SSMCOC accepting nominations for Board of Directors

Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce

The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce is giving notice to members that nominations are now being accepted for their Board of Directors.

According to the constitution and by-laws of the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce, the Nominating Committee shall select a slate of candidates sufficient to fill all vacancies on the Board of Directors.

Nominations will be received until Monday, June 14, 2021 at 12:00noon.

Nominations are for the position of Director(s) of the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce for a two-year term commencing upon, and contingent upon, the vote by the membership at the 2021 Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce annual general meeting.


To be eligible for nomination as a candidate for the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, a nominee is required to be a delegated representative of a registered member business / firm of the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce in good standing and must meet the qualifications as outlined in the Chamber’s by-laws:

  • No person shall be elected or appointed for the office of Director who is a directly paid employee of a municipal, provincial or federal government (excluding a Crown corporation, agency or affiliate which is a Member) unless approval to stand for election or appointment is approved by Special Resolution of the Board.
  • A Director:
    • Shall be eighteen (18) or more years of age;
    • Shall not have been declared incapable by any court of competent jurisdiction;
    • Shall be an individual;
    • Shall not have the status of a bankrupt; and
    • Shall be (i) a person who is an employee, director or officer of a Member that is in good standing with the Chamber; or (ii) is an individual Member in good standing with the Chamber.

To Be Nominated Requires:

  1. Completion of the Nomination (see link below) by no later than Monday, June 14, 2021 at 12:00 noon;
  2. Completion of a Nomination Orientation (date to be confirmed);
  3. Submission of curriculum vitae and any other related and appropriate documentation (upon request);
  4. Completion of the Agreement to Let the Nomination Stand (completed following the Nomination Orientation).