Hants West NSTU
Attention NSTU Members of the Annapolis Valley Region
(Members in Annapolis, Kings and Hants West Locals)
NOTICE OF REGIONAL PROVINCIAL EXECUTIVE ELECTIONS Spring 2023
The Provincial Executive Composition
The composition of the Provincial Executive shall be: the President, the First Vice-President, the Immediate Past-President, and twenty-one (21) Regional Members. A Provincial Executive Member must be an Active Member of the NSTU. A Provincial Executive Member shall not concurrently hold office at the Local, Regional, or Professional Association Level.
The Annapolis Valley Region has two elected Members. One of these terms is open for nominations.
Duties of the Provincial Executive
The Provincial Executive functions in the name of Council between sessions; it shall perform its duties in a manner that is consistent with the will of Council as expressed through resolutions passed by Council. In addition, the Provincial Executive shall carry out duties imposed specifically by the Teaching Profession Act, these By-Laws, Standing Orders, and Operational Procedures.
Notice of Pending Election
Notice of all pending Regional Provincial Executive elections shall be posted on the NSTU website and advertised in an issue of The Teacher at least thirty (30) days prior to the closing of nominations. (for Spring 2023 this means Wednesday, January 25, 2023)
Nominations for the office of Regional Provincial Executive shall be submitted on the official Nomination Form (found on the NSTU website). Individuals may nominate themselves. A candidate’s Nomination Form must be completed and returned to the Executive Director or designate no later than 4:00 p.m. on the last Friday of February (the closing of nominations). (for Spring 2023 this means Friday, February 24, 2023)
*In the event that no nominations are received in a given region, the close of nominations shall be extended by two (2) weeks, and notice shall be sent to NSTU leaders from within the boundaries of the region. (for Spring 2023 this means Friday, March 10, 2023)
The voting day shall be the third Wednesday in April. (for Spring 2023 this means Wednesday, April 19, 2023)
Nominations: The official Nomination Form is submitted online at: https://nstu.ca/thenstu/communications/online-forms/provincial-executive-nomination-form.
Confirmation of receipt of the Nomination Form will be emailed to the Candidate upon submission. Candidates will be contacted soon after the close of nominations regarding election procedures.
Contact Person: For further information regarding the 2023 Regional Provincial Executive Elections, contact Louis Robitaille Executive Staff Officer Research, Governance, and Policy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-565-6788 (local 902-477-5621).
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Deadline for NSTU Standing/Other Committees is Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at 4:30 p.m.
Would you like to serve the NSTU at the Provincial Level?
The NSTU needs input from the widest-possible cross section of its members in order to make the most effective contribution to education. Members serve on most provincial standing committees for a maximum of two years,* so we are constantly in search of skilled and interested persons to make our committee structure operate successfully. Committee membership is open to Active and Active Reserve Members.
*NSTU Operational Procedures state: Appointment to a committee will be for one defined term of two years. In extraordinary circumstances, an extension of one year is permissible.
You may apply online by going to the following link (you do not require an NSTU webmail account to apply online):
The Nominating Committee will be accepting applications to Committees until 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24, 2023.
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