The Commerce & Purchasing (CP) Group executive is seeking nominations for the following 13 executive national positions, elected for a 3-year term.

  • President
  • Vice-President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • BC/Yukon Regional Representative
  • Prairies/NWT Regional Representative
  • National Capital Regional Representative
  • Ontario Regional Representative
  • Quebec Regional Representative
  • Atlantic Regional Representative
  • 3 Members-at-Large

Nominations must be submitted by 12:00 PM (noon) ET on April 23, 2021.

 The nomination and election process is governed by our Group bylaws.

Notes on the process:

  • Nominations must be supported by at least 2 CP members. 
  • The Elections Committee will review the nominations to make sure nominees are eligible.
  • Should the number of candidates for a position exceed the number of positions to be filled, the Elections Committee will arrange for an election by the applicable members in that region.
  • Nominees must indicate a willingness to serve, if elected.

As a member of the group executive, your role is to:

  • Further the professional interests of the members
  • Protect the status and standards of our profession
  • Represent the views of the members on matters affecting them
  • Ensure that the interests of the Group are represented in all proceedings of the employer and of the union

A complete list of the duties of the CP Group Executive are listed as part of CP Group By-Law 6.7.

This is a voluntary role, and you will be eligible for union leave to participate in all union activities. The Group executive will meet as frequently as is required, but at least twice a year.

The 2021 Election Committee is made up of: Thomas A. Kirkpatrick – Chair , Christopher P. L'Estrange, Mladen Komnenic, Patrick Provost, Leslie Hill, Nancy Lavoie, Zul Nanji.