Nominations open for HSA President
HSA’s 2017 Annual Convention will include an election for the position of president. The two-year term begins at the adjournment of the 2017 convention.
The President is HSA’s senior elected officer, and acts as the CEO of the union, overseeing the union’s day to day operations, including staffing and budget management. The President is the union’s primary spokesperson and ensures that the policies and decisions of annual conventions and the Board of Directors are carried out.
The President is required to work in the position on a full-time basis and shall receive salary and benefits as approved by the Board of Directors and reported to annual convention. The union’s office is located in New Westminster, BC.
Nominations for president are open until the final call for nominations takes place on the last day of convention Saturday, April 8, 2017.
As prescribed by the union’s constitution, members in good standing are eligible to run for president when nominated in writing by six members.
Candidates for president may submit a statement of up to 400 words and a photograph for inclusion in the union’s Annual Report, circulated electronically to members prior to the convention.
The deadline for material to be included in the Annual Report is Wednesday, February 15, 2017.
Material should be sent to the HSA office at the address below or by email to @email.
For more information about the nomination process, guidelines for candidates, or the role HSA's president plays within the union, please contact Miriam Sobrino at the HSA office email: @email.