A general meeting for the purposes of electing a provincial Green Party candidate will be held on Saturday, May 11th 3:30 – 5 pm.
Wickie’s Pub 274 Burton Ave, Barrie.
You must be a paid-up Green Party of Ontario member 2 weeks in advance in order to vote.
Keynote speaker will be Green Party of Ontario leader Mike Schreiner.
Returning Officer Job Posting
Barrie Green Party
Position: Returning Officer
Renumeration: $100 Green Party of Ontario tax receipt and a paid membership in the Green Party of Ontario
Start date: To be determined
End date: To be determined
The Returning Officer reports to the President. Their job is to oversee the voting for a Green Party of Ontario candidate during the nomination contest ending with the nomination meeting. Typically during the contest this job requires 5 – 10 hours per week, and the Returning Officer must be present at the nomination meeting which will require 2 – 3 hours.
Sending out ballots by mail upon request
Receiving ballots by mail
Administering and enforcing the nomination contest rules
Certify the contest winner
Counting votes at the nomination meeting and supervising the counting (where applicable.)
No previous experience is necessary. Please apply in confidence via email A resume is not required, just a letter of interest. We are an equal opportunity organization.
Members of the Barrie Green Party of Ontario Constituency Association, and the Barrie Federal Green Party Association are formally invited to Shift Happens Barrie 2013, the Annual General Meeting of both associations.
When: Sunday, January 13th, 2013
Time: 1:00 pm
Where: 89 Dunlop Street East Suite 101 Barrie, ON Use the back entrance off of Simcoe St behind Casa Cappuccino.
Keynote speaker: Mike Fox
Mike is the Executive Director of Living Green Barrie. He will be speaking about the organization and their thrift store Off the Rack. We will also hear from Green Party of Ontario leader Mike Schreiner.
We will be reviewing the last year’s accomplishments, electing a new executive team, and discussing the plans for the next year as we prepare for future federal and provincial elections.
All members are encouraged to attend and to consider filling one of the executive team positions.
Anyone is welcome to observe the meeting, but you need to be a paid-up member of either the Green Party of Ontario and/or the Green Party of Canada, and be a resident of the Electoral District to vote. If you’re a lapsed member, you’re welcome to renew that day to reacquire voting privileges. If you have never been a member but you’re interested in helping to build the organization, you’re someone we want on board! I encourage you to go to www.GreenParty.ca or www.GPO.ca or to call 705-797-0046 to join.
Register below or call 705-797-0046. Admission is free. Light refreshments will be served.
** We encourage all members to bring a friend! Whoever brings the most number of friends will win a Green Party prize pack valued at $45. **
Please SAVE THE DATE Sunday, January 13th 1:00 pm for this important dialogue on the future of your Electoral District Association.
Peter V. Tretter
CEO, Barrie Federal Green Party Association
President, Barrie Green Party of Ontario Constituency Association
We’re having a Nomination Contest!
The Barrie Federal Green Party is holding a Nomination Meeting on April 26th, so make sure this date is in your calendar! The political climate today is such that a federal election call at any time would not be surprising. The Green Party needs to be ready to go with a candidate and a plan. Please show your support by attending this meeting
Only members of the Green Party who have been members for at least 15 (fifteen) days prior to the meeting will be eligible to vote. If you are not now a member, but want to join in order to support the Barrie Green Party, you can sign up here on the website using the donate button, or by visiting greenparty.ca. We urge you to sign up early to ensure that your membership is registered with the head office in plenty of time for your voting privilege to be confirmed.
We also invite you to run for the nomination, should you be so inclined. Please contact our CEO, Peter V. Tretter at c…@barriegreens.ca
Please download the flyer below, print it, and hand it out wherever you think it might be helpful.
See you at the meeting!