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CMA Appointments Committee

Nominations for the CMA Appointments Committee (member-at-large) will be accepted until March 10.

The Appointments Committee makes recommendations to the Board of Directors on appointments to committees, task forces and CMA representation on outside bodies (such as the World Medical Association).  For more information on the role of the committee, see the terms of reference.


  • Integrity, common sense and good judgment
  • Understanding of CMA, its vision and mission statements and business
  • Keep up to date with issues and trends that affect the organization and the profession
  • Participate in meetings

Time commitment

The committee meets as needed by teleconference, and currently has one face-face meeting per year in the spring.

Term of current representative

The term length is 3-years, renewable once. The term will begin in August, 2017.

Dr. Jane Brooks is the current incumbent. Her first term ends in August 2017 and she will not be serving a second term.

How to apply

If interested in serving on the CMA Appointments Committee (member-at-large), please submit a one-page bio to .  CMA will compile the candidate bios received and distribute them electronically to General Council delegates.

Please note that the member-at-large on the Appointments Committee is elected from the floor at General Council in August. In the case that there is more than one candidate interested in the seat, each candidate will be asked to address the delegation for two minutes. If they will not be in attendance, they can appoint someone to speak on their behalf. Note: Interested candidates can also put their name forward from the floor at General Council.

The deadline to apply is March 10, 2017.

For more information, contact:

Sonia Abi-Ajab
(902) 481-4900