2023 Council Election Results (April 18, 2023) 

(1) Notice of Election

A Notice of Election and call for nominations was circulated to Regulated Members of the College of Dental Technologists of Alberta (CDTA) on February 28, March 13th, March 20th, and March 23, 2023. The Notice of Election, call for nominations, and nomination package were posted on the CDTA website. A deadline of March 24, 2023, was set for nominations to be submitted. 

(2) Review of Nomination(s)            

The Nomination and Election Committee received one (1) nomination for a regulated member position on Council. Upon review of the one (1) nomination received, the Nomination, and Election Committee found the nomination to be valid. 

(3) Appointment of Nominee by Acclamation 

Two (2) regulated member positions on Council were open for election in the 2023 election. In accordance with the CDTA bylaws, because the number of nominations received is less than the number of vacancies on Council, the Nomination and Election Committee appointed by acclamation, Marinela Seremetkoska (RDT), to the CDTA Council on a 3-year term. 

(4) Review of the Composition of Council 

Appendix A of the CDTA bylaws “Council Transition Plan” changes the composition of Council on April 30, 2023.  The “Council Transition Plan” reduces the number of regulated members on Council from six (6) to four (4). 

Composition of Transitioned Council at April 30, 2023
Council Member Status Term Begins Cycle Term Ends
1 (Chair) Filled April 30, 2023 1 year April 30, 2024
2 (Vice-Chair) Filled  April 30, 2023 2 Year April 30, 2025
3 (Councillor) Filled April 30, 2023 3 Year April 30, 2026
4(Councillor) Vacant   3 Year  
5 (Councillor) N/A Position Eliminated N/A N/A
6 (Councillor) N/A Position Eliminated N/A N/A
Public Member Filled April 1, 2021 3 year April 1, 2024
Public Member Filled April 6, 2021 3 Year April 6, 2026
Public Member Filled TBD TBD TBD
Public Member Filled TBD TBD TBD

(5) Filling a Vacancy on Council by Appointment

Part 3(10)(3) of the CDTA bylaws “Vacancies on Council” reads as follows: 

If the required number of members of the Council is not nominated or elected, the newly elected Council may appoint any Regulated Member in good standing, who is eligible for nomination and election, who is a resident of Alberta to fill the vacancy for the duration of the term. 

If you are interested in being considered to fill the vacancy on Council, please email the following completed documents to electioncommittee@cdta.ca before 4:00 pm on Friday, April 28, 2023: 

No Election will occur to fill the Vacancy.

2023 Council Election

An election of the CDTA Council pursuant to the Health Professions Act, and the CDTA Bylaws, will be held on April 30, 2023. In accordance with the CDTA bylaws, ballots will be cast electronically prior to Monday, May 1, 2023.

Documents (click to download):

Nomination Checklist

Please submit all required documents (refer to the nomination checklist above) by email to electioncommittee@cdta.ca by March 24, 2023 @ 4:00 pm.

Nomination and Election Committee

  • Chief Electrocal Officer - Lisa Basler
  • Committee Member - Domonique Jefferson
  • Committee Member - Sade Solorom

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