The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada

Nominations are now open for the 2021 SUN-RT Group Executive! There are 7 executive positions, elected for 1 or 2 year terms.

  • President – 2-year term
  • Vice President – 1-year term
  • Secretary – 1-year term
  • Treasurer – 2-year term
  • Member at Large – 1-year term
  • Member at Large – 2-year term
  • Member at Large – 2-year term

Members are encouraged to participate in this union leadership opportunity, especially if they identify as a member of an equity-seeking group.

Nominations must be submitted by 4:00 PM ET on February 26, 2021.

This call for nominations and election process will be administered and governed in accordance with the PIPSC model by-laws, and the Guidelines for Constituent Body Elections.

Summary of the process:

  • Nominations must indicate which position and term applicants are seeking and must be supported by at least 2 SUN-RT 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 March 19, 2020. 
  • 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

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 comprised of Tom Kirkpatrick (Chair).

Submit your nomination now!