Apr 062017
 

The ESTA Nominations Committee (Ray Venables and Zak Likely) is hereby giving notice of a by-election for the position of 1st VICE-PRESIDENT of the ESTA Executive.

Nominations are invited for the aforementioned position. This position will expire on June 30, 2018.

To learn more about the responsibilities for these positions, please refer to the ESTA Constitution (available on the ESTA website at www.esteachers.org).

TIMELINE (adopted by ESTA Board of Directors on April 4, 2017):

April 4                        Notice of Election
April 12                      Close of Nominations (nomination forms must be received at the ESTA office by 3:00 pm of this date)
April 19                      Election Statement (only necessary if the position is contested; limited to one page – must be received by 3:00 pm of this date)
April 26                      Election Day (if necessary)

Nominations should be e-mailed or faxed to the ESTA office. You can obtain a nomination form from your school/centre’s union delegate or by contacting the ESTA office.

Dec 022016
 

To: All schools and centres
From: Pamela Patterson and Christine Piercey
Cc: Ray Venables
Date: December 2, 2016
Re: Executive election results

As members of the Nominations Committee for the executive elections, we declare the results of the executive elected as follows:

For the position of president:

  • Louise Drapeau –  President (29% of the votes)
  • Gillian Garrett –  President (71% of the votes)

For the position of 1st Member-at-Large:

  • Averill McWhirter-Huxter (44% of the vote)
  • John Prince – 1st Member-at-Large (56% of the vote)

As members of the Nominations Committee for the executive elections, we declare the elected to be: Gillian Garrett (President) and John Prince (1st Member-at-Large). Congratulations to the winners, and thank you to all candidates for your interest in our association.

The ESTA Executive will consists of the following people as of July 1, 2017:

  1. Gillian Garrett – President – until June 30, 2019
  2. Vacant – 1st Vice-President – until June 30, 2018
  3. Erin Ross – 2nd Vice-President – until June 30, 2018
  4. Adele Flowers – Secretary-Treasurer – until June 30, 2019
  5. John Prince – 1st Member-at-Large – until June 30, 2019
  6. Ruth Copping – 2nd Member-at-Large  – until June 30, 2018

It is worth noting that the position of 1st Vice-President will become vacant on July 1, 2017 since Ms. Gillian Garrett currently holds that position. As a result, a by-election will be necessary sometime in the future.

Nov 122016
 

The Nominations Committee declare that as of the close of nominations on November 10, 2016 at 3 p.m., we declare the following results:

Adele Flowers – Secretary/Treasurer (acclaimed)

 

Since there were more than one candidate for the positions of President and 1st Member-at-Large, an election will be necessary.

In the near future, candidates’ election statements will be sent to the schools and centres. Elections will take place in the schools/centres on Thursday, December 1, 2016.

Congratulations to to Adele Flowers on being acclaimed to the executive of the Eastern Shores Teachers Association, and good luck to all candidates in the upcoming election.

Oct 272016
 

ESTA EXECUTIVE ELECTIONS
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

The ESTA Nominations Committee (Pamela Patterson and Christine Piercey) is hereby giving notice of an election for the following ESTA Executive positions. 

Nominations are invited for the following position on the ESTA Executive. These positions will expire on June 30, 2019.

  • President
  • Secretary-Treasurer
  • 1st Member-at-Large

To learn more about the responsibilities for these positions, please refer to the ESTA Constitution. To obtain a copy, please ask your school’s union delegate or visit the ESTA website at www.esteachers.org

TIMELINE (adopted by ESTA Board of Directors on October 26, 2016):

October 27, 2016                  Notice of Election
November 10, 2016              Close of Nominations (must be received by 3:00 pm)
November 17, 2016               Election Statement (only necessary if the position is contested; limited to one page – must be received by 3:00 pm)
December 1, 2016                Election Day

Nominations should be e-mailed as attachments (with signatures) to Christine Piercey cjpiercey@hotmail.com or faxed to Gaspe Elementary School at (418) 368-2261. Please ask your school/centre’s union delegate for a nomination form if you are interested in any of the aforementioned executive positions.

Apr 272014
 

The Nominations Committee (Pam Patterson and Jan Patterson of Gaspe Elementary School) for the executive elections declare the elected to be:

Gillian Garrett – 1st Vice-President (acclaimed)
Jean-François Arbour – 2nd Vice-President (acclaimed)
Erin Ross – 2nd Member-at-Large (acclaimed)

Congratulations to all returning officers to the Executive of the Eastern Shores Teachers Association.  As a result, the ESTA Executive now consists of the following people:

  •  Ray Venables, President (term ends June 30, 2015)
  • Gillian Garrett, 1st Vice-President (term ends June 30, 2016)
  • Jean-François Arbour, 2nd Vice-President (term ends June 30, 2016)
  • Adele Flowers, Secretary-Treasurer (term ends June 30, 2015)
  • Darlene Roberts, 1st Member-at-Large (term ends June 30, 2015)
  • Erin Ross, 2nd Member-at-Large (term ends June 30, 2016)
Apr 102014
 

The ESTA Nominations Committee (Christine Piercey and Pam Patterson) is hereby giving notice of an election for the following ESTA Executive position.

