To be eligible to vote:
1) Your congregation must be a member in good standing with the CUC: i) the Annual Program Contribution (APC) is not in arrears; ii) your congregation has held its Annual General Meeting and regular services in the last year; and iii) there is a governance structure in place;2) Your delegates need to be duly approved by your congregation's board of directors;3) Your delegates must be registered by April 1st, 2017.
For congregations who are participating and voting on-line, please appoint a Credentials Officer, who is approved by your board of directors and who will be responsible for confirming the number of delegates present.
CUC By-Law, Section 3.1 on Delegates, reads as follows:
As provided in the articles of continuance, each member congregation shall be entitled to representation by a delegate or delegates at any Annual or Special Meeting of the Council, and the total number of delegates from each member congregation shall be in proportion to the number of members of such congregation as declared by the duly authorized officers of the congregation at least 90 days prior to the Annual Meeting or Special meeting in Accordance with the following table:
Number of Members Number of DelegatesUp to one hundred 2One hundred and one to one hundred fifty 3One hundred fifty-one to two hundred 4Two hundred and one to two hundred fifty 5Two hundred fifty-one to three hundred 6Three hundred and one to three hundred fifty 7Three hundred fifty-one to four hundred 8Four hundred and one to four hundred fifty 9Four hundred fifty-one and over 10