OBA Section Executive Elections

Section Executive NominationsNominations for the executive of each section for the 2018-2019 term open on May 1, 2018. If you are looking for ways to expand your influence in the association and in your profession, we encourage you to self-nominate and get involved.

Whether you are interested in developing continuing education programs, participating in advocacy and public policy initiatives, or just want to support the efforts of your section by serving as a Member at Large, participating in a section executive can be a valuable and rewarding experience!


Nominations open: May 1, 2018
Nominations close: May 17, 2018 | 5:00PM EST


Section nominations will again this year be exclusively accepted through our online nomination form, which can be found at


The criteria for serving on a section executive (as outlined in our new Section Constitution, are as follows:

  • You must be a current member of the section
  • You must be a current member of the CBA
  • If you've served for 6 consecutive years on the executive and one or more of those years were not in the role of Chair, Vice-Chair or Past Chair of the section (the exempt positions) you must step down for one year and are not eligible to run for the 2018-2019 term
  • During the course of the section year you must maintain your CBA membership (as a section executive you receive complimentary membership in that section)
  • Officers of the section executive: Secretary, Vice Chair, Chair and Past Chair may sit for a term of one year
  • Named positions, with the exception of Officers, may sit for a term of two years


  • Participate in the development of continuing education programs
  • Write and edit articles for publication on the section's web site
  • Participate in advocacy initiatives and submissions to government on behalf of your section
  • Network with peers sharing similar practice specific and professional interests
  • Grow the profile of the section and of the executive members

For more information about the role of section executives, the duties of each position and rules governing the nomination and election process please visit:oba.org/sectionexecutives

To check your current section enrollment, log on to myCBA (you will need your last name and member number) and click on My Profile.

Enquiries about this email, the online self-nomination process and your eligibility to stand can be directed to nominations@oba.org.

We encourage you to submit your nomination starting May 1st at https://oba.simplyvoting.com/