Elections to the board

The Cornwall & Area Chamber of Commerce holds elections for its Board of Directors in March of each year.

The Cornwall Chamber of Commerce holds elections for its Board of Directors in March of each year.

The Cornwall Chamber of Commerce holds elections for the Board of Directors during its Annual General Meeting, held in March of each year. All members in good standing are advised, and are encouraged to seek office or, to nominate a worthy individual. Directors normally sit for a two- year term before seeking re-election or, stepping down from the Board.

The President and Executive Committee are elected by the incoming Board of Directors during its first official meeting, immediately following the election. Executive positions are filled by nominations from the Board during that meeting and are carried out by secret ballot.

Elections for 2019/2020 Board of Directors

The names of potential Directors are selected by the nomination committee and circulated to our members. Self -nominations are accepted up to 4:30 pm Tuesday, March 12, 2019.

The official ballot, with the candidates’ names in alphabetical order, indicating each candidate’s business association and a brief ‘bio’ will be emailed on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. The new Board of Directors will be elected and announced Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at the Annual General Meeting.

AGM Registration

Nomination

According to the Constitution and By Laws of the Cornwall & Area Chamber of Commerce, the
Nominating Committee shall select a slate of candidates to fill all vacancies on the Board of Directors.

Additional nominations may be submitted by any member in good standing provided such nomination is endorsed by three members and the nominee has consented in writing to stand for election. Deadline for additional nominations is Tuesday, March 12 at 4:30 pm.

Download the Nomination Form (PDF)

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