2016 Board Election

NOTE: Although the OAGS is comprised of 14 board members, only half are up for election on staggered years.

UPDATE: The next OAGS Board Election was slated for November 5, 2016 during the 22nd OAGS Annual Meeting. The deadline for nominations was 2 weeks prior (October 21, 2016). There was one nomination for each of the staggered board positions (7). With no other nominations received before the deadline, there will be no election during the OAGS business meeting on November 5, and the individuals nominated may be acclaimed to their positions by a membership motion as follows: …

OAGS FINAL SLATE: OAGS Board Members - 2-Year Staggered Terms: (Jan.2017-Dec.2018) - pending final membership approval on Nov.5

  1. Dr. Sean McIlreath, Belleville
  2. Dr. Ravinder Singh, North Bay
  3. Dr. Harshad Telang, Thunder Bay
  4. Dr. Eric Touzin, Sioux Lookout
  5. Dr. Alice Wei, Toronto
  6. Dr. Luke Bui, Richmond Hill - NEW
  7. Dr. Julie Ann Van Koughnett, London - NEW

Board Biographies: http://www.oags.org/exec_descriptions.pdf

Thank You to Parting Board Members...

The Ontario Association of General Surgeons would like to take this opportunity to thank Dr. Jeff Kolbasnik of Milton and Dr. Alan Lozon of Owen Sound for their time and effort during their terms with the OAGS Board of Directors/ Section on General Surgery. Their dedication was greatly appreciated. Please join us to thank them during a presentation at the annual meeting this fall.

OAGS Board Election Notice:

  • Date: Saturday, November 5, 2016 (22nd OAGS Annual Meeting)
  • Time: 5pm
  • Place: Hilton Toronto Hotel, Business Meeting - 22nd OAGS Annual Meeting
  • Nomination/Application Deadline: Friday, October 21, 2016
  • Length of Term: 2 years
  • Requirements:
    • must be a current OAGS Active/Associate member
    • must be RCPSC-certified or equivalent therein
    • must have 2 current OAGS member nominator signatures - Active or Associate members
  • Duties & Responsibilities:
    • must be able to attend all or majority of 3 Saturday all-day board meetings in Toronto each year
    • must be willing to be involved in one or more OAGS committees
    • must fulfill a 2yr term with option to renew up to 5 terms or 10yr maximum
    • must try to attend and help facilitate the annual meeting
  • Nomination Form: http://www.oags.org/form_nomination.pdf (2 supporting signatures - see above)
  • More Details: http://www.oags.org/about-elections.html; http://www.oags.org/about-board.html
  • Submission of Nomination Forms: email - info@oags.org; fax - 705-745-0478
  • Contact: info@oags.org; phone: 705-745-5621

Board Candidacy Biographies: http://www.oags.org/exec_descriptions.pdf