In accordance with the provisions of the Health Professions Act and the Bylaws made under the Act, an election is being held in April 2019 for five of the ten elected board member positions in five electoral districts: 2 – Vancouver Island, Central and Northern; 3 – Vancouver and surrounding area; 4 – Fraser; 5 – Thompson-Okanagan; 6 – Kootenays. As in previous years, the upcoming election will be conducted electronically, including email notifications and secure online voting with results managed by an external third party auditor.
The first notification of the election and a call for nominations was sent by email to all registrants on January 11, 2019. Nominations are now being accepted and must be received by February 15, 2019.
Dates to note
January 11 – notification of election to registrants
February 15 – deadline for receipt of nominations
February 28 – presentation of nominated candidates for each district
March 1 – online voting begins
April 7 – online voting concludes
April 8 – announcement of new elected board members
For more information on how to nominate a candidate, eligibility and serving as a College Board member click here.