Elections

SALPN Elections

 

Member-at-Large
Each Member-at-Large is elected to a three-year term and represents one of five electoral zones. A Member-at-Large can run for two consecutive terms.

Commitments:

  • Attend Council meetings (2 day meetings 5 times per year)
  • Participate on SALPN Committees
  • Attend the SALPN AGM & Conference
  • Potential for involvement in external activities
  • Meeting preparation and communication (2 to 10 hours per month)

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Represent and protect the best interest of the public
  • Develop an understanding of LPN Regulation, the SALPN Legislation and documents
  • Represent and support Council decisions
  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner
  • Professional representation of the SALPN and the LPN Profession

Member-at-Large Nomination Form

 

President-Elect
The President-Elect has a two-year term and becomes President at the end of his/her term.

Commitments:

  • Apprentice to the President
  • Represents the SALPN in the absence of the President
  • Attend Council meetings (2 day meetings 5 times per year)
  • Participate on SALPN committees
  • Attend the SALPN AGM & Conference
  • Potential for involvement in external activities
  • Meeting preparation and communication (2 to 10 hours per month)

President-Elect Nomination Form

 

Electoral Zones & Map

People vote and represent zones based on their principle place of employment, not place of residence.  There are five zones which consist of:

Zone 1 - West

All health agencies within the Heartland, Cypress and Five Hills Health Authorities

Zones 2 - North

All health agencies within the Athabasca, Keewatin Yatthe, Mamawetan Churchill River, Prairie North, Prince Albert Parkland and Kelsey Trail Health Authorities

Zone 3 - Saskatoon

All health agencies within the Saskatoon city limits

Zone 4 - Regina

All health agencies within the Regina city limits

Zone 5 -East

All health agencies within the Saskatoon, Sunrise, Regina Qu'Appelle and Sun Country Health Authorities except Regina and Saskatoon cities

 

View/Print Electoral Map

Election Notice

Members will be contacted through email regarding upcoming SALPN elections. All practice members are eligiable to run in SALPN elections as long as their primary work residence falls within an available zone. Once election canidates have been established, members will be sent ballots and information on the potential canidates. Election results will be presented at the Annual General Meeting in April. 

Why become a SALPN Council Member?

You will benefit professionally

  • Become a leader in the evolution of our LPN profession;
  • Have input into the education standards of our profession;
  • Have input into the definition of the scope, standards and competencies of our profession;
  • Strengthen leadership skills;
  • Learn about policy driven organizations;
  • Understand the dynamics of other health professions;
  • Broaden your horizons at provincial and national levels;
  • Keep current with provincial health care trends;
  • Make professional network contacts;
  • Develope and refine communication skills.

You will benefit personally

  • Boost self confidence;
  • Develop leadership skills;
  • Promote professional communication skills;
  • Make new friends and relationships;
  • Understand how LPNs fit into the evolving health care system;
  • Obtain greater knowledge of the LPN profession and the health care system in general.

Your time will be compensated

  • Each member's expenses are reimbursed.
  • Lost wages are compensated.