Board Nominations

For the upcoming 2018 Annual General Meeting, the Nominating Committee of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Co-operative Association (OCA) is seeking nominations to fill 2 vacancies including:

  • One (1) director-at-large, for a three-year term
  • One (1) youth director, for a one-year term


To be eligible to run for a director-at-large position on the board, you must by a director, officer, shareholder or individual member of a Member-Owner in good standing. Our youth director position is reserved for an individual 25 years or younger, and may not be directly affiliated with a member-owner organization. Both positions however must also meet all other requirements under the Ontario Co-operative Corporations Act, as well as the By-laws and policies of the OCA.

To submit a nomination, both the nominating organization, and nominee must complete the specified forms included in the Nomination Package, and submit no later than August 31, 2018. Send your completed package to the attention of Jennifer Ross. Electronic submissions may be sent to [email protected]. The Nominating Committee will review all nominees to verify their eligibility to stand for election and present to the board a slate of candidates. 

For more information on becoming a board member or the process of nomination, please contact Jennifer at 888-745-5521 x 22.

The 2018 election will take place at the AGM on Thursday October 18, 2018 at the

Springfield Golf and Country Club in Guelph, ON.