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CanSAGE Members –
Nominations for the Board of Directors are open until June 30, 2024 

Available Positions

Board Representative

(3 positions: Québec, Central Canada, and 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.

Fellow Representative

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.

Nomination Process

  • The CanSAGE Nominating Committee for this year will be Jamie Kroft, Sari Kives, and Olga Bougie (Current President, Vice-President, and Secretary).
  • 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 on May 31, 2024 and should be submitted via online nomination form » 
  • Nominations will close on June 30, 2024 at 1700h EST. 
  • The Nominating Committee will distribute the confidential ballots and list of nominees and job descriptions for each position on August 16, 2024 at 0700h EST. Voting will close on September 13, 2024 at 1700h EST.
  • 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 28, 2024).
  • The new Board will hold a meeting in November 2024.

Nominating Committee

The CanSAGE Nominating Committee for this year will be:

  • Jamie Kroft
  • Sari Kives
  • Olga Bougie
  • Lisa Lipowski (ad hoc non-voting member)
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