Monday, May 10, 2010

CFPC Elections

The CFPC has now set a date for the upcoming election of Board members. The following positions are up for election:

• Chairperson
• Vice-Chairperson
• Policy Development Coordinator
• Secretary/Treasurer
• Social Media/Communications Coordinator
• Events Coordinator
• Liaison Coordinator

An overview of the responsibilities for each of the above roles is attached.

Nominees are requested to complete the attached Nomination Form. The Nomination Form will also be available on the CFPC website shortly. Completed nomination forms must be received by midnight on Friday, May 14, 2010.

Once the nomination process has closed, information about the candidates will be circulated. Members will have the opportunity to meet with the candidates at the next CFPC meeting on Monday, May 17 @ 7pm at the Calgary Co-Op Midtown Market. The meeting will be held in the upstairs meeting room on the second level. Additional information about this meeting and a rough agenda will be circulated next week.

Please note that only information regarding the candidates' background and qualifications will be circulated to CFPC members; no other personal information from the nomination form, other than the candidates' names, will be disclosed. Electronic voting will be open to all members of the CFPC and will take place the week of Monday, May 17, and will close on Friday, May 21 at midnight. Voting will be electronic to reduce paper use and ensure that all members will have the opportunity to participate.

The results of the vote will be tallied and announced following the long weekend on Tuesday, May 25.

Please send completed Nomination Forms as well as any questions regarding the election process to Ngaio Hotte, Vice-Chair, Calgary Food Policy Council, at ngaiohotte [at]

View CFPC Nomination Form
CFPC Roles and Responsibilities