Being on council is a great opportunity to represent the profession and make a difference. Provincial councillors:
If you have questions about the role of provincial councillor, please contact:
Provincial Councillor and Chair, Nominations Committee
The role requires time off work to prepare for, and attend, meetings. Provincial Council meets face-to-face in Edmonton four times a year and councillors may also serve on committees that require additional meetings/teleconferences.
Council members bring the voice of the profession to health policy discussions. At times, you will be on camera or speaking to stakeholders and members, advocating and promoting the profession. Training is provided, however candidates must be aware this is a major part of the role.
The deadine to sumit your candidature on Provincial Council is 4:30 p.m. on April 3, 2017. The Nominations Committee will release the names of all eligible candidates the following week.
If you are the sole candidate in your region, no vote will be held and you will be declared elected by acclamation.
CARNA staff will use some of the information you provided in the application form to create your candidate profile. Candidate profiles will be posted here and shared through email and social media. This gives members a chance to get to know the candidates and potentially vote.
Candidates are eligible to receive reimbursement up to $1,000 to assist with campaign activities.
During the campaign period, candidates can connect with members using methods like brochures, flyers, cards and/or social media. It's up to you how much campaigning you want to do, but either way, we are here to support your campaign.
Once candidates are officially announced, CARNA members will have an opportunity to vote on who will represent them on council.
Starting May 1, a voting link will be sent out to eligible members in regions holding an election. Members in those regions will get an opportunity to easily vote online.