ELECTION NOTICE

Members,

This is a reminder elections for executive positions of the First Nations, Metis and Inuit Education Association take place at the Annual General Meeting on May 1st, 2016 at the FNMIEAO Educator Conference.  The executive positions that are up for election are:

●      Co-chair, First Nations, Métis & Inuit Studies (must be currently teaching FNMI Studies in an Ontario school board or First Nations school within Ontario grades 9 – 12)

●      Co-chair, Native Languages (must be currently teaching Native Languages in an Ontario school board or First Nations school within Ontario grades K – 12)

●      Secretary (responsible for keeping minutes and preparing agendas for both the AGM and executive meetings, and for keeping archives of important documentation for the organization.)

If you are interested in an elected position, please identify yourself to the electoral officer, Candice Farrugia, by completing the nomination form by clicking HERE at least seven days prior to the AGM or informing the electoral officer on the first day of the AGM prior to the elections announcement by the electoral officer at the opening session (please note, no biographical information will be published when a nomination is made during or after the week prior to the AGM).

The FNMIEAO is also looking to appoint the following Council Representatives:

●      Post Secondary Liaison

●      Elementary Teachers’ Liaison

●      Professional Development Chair

●      FNMI Board Contacts’ Liaison

●      Webmaster

●      Listserv Moderator

●      Membership Coordinator

●      Twitter Moderator

●      Facebook Moderator

●      Newsletter Editor

●      Publications Editor

●      Regional Representatives

Please note that members occupying appointed positions identified above are expected to attend council meetings which are held online as well as a summer planning retreat.  Currently, appointed Council Representatives serve terms of 2 years from the AGM after which they were appointed, OR until the next AGM if appointed after this time.  If you are interested in an appointed position, please identify yourself to the electoral officer, Candice Farrugia, by completing the nomination form by clicking HERE

Please consider this valuable service for and on behalf of your colleagues.

Miigwetch,

Candice Farrugia

Electoral Officer, FNMIEAO AGM 2016

First Nations, Métis & Inuit Education Association of Ontario – The Provincial Subject Association for teachers of First Nations, Métis& Inuit Studies and Native Languages


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