Nomination and Election Procedure 2020



  1. All nominees must be members in good standing of Association as defined by the Bylaws (i.e., prospective board members must have been a TWU student for at least ) and be registered on the TWU Alumni website.
  2. The Association will announce the vacancies on the Board of Directors to the membership.
  3. Nominees must complete a Nomination & Consent form and submit it to the Nomination Committee no later than January 7th, 2020.
  4. All nominees must obtain five signatures from current board members. (If you don’t personally have a relationship with any current board members, please feel free to contact them and introduce yourself.)
  5. The Nomination Committee will ensure all candidates meet the requirements as set out in the Bylaws.

Candidate Profiling

  1. The Board of Directors will provide a list of candidates to the Association membership no later than March 1st, 2020.
  2. All candidate information as provided on the Nomination & Consent Form may be posted online by the Alumni Office or the Board of Directors for the benefit of the membership. Such information may be mobilized using the TWUAA website, social media accounts, email lists, and other such means as the Board of Directors deems appropriate.


  1. The Election will be held by way of an electronic ballot. The ballot will be sent to the email address of each Association member 1 week prior to the AGM and will remain open until 30 minutes after the AGM begins.
  2. The Association will advise all members by way of email the manner in which the election will be held and the time frame in which the ballot will remain open.
  3. The AGM of the Association will be held on March 7th, 2020.
  4. If there are more than 30 candidates, a vote will be taken and the 30 candidates, minus the existing board members who are serving their term, with the most votes will win.
  5. The Chief Electoral Officer will inform the tied candidates and obtain their consent to participate in a run-off ballot that will be issued to the membership in the same manner as the first ballot. The run-off ballot will be open for a period of 2 days. The winner of the run-off ballot will be the successful candidate.
  6. Results will be announced at the AGM on March 7th.