Council Election 2019 – Candidates Announced

By April 29, 2019September 18th, 2019News

April 29, 2019

Six candidates are running for election to CRPO Council this year. There are three Registered Psychotherapists (RPs) running for two available positions in District 7 (Central) and three RPs running for one available position in District 8 (Ontario). No nominations were received in District 6 (Central West). To learn more about each candidate, be sure to read the candidate statements here. Online voting opens on May 22, 2019 and continues until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 21.

Nominations for three seats on CRPO Council have closed, and six candidates are in the running. Three candidates will be running in District 7 (Central): Andrew Benedetto, Jessica Maronski, and Pat Rayman. Three candidates will be running in District 8 (Ontario): Heidi Ahonen, Kathleen (Kali) Hewitt-Blackie and Michael Machan.

Once voting opens, members who are eligible to vote in these two districts can access their ballots on the Elections tab of their CRPO user account. Each member’s electoral district, determined by their primary practice site (or residence if not practising), is noted on the Elections tab.

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