General Chairpersons Elections (Revised) District 140 Bulletin #41

TO ALL IAMAW MEMBERS
TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT 140

ELECTIONS – GENERAL CHAIRPERSONS

R E V I S E D
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Dear Brothers and Sisters:

In accordance with Transportation District 140 Bylaws, Article XI, nominations and elections will be held for twelve (12) General Chairpersons. Articles 11.01.03, 11.01.04 and 11.01.05 stipulate that the General Chairpersons shall be apportioned as follows.

Eastern Region:

One (1) Air Canada Designated General Chairperson
One (1) Service Designated General Chairperson
One (1) Atlantic Canada General Chairperson

Central Region:

One (1) Air Canada Designated General Chairperson
One (1) Service Designated General Chairperson
Two (2) At Large General Chairpersons

Western Region:

One (1) Air Canada designated General Chairperson
One (1) Service designated General Chairperson
Three (3) At Large General Chairpersons

The term of office will commence on January 1, 2016 and shall be four (4) years as per Article 11.01.02. All Designated General Chairpersons shall be nominated and elected by the Membership in each Region and affiliated group. All At Large General Chairpersons shall be nominated and elected by all Members of Transportation District 140 in each Region.

Transportation District 140 Bylaws Article 11.03 requires that nominations will take place at the September General Membership meeting of all Local Lodges under the jurisdiction of the District. Candidates wishing to stand for nomination and election as a General Chairperson may be nominated for both a designated and an At Large General Chairperson position at the Local Lodge meetings.

Article 11.03.01 states: “within twenty (20) days of the Local Lodge meeting where nomination(s) were closed, the accepted nominee must deliver to the District ST a letter, signed and bearing the LL seal by his or her Local Lodge Recording Secretary, stating that the nominee meets the eligibility requirements of this Article. In addition, the nominee must submit a signed letter stating their acceptance of the nomination.”

Candidates may only declare and accept nomination for one (1) position (either Designated or At Large) in accordance with Articles 11.03.01 and 11.07.05. In order to qualify for office, nominees must meet the requirements of Article V, Section 5.07 of the Transportation District 140 Bylaws. Members wishing to stand as Candidates should fully acquaint themselves with all of the terms and conditions of Article XI of the Transportation District 140 Bylaws.

Candidates shall be elected by Absentee Ballot and at ballot boxes in polling stations at all Local Lodges on Thursday, November 12, 2015 in accordance with the IAMAW Constitution and Transportation District 140 Bylaws, 11.04, 11.07.01 and 11.07.02.

In Solidarity,

Alfredo Acrobati, Secretary-Treasurer
Transportation District 140, IAMAW

BULLETIN NO. 041 – ISSUED JULY 6, 2015
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