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Statement of Nominations

Thank you for your involvement in CanSAGE. Submit a nomination for one of our current open board positions here.

Available Positions

Member at Large

(1)

This position is intended for a community-based practicing gynecologist from either a rural or an urban centre (e.g., with a clinical or academic appointment, but working in private practice).

The responsibilities will include the conduct, management and control of the affairs and business of CanSAGE, including making rules and regulations consistent with the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws. They will foster and promote publications and contributions to medical and other scientific literature connected to the objects and purposes of CanSAGE. The term of this position will be two years.

Fellow Representative

(1)

This position is intended for a first-year fellow. They will hold an ex officio non-voting role on the Board and will be responsible for the representation of fellow and trainee concerns and for communication of relevant Board and CanSAGE issues to the Canadian fellowship group.

The term of this position will be one year.

Board Representative

(4)

Atlantic, Québec, Central, British Columbia

The responsibilities will include the conduct, management and control of the affairs and business of CanSAGE, including making rules and regulations consistent with the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws. They will foster and promote publications and contributions to medical and other scientific literature connected to the objects and purposes of CanSAGE.

The term of this position will be two years.

Nomination Process

  • The CanSAGE Nominating Committee for this year will be Liane Belland, Jamie Kroft, Sari Kives, and John Thiel (Current President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Executive Director).
  • Nominations, including self-nominations, are accepted. Nominee and Nominators (2) must all be CanSAGE members in good standing.
  • Each Nominee must complete and submit a form, including:
    • a professional headshot photo;
    • biographical sketch (maximum 100 words);
    • and a statement of why you wish to be considered (maximum 200 words).
  • Two Nominators must also complete and submit a form to support the nomination.
  • Nominations will open in June and should be submitted in via online nomination form » 
  • Nominations will close at 1700h EST 31 July 2022.
  • The Nominating Committee will distribute the confidential ballots and list of nominees and job descriptions for each position at 0700h EST 17 August 2022. Voting will close at 1700h EST 14 September 2022.
  • Each CanSAGE member shall be entitled to cast one vote by ballot for each of the Director positions to be filled.
  • Nominees receiving the most votes will be elected to the Board.
  • The results of the election shall be announced at the Annual Meeting (September 24, 2022).
  • The new Board will hold a meeting in September 2022.

Nominating Committee

The CanSAGE Nominating Committee for this year will be:

  • Liane Belland
  • Jamie Kroft
  • Sari Kives
  • John Thiel 
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