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Key Issues>ETT Fall 2017 By-Election: Executive Officer
ETT Fall 2017 By-Election: Executive Officer


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Election Details

ETT is conducting a by-election for the position of Executive Officer (1).

The term of office is from October 31, 2017 to June 30, 2018. In the case of an acclamation, the successful candidate will take office on October 5, 2017.

Voting will take place online. All ETT Members in good standing (including those on leave) are eligible to vote and/or declare their candidacy.

Voting will begin on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. and will end on Monday, October 30, 2017 at 10:00 p.m.

Candidates

See the list of candidates

By-Election<br /> Timeline

By-Election Timeline

Notice of By-Election for the Position of Executive Officer
Thursday, September 28, 2017

  • Notice sent to ETT members via the ETT website and ETT Weekly of the pending election for the position of Executive Officer (1).

Nomination Period
Thursday, September 28, 2017, 4:00 p.m., to Thursday, October 5, 2017, 4:00 p.m.

  • On Thursday, September 28, 2017, at 4:00 p.m., nomination forms and instructions will be made available to potential candidates via the ETT website.
  • Deadline for nomination forms and campaign materials is Thursday, October 5, 2017, 4:00 p.m.
  • Campaign materials must be received and accepted by the Chief Returning Officer (CRO) before a candidate can begin campaigning.
  • Candidate information will be made available on the ETT website on Friday, October 6, 2017.

Steward List
Thursday, October 5, 2017

  • The CRO will email all candidates the Steward list.

Voting
Monday, October 23, 2017, 8:00 a.m. to Monday, October 30, 2017, 10:00 p.m.

  • Voting will take place online.
  • Members will be required to login to the ETT website to vote.

Results
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

  • Voting results will be tabulated by a third-party electronic voting service and relayed to the CRO.
  • Results will be posted on the ETT website on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, by noon.
  • The successful candidate will take office on October 31, 2017 and finish their term on June 30, 2018.

Please be advised that the by-election timeline may be revised. Members will be notified of any revision via the ETT website and ETT Weekly.

Candidates

Candidates

The following are the candidates running for the position of Executive Officer in the ETT Fall 2017 By-Election: Executive Officer.

Please click on a candidate’s name to view their statement.

Diana Andrews
Nigel Barriffe
Amber Bowen
Debbie Ervine
Cecil Peter
Marcia M. Thompson

Candidate Instructions

See the ETT Fall 2017 By-Election: Executive Officer Candidate Instructions

Voting

Voting

All ETT members in good standing may vote in this by-election.

Voting will begin on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. and will end on Monday, October 30, 2017 at 10:00 p.m.

Voting will take place online. Members will be required to login to the ETT website to vote. Please ensure that you have registered for an account on the ETT website, and that the email address associated with your account is up-to-date.

If you have forgotten your password, you can reset your password via the Password Reset page.

If you require assistance registering and/or logging-in, please consult our FAQ section for support.

Your Personal Information

To vote in this by-election you will need your ETFO number in order to obtain the voting link. Please ensure that your address is on file with the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO). To update your information, visit the ETFO website, or call ETFO at 416-962-3836 and ask to speak with a representative in Member Records, Monday to Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Contact Us<br />& Forums

Contact Us

All communications, inquiries or concerns regarding the ETT Fall 2017 By-Election – Executive Officer shall be directed by email solely to the Chief Returning Officer (CRO) cro2017byelection@gmail.com.

Forum

Click here to access the ETT Fall 2017 By-Election: Executive Officer Forum
(Members must be logged-in to access the forum.)

Purpose of the Forum and Rules for Postings

The purpose of this forum is to facilitate discussion between the general membership and candidates for the ETT Fall 2017 By-Election: Executive Officer.

Members are encouraged to ask the candidates general questions and candidates may reply to any or all of the questions.

All postings, questions, and or statements must comply with the ETFO Human Rights Statement.

Members and candidates may only respond to any particular question or a thread twice. Any member/candidate who has more than two posting for the same question/thread will result in the extra postings/thread being removed.

Forum participants may not post links or any form of contact information.

Candidates who violate campaign rules and protocols may be sanctioned.

ETFO Human Rights Statement

The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario is committed to:

  • providing an environment for members that is free from harassment and discrimination at all provincial or local Federation sponsored activities;
  • fostering the goodwill and trust necessary to protect the rights of all individuals within the organization;
  • neither tolerating nor condoning behaviour that undermines the dignity or self-esteem of individuals or the integrity of relationships; and
  • promoting mutual respect, understanding and co-operation as the basis of interaction among all members.

Harassment and discrimination on the basis of a prohibited ground are violations of the Ontario Human Rights Code and are illegal. The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario will not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination, as defined by the Ontario Human Rights Code, at provincial or local Federation sponsored activities.