Report from the Nominating Committee

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Report to the Fall 2018 Annual General Meeting

In accordance with the AMA Bylaws, the Nominating Committee nominates candidates for office to be elected by the Annual General Meeting, to be elected by the Representative Forum, and to be appointed by the Board of Directors of the association.

The Nominating Committee submits the following nominations for consideration during the AGM:

1. Composition of Representatives to CMA General Council 2019

NOTE: The CMA is proposing changes to its bylaws relating to General Council. The changes are being considered at the CMA’s 151st Annual Meeting/General Council and inaugural Health Summit August 19-22. As a result, decisions regarding AMA’s composition of representatives to attend CMA General Council 2019 will be made following the August 2018 CMA meeting and an update as necessary will be provided at the AMA AGM on September 22.

However, in the interim, and as required under the current AMA Bylaws, the Nominating Committee is to provide to this AGM the composition of representatives it proposes for CMA General Council 2019. The president attends General Council by virtue of the position and is not included in the count of Alberta representatives currently allowed to attend (31):

  • President-Elect
  • Immediate Past President
  • Speaker or Deputy Speaker
  • Ten representatives named by the board
  • Eleven representatives named by the Nominating Committee
  • Two physician appointees of the CPSA, at least one of whom must be an elected member of the Council
  • One dean or designate
  • Two student representatives
  • Two PARA representatives

2. Speaker and Deputy Speaker 2018-19

Speaker: Dr. Carl W. Nohr, General Surgery, Medicine Hat
Deputy Speaker: Dr. Fredrykka D. Rinaldi, General Practice, Medicine Hat

In accordance with custom, brief profiles for these candidates as contained in AMA records, are on pages 10 and 11.

3. Nominating Committee 2018-19

The AMA Bylaws require that the AGM elect four (4) members and one (1) alternate member to the Nominating Committee.

At last year’s AGM, the following amendments were approved pertaining to elected members to Nominating Committee:

  • The term for members elected to the Nominating Committee will be set at two years; additional terms may be served but cannot be consecutive.
  • The AGM shall identify one alternate member to attend meetings of the committee in the event an elected committee member wants to be considered as a Nominating Committee nominee for an elected position. The alternate member will serve a one-year term but cannot serve more than two consecutive one-year terms.

The current AGM-elected members and their terms follow:

Dr. Sandra Corbett*

PSY Fort McMurray

2 years (2017-19)

*Resigned April 2018

N/A

Dr. Ann Vaidya

GP Calgary

2 years 2017-19

N/A

Dr. Pauline Alakija

ANAP Edmonton

2 years 2016-18

No

Dr. Jonathan Choy

CARD Edmonton

2 years 2016-18

No

Dr. Alayne Farries (alternate)

ANES Red Deer

1 year 2017-18

yes

As noted, Dr. Corbett resigned from the committee, therefore a vacancy exists to fill a two-year term 2018-20.

Dr. Vaidya will continue on Nominating Committee to complete her two-year term until September 2019.

Dr. Alakija’s and Dr. Choy’s two-year terms end September 2018 and they are not eligible for re-election.

Having served a one-year term as the alternate, Dr. Farries is eligible to run for election to the Nominating Committee for a two-year term as a member, or a second one-year term as the alternate member.

Therefore, four members are to be elected to the Nominating Committee at this AGM as follows:

  • Three members for two-year terms 2018-20.
  • One alternate member for a one-year term 2018-19.

AGM-elected

 

Term

Dr. Ann Vaidya

Member elected by AGM

2 years 2017-19

TBD

Member elected by AGM

2 years 2018-20

TBD

Member elected by AGM

2 years 2018-20

TBD

Member elected by AGM

2 years 2018-20

TBD

Alternate elected by AGM

1 year 2018-19

The Fall Nominating Committee meeting is Thursday, November 1. Two further meetings will be scheduled in February and May of 2019.

Profile

Dr. Carl W. Nohr,

General Surgery, Medicine Hat

2017-present

Speaker; CMA Board member; Nominating Committee alternate member; Chair, RF Planning Group

2016-present

Secretary-Treasurer, South Zone Medical Staff Association

2014-17

RF delegate; Member, Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Joint AMA/CPSA Executive

2016-17

Chair, Nominating Committee

2015-16

President

2009-16

Member/Chair, RF Planning Group

2009-13, 2015-16

Member, Provincial Physician Liaison Forum

2009-12, 2015-16

Member, Council of Zonal Leaders

2008-10, 2015-16

Member, Nominating Committee

2014-16

Member, Committee on Constitution and Bylaws

2012-16

Vice-President, South Zone Medical Staff Association

2014-15

Member, Government Affairs Committee

2012-14

Speaker

2010-13

CPSA Councilor

2007-12

RF delegate

2009-10

AMA Co-chair, AHS Medical Staff Bylaws Committee

2008-10

Member, PFSP Advisory Committee

2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

AMA delegate, CMA General Council

Profile

Dr. Fredrykka D. Rinaldi

General Practice, Medicine Hat

2017-present

Deputy Speaker; Member, RF Planning Group

2016-present

Secretary-Treasurer, Section of General Practice
Secretary-Treasurer, SGP Executive

2015-present

Speaker

2012-present

Member, Committee on Financial Audit,
Council of Zonal Leaders,
President, South Zone Medical Staff Association

2015-17

Speaker

2015-16

Member, Governance Review Group

2004-08, 2014-16

Member, SGP Executive

2012-16

Member-at-Large, Section of General Practice
Member, RF Planning Group

2014-15

Deputy Speaker

2003-14

RF delegate

2000-14

AMA rep, AMA/CPSA/LSA Joint Medical-Legal Committee

2006-07, 2010-14

Member, Nominating Committee

2007-13

Member, IM/IT Coordinating Committee and Task Force

2011-12

Joint AMA/CPSA Executive

2009-12

Member, Executive Committee

2006-12

Member, Board of Directors

2003-05

Member, Ad Hoc Committee to Review AMA’s Regional Structure

1999-2004

Member, Health Issues Council

2002-03

Member, Negotiations 2003 Job Action Group

2001-02

Member, AMA/WCB Negotiating Committee

1996-97

RF delegate

2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016

AMA delegate, CMA General Council

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