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Canadian Medical Assocation

CMA President-Elect Nominee election - now open

Members of the New Brunswick Medical Society (NBMS) can vote now to elect the nominee for the position of CMA President-Elect for 2019-20.

How to vote (NBMS members only)

Look in your inbox for an email from CMAElections@cma.ca sent February 6, 2019. It contains voting instructions, and a link to the secure voting site.

Candidates for CMA President-Elect Nominee

Want to learn more about the candidates?

Watch the forum that took place in Fredericton on Feb. 5.

 

Email them directly with any further questions:

Election timelines

  • Wednesday, February 6, 2019: Election opens and eligible voters in New Brunswick will be emailed voting information (instructions and a link to the voting site)
  • Wednesday, February 27, 2019 (4:30 pm EST): Election closes
  • Thursday, February 28, 2019: Successful nominee declared
  • Sunday, August 11, 2019: The successful nominee will be presented for election as CMA President-Elect at the CMA’s Annual Meeting, to be held in Toronto, Ontario. The CMA President-Elect will then become CMA President at the following Annual Meeting in 2020.

Need help?

Background information on election process

Every year, the CMA holds fair and transparent nominations and elections processes for the position of CMA President-Elect. The call for nominations issued before each election is open to all eligible members.

To learn more about the election — including timelines, eligibility and how to run — read the full guidelines here:

CMA Election Principles and Guidelines for President-Elect Nominees

Nomination Timeline and Eligibility Criteria for CMA President-Elect Nominee

Best practices

We work with a third-party election services provider to ensure best practices are followed and that our election processes are equitable, effectively managed and transparent.

For more information, contact CMAElections@cma.ca.


Board of Directors

When there are vacancies, the CMA organizes elections for CMA Board of Director positions. Terms are generally three years, except for student and resident directors, which are one year. Nominations for positions on the CMA Board of Directors can be put forward by provincial and territorial medical associations (PTMAs), student and resident affiliates, members (bylaw 11.3) or delegates from the floor of CMA General Council. Nominees are presented and voted on at the CMA’s General Council.

To learn more about this process — including timelines, eligibility and how to join the Board — read the full guidelines here:

Nomination Timeline and Eligibility Criteria for CMA Board Director

CMA Director Job Description

Transition Plan for new CMA Board of Directors Structure


Other elected positions

The CMA holds an annual elections process to fill vacant committee positions. Nominations for these positions can be put forward by PTMAs, affiliates, members (a minimum of 50 member signatures is required) or delegates from the floor of CMA General Council. Nominees are presented and voted on annually at the CMA’s General Council.

To learn more about these positions, read the full guidelines here:

CMA Audit and Finance Committee

CMA Committee on Ethics

CMA Committee on Nominations

CMA Governance Committee

CMA Speaker and Deputy Speaker of General Council