Call for Nominations
The Canadian Institute of Transportation Engineers (CITE) is seeking candidates to serve on its Executive Committee. Open positions include District President, District Vice- President, and District Secretary-Treasurer for a two-year term from January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2023 and District Director for a three-year term from January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2024. Position descriptions can be found below:
There will also be a virtual Information Town Hall on March 5, 2021 hosted by the current Executive Committee for interested individuals to learn more about this opportunity and ask questions.
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 15, 2021 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 19, 2021. Election results will be announced in the Spring edition of Transportation Talk prior to being affirmed at the virtual Annual General Meeting Scheduled for June 2, 2021.
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.