2018–2019 Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) Board of Directors Call for Nominations!

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The CIC is a national not-for-profit organization representing Canada’s diverse and prestigious community of chemical scientists, engineers and technologists and is committed to advancing the chemical sciences and engineering through its three constituent societies: Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC); Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE); and Canadian Society for Chemical Technology (CSCT).

To achieve this, the CIC needs the support and involvement of its active, dedicated and talented members. If you feel you have relevant experience and a passion for advancing the chemical sciences and engineering profession in Canada and you are willing to be part of building the CIC’s future, please consider standing for election. The CIC Board of Directors (Board) is committed to ensure diversity of representation on the Board of the societies and membership it serves.

The CIC passed its current By-laws in May 2013 to meet the requirements for the new Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (Act). Under the Act, elections are for directors to the Board. At their first meeting upon election, the directors will be appointed as officers or directors. If elected, the positions specified below will be assigned to these candidates at the first meeting of this Board. 

The appointed Nominating Committee has proposed the candidates listed below for election to the Board of Directors in 2018–2019.  Further nominations for any position may be made in writing by any voting Members of the Corporation (the CIC): each nomination must be accompanied by the candidate’s written agreement to serve if elected, a curriculum vitae and a recent photograph.  Nominations are now open and the deadline for receipt of additional nominations is 11:59 pm ET, Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Nominations should be sent to CIC National Office (email title “CIC Nomination 2018-2019” to gthirlwall@cheminst.ca). If any election(s) is (are) required, members will be notified, such election will be conducted in May. Those elected, whether by ballot or acclamation, will take office immediately following the AGM of the CIC on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 in Edmonton, AB.

Regards,

Ian Jobe, MCIC
CIC Executive Director



 

 

 

 

 

Neil Burford, FCIC, University of Victoria
Has agreed to stand as director for the following office: 
Chair 2018–2019
Past Chair 2019–2020


 

 

 

 

 

D. Grant Allen, FCIC, University of Toronto
Has agreed to stand as director for the following office:  
Vice-Chair 2018–2019
Chair 2019–2020
Past Chair 2020-2021


 

 

 

 

 

Milena Sejnoha, MCIC, National Research Council Canada
Has agreed to stand as director for the following office:  
Past Chair 2018–2019
 


Hugh Horton

Hugh Horton, MCIC, Queen’s University
Has agreed to stand as director for the following office:  
Treasurer 2017-2020


Deborah Nicoll-Griffith, MCIC
President, Canadian Society for Chemistry                           
Represemtative from CSC Board May 30, 2018 – May 30, 2019

Donna Jean Kilpatrick, MCIC
President, Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering
Representative from CSChE Board May 30, 2018 – October 30, 2018

David Beckman, MCIC
President, Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering    
Representative from CSChE Board October 30, 2018 – June 6, 2019

Donald Barclay, MCIC
President, Canadian Society for Chemical Technology     
Representative from CSCT Board May 30, 2018 –2019 CSCT AGM (Date to be determined)


The CIC is strongly committed to equity and diversity and welcomes participation on its boards, committees and membership from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.