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Call for Nominations for the 2012 Dressage Canada Standing Committee Chair Election | Print |

June 30, 2011 — The 2012 Dressage Canada Standing Committee Chair Election is soon to get underway. The following positions are up for election for 2012 by the Dressage Canada membership: Coaching Standing Committee chair position, Officials Standing Committee chair position, and Rules Standing Committee chair position. Nominees must have a minimum of 12 months experience on a Dressage Canada standing committee or appropriate experience before being considered for election to the chair position of a standing committee. Each successful nominee will be elected for a three year term, commencing January 1, 2012, and represent the standing committee on the Dressage Canada Board for the term of their office.

Election Timeline for DC Standing Committees

  • 1st Friday of July — Call for nominations;  
  • 4th Friday of July — Close of nominations. Nominees must submit a biography with their completed nomination form, and may include a photo. Nominees must also include details which outline if they have a minimum of 12 months experience on a DC standing committee, or appropriate experience for the role;
  • 3rd Friday of August — Online biographies and ballot packages will be posted to the Dressage Canada website and all Dressage Canada affiliates listed as of the call for nominations date will be notified by e-mail;
  • 4th Friday of October — Deadline for casting online votes.  In order to be eligible to vote, an individual must be a current DC Senior Affiliate as of the call for nominations date (Friday, July 1st, 2011);
  • November — Announcement of election results; and
  • January 1st — New DC standing committee chairs take office on the DCB.

For additional details and nomination form, please visit the Election 2012 section on the Dressage Canada website at www.equinecanada.ca/dressage.