TO ALL IAMAW
DISTRICT LODGE 140 LOCAL LODGES
DISTRICT LODGE 140
Dear Brothers and Sisters:
District 140 Auditor Elections will be held at our upcoming DL140 Convention being held in Ottawa, Ontario on
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, October 25, 26 & 27, 2022.
There are to be to be three (3) Auditors elected in total, one (1) Western Region, one (1) Central Region and
one (1) from the Eastern and Atlantic Regions combined.
Transportation District 140 Bylaw, Article 13.02 – Audit Committee reads as such:
(a) The Audit Committee shall consist of three (3) Secretary Treasurers, one per region of the Local Lodge
affiliated with the District Lodge 140 and one (1) Trustee from the Executive Board.
(b) The Audit Committee will be elected at the convention for a four (4) year term. If one (1) of the Auditors
is defeated in Local Lodge office, his or her successor will become the Auditor for the balance of the
four (4) year term.
Any Member in good standing and meeting the qualification requirements in Article 5.07 of the DL140 Bylaws
will be eligible to run. Those qualifications are:
a) A minimum of two (2) years continuous good standing in the IAMAW.
b) Attended a minimum of fifty percent (50%) of regular quorum meetings of the Local Lodge that their
shifts would allow in the previous twelve (12) months prior to the close of nominations.
c) Any Member wishing to be a Candidate must submit a letter, to the DL140 Secretary-Treasurer, that if
nominated the said member would accept the nomination. Included with this letter, there must be a
letter signed and sealed from their Local Lodge Recording Secretary attesting the Member is in
accordance with the above requirements.
Both these letters must be received by the DL140 ST, at least thirty (30) days prior to the opening of the Convention (Sunday, September 18, 2022).
At the Convention, Regional caucuses will be held attempting to reach consensus on the Auditor position from
each Region. Failing consensus on any of the Auditor positions within the Regional caucus will result in an
election on the Convention floor by the delegation.
Please post and circulate this Bulletin to ensure that all potential Candidates are aware of the qualification
requirements. If any further information is required regarding this matter, please feel free to contact the
Transportation District Lodge 140, IAMAW
BULLETIN NO. 018 – ISSUED MAY 17, 2022
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