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Election to Council - NWT Association of Architects

Election to Council


2020 ELECTION UPDATE:  The deadline for Nominations to Council was Friday, February 14 at 12:00pm. Based on nominations received, all eligible candidates are acclaimed and will be announced at the next Annual General Meeting on April 1.  An election is not required.

The NWTAA's Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 1.  Nomination and election dates have been determined by this date.


A call for nominations to Council was sent to all registrants on January 21.  Nominations will be accepted at the NWTAA office until Friday, February 14 at 12:00pm.

Download the nomination form.

This year, nominations are sought for 5 seats on Council:

  • President, 1-year term (prior experience on NWTAA Council is recommended),
  • 2 Councillors, 2-year terms, and
  • 2 Councillors, 1-year terms*.

(*This year, two councillors will be ending their 2-year terms early. To maintain Council's stepped terms, two elected councillors will complete the 2nd year of these 2-year terms.)

All resident architects are eligible for nomination.  Council may also include one non-resident. As such, this year, non-resident architects are also eligible for nomination.


An election will be called on February 15. 

If the number of candidates is greater than the number of available seats, the election will proceed; if equal, all candidates are automatically acclaimed and no election is required; if less, all candidates are acclaimed and Council will appoint councillors as needed.

All registered architects and restricted practitioners are eligible to vote in an election.  Elections are held electronically. A notice of election and further information will be sent if an election is to proceed.

Election results are announced at the Annual General Meeting.

For more information, contact the NWTAA office.