Election Timelines

The election provides you with an opportunity to actively participate in the regulation of your profession in Ontario

 

Elections must be called in the month of June for:

 

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Districts up for Election in 2022

District 1 (Toronto), District 2 (South West) for Chiropodists.
District 3 & 4 (Combined District 2) for Podiatrists.

At least ninety days before the date of an election or by-election, the Registrar shall notify in writing each member who is then eligible to vote in that election….the date of the election, the nomination procedure and the deadline for returning nominations to the College.

There are 220 chiropodist members in District 1, with 50 chiropodist members in District 2

There are 10 podiatrist members in District 3 & 4 (Combined District 2). Peter Stavropoulos is eligible to run for another 3 year term having only served 1 term so far. (An elected councillor may be re-elected but no elected councillor shall serve for more than two consecutive terms in that capacity.)

Election Time Table

June 8, 2022

Nomination information emailed to all current members in selected district.

July 8, 2022

Nominations deadline – all forms must be completed and submitted to the College
(The nomination of a candidate for election shall be in writing, be received by the Registrar at least sixty days before the date of the election)

July 23, 2022

Candidates must complete and submit to the College’s conflict of interest form.
(The Registrar shall establish a deadline by which each candidate shall complete and file the College’s conflict of interest form which deadline shall not be less than fifteen days after the date upon which nominations close.)

July 25, 2022

Deadline for candidates to withdraw from the election. 
(A candidate may withdraw from an election by giving notice in writing to the Registrar. If the notice in writing is received at least forty-eight days prior to the date of the election)

August 7, 2022

Voting Guide, ballots and biographical sketches emailed to all members eligible to vote

To be determined

Email sent from Simply Voting 

To be determined

Online voting open

To be determined

Ballots must be filled out online and submitted  by 5:00 p.m.

September 8, 2022

Election Day. Ballots tallied by individuals and/or scrutineers.

September 9, 2022

Election results announced by Registrar to candidates

September 24, 2022

Deadline for receipt of emailed request for a recount.
(An eligible candidate may require a recount by giving a written request to the Registrar no more than fifteen days after the date of an election and paying a fee of $300)

September 26, 2021

Election results are available to registrants upon request.

Selected Councillors

Potential vacancy with the term of Eliot To expiring. Eliot is currently the only selected councillor on Council.

(…two members shall be selected by Council from the Faculty of the Michener Institute…)

I am ready to run for Council

Access the member portal here to complete your online nomination form.