As stated in the ETFO Constitution, Article X, Provincial Organization, Section 3 Committees, 10.3.1, ETFO has a number of standing committees.
Recognizing that Standing Committees serve as the most effective vehicle for securing both input and advice from grass roots membership of ETFO, preference in the selection of committee members will be given to active members at large.
In that context, the following criteria will be considered by the Selection Committee when recommending members to the Executive for their consideration
The ETFO website contains all information concerning the standing committee application process. The deadline for committee application is March 1st.
Members will be appointed to a standing committee for a two-year term by the ETFO Executive. Members may serve up to two consecutive terms on a committee, if re-appointed. Upon completion of two consecutive terms on any standing committee, a break in service of at least one year is required prior to appointment to any standing committee. Notwithstanding, members of the Teacher Education/Faculty Liaison Committee may be re-appointed for an additional two-year term immediately following two consecutive terms.
Members who serve only one term, due to resignation or not re-applying, are also required to take a break in service of at least one (1) year prior to appointment on any Standing Committee.
Committees meet twice during the school year. Committee chairs are selected by committee members at the first meeting of the committee.
Committees may make recommendations for changes to the terms of reference for the subsequent year at the May Executive meeting.
It is recognized that the standing committees of the Federation are an invaluable asset for ensuring that the expertise of our members and the richness of their work experiences become an integral part of the design and development of Federation programs and services. It will be the role of standing committees:
Members will be appointed to standing committees by the Executive for a two-year term. Members may serve up to two consecutive terms on a committee, if re-appointed. Upon completion of two consecutive terms on any standing committee, a break in service of at least one year is required prior to appointment to any standing committee.
Consideration will be given to the information included on the application form.