2018-2021 Council Elections
The 2018-2021 election nomination period has now closed and a complete record of nominated candidates is listed below. Congratulations to all the candidates!
All-candidate meetings will take place in September and October. More information and meeting dates to follow on www.caea.com.
Available candidate statements (written and/or video) are now available on EQUITY'S NEW WEBSITE ONLY and will continue to be published as they are received.
Voting period and instructions
Voter instruction kits will be mailed to Regular, Regular - Extended Visa, and Life members of Equity in good standing in those regions where the slate of candidates is sufficient to require elections on October 1, 2018. Voting by telephone and Internet will open on October 9 and continue until 5:00 p.m. (PT) on October 31. If you haven’t received your voting kit by October 15, please contact the National Office or email email@example.com. Election results will be announced on e-drive, social media and on www.caea.com on the evening of October 31, 2018.
Final list of candidates slated to run in the 2018-2021 Council Elections
Atlantic - (1 Councillor - Acclaimed)
Quebec (Region will elect 1 Councillor)
E. Ontario & Outaouais (1 Councillor - Acclaimed)
Ontario (Region will elect 7 Councillors)
Ryan G. Hinds
Manitoba & Nunavut (Region will elect 1 Councillor)
Saskatchewan (Region will elect 1 Councillor)
Pamela Haig Bartley
Alberta South (Region will elect 1 Councillor)
Alberta North & Northwest Territories (Region will elect 1 Councillor)
British Columbia & Yukon (Region will elect 3 Councillors)
Dance (Region will elect 1 Councillor)
Western Opera (Region will elect 1 Councillor)
Eastern Opera (Region will elect 2 Councillors)
Stage Management (Region will elect 2 Councillors)
Marijka Asbeek Brusse
To ensure continuity, the current Council will stay in place until the new Council takes office on November 25.
June 28 – Nominations Open
August and September – Candidate statements posted online (as received)
September – All candidates’ outreach to regional membership
September 6 – Nominations close
September 13 – Last day for candidates’ statements to be received
September 21 – Last day for members to update electoral regions
October 1 – Election ballots mailed to membership
October 9 – Voting by telephone and internet begins
October 24 – Last day to come into good standing and be eligible to vote
October 31 – Last day to vote and election results announced
November 25, 26, and 27 – First meeting of new Council and election of applicable Officer positions
PROMOTING INCLUSIVITY: Equity is dedicated to the election of a Council, representative of the rich diversity of our membership, inclusive of all demographics.
Council particularly encourages traditionally underrepresented communities of Indigenous peoples (First Nations, Inuit, Métis), Persons of colour, and D/deaf and/or persons with a disability(ies), to seek nomination for election.