Welcome to the W.A.N.T.E.  Elections Page

In a effort for our membership to ‘meet’ their possible new representatives, we will be providing you with profiles of each person running during the nomination period.  As soon as the list of nominees is complete we’ll post it here along with each nominees profile.

The Nomination packages will be in the schools with your Liaison Reps by January 31, 2019.  If you don’t see the info posted at your workplace you can check on this page of the website for the same information or ask your Liaison Rep.

Deadline to submit your name for Nomination is March 20, 2019 at 3:00 p.m..  There will be no lates accepted and no nominations will be accepted from the floor at the Annual General Meeting.

Notice of Election with the list of candidates and their profiles will be sent to the worksites on April 12, 2019 and also available here.

9Ballots for election of candidates(if required) will go to the workplaces on May 1, 2019. 

Deadline for the return of the election ballots is May 22, 2019.

Ballots will be counted by an appointed Teller’s Committee prior to the Annual General Meeting and winners will be announced at the meeting.   The Annual General Meeting is on May 29, 2019.

Check back here for more details and remember to Vote.


Here is the info  about the Positions that are being elected this year.

Responsibilities and Expectations of Executive and Council

1. VICE-PRESIDENT (open for Election for 2019/2020).  This position is a two (2) year term.

The Vice-President shall:

a) Assume the duties and powers of the President in her absence.

b) Sign cheques with the Treasurer and/or President as required.

c) Attends meetings for the association at the request of the President.

d) Be a member of the Grievance Committee and Collective Bargaining Committee.

e) If the office of President falls vacant, be Acting President until a new President is elected.

f) Attend all General Meetings.

2. TREASURER (open for Election for 2019/2020) This position is a two (2) year term.

The Treasurer shall:

       a) Keep full and accurate books of account in which shall be recorded all receipts and disbursements of the sociation.  .

b) Under the direction of the Executive Committee, shall control the deposit of money and the disbursement of the funds of the Association.

c) Give an account of all financial transactions and of the financial position of the Association at the Annual Meeting and all Executive and Council meetings.

d) Prepare an annual budget to be presented to Council for adoption by the first meeting in January of any given year.  The annual budget shall cover the fiscal year being from January 1 of any given year to December 31 of the same year.

e) If necessary, introduce an amended budget during the financial year to supplement the previous annual budget.  The budget shall be initiated through a motion in council and shall have as its purpose the reallocation and re-channeling of funds, with the intention of consolidating and stabilizing the Associations’s financial status.

         f) Perform such other duties as assigned.

g) Should the Treasurer at any time, be unable to discharge the duties as set forth, the Executive Committee shall appoint a member in good standing to act in her place.

3.  MEMBERS-AT-LARGE (2 positions open for Election for 2098/2020) These positions are for a two (2)     year term.

      The Members-at-Large shall:

       (a) attend meetings,

       (b) chair a major or special committee,

       (c)  be available to give assistance and assume responsibilities when required.

       4. COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES (positions open for Election for 2019/2020 are for a 2-year term)

The Council Representatives shall:

(a) Attend Council meetings

(b) Be a member on the various Standing Committees.

The following Council positions are up for election this year for a 2-year term.

             a) Educational Assistant A and B, Food Coordinator and Adult Crossing Guard

b) Educational Assistant C, Home Learning Assistant

c) Educational Assistant D, Vocational Trainer, Work Experience Coordinator, Clinician Assistant and                                  Interpreters.

d) Junior/Senior High School Clerk

e) Non-School Sites Clerk