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2015 Returning Officer Nominations Report

September 16, 2015

For 2015, the nomination deadline was 4:30 p.m., Thursday, September 10. The following report provides information on the nominations received by the deadline and declares election by acclamation where the number of nominees is equal to the positions available for election.

PRESIDENT
The following person filed correctly completed Nomination Papers:

HOLMES, Mayor Lisa, Town of Morinville 

I declare Mayor Lisa Holmes elected by acclamation to the position of President for the 2015-2017 term of office.

DIRECTOR, CITIES UP TO 500,000 (2 positions available for election)
The following persons filed correctly completed Nomination Papers:

BUCHANAN, Councillor Buck, Red Deer
HERON, Councillor Cathy, St Albert
RICE, Councillor Helen, Grande Prairie

The election for Directors will be held at 9:45 a.m. on Friday, September 25.

DIRECTOR, TOWNS EAST
The following persons filed correctly completed Nomination Papers:

ADAMS, Councillor Nichole, Athabasca
JONES, Councillor Trina, Legal

The election for Directors will be held following at 9:45 a.m. on Friday, September 25.

DIRECTOR, VILLAGES SOUTH
The following person filed correctly completed Nomination Papers:

AYREY, Mayor Cliff, Longview

I declare Mayor Cliff Ayrey elected by acclamation to the position of Director, Villages South, for the 2015-2017 term of office.

DIRECTOR, SUMMER VILLAGES
The following person filed correctly completed Nomination Papers:

PELLATT, Mayor Peter, Sundance Beach

I declare Mayor Peter Pellatt elected by acclamation to the position of Director, Summer Villages, for the 2015-2017 term of office.

DIRECTOR, Villages WEST (by-election)
The following person filed a correctly completed Nomination Paper:

SMYLIE, Deputy Mayor Charlene, Wabamun

I declare Deputy Mayor Charlene Smylie elected by acclamation to the position of Director, Villages West, for the 2015-2016 term of office.

VICE-PRESIDENTS
For 2015, the nomination deadline was 4:30 p.m., Thursday, September 10. The following report provides information on the nominations received by the deadline and declares election by acclamation where the number of nominees is equal to the positions available for election.

VICE-PRESIDENT, CITIES UP TO 500,000
The following persons filed correctly completed Nomination Papers:

BUCHANAN, Councillor Buck, Red Deer
HERON, Cathy, St Albert
MORISHITA, Deputy Mayor Barry, Brooks

The election for Vice-Presidents will be held following the Directors’ elections on Friday, September 25.

VICE-PRESIDENT, TOWNS

The following person filed correctly completed Nomination Papers:

CHICHAK, Mayor Maryann, Whitecourt

I declare Mayor Maryann Chichak elected by acclamation to the position of Vice President, Towns, for the 2015-2016 term of office.

VILLAGES AND SUMMER VILLAGES
The following person filed correctly completed Nomination Papers:

SASKIW, Mayor Jenelle, Marwayne

I declare Mayor Jenelle Saskiw elected by acclamation to the position of Vice President, Villages and Summer Villages, for the 2015-2016 term of office.

LATE VACANCY

If a vacancy occurs in a board position between the nomination deadline and the close of the convention, the Returning Officer, after consulting with the Chief Executive Officer regarding the convention agenda, will establish and announce a deadline time for the receipt of nominations and a time for election of a person to fill the vacancy.

Kevin Feehan, Q.C.
Returning Officer