Message From the Chief Electoral Officer: Election for Grand Chief and AFN Regional Grand Chief, Assembly of Manitoba

May 24, 2024

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba

AMC Communications

DATE:            May 23, 2024
TO:                 All First Nation Chiefs & Councillors
FROM:          Stephanie Connors, Chief Electoral Officer
SUBJECT:     Election for AMC Grand Chief and AFN Regional Chief: Call for Nominations

The Chiefs of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs will elect an AMC Grand Chief and an AFN (Assembly of First Nations) Regional Chief during the AMC 36th Annual General Assembly, held on July 23rd, 24th, and 25th, 2024, at Waywayseecappo First Nation, 60132 MB-10, Brandon, MB R7A 5Y5.

The elections for AMC Grand Chief and AFN Regional Chief will take place on the second day of the Assembly, July 24th, 2024.

This document serves as the call for nominations for the AMC Grand Chief and AFN Regional Chief.

According to the AMC Election Rules:

  1. The deadline for nominations is July 13, 2024, at 4:00 pm. Nomination forms must be received by the AMC Secretariat before this time and date. No nominations will be accepted after the deadline.
  2. Only a Chief of a member First Nation may nominate, second, or endorse a candidate.
  3. A Chief may only nominate, second, or endorse one candidate. Endorsements cannot be rescinded after July 11, 2024 at 4:00 pm.
  4. Candidates must:
    i. be a citizen of a member First Nation;
    ii. be 18 years of age on the date of the close of nominations;
    iii. have resided in Manitoba for at least three months before the election notice was issued (residency must have started on or before February 23, 2024);
    iv. have properly filed the prescribed nomination form; and
    v. have a nominator, secondor, and 5 endorsers who sign the nomination papers in the presence of a witness (any additional signatures will not be valid).


The Chief Electoral Officer will have a record of Chiefs who have pledged their support to a candidate. Any potential candidates can contact the Chief Electoral Officer for the list of committed Chiefs, though the individuals whom the Chiefs have endorsed will not be disclosed.

If you wish to receive election nomination forms or have questions regarding the election, please contact me via email at Electoralofficer@icloud.com.

Thank you,

Stephanie Connors
Chief Electoral Officer
Ph: 204.620.2998
Email: Electoralofficer@icloud.com





















































































ELECTION
FOR AMC GRAND CHIEF AND AFN REGIONAL CHIEF

ASSEMBLY OF
MANITOBA CHIEFS

 

DATE:            May 23, 2024

 

TO:                 All
First Nation Chiefs & Councillors

 

FROM:          Stephanie
Connors, Chief Electoral Officer

 


SUBJECT:     Election for AMC
Grand Chief and AFN Regional Chief: Call for Nominations

The Chiefs of the
Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs will elect an AMC Grand Chief and an AFN (Assembly
of First Nations) Regional Chief during the AMC 36th Annual General Assembly,
held on July 23rd, 24th, and 25th, 2024, at Waywayseecappo First Nation, 60132
MB-10, Brandon, MB R7A 5Y5.

The elections for AMC
Grand Chief and AFN Regional Chief will take place on the second day of the
Assembly, July 24th, 2024.

This document serves
as the call for nominations for the AMC Grand Chief and AFN Regional Chief.

According to the AMC
Election Rules:

  1. The deadline for nominations is July 13, 2024,
    at 4:00 pm.
    Nomination forms must be received by the AMC Secretariat
    before this time and date. No nominations will be accepted after the
    deadline.
  2. Only a Chief of a member First Nation may nominate,
    second, or endorse a candidate.
  3. A Chief may only nominate, second, or endorse one
    candidate. Endorsements cannot be rescinded after July 11, 2024 at 4:00
    pm.
  4. Candidates must:

i.              
be a citizen of a member First Nation;

ii.            
be 18 years of age on the date of the close of nominations;

iii.           
have resided in Manitoba for at least three months
before the election notice was issued (residency must have started on or before
February 23, 2024);

iv.           
have properly filed the prescribed nomination form; and

v.             
have a nominator, secondor, and 5 endorsers who sign
the nomination papers in the presence of a witness (any additional signatures
will not be valid).

The Chief Electoral
Officer will have a record of Chiefs who have pledged their support to a
candidate. Any potential candidates can contact the Chief Electoral Officer for
the list of committed Chiefs, though the individuals whom the Chiefs have
endorsed will not be disclosed.

If you wish to
receive election nomination forms or have questions regarding the election,
please contact me via email at Electoralofficer@icloud.com.

 

Thank you,

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Stephanie Connors

Chief Electoral Officer

Ph: 204.620.2998

Email: Electoralofficer@icloud.com