2018-20 Director Elections

Per the CAJ bylaws, nominations are being received from all Class A members in good standing for the positions outlined below. The nominee must be a member in good standing or be willing to become one by nomination deadline. Self-nomination is permitted. If you are nominating someone else, please advise them of your intent before submitting the nomination.

Please note that changes to the composition of the CAJ board of directors were approved in 2017 that come into effect with this election.

The following positions were open for nomination for a 2018-20 term:

  • B.C. regional director
  • Alberta regional director
  • Saskatchewan regional director
  • Atlantic regional director
  • Northern Canada (Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut) regional director
  • National director (three positions)


Nominees for regional director positions must live in the region they would be representing. National directors can be any Class A member working anywhere in Canada.

To submit a nomination for any of the available positions, please email the chief returning officer here.

Nomination and election timelines
  • Nominations will close on Thursday, April 3, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. ET
  • For those positions where an election will be needed, voting instructions for a secure, online voting website will be emailed to all members in good standing eligible to vote for that position by Thursday, April 5, 2018.
  • The deadline for casting ballots will be April 27, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET
  • The results of the election will be announced and confirmed by those members in attendance during the CAJ annual meeting, scheduled for May 6 at the Toronto Hyatt Hotel.
  • Terms of office for those acclaimed and elected to positions begin at the conclusion of the May 6 annual meeting and will run until the annual meeting in 2019.