Nominations and Elections

The membership elects directors during the Convention to ensure the directions set by the general membership are carried forward.  The Executive also provides the direction to the AVICC between Conventions.

Positions Open To Nominations

The following positions are open for nomination annually:

PresidentDirector At Large (3 positions)
First Vice PresidentElectoral Area Representative
Second Vice President 

Nomination Process And Qualifications For Office

A candidate must be nominated by two elected officials of an AVICC local government member and the candidate must be an elected official of an AVICC member.  A nomination and consent form should be used for all nominations.  Nominations should be forwarded to the Chair of the Nominating Committee by the identified deadline (last Friday of February typically).  In 2014, the nominations deadline is Monday, February 23.

Review by the Nominating Committee

It is part of the duties of the Nominating Committee to review the credentials of each candidate.  A Report on Nominations including, at the candidate’s option, a photo and 300-word biography will be prepared under the direction of the Nominating Committee and distributed in the AVICC Pre-Convention Newsletter.

Nominating Candidates Off the Convention Floor

The nomination process outlined above does not impact the process where candidates can be nominated off the floor at the Convention.  That process remains in place.

For more information on nominations, elections, policies and procedures, please see the following AVICC documents:

The AVICC acknowledges that we are grateful to live, work, and play on the traditional territories of the 
Coast Salish, Nuu-Chah-Nulth and Kwak-Waka’wakw Peoples