Nominations to CLPNA Council welcome province-wide until May 31

Posted on: April 12, 2017 by CLPNA

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Due to a change in term length, most of Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses are eligible to run in this year’s Elections to the Council of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta. Four of the most populous Districts will be holding elections on June 14 for District Representatives.

Edmonton and Calgary are electing for three-year terms, while Grande Prairie and Fort McMurray are one-year terms. The unusual one-year terms are a result of the Council Terms of Office Transition Plan approved last March. By 2018, all Districts will be on a staggered schedule of three-year terms.

Edmonton will see a fresh face this year, as District 4’s representative Diane Larsen ends her tenure in August. Council members are restricted to two consecutive terms of office in the same district.

2017 ELECTION DISTRICTS

Three-Year Term

DISTRICT 2: CALGARY (& area)

DISTRICT 4: EDMONTON (& area)

One-Year Term

DISTRICT 6: NORTH WEST (Grande Prairie & area)

DISTRICT 7: NORTH (Fort McMurray & area)

To discover your District, use the “Find My Election District” document to look up your town or city of residence.

READ – Find My Election District (PDF)

Council meets quarterly to plan and evaluate CLPNA’s Strategic Plan, policies and finances to achieve regulatory excellence. Successful Council members are team-oriented, servant-leaders focused on the future of the LPN profession.

How to run for Council

Complete information about Council Member duties, characteristics, term of office, attendance, honorarium, and more.

To run, eligible LPNs must have an Active Practice Permit from CLPNA and reside in the Election District. Nomination Forms must be submitted by May 31. District Elections will be held on June 14 by email ballot.

DOWNLOAD – Council Nomination Form (PDF)

Nomination Deadline: May 31, 2017

Questions? Contact Executive Assistant Marjorie Malenfant at mmalenfant@clpna.com, 780-484-8886 or 1-800-661-5877 (toll free in Alberta).

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