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Elections

CEC Elections 2016 – Results Announced

The following members have been acclaimed as the three voting representatives for Central Escarpment Council.

  • Frank Egan
  • Andrew Obee
  • Deanna DiVito

Therefore, no election is necessary in Central Escarpment Council.

For more information, please contact your Deputy Elections Officer, or the Scouts Canada Chief Elections Officer Chris Pike cpike@scouts.ca

For Central Escarpment Council, the Deputy Elections Officer is David Wiebe and can be reached at cec_elections@scouts.ca

2016 Central Escarpment Council Election – Call for Nominations

Voting Members for the 2016-17 Scouting Year

Scouts Canada has started the process to elect three (3) voting representatives from each Council to the Scouts Canada Annual Meeting. All registered Adults and Youth members 14 years and older should have received an email. The voting process is governed by Policy 1014. Information about the voting process, timelines, and frequently asked questions can be found at www.scouts.ca/elections

There are two main parts to this year’s process:

 

Call for Nominations
April 17 – May 16, 2016, at noon local time
Candidates to submit Candidates Statements to Deputy Elections Officer by May 23rd, 2016 at noon local time

 

Voting Period
Opens May 26th, 2016
Closes June 16th, 2016
Announcement of the results will be published on the Council Website June 26th

Council Voting Representatives shall serve in such capacity for a one (1) year period commencing on the date of their election and shall be deemed to be a Voting Member for all purposes of Scouts Canada’s By-law during their tenure as a Council Voting Representative, and are entitled to vote at such annual general meetings or special meetings of Members as shall occur during their tenure.

 

Call For Nominations
People who are interested in applying to be one of their Council’s Voting Representatives can download a Nomination form 2016 Council Nomination Form (Doc)  2016 Council Nomination Form (PDF)

 

A Candidate must:

Be an Ordinary Member and be registered and active with the Council that he or she proposes to represent; Be nominated in writing by 5 Ordinary Members who are registered with the same Council as the Candidate; Have attained the age of 14 years in the calendar year in which the election is conducted.
Please review the Requirements and Conditions listed on the Nomination Form.

Nominations must be submitted to the Scouts Canada Central Escarpment Council Deputy Election Officer via e-mail (cec_elections@scouts.ca) no later than noon, Monday, May 16th, 2016

 

Voting Process

The voting uses the single transferable vote system. It is fairly simple for the voters; they simply rank the candidates in order of preference. There is a one minute YouTube video which explains STV. If you go there, you will see links to many more videos that discuss STV in more depth if you are interested. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebqYVlB0UP0
All Ordinary Members 14 years and older may participate in electing their Council’s Voting Representatives.

Voting will be online through MyScouts.ca; please ensure that your myscouts account has been setup. Detailed instructions as to how to vote will be sent out closer to the date of the election period.

 

Have questions?

For more information, please contact your Deputy Elections Officer, or the Scouts Canada Chief Elections Officer Chris Pike (cpike@scouts.ca)

For Central Escarpment Council, the Deputy Elections Officer is David Wiebe and can be reached at cec_elections@scouts.ca

Elections 2015 – Results Announced

The following members have been acclaimed as the three voting representatives for Central Escarpment Council.

  • George Christian
  • Shawn Frederick
  • Alex Court

Therefore, no election is necessary in Central Escarpment Council.

For more information, please contact your Deputy Elections Officer, or the Scouts Canada Chief Elections Officer Bruce Hallsor elections@scouts.ca

For Central Escarpment Council, the Deputy Elections Officer is David Wiebe and can be reached at cec_elections@scouts.ca

2015 Central Escarpment Council Election – Call for Nominations

Voting Members for the 2015-16 Scouting Year

Scouts Canada has started the process to elect three (3) voting representatives from each Council to the Scouts Canada Annual Meeting. All registered Adults and Youth members 14 years and older should have received an email. The voting process is governed by Policy 1014. Information about the voting process, timelines and frequently asked questions can be found at www.scouts.ca/elections

