The DA Canada Nominations and Elections Committee is pleased to provide the results of the 2019 Annual General Meeting & Election.

Chair: Steve Nardi

Executive Vice-Chair: Julie Buchanan

Vice-Chairs (2): Marnelle Dragila & Ed Ungar

Secretary: Sue Alksnis

Treasurer: Lissette Wright

Membership Secretary: Susan Brennan

IT Manager: Tim Smith

Counsel: Danielle Stampley

Members-at-Large (3): Sofia Misenheimer, Darius Pruss, and Chris Shaw

DPCA Voting Representatives DemsAbroad Canada is allocated and expected to elect 24 Voting Representatives. In accordance with Article 15 of DA Canada Bylaws we achieved sex parity by electing 12 female and 12 male Voting Representatives.

Steve Nardi

Julie Buchanan

Ed Ungar

Marnelle Dragila

Tim Smith

Sue Alksnis

Darius Pruss

Lissette Wright

Chris Shaw

Susan Brennan

Louis DeLamarter

Danielle Stampley

David Hoyt

Sofia Misenheimer

J David Markham

Gena Brumitt

David Mivasair

Heidi Burch

Robert J Petrusa

Rachel Eugster

Engin Polar

Tracy Hudson

Kenneth Sherman

Denise Roig

In addition, the Proposed Bylaw Amendments were approved by the required two-thirds (2/3) majority.

Here are the complete vote results:

* = ACCLAIMED

Office + DPCA Voting Representative

Name

Country Chair

Steve Nardi*

Executive Vice Chair

Julie Buchanan*

Vice Chair

Marnelle Dragila*

Vice Chair

Ed Ungar*

Secretary

Sue Alksnis*

Treasurer

Lissette Wright*

Membership Secretary

Susan Brennan*

Counsel

Danielle Stampley*

IT Manager

Tim Smith*

Member-at-Large

# of votes

DeLamarter, Louis [M]

25

Misenheimer, Sofia [F]

101

Mivasair, David [M]

57

Pruss, Darius [M]

64

Shaw, Chris [M]

59

DPCA Voting Reps [Female]

# of votes

Brumitt, Gena

69

Burch, Heidi

72

Busch, Earlene

45

Castillo, Ivelisse

44

Eugster, Rachel

75

Hudson, Tracy

78

Roig, Denise

54

Schneiderman, Heidi

Withdrawn

Scott, Brook

53

DPCA Voting Reps [Male]

# of votes

DeLamarter, Louis

Acclaimed

Markham, J David

Acclaimed

Mivasair, David

Acclaimed

Petrusa, Robert J

Acclaimed

Polar, Engin

Acclaimed

Sherman, Kenneth

Acclaimed

DPCA Voting Reps [Male]

# of votes

Hoyt, David

13

Schellenberg, David

7

Proposed Bylaw Amendments

Yays

Nays

Should proposed amendment 4.1 be adopted?

109

7

Should proposed amendment 6.2 be adopted?

103

13

Should proposed amendment 6.4 be adopted?

111

8

Should Article 12 be renamed Article 11

118

2

Should Article 11 be renamed Article 12?

117

3

Should proposed amendment 18.3 be adopted?

111

5

Should proposed amendment 19.6 be adopted?

114

4

Should proposed amendment 20.1 be adopted?

117

2

A copy of the most recently approved DA Canada Bylaws can be downloaded by clicking here.

The membership is informed that any member of DA Canada who wishes to challenge any election result may do so by submitting an email to Bodil Geyer, Chair of the NEC, at: bodil.geyer@swimrecruiting.com. All challenges must be submitted by April 30, 2019.

The Teller of Elections tabulated the results of the 127 electronic valid ballots cast. (Out of the 134 ballots submitted, 7 were spoiled and not included in the results). 20 in-person valid ballots were cast for nominations from the floor where needed. Any questions about vote tallies may be directed to the Teller of Elections at: nominations@democratsabroad.ca

With highest regards,

DA Canada Nominations and Election Committee

Bodil Geyer, NEC Chair [Vancouver, BC]
Starla Goggins [Toronto, ON]
Randi Weitzner, NEC Teller of Elections [Montreal, QC]

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