Call for Council Nominations
The Nominating Committee is soliciting names for the Council positions described below. You may contact staff support to the Nominating Committee, Shawna Argue, at firstname.lastname@example.org to propose names of potential candidates. Shawna may also be reached through the APEGS office in Regina by phone at 306-525-9547 (toll-free 1-800-500-9547 North America), or facsimile 306-525-0851.
The Bylaws require the Nominating Committee to nominate, whenever possible, the person holding the office of President-Elect for President, and one person for the position of President-Elect (typically the person holding the office of Vice-President). Terry Fonstad, P.Eng., FEC is the current President-Elect and Andrew Lockwood, P.Eng., FEC is the current Vice-President. The Nominating Committee is also required to nominate, whenever possible, at least two persons for Vice-President and at least two persons for each vacancy on the Council.
Submissions of Nominations
Any five members may nominate over their signatures an eligible nominee for any elective office, except that of President. Such nominations shall be in the hands of the Registrar at least 45 days before the election is to take place. To meet this requirement, the nominations must be in the APEGS office no later than 5 p.m., Thursday, March 14, 2019, as the election will take place when ballots are counted on Monday, April 29, 2019, the polling day.
2019 Vacancies & Terms of Office
• President-Elect – one-year term
• Vice-President – one-year term
Group and Electoral District Councillors – to serve a three-year term
• Group I (Civil)
• Group III (Electrical and Engineering Physics)
• Group IV (Geological, Mining, Petroleum, Geophysics and Geoscientists)
• Group VII (Environmental)
Terms of Office
Only members in good standing are eligible for nomination. A person elected to Council may only hold office while a resident of Saskatchewan.
A person nominated for President-Elect must have served at least one full year (i.e. from the close of business at one Annual Meeting to the close of business at the next Annual Meeting) as a member of APEGS Council prior to the date on which they would assume office as President-Elect.
A person nominated as a representative of an electoral group must be classified with the Association in that electoral group. The Councillor representing Members-in-Training can complete the term of office after obtaining his or her P.Eng. or P.Geo. status.