Nominations for ACCUTE President (2022 – 2024)

The Association for Canadian College and University Teachers of English welcomes nominations for the position of President of ACCUTE. The term of the position is two-years, commencing 1 July 2022 through to 30 June 2024. Nominations must be received by no later than 4:30 P.M. (PDT) Friday 21 May 2021 and must be supported by one member of the Association in good standing. Candidates may nominate themselves. The current nomination is for the office of the President of ACCUTE from July 2022 through to the end of June 2024.

The Executive, in consultation with the ACCUTE Board of Directors, carries out the day-to-day affairs of the Association. Anyone who is considering allowing their name to stand for election as President is encouraged to discuss this matter with the current President, Gregory Betts (gbetts@brocku.ca). You can also review the duties of the President set out in the ACCUTE By-Laws.

Candidate(s) nominated for election will be invited to address the membership and respond to questions at the 2021 Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 1 June. This Meeting will provide members with an opportunity to become acquainted with the views of the candidate(s) prior to the election. Voting of the officers will take place via electronic ballot following the meeting. The nomination form is below.

Consultation with Nominee’s Chair and Dean

The elected position of President of the ACCUTE is one that requires a serious commitment of time and effort. Consequently, the position requires the support of the candidate’s Department Chair and Faculty Dean for the customary two course releases, office space, and other resources necessary for the President to carry out their duties. The President is responsible for establishing an Executive consisting of a Vice-President, who customarily receives a course release, and an Office Coordinator, who is paid for their work directly by ACCUTE. Please indicate on the nomination that the Nominee’s Chair and Dean have been consulted and support, in principle, the nomination.

It is permitted to nominate oneself.