Article 9—Elections

9.01

Where these Articles specify that an Election is to be held, the following procedure shall be followed: 

 

9.01.01

A Nominating Committee shall be appointed by the Board and shall consist of THREE (3) members thereof appointed from amongst the Members of the Corporation; 

 

9.01.02

The Nominating Committee shall prepare and circulate an announcement of the position(s) for which the Election is being held (the “Position”) and the duties for each Position, and shall invite nominations from the Membership, with the nomination period to extend not less than FOURTEEN (14) days from such the latest date at which any such invitation is deemed to be received pursuant to the following Article 9.01.02.1.

  

9.01.02.1

Invitations may be delivered by mail, e-mail, or facsimile. Each such invitation shall be deemed to have been received when actually sent by an electronic transmission or, if mailed, within SEVENTY-TWO (72) hours of having been posted.

 

9.01.03

Upon the closing of the nomination period, the Nominating Committee shall forthwith put all nominations received during the nomination period to the Members, with a majority of votes to determine the question respecting each Position. Such vote need not take place at an Annual General Meeting or Special Meeting, but if such vote does not take place at an Annual General Meeting or Special Meeting, then any procedures established for such vote must be approved by the Members at an Annual General Meeting or Special Meeting, or by the Board with such approval ratified by the Members at an Annual General Meeting or Special Meeting.