NSTU Presidential Election


The Provincial Executive passed the following motions in relation to the election of the NSTU President:

  1. That the term of office for the current NSTU President be extended until January 31, 2021.

  2. That the date for the NSTU Presidential Election be set for October 27, 2020.

  3. That the NSTU Presidential campaign begins on September 3, 2020.

  4. That the term of office for the newly elected NSTU President commences on February 1, 2021 and concludes on July 31, 2022.


Nominations for the position of President must be received by Central Office – on the official nomination form – by no later than 4:00 p.m. on the third Friday in February (February 21, 2020).  Nomination forms must be delivered to the Executive Director via mail, courier or in person.  Nominations received by telephone, facsimile or other electronic means will be considered invalid. 

Voting day will occur on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. 

A second voting day, if needed, will occur on Thursday, May 28, 2020.

 

From the NSTU Operational Procedures 2019-2020 8(C)

  1. Nominations for the office of President of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union shall be submitted on the official nomination form and may be made in the following manner:
  2. any candidate may be nominated by obtaining the signatures of twenty-five (25) active or reserve members of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union; and,
  3. each nomination form must also contain the signature of the candidate.
  4. Nomination forms for the position of the President of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union must be received by the Executive Director of the Union by not later than 4:00 p.m. on the third Friday in February. Nomination forms must be delivered to the Executive Director via mail, courier or in person. Nominations received by telephone, facsimile or other electronic means will be considered invalid.
  5. Nomination forms may be obtained from the Executive Director of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union.

 

Nomination Forms can be downloaded below:

Nomination Form

Nomination Form - Fillable