1) Now to October 5 2021:
Should there be any other member’s representative that wishes to stand for a position, which may trigger an election in that region, please send electronically to the Governance Committee (c/o myself: John.Kearns@sheratonguildford.com) to arrive NO LATER THAN Wednesday October 5, 2021, their wish to stand for the Board. This should include the following as attachments:
1) The Official Nomination form (found on the member section of the BCHA website) It must be completed by the nominee and supported by 5 members from within the same region you are wishing to stand for.
2) A letter from the nominee, outlining their Knowledge, Experience, Skills and
Commitment in relation to the “Qualifications for Board Members” as delineated in the Board Policies (also found on the members’ section of the
3) A Professional Biography
Please note: This is the last opportunity to stand for the Board as “nominations from the floor” at the AGM are not permitted.
1) October 01 to October 08, 2021
The Governance Committee will compile the nominations and then send out to each Hotel member, by Region, EITHER; the acclaimed Directors for the Region OR/AND a ballot for the election within that Region. In the event of an election for the “At Large” a ballot would be sent to all Hotel members. Such notification shall be no later than October 08, 2021.
2) October 08 to November 01, 2021
In the event of an election within a Region, each Hotel member should send in a completed ballot to the independent electoral officer noted on the ballot, to be received by that person no later than November 03, 2021. Electronic filing is acceptable.
3) November 04, 2021 to November 09, 2021
The independent electoral officer shall tabulate all valid ballots received. For any uncontested positions, the nominee shall be declared elected by acclamation. In the event of a tie, the tie shall be decided pursuant to the published Nominations and Elections procedure. The independent electoral officer will confirm the results of the election of directors no later than November 10, 2021.
4) November 17, 2021
At the AGM on this date, the results of the election will be announced to the membership. Directly following the AGM, the new Board shall gather to elect the officers of the BCHA; as a result, those who are nominated for election should be present at the AGM, in the event they are elected.