Regional Elections

Procedures and Timelines of Election Process:

NSTU Operational Procedure 8 – Election Procedures sub-section B outlines the voting procedures for Regional Provincial Executive Members as:

I.  Notice of Pending Election

  1. Notice of all pending Regional Provincial Executive elections shall be posted on the NSTU website and advertised in an issue of The Teacher at least thirty (30) days prior to the closing of nominations. (for Spring 2022 this means Monday, January 24, 2022)
  2. Notice of a pending Regional Provincial Executive election shall be sent to NSTU leaders (Local President(s), RRC Chair (if applicable), and Provincial Executive Member(s)) from within the boundaries of the region as defined in NSTU By-Laws Article III – The Provincial Executive at least thirty (30) days prior to the closing of nominations. (for Spring 2022 this means Monday, January 24, 2022)
  3. Notice shall include the process for nominations.

II.  Nominations

  1. Nominations for the office of Regional Provincial Executive shall be submitted on the official Nomination Form.
  2. The official Nomination Form may be found on the NSTU website.
  3. Individuals may nominate themselves.
  4. A candidate’s Nomination Form must be completed and returned to the Executive Director or designate no later than 4:00 p.m. on the last Friday of February (the closing of nominations). (for Spring 2022 this means Friday, February 25, 2022)
  5. In the event that no nominations are received in a given region, the close of nominations shall be extended by two (2) weeks, and notice shall be sent to NSTU leaders from within the boundaries of the region. (for Spring 2022 this means Friday, March 11, 2022)

III.  Voting Day

  1. The voting day shall be the third Wednesday in April. (for Spring 2022 this means Wednesday, April 20, 2022)

    Nominations:

    The official Nomination Form is submitted online at:  https://nstu.ca/the-nstu/communications/online-forms/provincial-executive-nomination-form. Confirmation of receipt of the Nomination Form will be emailed to the Candidate upon submission. Candidates will be contacted soon after the close of nominations regarding election procedures.

    Contact Person:

    For further information regarding the 2021 Regional Provincial Executive Elections, contact Louis Robitaille Executive Staff Officer Research, Governance, and Policy at lrobitaille@staff.nstu.ca or 1-800-565-6788 (local 902-477-5621).


    Election of NSTU Provincial Executive Members - Spring 2022

    Region

    To be Elected

    Member to Remain

    Term to Expire
    July 31, 2022

    Elected or Acclaimed

    Annapolis-Hants West-Kings (2)

    1 Member

    Jo-Leigh MacPhee
    (Elected 2021 – 2nd term)

    Natalie MacIsaac
    (Elected 2020 - 1st term)

     

    Antigonish-Guysborough (1)

    1 Member

    N/A

    Deena Jewers
    (Elected 2020 – 1st term)

     

    APSEA (1)

    No Election

    Mary Currie
    (Elected 2021 - 2nd term)

     

    N/A

    Cape Breton District (2)

    1 Member Peter Day
    (Elected 2021 - 1st term)

    Yolanda Aubrecht
    (Elected 2020 –1st term)

     

    Colchester-East Hants (1)

    1 Member

    N/A

    Shannon Roy
    (Elected 2020– 1st term)

     

    Cumberland (1)

    No Election

    Sharon Midwinter
    (Elected 2021 - 1st term)

     

    N/A

    CSANE (2)

    1 Member

    Georgette Samson
    (Elected 2021 - 1st term)

    Line Murphy
    (Elected 2021 - By-Election)

     

    Dartmouth (1)

    1 Member

    N/A

    Mike Jamieson
    (Re-Elected 2020 – 2nd term)

     

    Digby-Shelburne-Yarmouth (2)

    1 Member

    Russell Comeau
    (Elected 2021 - 2nd term)

    Colleen Scott
    (Elected 2020 – 1st term)

     

    Halifax City (2)

    1 Member

    Angela Gillis
    (Elected 2021 - 2nd term)

    Richard MacLean
    (Re-Elected 2020 – 2nd term)

     

    Halifax County (2)

    1 Member

    Duncan Cameron
    (Elected 2021 - 2nd term)

    Meg Ferguson
    (Elected 2021 - By-Election)

     

    Inverness-Richmond (1)

    1 Member

    N/A

    Philip Samson
    (Elected 2020 – 1st term)

     

    Lunenburg County-Queens (1)

    1 Member

    N/A

    Byron Butt
    (Elected 2020 – 1st term)

     

    Northside-Victoria (1)

    No Election

    Kathy Evans
    (Elected 2021 - 1st term)

     

    N/A

    Pictou (1)

    No Election

    Myla Borden
    (Elected 2021 - 1st term)

     

    N/A

     

    Click here to download the Notice of Elections - Spring 2022