There are two main parts to this year’s process:

Call for Nominations
April 20 – May 19, 2015 at noon local time
Candidates to submit Candidates Statements to Deputy Elections Officer by May 26th 2015 at noon local time

Voting Period
Opens May 26th, 2015
Closes June 19th, 2015
Announcement of the results will be published on the Council Website June 26th

Council Voting Representatives shall serve in such capacity for a one (1) year period commencing on the date of their election and shall be deemed to be a Voting Member for all purposes of Scouts Canada’s By-law during their tenure as a Council Voting Representative, and are entitled to vote at such annual general meetings or special meetings of Members as shall occur during their tenure.

 

Call For Nominations

People who are interested in applying to be one of their Council’s Voting Representatives can download a Nomination form 2015 Council Nomination Form (Doc)   2015 Council Nomination Form (PDF)

 

A Candidate must:

Be an Ordinary Member and be registered and active within the Council that he or she proposes to represent; Be nominated in writing by 5 Ordinary Members who are registered with the same Council as the Candidate; Have attained the age of 14 years in the calendar year in which the election is conducted.
Please review the Requirements and Conditions listed on the Nomination Form.

Nominations must be submitted to the Scouts Canada Central Escarpment Council Deputy Election Officer via e-mail (cec_elections@scouts.ca) no later than noon, Monday, May 19th 2015

 

Voting Process

The voting uses the single transferrable vote system. It is fairly simple for the voters; they simply rank the candidates in order of preference. There is a one minute YouTube video which explains STV. If you go there, you will see links to many more videos that discuss STV in more depth if you are interested. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebqYVlB0UP0
All Ordinary Members 14 years and older may participate in electing their Council’s Voting Representatives.

Voting will be online through MyScouts.ca; please ensure that your myscouts account has been setup. Detailed instructions as to how to vote will be sent out closer to the date of the election period.

Have questions?

For more information, please contact your Deputy Elections Officer, or the Scouts Canada Chief Elections Officer Bruce Hallsor (hallsor@creaseharman.com)

For Central Escarpment Council, the Deputy Elections Officer is David Wiebe and can be reached at cec_elections@scouts.ca

Elections 2014 – Results Announced

The following members have been acclaimed as the three voting representatives for Central Escarpment Council.

  • George Christian
  • Alex Court
  • Margaux Thorton

Therefore, no election is necessary in Central Escarpment Council.

For more information, please contact your Deputy Elections Officer, or the Scouts Canada Chief Elections Officer Bruce Hallsor elections@scouts.ca

For Central Escarpment Council, the Deputy Elections Officer is David Wiebe and can be reached at cec_elections@scouts.ca

2014 Central Escarpment Council Election – Call for Nominations

Voting Members for the 2014-15 Scouting Year

Scouts Canada has started the process to elect three (3) voting representatives from each Council to the Scouts Canada Annual Meeting. All registered Adults and Youth members 14 years and older should have received an email. The voting process is governed by Policy 1014. Information about the voting process, timelines and frequently asked questions can be found at www.scouts.ca/elections

There are two main parts to this year’s process:

Call for Nominations
April 19 – May 19, 2014 at noon local time
Candidates to submit Candidates Statements to Deputy Elections Officer by May 26th 2014 at noon local time

Voting Period
Opens May 29th, 2014
Closes June 19th, 2014
Announcement of the results will be published on the Council Website June 26th

Council Voting Members
For each Council, there will be two (2) Voting Members at Large and one (1) Youth Voting Member (aged 14-26 years old).

Council Voting Representatives shall serve in such capacity for a one (1) year period commencing on the date of their election and shall be deemed to be a Voting Member for all purposes of Scouts Canada’s By-law during their tenure as a Council Voting Representative, and are entitled to vote at such annual general meetings or special meetings of Members as shall occur during their tenure.

