Announcement of Extraordinary General Meeting Purpose: By-Election of Vice President

February 13, 2020February 24, 2020

The NTC Society Members will conduct an Extraordinary General Meeting of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council to be held on February 24, 2020 for the purpose of electing a Vice President of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council to serve the remainder of the term from election to the September 2021 annual general meeting.  The meeting will be held at Maht Mahs, Port Alberni – 9 am start.

 

The Vice President is responsible for “national” issues, which are those issues internal to the NTC (e.g. First Nation communities, NTC board and committees.)

The eligibility of candidates will be determined by the Electoral Officer on the basis of the following criteria:

a.  The candidate must be a member, citizen or enrollee of a Nuu-chah-nulth First Nation;

b.  The candidate must be nominated in writing and supported by the signatures of a minimum of 20 persons who are 16 years or older and who are members, citizens, or enrollees of a Nuu-chah-nulth First Nation;

c.  The candidate must provide a completed application form demonstrating the following qualifications:

 

            i.          completion of a diploma or degree in a related field is an asset, but not required;

            ii.         experience in areas of First Nations culture, traditions and governance;

            iii.        knowledge of Nuu-Chah-nulth issues;

            iv.        experience in lobbying and negotiating;

            v.         experience in dealing with government and community;

            vi.        experience in media relations;

            vii.       experience in budget and contract development;

            viii.      proof of Nuu-chah-nulth membership;

            ix.        a current drivers license;

            x.         a current (within 2 years) criminal record check;

            xi.        excellent oral and written communications abilities;

            xii.       basic computer literacy;

            xiii.      strategic and analytical thinking and problem solving; and

            xiv.       experience in conflict resolution.

 

 

Attributes:        Excellent oral and written communication abilities; basic computer literacy; strategic and analytical thinking; problem solving; conflict resolution.

 

To obtain a mandatory nomination package contact:

 

Sarah Thomas, Deputy Electoral Officer

Telephone:               604-619-6701                                      

Email:                        sthomas.twn@gmail.com

 

Closing Date:  February 13, 2020 @ 4 pm

 

  • Late or incomplete nominations will be deemed ineligible, no exceptions.

 

  • Nomination packages may be delivered to the NTC office by the deadline, to the attention of:

Sarah Thomas, Deputy Electoral Officer

c/o NTC Executive Director

P.O. Box 1383, 5001 Mission Road, Port Alberni, BC  V9Y 7M2

 

  • Screening of the applications will be done by the Electoral Officer, inclusive of all required documentation.

 

  • The electoral officer will notify NTC FN’s of eligible candidates no later than 12 noon on February 18, 2020.

 

  • The electoral officer will coordinate and moderate an all candidate forum on February 23, 2020 at 7 pm.Location to be confirmed.

 

  • NTC Society members vote will be held on the morning of February 24, 2020 at the extraordinary general meeting.
Thursday, February 13, 2020Monday, February 24, 2020

The NTC Society Members will conduct an Extraordinary General Meeting of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council to be held on February 24, 2020 for the purpose of electing a Vice President of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council to serve the remainder of the term from election to the September 2021 annual general meeting.  The meeting will be held at Maht Mahs, Port Alberni – 9 am start.

 

The Vice President is responsible for “national” issues, which are those issues internal to the NTC (e.g. First Nation communities, NTC board and committees.)

The eligibility of candidates will be determined by the Electoral Officer on the basis of the following criteria:

a.  The candidate must be a member, citizen or enrollee of a Nuu-chah-nulth First Nation;

b.  The candidate must be nominated in writing and supported by the signatures of a minimum of 20 persons who are 16 years or older and who are members, citizens, or enrollees of a Nuu-chah-nulth First Nation;

c.  The candidate must provide a completed application form demonstrating the following qualifications:

 

            i.          completion of a diploma or degree in a related field is an asset, but not required;

            ii.         experience in areas of First Nations culture, traditions and governance;

            iii.        knowledge of Nuu-Chah-nulth issues;

            iv.        experience in lobbying and negotiating;

            v.         experience in dealing with government and community;

            vi.        experience in media relations;

            vii.       experience in budget and contract development;

            viii.      proof of Nuu-chah-nulth membership;

            ix.        a current drivers license;

            x.         a current (within 2 years) criminal record check;

            xi.        excellent oral and written communications abilities;

            xii.       basic computer literacy;

            xiii.      strategic and analytical thinking and problem solving; and

            xiv.       experience in conflict resolution.

 

 

Attributes:        Excellent oral and written communication abilities; basic computer literacy; strategic and analytical thinking; problem solving; conflict resolution.

 

To obtain a mandatory nomination package contact:

 

Sarah Thomas, Deputy Electoral Officer

Telephone:               604-619-6701                                      

Email:                        sthomas.twn@gmail.com

 

Closing Date:  February 13, 2020 @ 4 pm

 

  • Late or incomplete nominations will be deemed ineligible, no exceptions.

 

  • Nomination packages may be delivered to the NTC office by the deadline, to the attention of:

Sarah Thomas, Deputy Electoral Officer

c/o NTC Executive Director

P.O. Box 1383, 5001 Mission Road, Port Alberni, BC  V9Y 7M2

 

  • Screening of the applications will be done by the Electoral Officer, inclusive of all required documentation.

 

  • The electoral officer will notify NTC FN’s of eligible candidates no later than 12 noon on February 18, 2020.

 

  • The electoral officer will coordinate and moderate an all candidate forum on February 23, 2020 at 7 pm.Location to be confirmed.

 

  • NTC Society members vote will be held on the morning of February 24, 2020 at the extraordinary general meeting.