AFS Group Executive Elections:  The Results 2020

We have verified the results for the elections to positions on the AFS Group Executive. The following candidates were successful:


Prairie/NWT Region AFS Representative

Robert L. Trudeau - acclaimed


CS Regional Representative

Emmanuel (Manny) Costain - acclaimed


Quebec Regional Representative

Jean Couillard - 211

Steve Parent - 153

Gerlando (Gerry) Renna - 78


Headquarters Regional Representative

Dan Quinn - 62

Michael Kenny - 49

Carl Wills - 24


Toronto Regional Representative

Alnashir (Al) Ravjiani - 351

Imam (Din) Kamaldin - 314

The National Elections Committee would like to congratulate all the successful candidates and thanks everyone who participated in this election.

National Elections Committee

In accordance with By-Law 17.3.2, the Elections committee is responsible for the conduct of elections and must fully investigate and rule on the propriety of any election activity undertaken by a candidate or supporter.

Three candidates in this year’s AFS Group Executive Election, 3 complaints were made and all 3 candidates were deemed to be in violation of the AFS Code of Conduct:

9. Use of Employer Email and / or Resources

The use of the employer’s email system and / or resources may constitute behaviour that is contrary to the CRA Electronic Networks Policy as well as the CRA Code of Ethics and Conduct.  The AFS Elections Committee prohibits the use of the employer’s email system and / or resources for AFS National Executive elections.

Those candidates are listed here:

Muhammad Alam

Michael Kenny

Alnashir (Al) Ravjiani

The Elections committee takes all complaints very seriously and is committed to all candidates receiving fair, just and equitable opportunities.  

Please note that, going forward, there will be a complaint roster kept by the National Elections Committee and repeat offenders will receive more serious corrective actions in consequence with multiple offences.