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Canadian Food Inspection Agency - VM


September 2015

Following the close of nominations on September 2, 2015, the following members expressed their willingness to serve as representatives on the CFIA-VM Group Executive. The term of office for the members elected to the CFIA-VM Group Executive shall be two (2) years.

Voting is by electronic means only. No paper mail-in ballots will be provided. You will find enclosed your personal ballot key and the instructions for electronic voting. Please read all materials carefully to ensure that your vote will be counted.


Position Candidates
Regional Representative – British Colombia Dr. Witold Wince (acclaimed)
Regional Representative- NCR Dr. Ann Allain (acclaimed)
Regional Representative- Prairies / NWT Dr. Lina Johannson (acclaimed)
Member-at-Large (1 position) Dr. David Brown, Ontario
Dr. Mehdi Hassanzadeh

Resumes Submitted By Candidates

All candidates were invited to submit resumés, of 200 words or less, stating their experience/objectives. The resumés of candidates for the positions you are eligible to vote for can be viewed on the PIPSC Web site when you go to submit your electronic vote.

NOTE: The resumés submitted have been reproduced without corrections. The translated versions were produced by PIPSC translators.

This Election Procedures will be done in accordance with the CFIA VM Group Constitution and By-Laws. The Constitution and By-Laws are available on the PIPSC Web site at

Deadline for receipt of ballots: October 21, 2015 (noon, Ottawa time)

The Elections Committee:
Dr. Ayman Soryal (Chair), Douglas Aitken

Publish Date: 22-SEP-2015 08:55 AM
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