7 February 2017
The members of the Young Bar Association of Montreal (JBM) are hereby advised that two separate ballots will be held May 11, 2017, at midnight, to May 18, 2017, at 4:30 p.m., to elect the following positions (the number of available seats appears in parentheses): President (1) and board members (12). Candidates are only permitted to run for a single position.
To learn the name of the two candidates running for the position of president, as well as the 140 members of the YBM bidding for the 12 positions, please click here.
Article 28 of the YBM General Regulations stipulates the following,
Voting member of the YBM, are lawyers who have taken their oath on or after May 1, 2007 and duly registered with the chapter of the Bar of Quebec Rolls.
Non-voting members of the YBM, are membera of the Bar of Québec who have 10 years or less of call to the bar as of May 1, 2007, who are not members of the Montréal chapter, but who fulfill all membership rules, and have submitted annual membership dues to the YBM to May 1, 2017.
Election application forms are available upon request from the ([email protected]). All nomination forms must be duly completed and then signed by the applicant, as well as other voting members of the YBM, and to submitted to the attention of the returning officer between 45 and 21 days prior to the end of the voting period, which is from April 3rd to 27, 2017, 5 p.m., to the following address :
445, boulevard Saint-Laurent, bureau RC-03
Montréal (Québec) H2Y 3T8
Email : [email protected]
Fax : 514-954-3496
As of April 30, 2017, the list of candidates (if the number of eligible candidates exceeds the number of vacant seats) and members elected by acclamation, as the case may be, for the positions of administrator, Vice President and President of the YBM, will be posted on the YBM website.
In the first instance, the election will be held by electronic ballot, using a secure and confidential third party system chosen by the Board of Directors.
Only YBM voting members in good standing on Election Day will be eligible to vote.