Board of Director Nominees

The following members have submitted nomination packages for election to the National Board of Directors. Nominees are listed in alphabetical order based on last name. Nominee personal statements and other information are available at the links.

Central Region: There are two (2) positions open and two (2) nominees submitted nomination papers. The following members are acclaimed to the Board of Directors for Central Region for the period of April 2020 to March 2022.

Director at Large: There is one (1) position open and no (0) nominees submitted nomination papers. The position will remain vacant OR the Board of Directors may appoint a member to the position, until the next Call for Nominations and election for the Annual General Meeting in September 2020.

Western Region:  There is one (1) position open and three (3) nominees submitted nomination papers. An election will take place with online voting through Simply Voting. The voting system and the election are fully managed by Simply Voting. The Board of Directors and the Chief Operating Officer do not have access to the voting system during the voting period. Following the election, a certified copy of the results is provided to the Vice President and the Chief Operating Officer. Election results will be announced at the Annual General Meeting on September 16 in Halifax, NS.

All Active Members are encouraged to participate in the Board of Director elections. Members are not required to reside in the Western Region to cast a vote.

Eligible voters will receive an email on or about August 19 providing information on how to vote, a username and a password, together with a direct link to the voting site. The electronic ballots and voting will be available from August 19 through to September 9 at 1600 hrs. Eastern Time. If you do not receive an email by August 23, 2019, please contact

Members may select ONE candidate for the Western Region Director. Members also have the option of abstaining from the voting.

  1. Vininder Kour Bains, MSN, RN, CNCC(C)
  2. Fiona McLeod, BSN, BSc, RN, CNCC (C)
  3. Lara Parker, MSN, RN, CNCC(C)

  Call for Nominations – Closed as of July 5, 2019

  Board Responsibilities

  Nomination Information Package

  Nomination Form

All nominations are accepted via online submission: Online submission now closed.

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Melanie Gauthier, VP

Halfkenny-Zellas, COO