Nominations are now open for ELLA Exec

ELLA is recruiting for the following 3 positions:

Chair-Elect: The Chair-Elect shall be elected annually. They shall, in the temporary absence or disability of the Chair, perform the duties and exercise the powers of the Chair, and shall perform such other duties as may from time to time be determined by the Executive. 

Treasurer: The Treasurer shall be elected bi-annually. They shall shall have custody of Association monies, shall keep full and accurate accounts of receipts and disbursements in books belonging to the Association, and shall deposit all monies and other valuable effect in the name and to the credit of the Association and in such depositories as may be designated by the Executive from time to time. They shall disburse funds of the Association as may be ordered by the Executive, taking proper vouchers for such disbursements and shall render to the members of the Association at regular meetings or whenever required by the Executive, an account of the financial position of the Association. They shall submit audited financial records to the Corporate Registry annually and have charge of the official archives of the Association, to be made available as necessary throughout their term. They shall also sit on the HeadStart Planning Committee to serve as liaison between the Committee and the Association. The Treasurer will perform such other duties as may from time to time be determined by the Executive. Upon expiry of their term of office, the Treasurer shall give the Association all books, papers, vouchers, money and other property of whatever kind in their possession or under their control belonging to the Association. NOTE: Our current Treasurer is willing to mentor the new one for a period of time, as required.

Webmaster: The Webmaster shall be elected bi-annually. They shall be responsible for the maintenance and updating of the Association’s website. The Executive will retain responsibility for the content of the website, while the Webmaster will perform duties such as registration of the Association with the host site, update of the information contained on the site, and reporting to the membership regarding changes, additions or deletions to the website.

For more position information please see our Bylaws.

We are accepting nominations until Tuesday, October 12. To nominate yourself, prepare a short bio and a brief statement why you are in the position and send it to ellaexec @ Elections or acclamations will take place during the AGM on October 21. 

Thank you for your continued interest and support!  Please strongly consider volunteering, whether or not you’ve served on the ELLA executive before!  Or encourage others to do so.  You don’t even have to live in Edmonton for any of the positions, other than that of Treasurer.

Let’s keep the 44-year ELLA tradition going!

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