PROVINCIAL COUNCIL & CBABC PRESIDENT NOMINATIONS

  • March 12, 2019

Nominations for Election of BC Members to Council 

Under the By-Laws of the British Columbia Branch of the Canadian Bar Association, each County in the Province shall be represented on Council. This year there are fifteen (15) members to be elected for three (3) year terms. Only CBA members are eligible for nomination and election and if elected, must maintain CBA membership throughout their term of office.

Those eligible to nominate and vote for a county representative are CBA members who are:

  1. Practicing members whose principal place of business is in the County, and
  2. Non-practicing members whose residence is situated in the County.
County Number on Council Number to be elected
Cariboo 3 1 (1 from Fraser-Fort George or Bulkley-Nechako Regional District)
Nanimo 4 1 (1 from Campbell River North Island Electoral District)
Prince Rupert 2 1
Vancouver 20 3
Victoria 5 4
Westminster 6 2
Yale 4 (1 from Central Okanagan, 1 from North Okanagan,
1 from Thompson-Nicola Regional District)

Nominations for these positions must be in writing and signed by three members and the nominee, all of whom must be CBA members.

The Nomination and Biographical Data form, must be completed and received at the Branch Office of the Canadian Bar Association, Attention: Kerry L. Simmons, QC, Executive Director, 10th Floor - 845 Cambie Street, Vancouver, B.C., V6B 5T3, Fax: (604) 669-9601 or toll free 1-877-669-9601, on our before 5:00 P.M. Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

Nominations for President

The Provincial Council nominates a candidate for the Office of President for British Columbia.

Any additional nominations shall be made in writing by at least twenty-five CBA members, and must be completed and received at the Branch Office of the Canadian Bar Association, Attention: Kerry L. Simmons, QC, Executive Director, 10th Floor - 845 Cambie Street, Vancouver, B.C., V6B 5T3, Fax: (604) 669-9601 or toll free 1-877-669-9601, on or before 5:00 P.M. Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

Nominees for President must be CBA members and must maintain their CBA membership throughout their term of office.

Download the Nomination and Election Procedure Form