At the request of the AFS Group Executive and as per PIPSC By-Law, the PIPSC Elections committee is conducting the 2019 AFS Group election to the National AFS Group Executive.   Elections will be held for the following positions:

 NCR IT Region AFS Representative

Open to all AFS CS members in the NCR

CS National Consultation Representative

Open to all AFS CS members

Atlantic Region AFS Representative

Open to all AFS members in the Atlantic Region

Ontario Region AFS Representative

Open to all members in the Ontario Region including AFS members working in the Ottawa Tax Services Office and excluding AFS members in the Toronto Centre, Toronto East, Toronto North and Toronto West Tax Services Offices.

BC/Yukon Region AFS Representative

Open to all AFS members in the BC-Yukon Region


AFS Group By-Law 6.3: The term of office shall be three (3) years.

AFS Group By-Law 7.3.6: Successful candidates will take Office on July 1 of the year of the election.


The AFS Group By-Laws are available on the PIPSC website.  The By-Laws include the Regulations referenced.  Only Regular members in good standing are eligible.

AFS Group By-Law 7.4.1: Because all members of the Group and Sub-Group Executive are required to consult with the employer on behalf of the members, then, to be a candidate or remain an Officer, the person must be a member and must be or become a Steward.

AFS Group By-Law 7.4.2: A member of an AFS Sub-Group Executive is eligible for election as a member of the AFS Executive however, upon election, must immediately resign their AFS Sub-Group Executive position in accordance with By-Law 6.2.1.

AFS Group By-Law 6.2.1: Any member of the AFS National Executive shall not be a member of an AFS Sub-Group Executive.


  • The duties of the AFS Group Executive are listed as part of AFS By-Law 6.10.
  • All AFS National Executive members require a personal time commitment to perform their duties. This regularly includes unpaid time for meetings on evenings and weekends.
  • Personal (non-work) email addresses and phone numbers are published to the AFS Group members for all AFS National Executive members.
  • Please be sure to thoroughly review the AFS Elections Code of Conduct.  Since these elections are being conducted by the PIPSC National Elections Committee, all references to the AFS Elections Committee in the ‘Code of Conduct’ apply to the PIPSC National Elections Committee.

How to submit a nomination:

The official nomination form is attached to this call and shall be completed accurately.  Instructions are on the nomination form.  The Elections Committee shall scrutinize the nominations for eligibility and, if necessary, arrange for ballots to be distributed to all members eligible to vote in the election.  Only scanned copies of completed nomination forms (.pdf files) and biographies in MS Word format will be accepted.

The deadline for receipt of nomination documents, by email, is 24-Apr-2019 at 5:00 PM EDT.  Voter’s Kits will be distributed on 15-May-2019 with a deadline for return of ballots as close-of-business on 05-Jun-2019 at 5:00 PM EDT.

PIPSC Elections Committee