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Call for Nominations for the FACL Board of Directors!

FACL Ontario is calling for nominations for Full Member Directors! This year, FACL is specifically seeking candidates who are interested in the following committees and portfolios:

  • Communications Committee
  • Advocacy and Policy Committee
  • Mentorship Committee
  • FACL Podcast Project

Persons interested in serving for a two-year term as a Full Member Director should send a resume/CV and a Statement of Interest (maximum 500 words) to by 5:00pm on Thursday, June 3, 2021.

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 

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:              been found guilty of professional misconduct by a Society;              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.

All nominations are expected to abide by the FACL Ontario By-laws.