Zone 5 Executive Board Vacancy - Chairperson

2021-09-17 12:45:45 PM

The Zone 5 Executive Board wishes to thank our former Zone 5 Executive Chairperson, Lianne Sauter, for serving and contributing so significantly to our Zone. Lianne resigned from the Zone Executive after the Spring Zone meeting as she embarks on new opportunities in the municipal sector.

Due to the vacancy left by Lianne, Zone Director Joel Watts has been serving as Acting Chairperson to the Zone until a new Chairperson could be elected at the next Zone meeting. The Zone 5 Executive Board is seeking candidates for the role of Chairperson for the Zone Executive to be elected at the Fall Zone Meeting on Friday, October 22, 2021.

If you would like to be nominated for the position of Zone 5 Executive Board Chairperson or have more questions, please contact Carrie Sykes, Past-Chairperson, at: or Daphne Livingstone, Representative to the Board, at

The role of the Chairperson is to:

  • Preside over meetings of the Executive and over general Zone Meetings;
  • Promote, lead and direct the resources of the Zone to attain the Mission, Vision and Goals of the Association as set out in Article II of the AMCTO Constitution; 
  • Assist the Board Representative in representing the Zone at meetings of the AMCTO Board of Directors to which they have been invited;
  • Represent the Zone at special functions (retirements, etc.) for Zone members;
  • In the absence of the Board Representative, represent the Association, as requested, at special functions (retirements, etc.) for Zone members;
  • Ensure that the Zone Executive is fulfilling its duties and responsibilities.

Individuals nominated for the position of Chairperson must meet the following requirements

  • Full member in good standing with the Association, and;
  • Employed by, or under contract directly or indirectly with, a municipal corporation or local board within the geographic boundaries of the Zone.
  • Previous experience serving on a Zone Executive is preferred but not mandatory.