2020 Executive Councillor Election

What is the Executive Council Election?

Every three years, MoveUP holds elections for all Executive Councillor positions in all areas across our union. Each Executive Councillor position has a specific constituency of members that they represent.

All Executive Councillor positions are for a three-year term. The 2020-2023 Executive Council positions will commence on April 30, 2020 and end on April 29, 2023.

Executive Councillors are viewed as leaders in their workplaces. They are individuals who are active and engaged and want to get more involved in the governance of our union. Along with their regular job steward responsibilities, they also attend five annual meetings and are responsible for our union’s governance including approving our annual operating budget.

How do I run for an Executive Councillor position?

Nominations will officially open on Tuesday, February 25 and will close on Friday, March 20 at 4:30 p.m. Please watch this space on February 25 for information if you are interested in becoming an Executive Councillor.

Click here for a list of all Election Areas and Work Locations.

How do I vote in the Executive Council Election?

If more than one candidate submits a nomination form for an Executive Council area, then an election will be held. If there is only one candidate from a particular area, that candidate will be acclaimed and no election will be required.

A bulletin advising members of all acclaimed individuals, and contested areas requiring elections, will be issued within a few days of the deadline.

All voting will be conducted online through the Member Portal. Please see the section below on registering for the Member Portal to ensure you have access to voting.

How to register for the Member Portal

There is a two-step verification process for registration for the Member Portal. You will require your membership number to register for the Member Portal. If you do not have your membership number, please email membership@moveuptogether.ca with the subject “Membership Card Request” and include the following information:

  • First and Last Name
  • Employer and Work Location
  • Home or cell phone number
  • Personal email address
  • Mailing address (Please ensure this is your residential mailing address, not your workplace mailing address. We will not send your membership card to your workplace.)

Your membership card will include your membership number.

IMPORTANT: When you log in to the Member Portal, double-check to ensure your work location listed is accurate. If you notice your work location is incorrect, please contact our Membership Department at 604-299-0378 or 1-800-665-6838 immediately as Executive Council positions are assigned by work location(s) and you are only able to eligible to vote in an Executive Council election that represents your area.


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