Call for Nominations for the 2018 County of Carleton Law Association Board of Trustees Election
November 27, 2017
County of Carleton Law Association (CCLA) By-law #2, Craig O’Brien, CCLA
Secretary, has called for the 2018 Board of Trustees Election.
The Board of
Trustees consists of 8 positions, one of which is reserved for a Trustee
admitted to the Bar within the past 7 years (the "Recent Call Trustee”). This
year, the Recent Call Trustee must have been called on or after March 8, 2011. Trustees
are elected by eligible voting members of the CCLA Membership and serve for a
period of one year.
The Board of
Trustees meets on a monthly basis (except for July and August) and is
responsible for leading the organization through strategic direction, setting policy
development and dealing with matters related to the profession, CLE
initiatives, lobbying, and membership services. If you are passionate about
these types of issues, becoming a CCLA Trustee is an excellent way to
participate and make a difference.
At this time, the CCLA is
seeking candidate nominations. Candidates
must be voting members of the CCLA,
which encompasses the following individuals:
- Lawyers from any
year of call, engaged in full time or part-time practice, who live and/or
practice in Ottawa
- Lawyers not in
practice but who live in Ottawa
members of the CCLA who reside or practice in Ottawa
with our by-laws, the following individuals are considered to be non-voting
CCLA members and are not eligible to run for a Trustee position or to vote.
They may, however, nominate a candidate:
– law, articling, or paralegal
not in practice who live outside of Ottawa
must be received by email, fax, or mail, no
later than noon (12:00 PM) on Friday, December 15, 2017. Interested
candidates can find the form here. Nomination
forms must be signed by a nominator who is not the candidate themselves.
Candidate biographies and statements will be requested in early January.
will run from January 29 to February 12, 2018 through an online voting system.
The slate of winners from this election will be voted upon at our Annual
General Meeting on March 8, 2018.We encourage all eligible members to consider
this exciting opportunity.