CALLOUT FOR AKWESASNE ELECTION APPEAL BOARD MEMBERS
TERM: DECEMBER 1, 2023 – DECEMBER 29, 2026
$25.00 per hour during Training and Election Preparation
$30.00 per hour during Nomination and Voting Process
(Any hours worked over 10 hours in a day, will be paid at the higher rate)
SUMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful applicant must abide by and uphold all provisions of the Akwesasne Election Law 2019/20-212 and any successor law. Duties of the Akwesasne Election Appeal Board (AEAB) members will be required to perform are as follows:
- Attending all training sessions;
- Preparation of report and submission thereof to the Executive Director;
- Fulfill oath of office;
- Be available within five days after the General Election (July 4, 2024) or by-election to review matters concerning an appeal to the General Election, By-Election;
- Be available to hold an election appeal hearing, as required under the Akwesasne Election Law in an Election, by-election or Referendum;
- Render a decision on election appeals in accordance with the authority confirmed upon it by the Akwesasne Election Law or other Election regulations under MCA jurisdiction;
- The Akwesasne Election Appeal Board member is under the direction of the Executive Director to perform the duties required in the event of an appeal to an election, as required under the Akwesasne Election Law and any other Election regulations under MCA jurisdiction, for six (6) months prior to the General Election and run for three consecutive years.
- Must be an Eligible Voter. The ability to speak and understand the Mohawk language is also an asset.
- Must be reliable and willing to work flexible hours; must be impartial and courteous to all electors.
- Must treat all matters and evidence before them, during and subsequent to their membership on the Appeal Board, as confidential.
Pursuant to the Akwesasne Election Law Section 5. (5): “No Chief, Justice of the Peace, Justices of the Mohawk Court or employee of the Justice Department may be appointed as a member of the Election Appeal Board.”
Interested individuals can submit a letter of interest to the Executive Director located in the Administrative Building #1 in Kana:takon (St. Regis) Quebec. The letter of interest can be mailed to: Attention: Executive Director, P.O. Box 90, Akwesasne, QC, H0M 1A0 or emailed to email@example.com.
Letters of interest should be received on or before 12:00 p.m. (noon), November 30, 2023.
If selected, the person must submit a valid CPIC, at their own expense, to the Executive Director within seven days before an appointment is made. Failure to submit a CPIC will disqualify the person.