Call for Nominations
The Canadian Institute of Transportation Engineers (CITE) is seeking candidates to serve on its Executive Committee for the 2019-2021 term. Job descriptions of the various positions can be found below:
Individuals interested in serving for these volunteer positions must be ITE members in good standing and willing to commit the time necessary to carry out the duties of office. Reasonable travel expenses to attend meetings on CITE business are reimbursed.
The written nomination submitted in support of the candidate shall include a description of the nominee, their qualifications for the position, and signatures supporting the nomination from the individual and two other ITE members in good standing. The deadline for nominations is March 1, 2019 at midnight PDT. Nominations shall be submitted by email to:
Jen Malzer, M.Sc., P.Eng.
Canadian District Director and
Nominating and Elections Committee Chair
Nominees will be informed of their acceptance and provided further information regarding the election process prior to March 8, 2019. An election, if required, will be held between April 1-12 with results announced in the Spring edition of Transportation Talk released late April prior to the 2019 CITE Conference and Annual Meeting to be held in Ottawa, June 2-5, 2019.
Once notified of acceptance, each nominee shall prepare a statement of up to 500 words setting forth their aspirations, ideas, and proposal as to the office nominated, and provide a headshot. If supplied by the specified due date, the statement and photo will be distributed with the ballots and made available on the CITE website.
Candidates for the District Executive Committee election shall abide by the following campaign rules:
• Any expenses incurred during the campaign are not eligible for reimbursement by CITE, including attendance at the 2019 CITE Annual Conference in Ottawa.
• Communication efforts will be limited to the candidate information that is distributed with the ballots and published on the CITE website. There will be no separate mail-outs or individual email campaign notices to members.
• Any current CITE Executive Committee member who is a candidate shall not take advantage of their position during the campaign.
Any breach of these rules may result in the Nominating and Elections Committee revoking the nomination of that individual for office.