Nominations for the WeRPN Board of Directors

WeRPN is seeking nominations for members of the association’s Board of Directors. We are currently recruiting members to represent Regions 2, 4, 6 and Member-at-Large for a two-year term. We are also recruiting a member to represent Region 7 for a one-year term.
All terms to begin in October 2022. In accordance with association by-laws, to be eligible, a nominee shall:

  • have maintained a Membership in the Association for minimum of two consecutive years preceding their nomination;
  • meet the requirements for director in the Act;
  • be a member in good standing of the College of Nurses of Ontario

Board members will be elected from the pool of nominees through votes cast in advance of the WeRPN Annual General
Meeting (AGM) on Thursday October 20, 2022.
Completed nominations forms are due no later than Wednesday July 13, 2022.

Nominating a Candidate

To nominate someone for the WeRPN Board, the nominator must be a current member of WeRPN. The nominator must reside or work in same region(s) of the nominee, with the exception of Member-at-Large, in which case the nominator must reside or work in Ontario. Nominators are required to complete and submit the nomination form, along with a brief biography of the nominee.

Incumbent directors who wish to be re-elected must submit a nomination at the end of each two-year term. Directors may be elected to a maximum of three consecutive terms.

Currently, there are five regions that are up for election for the board of directors of WeRPN:

23 & 5Waterloo
Wellington &
Central West
47 & 8Toronto Central &
69 & 12Central East &
North Simcoe Muskoka
7 (one-year term)13 & 14North East &
North West

Commitment Required of Directors

Board members must commit to a two-year term and expected to attend Board meetings that take place five times per year. Board members may also be expected to chair a committee and prepare reports and recommendations for board discussion. A Board Member is a volunteer position but are reimbursed for mileage and other approved expenses that may incur in their work as a member of the board.