Scouts Canada Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held in Ottawa, Ontario on November 15, 2014.

Call For Nominations
People who are interested in applying to be one of their Council’s Voting Representatives can download a Nomination form 2014 Council Nomination Form (Doc) 2014 Council Nomination Form (PDF)

A Candidate must:

Be an Ordinary Member and be registered and active within the Council that he or she proposes to represent; Be nominated in writing by 5 Ordinary Members who are registered with the same Council as the Candidate; Have attained the age of 14 years in the calendar year in which the election is conducted.
Please review the Requirements and Conditions listed on the Nomination Form.

Nominations must be submitted to the Scouts Canada Central Escarpment Council Deputy Election Officer via e-mail (cec_elections@scouts.ca) no later than noon, Monday, May 19th 2014

Voting Process
Council Voting Representatives will be chosen based on a one member, one vote system. All Ordinary Members 14 years and older may participate in electing their Council’s Voting Representatives.

Voting will be online through MyScouts.ca; please ensure that your myscouts account has been setup. Detailed instructions as to how to vote will be sent out closer to the date of the election period.

Have questions?
For more information, please contact your Deputy Elections Officer, or the Scouts Canada Chief Elections Officer Bruce Hallsor (hallsor@creaseharman.com)

For Central Escarpment Council, the Deputy Elections Officer is David Wiebe and can be reached at cec_elections@scouts.ca

Elections 2013 – Results Announced

The Scouts Canada Website has published the Election results for Scouts Canada Annual General Meeting.

Congratulations to our elected representatives for Central Escarpment Council:

  • Alex Court (Youth Voting Member)
  • George Christian (Voting Members at Large)
  • Daniel Millard (Voting Members at Large)

The full list of 2013 Voting Representatives are posted on the Scouts Canada Website HERE.

Thanks to all the Candidates who put their name forward, and to everyone who participated in the voting process.

For any questions about CEC Elections, you can contact the Deputy Elections Officer David Wiebe at cec_elections@scouts.ca. For more information, about the general Election Process, you can also contact the Scouts Canada Chief Elections Officer Bruce Hallsor (elections@scouts.ca).

 

Elections 2013 – Candidate Statements are posted

There will be an Election to decide who will be the Voting Representatives for Central Escarpment Council for the 2013-14 Scouting Year.

Candidates for Youth Voting Member Position

  • Deanna Di Vito
  • Alex Court
  • Rebecca Dale
  • Chloe Gunter

Candidates for Member At Large Voting Member

  • George Christian
  • Daniel Millard
  • Frank Egan

Candidate Statements for each individual can be found on the Council Website HERE

All Ordinary Members 14 years and older may participate in electing their Council’s Voting Representatives.  Voting Instructions for the election have not yet been released.  When they are, they will be posted to the Council Website and Council Blog.

For any questions about CEC Elections, you can contact the Deputy Elections Officer David Wiebe at cec_elections@scouts.ca.  For more information, about the general Election Process, you can also contact the Scouts Canada Chief Elections Officer Bruce Hallsor  (elections@scouts.ca).

Elections 2012 – Results Announced

The latest issue of Scout Scene (Vol. 1 Issue 19 – available HERE) announced that the Election results for Scouts Canada Annual General Meeting have been published.

 

Congratulations to our elected representatives for Central Escarpment Council:

  • Alex Court (Youth Voting Member)
  • Ruth Millard (Voting Members at Large)
  • Nicholas Wadel-Turcott (Voting Members at Large)

The full list of 2012 Voting Representatives are posted on the Scouts Canada Website HERE.

 

Thanks to all the Candidates who put their name forward, and to everyone who participated in the voting process.

 

For any questions about CEC Elections, you can contact the Deputy Elections Officer Albert Fuchigami at cec_elections@scouts.ca. For more information, about the general Election Process, you can also contact the Scouts Canada Chief Elections Officer George Christian (gchristian@scouts.ca).