Director Elections

June 12, 2017

Jersey Canada members are reminded of the elections which are to take place this fall. The following areas are due for election, and the incumbents in these regions are:

District: West 2 Joanne Edwards

District: Ontario 3 George Van Kampen

District: Quebec 3 Patrick MacDougall

District: Ontario 2 Tim Sargent (2017 President)

Based on the constitutional amendments approved by the membership in March 2012, elections will be held in districts West 2, Ontario 3, and Quebec 3 for three-year terms to begin at the Annual General Meeting to be held in March 2018.

An election will also be held for the district Ontario 2, to fill the remaining two years for the seat currently held by 2017 President, Tim Sargent. This two-year term will begin at the Annual General Meeting to be held in March 2018.

To be eligible to become and remain a Director, the nominee must be a member in good standing of Jersey Canada, residing in the district for which he/she is to be elected, and be the registered owner of at least ten (10) living females, registered in the Canadian Jersey Cattle Register.

Please note incumbents must be re-nominated to be eligible for re-election. Nomination for the office of Director must be made in writing, to be received at the office of the Association by the 30th day of September. To be valid, a nomination must be signed by five (5) members in good standing, not including the nominee, all residing in the electoral district, and the nominee must, by his/her signature, show willingness to act in the best interest of the corporation. 

Nomination forms are available from the national office. If, on October 1st, there is only one valid nomination in the electoral district, the nominee shall be declared elected.