2021 Royal College Council Elections

Elections to the Council of the Royal College will be taking place at the Annual Meeting of the Members (AMM).

  • When: Thursday, February 25, 2021
  • Time: 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. (EST)
  • Where: Virtual event

The Royal College’s Nominating Committee (NC) met on October 19, 2020, and considered all who applied through the open Council recruitment process from September 1-30, 2020. The committee made its selections based on the advertised recruitment criteria and the diversity needs of Council.

Royal College members are encouraged to review the nominees selected by the NC. After reviewing this information, members may add to the NC’s slate of nominations by self-nominating before January 14, 2021, for one of the region- and division-specific Council positions that are coming to term in February 2021.

Find out about the opportunity to volunteer on the Royal College’s Nominating Committee

Meet the Fellows selected by the Nominating Committee

Royal College Council consists of 24 region- and division-specific Fellows (Article 11.1.2). Eleven of these positions are coming to term in February 2021.

Additional nominations – deadline January 14

Fellows may self-nominate to fill any of the impending region- and division-specific vacancies on Royal College Council, provided they meet the region and division criteria of an available position. Nominations must be submitted on the official Council nomination form. Each candidate is required to submit a short form biography (300 words) and a head and shoulders photo of themselves in addition to uploading five signatures of Fellows who support their nomination, and who belong to the same division and reside in the same region as themselves.

The deadline to submit additional nominations / self-nominate is Thursday, January 14, 2021; applications received after this date will not be processed.

Tips for completing the Council nomination form, please:

  • Use the latest versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Microsoft Edge
  • Be prepared to complete the nomination form in one sitting
  • Prepare your biography and photo to upload in the online nomination form
  • Download the form for collecting support and signatures from five Fellows and be prepared to upload the completed document when submitting your nomination form.

Council elections regulations

When the notice of the Annual Meeting of the Members (AMM) is sent on January 29, 2021, all Fellows will be informed if additional nominations were received.

If additional nominations are received
  • Advance voting ballots for Council positions that have more than one candidate will be sent with the official notice of the 2021 AMM.
  • Fellows will be able to vote in advance or at the virtual AMM.
If no additional nominations are received
  • The Fellows recommended by the Nominating Committee will be acclaimed at the 2021 AMM.

If you have any questions, please contact nominations@royalcollege.ca.