Board Nominations

The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences launched an open call for nominations for three (3) positions on the Board of Directors. Members were invited to nominate qualified candidates for these three positions from Monday, February 1, 2021, to Friday, February 26, 2021.

Elections and the Annual Meeting 

Elections will take place during this year’s virtual Annual Meeting which will be held on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 1:00 – 3:00pm (E.T). An invitation to the Annual Meeting has been sent to Presidents of all member associations and member institutions.

Role of the Governance and Nominating Committee

The Federation’s Governance and Nominating Committee meets following the close of nominations to consider candidates for all vacant positions and puts forward a slate for election at the Annual Meeting.

The 2020-2021 Governance and Nominating Committee members are:

Mike DeGagné (Chair)

Patrizia Albanese

Yolande Chan

Annie Pilote

Voting at the Annual Meeting

Who can vote?

Presidents of all member associations and member institutions, as well as the Federation’s Board of Directors, are eligible to vote at the Annual Meeting.

Should a President of a specific member institution or member association not be available to attend, s/he has the option to designate a Member Representative.They may also cast their vote ahead of the meeting by using an Absentee Ballot.


Contact Lamis El-Zien at lelzein@ideas-idees.ca.