Memberships:If you have a family membership, you will need to make sure each family member has an updated profile on the Alpine Club of Canada website (linked above). If each family member does not have an up-to-date profile with email contact information, they are unable to vote.

All voting is conducted electronically.You will receive a ballot on the email address which is used on your Alpine Club of Canada profile.

The deadline to have up-to-date information is October 1, 2019.

Running in the Election

  • Another member of the Edmonton Section must second your nomination. This can be anyone who is a member of our section, as shown on our member list. The best way for this to happen is for them to send a message to elections@accedmonton.ca indicating their support of you as a candidate.

  • You are encouraged to write a statement of 150 words or less for publication in The Breeze, our email newsletter. A special edition of The Breeze will be sent out shortly after the nomination deadline (October 1, 2019) with the candidate statements, so it is best not to miss that deadline.

  • Save date for our "Meet the Candidates" meeting. That that meeting, you will have the opportunity for a short presentation to the membership in attendance, and you will also have the opportunity to field questions from those members in attendance. The date of this meeting is October 22, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Open Board Positions

  • Communications

  • Environment

  • Social Events

  • Volunteer Coordinator

See all role descriptions on our website.

Elections Committee

The election committee for 2019 is composed of Steven Rockarts, Michele Eickholt, and Jeremy Cherlet. You can email the committee at elections@accedmonton.ca

Fall 2018 Election

The Edmonton Section had an election in fall 2018, you can see the results online.

You can read the election report here.