Election | APEGA


Each year, an APEGA Council election is held. Voting is conducted online over 30 days in early spring so that all members have an equal opportunity to take part and have their voices heard.

Council Nominations

To run for Council, you must be a member in good standing with an eligible membership type and able to commit to the duties of a Councillor and a three-year term. APEGA publishes the top-ranked Council needs in the summer issue of The PEG each year.

If you want to run for Council, you must complete the nomination form in the Member Self-Service Centre during the nomination period.

Nomination Period for Election 2018

  • Nominations Open: Monday, August 19, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.

  • Nominations Close: Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

  • Voting Opens: Monday, February 3, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.
  • Voting Closes: Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.

Read about nominations

Voting in the Election

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You can vote in the APEGA Election if you are a member in good standing with an eligible membership type at the time of the election.

A member in good standing has:

  • no outstanding financial obligations to APEGA
  • no current APEGA-imposed sanctions or suspensions
  • no outstanding CPD hours

Eligible to Vote

  • Life Members
  • Professional Members (P.Eng., P.Geo., P.Geol., or P.Geoph.)
  • Professional Licensees

Ineligible to Vote

  • Applicants
  • Exam Candidates or Students
  • Honorary Members
  • Licensees
  • Members-in-Training (E.I.T. or G.I.T.)
  • Provisional Licensees