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Nominations
2018 Board of Directors

There are six (6) seats open for the 2018 Board of Directors.

The Nomination Period is OPEN from:

Monday, October 23, 2017 at 9:00am (Atlantic Standard Time) 
to
Friday, November 10, 2017 
at 4:00pm (Atlantic Standard Time).

As per Section 7.2 of The Maritimes Energy Association bylaws the Nominations and Elections Committee has determined of the six open positions, one director representing the province of New Brunswick, two directors representing the Oil & Gas sector and three shall be Members at Large.

Every attempt shall be made to have the Board membership be a broad representation of energy sectors and geographic regions. There shall be six directors elected at large and the remaining to be elected by province and by industry sector, as determined by the composition of the existing membership, including offshore oil & gas, onshore oil & gas, tidal, wave, biofuels, wind, hydro, geothermal, renewables, and any other energy sector. (Bylaw Section 5.3)

Any Member, whose dues are current, is eligible to move or second the nomination of individuals who wish to run in the election. As per Bylaw Section 5.2, any Member shall be eligible to be elected as a Director except an employee as defined by:
(i) The Public Service Employment Act, 2003, c. 22; or
(ii) The Civil Service Act, RSNS, c. 70; or
(iii) Provincial legislation similar to either (i) or (ii).

As per Bylaw Section 5.6, any individual who allows his or her name to stand for election is expected, if elected, to volunteer considerable time to the business of the Association. A Director who fails to attend three (3) consecutive Board meetings without providing valid reason to the Secretary is deemed to have resigned and the remaining Board of Directors shall attend to the filling of the Director’s seat thereby vacated in accordance with the Association Bylaws.

Each potential candidate must be nominated and seconded by a different Association member company in good standing (cannot come from the same member company). Please forward initial nomination and subsequent second in writing to

elections@maritimesenergy.com 

between Monday, October 23, 2017 at 9:00am (AST) and  Friday, November 10, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. (AST).

It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure that both the mover and seconder of the nomination have submitted the appropriate information within the deadline provided.

Please ensure it is indicated as to what position the nomination is for (New Brunswick Director, Oil & Gas Director or Member at Large.)

Nominations will be reviewed by the Nominations and Elections Committee before confirmation is sent via email to all those involved in the nomination process. The call for nominations is conducted in accordance with the association bylaws, found here.

Nominees are asked to provide a one page biography and a photo for posting on the Association’s website: http://www.maritimesenergy.com/

2018 Elections Committee:

Austen Hughes, Renewable Energy Director, The Maritimes Energy Association (Chair)
Mike Simms, Renewable Energy Director, The Maritimes Energy Association
Paula (Lunn) Greene, Beyond Ventures Group
Louise Hawkins, Member Relations Coordinator, The Maritimes Energy Association




 
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