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2013 CAMA E-Brief Partner: January 16, 2013            


Nominations to the CAMA Board of Directors for 2013-2014

In accordance with the requirements of the CAMA by-laws, three positions have opened up for the CAMA Board of Directors for the 2013-2014 year, the position for Ontario which is currently vacant due to the retirement of Patrick Moyle on January 11, 2013, the British Columbia and Yukon position which will be  vacant due to the retirement of Kelly Daniels on January 31st, 2013, and the Director-At-Large position currently being filled by President Ron Shaw.  The Nominating Committee invites CAMA members to express their interest in letting their name stand for the election at the Annual General Meeting on May 28th, 2013 in Victoria, British Columbia.

The length of term is one year, renewable annually at the subsequent Annual Meeting for a total of four consecutive years of service.  Technically, all positions can be challenged through a nomination on the floor at the Annual General Meeting.

Nominations to the Board of Directors can be made by any CAMA member by completing the nomination form, and attaching a copy of the nominee’s bio.  Completed applications can be forwarded to Ms. Jennifer Goodine (link the admin@camacam.ca e-mail address) no later than March 1st, 2013.



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Mises en candidature au conseil d’administration 2013-2014 de l’ACAM

En conformité avec les exigences de l'ACAM, trois postes du conseil ont ouvert pour l'année 2013-2014, la position pour Ontario et qui est actuellement vacant en raison de la démission de Patrick Moyle le 11 janvier 2013, et la position du Colombie Britannique et du Yukon et qui est actuellement vacant en raison de la démission de Kelly Daniels le 31 janvier 2013, et le Directeur/Directrice pour mandate-spécial actuellement occupés par le président Ron Shaw.  Le Comité des candidatures invite les membres de l'ACAM à exprimer leur intérêt à laisser leur nom reposer pendant les élections à l'assemblée générale annuelle le 28 mai 2013 à Victoria, en Colombie Britannique.

La durée du mandat est d'un an, renouvelable annuellement à l'assemblée annuelle subséquente, soit un total de quatre années consécutives de service. Techniquement, toutes les positions peuvent être contestées par une candidature sur le plancher à l'assemblée générale annuelle.

Nominations au conseil d'administration peuvent être faites par tout membre ACAM en remplissant le formulaire de candidature et en joignant une copie de la bio du candidat. Les demandes dûment remplies peuvent être envoyées à Mme Jennifer Goodine (link the admin@camacam.ca e-mail address) au plus tard le 1 mars 2013.



CAMA Long Service Recognition Awards Program

CAMA’s Long Service Recognition Awards Program recognizes and celebrates CAMA members’ dedication to public service and municipal management.  These awards are based on the number of years of full-time, paid employment in municipal government in a management capacity (a Chief Administrative Officer or reporting directly to a Chief Administrative Officer).  They are granted at ten years and given in five year increments and presented each Spring.

Who is eligible to receive a service award and how will they be recognized?
Any Regular Member of CAMA is eligible.  Membership dues must be current.

  • CAMA members who have completed ten and fifteen years of municipal service in a management capacity (a Chief Administrative Officer or reporting directly to a Chief Administrative Officer) will receive a recognition pin, appropriate to the number of years of service, with a letter from the CAMA President (and a copy to the head of Council) forwarded by the National Office via Canada Post.
  • CAMA members who have completed twenty years of municipal service (or more) in a management capacity (a Chief Administrative Officer or reporting to a Chief Administrative Officer) will receive a recognition pin, appropriate to the number of years of service and a letter from the CAMA President (with a copy to the head of Council).  This presentation will be made at a special ceremony at the Annual CAMA Conference with all travel costs being the responsibility of the recipient.  If the recipient is unable to attend the Conference the recognition pin and letter will be forwarded by the National Office via Canada Post.
  • All of the awards presented each year will be announced in a running slideshow at the Annual CAMA Conference and will also be featured in e-Brief and on the CAMA website.
How do I know if I am to receive an award?
Each year in January, CAMA generates a list of members whose records indicate that they will be eligible for service awards in that year.  For the calculations, CAMA assumes that members currently employed by municipal government will still be working for municipal government through the end of that calendar year.   If you are eligible to receive an award, you will be receiving notification in the near future from the CAMA National Office.
 
How are service awards calculated?
All full-time appointed service with municipal government counts towards a service award, even if that service was prior to actual membership with CAMA.  Please note that service does not have to be consecutive or with the same municipality.



Special Long Standing CAO Service Award

Any CAMA member that has been in the position of Chief Administrative Officer or City Manager for twenty-five years or more and who has been a member of CAMA for at least ten years (as of January 1st of the nomination year) will be recognized and presented with a special inscribed plaque signed by the CAMA President at a special ceremony at the CAMA Annual Conference (with all travel costs being the responsibility of the recipient).  A letter from the CAMA President will also be sent to the head of Council to be presented to the recipient either at a Council meeting or another form of recognition.  If the recipient is unable to attend the Conference, the plaque and letter will be forwarded by the National Office via Canada Post.

This award must be made by application by completing the form found on the CAMA website:  http://www.camacam.ca/en/programs/resources/ApplicationFormforLongServiceRecognitionAwards.pdf

Service does not have to be consecutive or with the same municipality.



Jobscene Broadcast: Region of Peel Director (Executive Office)

The position for the Director in the Executive Office for the Region of Peel was inadvertently omitted from the Monday, January 14th, 2013 Jobscene Broadcast.  Another edition was circulated on Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 which included the missing information.   The closing date for this career opportunity is Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013.  View the details by visiting the following link:  http://www.civicjobs.ca/camajobscene/job.asp?jobid=18266


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