BCPVPA elections for President-elect and four Directors

Nominations close May 5. Elections in June.

Standing for election (as of April 27)


  • Darren Danyluk (Rocky Mountain)
  • David DeRosa (Kootenay-Columbia)
  • Carol-Ann Leidloff (Kootenay Lake)


  • Susan Clough (Surrey)
  • Steve DallaLana (Prince George)
  • Beverly Forster (Bulkley Valley)
  • Ashif Jiwa (Delta)
  • Read Jorgensen (Greater Victoria)
  • Susan Nichols (Vancouver Elementary)

BCPVPA members will elect a President-Elect and four Directors in June. The newly-elected members will join existing members of the Board who are completing their terms. The elections will take place with the following timeline:

  • Nominations opened Monday, April 3.
  • Nominations close Friday, May 5 at 5 pm.
  • Candidates will speak at the Chapter Council meeting to be held in Richmond, May 12-13 (time to be determined).
  • A special election issue of eNews, with candidate statements, will be published on May 19.
  • Written statements for all candidates are limited to 550 words.
  • The election for President-elect will take place June 6 to 8.
  • To be successful a candidate for President-elect must receive 50% of the votes cast plus one.
  • Additional ballots will be held as required.
  • A candidate who is not successful as President-elect may choose to stand for election as a Director.
  • The election for Directors will take place June 13-15 (unless additional ballots are required for President-elect, in which case, the election for Directors will take place once a President-elect candidate has been successful).
  • The President-elect begins a one-year term on July 1, followed by a two-year term as President and a one-year term as Past President (July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2021).
  • Directors begin their two-year terms on July 1.
  • If you have questions about the roles and responsibilities of Directors, email Kevin Reimer (kreimer@bcpvpa.bc.ca) or Kit Krieger (kkrieger@bcpvpa.bc.ca). If you have questions about the timeline/process, email Richard Williams (rwilliams@bcpvpa.bc.ca).

Download the President-elect nomination form http://bit.ly/BCPVPAPresidentElect

Download the Director nomination form http://bit.ly/BCPVPADirector