The Canadian Association for Work and Labour Studies will be holding a by-election for the position of Communications Coordinator at its upcoming General Meeting, Thursday June 1, 2017 from 5:30pm – 6:30pm in the Cara Commons of the Ted Rogers School of Management, at Ryerson University.
Term: As this is a by-election for a position unfilled at last year’s AGM, this position will be for a one-year term, beginning on the conclusion of the General Meeting and ending in May 2018.
- Assumes primary responsibility for managing the public face of the Association, including the CAWLS website, e-newsletter, and social media presence.
Nominations and Voting: Nominations will be accepted from the floor. CAWLS members in good standing (who have paid membership dues by the time of the General Meeting) are eligible to be nominated or to nominate others. CAWLS members who wish to stand for election in absentia must forward notice of their acceptance of nomination to Mark Thomas, CAWLS Returning Officer, by Wednesday May 31, 2017 at midnight. Only those members in attendance at the General Meeting will be able to vote.
Representation: The CAWLS constitution also includes the following statement about the desired composition of the Executive:
The Association shall strive to have at least two women, one racialized / indigenous person, one non-university based person, and one person from outside of Ontario serve on the Executive Committee.
For more information about the election please contact Mark Thomas, CAWLS Returning Officer, at [email protected]
For more information about CAWLS and its 2017 conference at Ryerson University, click here.