2020-2021 Second Vice-President: Are you interested?

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The annual election for Second Vice-President is coming up. The Governance and Nominating Committee invites all members of the Society to think about the skills and attributes you could bring to the Society’s leadership.

The Governance and Nominating Committee must nominate a candidate for Second Vice-President by the end of January 2020, and invites all members to provide recommendations or to volunteer to be considered.

In March of 2020, a Second Vice-President will be elected and will take office at the Annual Meeting in June 2020. The successful candidate will become First Vice-President in June 2021 and President in June 2022.

If leadership in the profession and making a contribution to the ongoing work of Council interests you, the Governance and Nominating Committee would like to hear from you.

The Second Vice-President nominee possesses skills and attributes including:

  • unquestionable integrity,
  • respect for others,
  • leadership skills,
  • communication skills,
  • strategic thinking,
  • consensus building, and
  • commitment to the purpose and strategic directions of the Society.

Read the Second Vice-President position descriptionThe nominee will be expected to commit the time necessary to fulfil the role.

The Society strives for diversity of leadership regarding personal characteristics, area of practice, and geographic location of the candidate.

Some former Society Presidents have stated that serving the Society and the public interest as President has been one of the most rewarding professional experiences of their careers.

Are you interested?  If so or if you wish to recommend someone for the Committee’s consideration, please contact the Chair of the Committee, Frank DeMont QC at or 902 755 9200 by Monday, November 25, 2019. You are welcome to speak to Mr. DeMont if you have questions about the position.

All names put forward will be considered and treated with the utmost confidentiality.