2023 Canada AGM : Agenda, 2022 Minutes, Treasurer's Report

These items will be up for a vote and/or acceptance at our Annual General Meeting 26 March 2023.

2023 Meeting Agenda
2022 Minutes
2022 Treasurer's Report 

2023 Canada Chapter AGM Dates and Details

Are you looking for the details of your Chapter Annual General Meeting? Here you go! Please find a listing of all 2023 Canada AGMs below! 

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DA Canada Candidate Statements and Voting Information

Thank you to all the candidates for the DA Canada 2023-2025 Board! Please see the election updates and candidate statements below.

The following positions received a single nomination and will be acclaimed and begin to hold these positions at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) March 26, 2023. RSVP for the AGM here.

Chair: Erin Kotecki Vest

Executive Vice Chair: Jacob Wesoky

Co Vice-Chair: Heather Paterson

Co Vice-Chair: Anya Brown

Treasurer: Susan Brennan

Counsel: Alicia Windsor

Membership Secretary: Sue Alksnis

Volunteer Manager: Randi Weitzner

IT Manager: Jessica David

In accordance with the DA Canada Bylaws, the above candidates will also serve as DPCA Voting Representatives. 

As a result of the above candidates’ election by acclamation, we received fewer male or non-binary nominees for DPCA Voting Representative than needed to achieve gender balance in accordance with the DPCA Charter. Accordingly, the following nominees who identify as male will also be acclaimed as DPCA Voting Representatives:

Steve Nardi
David Mivasair
Noah Goldstein
Finn McGrath

The following candidates who identify as female are running for DPCA Voting Representative. Ballots will be circulated by email by March 5, 2023. We received no nominations from non-binary candidates.

Julia Buchanan
Rachel Eugster
Julia Gould
Eden Wein

We will be seeking nominations from the floor at the AGM for the following positions, which received no nominations: Secretary, Programs and Events Manager, and Male/Non-Binary DPCA Voting Representatives. If you would like to run for one of these positions and would like more information, please contact the Nominations and Elections Committee at [email protected] . View the position descriptions here

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Democrats Abroad Canada - Call for Board of Director Nominations

Join the DA Canada Board and help us win in 2024! Deadline for nominations: 11:59 PT, February 9, 2023

Nomination Process: You can self-nominate or nominate someone else, with their permission. Nomination forms must be submitted. Your nomination form includes a short candidate statement that needs to describe skills and experience pertinent to the position (or office) for which you or your nominee is running. 

Term: Starting March 26, 2023 for two years, ending approximately March 2025, covering the next Presidential election, which is always an exciting time to be involved.

Eligibility: All currently registered members of Democrats Abroad Canada are eligible unless prohibited (i.e., term limits) per the Democrats Abroad Canada Bylaws.  Nominees must be willing to stand for office. 

Nomination Deadline:  February 9, 2023 11:59 p.m. PT. After nominations are closed, we’ll provide ballots and information on voting by email.

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The Time Has Come

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Watch the Election Returns in a Virtual Room!

Watch the Election Returns in a Virtual Room with other Democrats Abroad Members, Family and Friends!

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DA Canada Black Caucus Terms of Reference

On June 6, 2022, a motion was made to the Democrats Abroad Canada Board to create the Democrats Abroad Canada Black Caucus and accept the Terms of Reference below. The motion passed, unanimously.

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DA Canada - Annual General Meeting + Candidate Statements

The DA Canada Annual General Meeting and Elections are coming up!

Join us at 2:00 PM EDT on Saturday, April 30, 2022 for the DA Canada AGM. We will meet online to celebrate the accomplishments of our volunteers in 2021, share opportunities to help win the Midterm elections, hear from special speakers, announce the results of our 2022 Board vacancy elections, and take nominations from the floor for open positions, including the Executive Vice Chair position.

View the Candidate Statements below for several open Board member positions we will be electing. We will be taking nominations from the floor for Executive Vice Chair. If you are interested, you can view the position descriptions and call for nominations here. Email the Nominations and Elections Committee with any questions here: [email protected].

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Call for DA Canada Board Candidates!

The Democrats Abroad Canada Board is looking for you! 

The DA Canada Nominations & Elections Committee (NEC) is seeking nominations for officers to serve for a 2022-2023 term:

  • Country Chair/DPCA Voting Representative
  • Executive Vice Chair/DPCA Voting Representative
  • Two (2) Vice Chairs/DPCA Voting Representatives
  • Programs and Events Manager/DPCA Voting Representative
  • Two (2) Alternate Voting Representatives 

Learn more about these positions at this link. Get the details of how to self-nominate or nominate someone else here. You can also get more information on March 10 by RSVPing for our info session at this link.

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