HEU convention delegate credentials, resolutions and constitutional amendments deadline is August 5

HEU’s 29th Biennial Convention will be taking place at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver Hotel from November 2 to November 7. 

During convention, delegates will debate and vote on proposed resolutions and constitutional amendments. They’ll also be electing a new Provincial Executive. 

To be elected as delegates, members must be elected at a regular local membership meeting, or special meeting, with quorum, and have attended at least 50 per cent of the regular local meetings held in the previous 12-month period.

Delegate credential forms must be signed by the local Chairperson and Secretary-Treasurer, or if necessary, by another local officer(s) present during the delegate elections, or a designate of the local. 

Proposed constitutional amendments and resolutions must be adopted by the majority of members at a local membership meeting, with quorum, and must be signed by the local Chairperson and Secretary-Treasurer. 

Convention rules about deadlines, local representation, constitutional amendments and resolutions etc. are covered by the HEU Constitution and By-Laws, Article 5. Delegate eligibility rules are found in Article 4. 

Please be sure to send in your original green delegate credential forms, $50 registration fee per delegate, proposed resolutions and constitutional amendments, and hotel accommodation forms to the HEU Provincial Office by Tuesday, August 5 at 5:00 p.m.