The following positions on the Executive Committee of CUPE 3903 are vacant:
- Chief Steward Unit 3
- Communications Officer
All other positions remain filled.
The Executive Committee will temporarily fill the vacant positions at a meeting of the Executive Committee in two weeks, on Tuesday, April 7 (time and location TBA). The positions will be filled according to Article 8 (l) (ii) of the bylaws:
“Should the Executive Committee not be able to take responsibility for the duties of an absent Executive member, the Executive may fill this absence on the Executive on a pro- tem basis with any member of good standing. Such vacancies must be posted in the union office at least two (2) weeks prior to the Executive meeting where the vacancy is to be filled. Executive positions filled on a pro-tem basis must be advertised as vacant for the agenda of the next General Membership Meeting, where nominations will be opened and elections held as per Article 14 (Elections). Officers elected in this manner will hold their positions until elections in March.”
Members in good standing may nominate themselves for these vacant positions. Only members of Unit 3 may nominate themselves for the position of Chief Steward Unit 3, but members of any unit may nominate themselves for the position of Communications Officer.
To nominate yourself, please indicate in an email to the Recording Secretary your name, your unit, and the position that you would like to fill: firstname.lastname@example.org. Nominations for the vacant positions will be accepted by email or in person during the Executive Committee meeting on April 7. Nominees may prepare a short statement about why they would like to fill the vacant positions, and include it in their nomination email message or state it in person at the Executive Committee meeting on April 7.