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MCGA Elections

MCGA WANTS YOU

 

Interested in the future of canola and the issues of the industry? The Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA) is seeking MCGA members to stand for election to the Board of Directors. Its a great way to get involved with an organization that is at the cutting edge of the canola industry. MCGA oversees the distribution of research funds, promotes Canadian canola, and represents canola growers in industry matters.

 

Eight MCGA members from around the province are elected to the MCGA Board. Four

members are elected every two year as a Director for a term of four years.

 

An eligible member is a member who has paid an MCGA canola check-off deduction since

September 30, 2005 and has not requested a refund in last two years unless after the request for a refund, the member has paid the check-off and maintained the membership for one full year prior to September 30, 2007.

 

Nominations must be received by the MCGA office on or before 4:30 pm October 31, 2007.

Nomination forms must be signed by six eligible MCGA members. Please complete a biography(for distribution to eligible voters) by answering the following:

 

  • Describe yourself to the membership;
  • What organizations have you worked for or supported in the past; and
  • What role should MCGA play in the development of canola and its products?

 

Due to limited space, keep responses to 150 words or less. If nominees provide longer

responses, they will be asked to edit their biographies.

 

Directors represent all canola growers in Manitoba and direct the operations and programs of

MCGA. Each Director is required to attend regular meetings of the Board (approximately six

per year), committee meetings, and canola related functions as required.

 

 All forms must be received by the MCGA office on or before 4:30 p.m. October 31, 2007.


Election Rules

 

Mail-in ballots will be distributed from the MCGA office by November 15, 2007. Ballots must be return to the MCGA office, or the representative of MCGA, on or before December 10, 2007. If less than 5 nominations for Director are received by October 31, 2007, these nominees will be deemed elected by acclamation.

 

Elected nominees will be notified as soon as possible. A formal announcement will be made at

the MCGA annual meeting and in the Canola Digest.

 

New Directors will assume their MCGA responsibilities following the annual meeting January

2008. Location and time will be announced in December For more information, call the MCGA office at (204) 982-2120 or election committee.

 

For a nomination form please call MCGAs office or print a form off our website

www.mcgacanola.org. 

Complete set of 2007 Election Procedures


Nomination Form

 

Please Print

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I, ___________________________________ will allow my name to stand for election to

the Board of Directors of the Manitoba Canola Growers Association.

 

Address:____________________________________________________________

 

Telephone:___________________________ Fax:___________________________

 

E-mail:_____________________________________________________________

 

The following eligible MCGA members support my nomination (If please provide more than six names):

 

Please Print Name         CWB Permit Number                         Signature

  1. _________________________________________________________
  2. _________________________________________________________
  3. _________________________________________________________
  4. _________________________________________________________
  5. _________________________________________________________
  6. _________________________________________________________
  7. _________________________________________________________
  8. _________________________________________________________
  9. _________________________________________________________
  10. _________________________________________________________

 

Mail, email, or fax form to:           Manitoba Canola Growers Association

                                                  400-167 Lombard Ave.

                                                 Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0T6

                                                  Phone: (204) 982-2120

                                                  Fax: (204) 942-1841

                                                  Email: rossb@mcgacanola.org

 


Boxed copy:

 

All forms must be received by the MCGA office on or before 4:30 pm October 31, 2007.

Forms received after business hours on October 31, 2007 will not be eligible.

 

All forms must include at least six names of eligible MCGA members. Potential

candidates are encouraged to seek the signatures of more than the required number of

nominators in case any are disallowed. An eligible member is a member who has paid an

MCGA canola check-off deduction since September 30, 2005 and has not requested a

refund within two years unless after the request for a refund, the member has paid the

check-off and maintained the membership for one full year prior to September 30, 2007.

Mail-in, email, or faxed nomination forms should have the biographies attached.


For more information, please contact the election committee:

Brian Chorney (204) 482-4997, creekside@highspeedcrow.ca
Wilfred "Butch" Harder (204) 746-8005, harderjoy@xplornet.com
Ernie Sirski (204)638-5511, esirski@mts.net
Ed Rempel (204) 735-2846 mailto:erempel@skyweb.ca

 

 


 
   

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