FACL Ontario is calling for nominations for Full Member Directors and Student Directors!
Persons interested in serving for a two-year term as a Full Member Director or Student Director should send a resume/CV and a Statement of Interest (maximum 500 words) to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 pm on Friday, July 1, 2022.
Applicants are asked to indicate which of the following committees they would be interested in serving:
- Advocacy and Policy Committee
- Mentorship Committee
- Community Outreach Committee
- GTA North Committee
- ESL / Foreign-Qualified Lawyers Committee
- FACL Ottawa Committee
- Awards Committee
- Podcast Committee
- Women’s Committee
- Events Committee
- Communications Committee
A “Full Member” means an individual who self-identifies as Asian Canadian and is a lawyer in good standing with a Law Society in Canada, a judge of a court in Canada or a full-time member of the faculty of a law school in Canada and who, in each case, supports the objects of the Corporation.
A “Student Member” means an individual who self-identifies as Asian Canadian and is a student-at-law in good standing with a Society in Canada, a student of the faculty of an accredited law school in Canada, or an NCA student, and who, in each case, supports the objects of the Corporation.
Each Director shall:
1.1.1 be, at the date of election of the Member and thereafter remain throughout the term of office, a Full Member (or Student Member as applicable) of the Corporation who is qualified by the terms of this Section 3.5 to hold office;
1.1.2 be at least eighteen (18) years of age, with power under law to enter into Contracts;
1.1.3 not be an undischarged bankrupt or a mentally incompetent person;
1.1.4 have been, at the date of the election, a Member for a minimum of twelve (12) months;
1.1.5 not have, within the five (5) years immediately preceding the date of the election and through the term of the office:
184.108.40.206 been found guilty of professional misconduct by a Society;
220.127.116.11 been found guilty of, or convicted of, any criminal offence under a statute in Canada; and
1.1.6 not be, as of the date of the election and thereafter throughout the term of office, the subject of a notice of referral by a Law Society.