ETHNIC PRESS AND MEDIA COUNCIL OF CANADA
Conseil national de la
presse et des medias ethniques du Canada
of the President
E L E C T I O N S 2011
Friends and Colleagues, Sisters and Brothers in the ethnic press and
media: As we are preparing
for our general elections to be held at the March 14th, 2011
meeting, I would like to remind you all of your obligations and rights.
to our constitution every member organization News Paper or Radio and TV
Program has only one vote during the elections. If one organization has
more members than one, then it is up to them to decide which one is
casting the vote for the medium they representing.
to the third amendment to our constitution we are electing for the next
two years March 14, 2011 to March 2013, 29 members for our board of
directors, representing the 468 member organizations.
Executive Branch :
vote is for:
President, CEO and Chairman of the Board.
Senior Vice Presidents (One Man and One Woman)
Senior Advisor to the President
Executive Secretary to the President
V-P Public Relations
17 Vice Presidents with special responsibilities to each one of them, in
order to better serve the
needs of our members.
Four Agents General. Each one of them
representing the organization to the province he/she is
Powers of the Agent General, are equals to those of the Senior Vice
Presidents and they are part of the Executive.
order to qualify participation to elections the member should be
financially in good standing, which means he/she renewed the $ 30.00
membership for the current fiscal year 2011.
our ombudsman has been elected just recently and has been serving for the
last few months only, he remains in his position for the rest of the 24
for the board and the renewal of membership ended on February 28, 2011 and
only members acted in accordance have the right to vote and to be voted
from the list of candidates.
the list of the candidates is under the jurisdiction of our ombudsman and
Chief Electoral Officer, I will inform you of the names of the candidates
during the week and as soon as Dr. Tajdolati send me a copy of it.
elections are going to be on Monday March the 14th, 2011 at the
Main Legislature Building, Committee room N# 2, main floor west, Queen’s
Park. Toronto Ontario.
right to vote remains with every member all over the dominion of Canada.
Hon. Sophia Aggelonitis, Ontario’s Minister of Revenue will be our
visiting speaker before the elections.
am looking forward to have the opportunity to welcome you all in person at
the meeting and thank you all, for your participation in the democratic
process of renewal of the board of directors, of our organization.
respect and gratitude,
President and CEO