Member of the Board of Directors – 2024-2026 mandate

Election of the members of the Board of Directors of the OWHC for 2024-2026

Any mayor of a city that is a member in good standing for the current year may submit his or her candidacy to become a member of the Board of Directors of the OWHC.

In Cordoba, each candidate for the Board of Directors will be invited to speak to the participants to introduce him or herself. These speeches of a maximum of five (5) minutes will take place in the morning of Wednesday, September 25. The voting period for the election to the Board of Directors 2024-2026 will take place during lunch time on September 26. Finally, the results of that election will be announced the same day during dinner.

The Mayor of a member in good standing who wishes to apply for the position of Director of the Organization must deliver his nomination paper, duly completed and signed, at least one hour before the commencement of the opening ceremony of the biennial congress of the OWHC (By-law 44).

Please note that the following conditions must be taken into account in order to submit a candidacy for election to the Board of Directors:

  1. Mayors should present their candidacy in person at the General Assembly held in conjunction with a World Congress, or could delegate this task to an elected representative of their municipality (in accordance with Article 46 of the General By-Laws).
  2. The candidate mayor must commit to attending at least one (1) meeting per year of the Board of Directors, considering that there are two (2) regular meetings per year (virtual or face-to-face).
  3. Elected mayors must make themselves available after each Board meeting in which they have not personally participated, to adopt the minutes.

In addition, please note that to attend Board meetings, travel and accommodation expenses must be covered by the city of each Board member.

To submit your candidacy, please complete the following form.

Once your form is filled in, you will receive a confirmation email within a few days. If you don’t receive it, or if you experience technical problems to send your form, please contact Ms. Andréanne Charest: [email protected]