February 15, 2018
COPA Members, Time to Vote
On behalf of the membership and the Board we thank the candidates who have put their names forward for election to help ensure that COPA continues to enjoy strong, capable leadership and governance. This year, elections are being held for positions in B.C./Yukon (2), Quebec (2), and Southern Ontario (3).
Before you vote
Candidate biographies are available in the March and April editions of COPA Flight, and online on the website www.copanational.org/en/elections/.
All members in good standing who reside in the regions where elections are occurring are eligible to vote.
Members in good standing who reside outside of Canada and have not selected a voting region previously, register your choice with the COPA National office by communicating your choice on or before April 2, 2018 (12PM EDT) to Tessa Toutant at email@example.com , 613-236-4901 ext. 107.
Two Voting Procedures
Voting is primarily conducted online via the members’ portal on the COPA website. Eligible voters may vote via paper ballot by requesting one from COPA’s head office.
1Log in to the Members Only section at https://copanational.org/en/login/ Ensure you have your membership number handy.
2Select: Membership and Voting
3Select: Election: Candidate Background and Voting to view detailed candidate questionnaires and to cast your vote
4Select “Submit” once you have voted
Note: If you have already voted and wish to change your vote, all you need to do is login and make the change. Only the change will be counted when you click the submit button.
To request a Paper Ballot
1Contact Tessa Toutant: 613-236-4901 ext. 107 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2For paper ballots to be considered valid, they must be completed in full and received at COPA’s office by Canada Post mail, no later than April 3, 2018.
Election results will be published in the May issue of COPA Flight. Per COPA’s policies and applicable legislation, newly-elected directors’ terms will begin upon ratification of the election results at the Association’s annual general meeting in June.