Election Information

2017 is an AUPE election year. Convention delegates will vote to elect the union’s eight-member Executive Committee, which consists of President, Executive Secretary-Treasurer and six Vice-Presidents.

Nomination Process

Submit a completed nomination form (see below) with deposit before August 18, 2017.

Candidates who submit their nomination form before August 18, 2017, and pay a $100 deposit (refunded upon their acceptance of nomination at Convention) are entitled to the following:

  • A candidate statement published in Direct Impact and AUPE’s website. Submissions must be received by August 21, 2017 and cannot exceed 500 words. Candidate statements should be sent to editor@aupe.org. Late submissions will not be printed or published – no exceptions.
  • Participation in regional forums in advance of the election. More information on the forums will be coming soon. Please check this site for updates.

All candidates, including those who submit their nomination form and deposit AFTER August 18, 2017, are entitled to send a one-time email message to all Convention delegates and may have access to delegate contact lists (if timelines permit).

Candidates who have not submitted their nomination form before Convention can still run from Convention. All candidates, including those who declare in advance of Convention, must be nominated from the floor.

Please contact the elections committee with further questions:

Nomination Form

At AUPE Convention 2017 in October, delegates will elect the Executive Committee, which consists of President, Executive Secretary-Treasurer and six Vice-Presidents.

Click here to download the official nomination form for members who intend to run for any of these positions.

If you are a potential candidate, please read the form carefully regarding your rights and responsibilities as a candidate.