The Equine Canada Board of Directors consists of three Director-at-Large positions, which are elected by the membership. One Director-at-Large position is elected each year and serves a three-year term.

Nominations have now closed for candidates seeking the vacant Director-at-Large seat for 2013. Voting begins December 14, 2012 and runs until January 10, 2013, 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time.

Each year the Equine Canada Nominations Committee has the responsibility of presenting a slate of candidates to the membership for the election of a Director-at-Large. You can view the candidates standing for election and read their nomination submissions by clicking here.

Am I eligible to vote?

In order to vote you must be 18 years of age or over in the year of election and be an Individual Member in good standing as per Equine Canada Bylaws on or before October 30, 2012. Each individual can cast one vote for the Director-at-Large.

How do I vote?

ON-LINE: Go to and login using your personal Equine Canada username and password to register to vote. You can immediately complete the voting process after your successful registration.

If as a member you do not have your Equine Canada username and password to login, please complete the online self-registration form and login information will be provided.

Deadline: Online self-registration and email registration ends January 8, 2013.

BY EMAIL: Members can vote by mail if they prefer by contacting the Equine Canada voting services at to request a Register to Vote Form. Once you are registered, you’ll receive an election package and ballot either by mail, fax or e-mail as per your request.

Deadline: Your vote must be received at our offices no later than 4 pm, Eastern Standard Time, January 10, 2013.

If you have questions regarding the 2013 Director-At-Large election process, please contact Wendy Gayfer at or call 1 866 282 8395 x 125.

The successful candidate will be introduced at the Equine Canada Annual General Meeting, February 8, 2013, as part of the Equine Canada Annual Convention to be held at the Delta Ottawa City Centre, Ottawa, Ontario from February 6 – 11, 2013.