Call for nominations: CBA National Young Lawyers Section

APPLY ONLINE | APRIL 30 – MAY 31, 2018

The CBA National Young Lawyers Section is seeking nominations for a Communications Officer, Secretary and up to ten Members-at-Large, for the term September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019.

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

  • Ensure that Section members are informed of key Section activities, upcoming events, and opportunities to get involved in the work of the Section
  • Attend meetings and assist the Executive Committee as needed

Secretary

The Secretary is expected to attend meetings and is responsible for preparing minutes in a timely manner.

The Secretary sequentially occupies each office through to Past Chair, which involves a five-year commitment.

Where possible, the offices are held by members from each of the following geographic regions: Atlantic Canada, British Columbia, Ontario, the Prairies/Territories and Quebec. British Columbia, Alberta and Quebec are well represented. Nominations from other parts of Canada are encouraged.

Members-at-Large

Member-at-Large positions are open to Section members who wish to actively participate in the work of the Section. Members-at-Large attend meetings and conference calls as they are able, and provide input or take responsibility for various tasks as they arise. There are many opportunities to assist.

Roles and expectations for each position.

Nominations

Nominations must be received by May 31, 2018. When filling positions, the Section takes various factors into account, including language, geographic representation and diversity. We consider members who are familiar with and active in Section activities, but also seek new participants.

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