Elections

Executive Director Report to the 2017 Annual General Meeting

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In accordance with the Alberta Medical Association Constitution and Bylaws, a Call for Nominations for Speaker, Deputy Speaker and Representatives to Canadian Medical Association (CMA) General Council 2018 was sent to the membership on July 18, 2017.

In response to the call:

i. One further nomination was received for the Speaker position, and
ii. One nomination was received for Representatives to CMA General Council 2018.

Speaker

In response to the Call for Nominations, Dr. Carl W. Nohr has been nominated as Speaker. Therefore, as a result of the Nominating Committee’s nominees and the Call for Nominations, the following four will stand for election as Speaker and, after election of Speaker, the remaining will have their names stand for election as Deputy Speaker:

  • Dr. Susan J. Hutchison, General Practice, Edmonton
  • Dr. Carl W. Nohr, General Surgery, Medicine Hat
  • Dr. Fredrykka D. Rinaldi, General Practice, Medicine Hat
  • Dr. Daniel R. Ryan, General Practice, Edmonton

The election will be held at the AMA Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held Saturday, September 16, starting at 10 a.m.

The Nominating Committee Report to the Fall 2017 AGM, preceding this report, contains brief profiles of the committee’s nominees. The brief profile for Dr. Nohr is provided below.

Dr. Carl W. Nohr
General Surgery, Medicine Hat
2016-present Secretary-Treasurer, South Zone Medical Staff Association, Chair, Nominating Committee
2014-present RF delegate; Member, Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Joint AMA/CPSA Executive
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 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 RF 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

Representatives to CMA General Council 2018

In response to the Call for Nominations, Dr. Douglas B. DuVal (Anesthesia – Edmonton), has been nominated to attend 2018 CMA General Council as an AMA delegate. A brief profile, based on service as contained in AMA records, is provided below.

Dr. Douglas B. DuVal
Anesthesia, Edmonton
2015 AMA delegate, CMA General Council
2012-14 Past President, Section of Anesthesia
2008-14 RF delegate
2010-12 President and Fees Representative, Section of Anesthesia
2001-11 Member, Schedule of Medical Benefits Subcommittee
2008-10 Vice-President, Section of Anesthesia
2006-09 Member, Overhead Working Group
2004-09 Member, Assessment Advisory Subcommittee
2007-08 Secretary-Treasurer, Section of Anesthesia
1998-2003 Member, Fees Advisory Committee
1997-2000 Member, Relativity Review Subcommittee
1994-98 Member, Committee on Fees

The Nominating Committee Report to the Fall 2017 AGM, preceding this report, contains recommendations for AMA representatives to CMA General Council 2018. Direction will be sought regarding AMA representatives to CMA General Council 2018 at the AMA AGM on Saturday, September 16, starting at 10 a.m.

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