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Political Action Committee (PAC)

The Political Action Committee monitors local and provincial politicians and politics as they relate to public education issues and makes recommendations to the Membership about those which are "education friendly".

Political Action Committee Mandate

  • 7.4.1Composition
    • 7.4.1.1up to one representative from each Workplace
    • 7.4.1.2up to one member of the local A.R.M. chapter representing each political party,
  • 7.4.2 Terms of Reference - The Political Action Committee shall:
    • 7.4.2.1 evaluate Board candidates,
    • 7.4.2.2 organize candidates' meetings,
    • 7.4.2.3 interview, gather data and research local candidates for Municipal, Provincial and Federal Elections and release information subject to approval by the District President,
    • 7.4.2.4 prepare and organize meetings with community and political leaders,
    • 7.4.2.5 monitor the activities of the Board of Education,
    • 7.4.2.6 promote cooperation with other organizations for the purpose of common political action,
    • 7.4.2.7 recommend to the District Executive Council, candidate(s) for the position of Committee Chairperson for the following year, prior to the June District Executive Council meeting,
    • 7.4.2.8 carry out any other projects assigned or approved by the District Executive Council.
    • 7.4.2.9 to promote awareness among District members of relevant political issues as directed by the Provincial Executive, (AGM 2004)
    • 7.4.2.10 to lobby elected representatives on issues, policies and actions as determined by the Provincial Executive and/or AMPA. (AGM 2004)

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