  •  1st Vice President
  • 2nd Vice President
  • 2nd Member-at-Large

Nominations are invited for the aforementioned positions on the ESTA Executive. These positions will expire on June 30, 2016.

To learn more about the responsibilities for these positions, please refer to the ESTA Constitution.

TIMELINE (adopted by ESTA Board of Directors on April 9, 2014):

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  • April 10, 2014: Notice of Election
  • April 24, 2014: Close of Nominations (nomination forms must be received at the ESTA office by 3:00 pm of this date)
  • April 28, 2014: Election Statement (only necessary if the position is contested; limited to one page – must be received by 3:00 pm of this date)
  • May 5, 2014: Election Day (if necessary)

Nominations forms are available from your school/centre’s union delegate or online here and should be e-mailed or faxed to:

Pamela Patterson and Jan Patterson
ESTA Nominations Committee
Email: pamela.patterson@globetrotter.net
Fax: (418) 368-2261

Jan 212014
 

The ESTA Nominations Committee (Pamela Patterson and Christine Piercey) is hereby giving notice of a by-election for the following vacant Executive positions:

  • 1st Vice-President (expires on June 30, 2014)
  • 1st Member-at-Large (expires on June 30, 2015)

To learn more about the responsibilities for these positions, please refer to the ESTA Constitution here.

TIMELINE:

January 21, 2014      Notice of Election
January 28, 2014      Close of Nominations (nomination forms must be received no later than 3:00 pm
February 4, 2013      Election Statement (only necessary if the position is contested; limited to one page – must be received by 3:00 pm)
February 11, 2014    Election Day (if necessary)    

Nominations should be e-mailed as attachments (with signatures) to Christine Piercey cjpiercey@hotmail.com or faxed to Gaspe Elementary School at (418) 368-2261.

Nominations forms are available from your school/centre’s union delegate or by downloading this form.

Jan 172014
 

Following the recent Constitutional referendum on revising the number of ESTA executive members, the results are as follows: 87  votes in favour; 4 votes against. Therefore, the Executive will now consist of six (6) members and an election will be called next week to fill the vacant position. Thank you to all union delegates for conducting the referendum in your schools and centres. Thank you, also, to all those who voted.

Apr 222013
 

The Nominations Committee (comprised of Christine Piercey and Pamela Patterson) have declared the elected candidates to the Executive for the 2013-2014 term to be:

  • Ray Venables – President (acclaimed)
  • Adele Flowers – Secretary-Treasurer (acclaimed)
  • Vacant – 1st Member-at-Large

Congratulations to the above candidates for their appointments to the Executive of the Eastern Shores Teachers Association. As a result, the ESTA Executive now consists of the following people:

  1. Ray Venables, President
  2. Nelson Roussy, 1st Vice-President
  3. Jean Francois Arbour, 2nd Vice-President
  4. Adele Flowers, Secretary – Treasurer
  5. Vacant, 1st Member-at-Large
  6. Gillian Garrett, 2nd Member-at-Large
  7. Erin Ross, 3rd Member-at-Large

Although there was some interest by a number of teachers for the 1st Member-at-Large position, the Nominations Committee did not receive any election statements before today’s 3 p.m. deadline.

Apr 122013
 

The ESTA Nominations Committee (Pamela Patterson and Christine Piercey) is hereby giving notice of an election for the following ESTA Executive position.

Nominations are invited for the following positions on the ESTA Executive.

  • President
  • Secretary-Treasurer
  • 1st Member-at-Large

These two-year positions will expire on June 30, 2015.

To learn more about the responsibilities for these positions, please refer to the ESTA Consititution.

TIMELINE (adopted by ESTA Board of Directors on April 10, 2013):

April 11, 2013: Notice of Election
April 18, 2013: Close of Nominations (nomination forms must be received at the ESTA office by 3:00 pm of this date)
April 22, 2013: Election Statement (only necessary if the position is contested; limited to one page – must be received by 3:00 pm of this date)
April 29, 2013: Election Day (if necessary)

 

Nominations form should be e-mailed as attachments (with signatures) to Christine Piercey cjpiercey@hotmail.com or faxed to Gaspe Elementary School at (418) 368-2261.