The election for the 2019 - 2022 Board of Directors will take place at the Annual General Meeting.
To view the list of nominees for the Board of Directors, download the nomination notice below.
Who can be on the BIA Board of Management?
The Downtown Cambridge BIA Board of Management includes a City Councillor and elected members of businesses, tenants, and property owners within the BIA who are appointed by Council and therefore vote at the Annual General Meeting. Administration and strategic management of a BIA is the responsibility of the Board of Management including overseeing the planning, budgeting, implementing and evaluation of BIA projects.
How do I get nominated to be on the Downtown Cambridge BIA Board of Management?
The BIA must schedule and advertise the election process. Prior to the election, the BIA undertakes a nomination process for the Downtown Cambridge BIA Board of Management, after which the voting process is conducted.
Who runs the vote? Is it a majority vote?
The current BIA runs the election process under the guidance of the City of Cambridge. Typically, the BIA advertises the upcoming election, including information about the nomination process and the available Board of Management positions. All nominees for the Board of Management are circulated with a ballot sheet, and the BIA members vote for their choices. The new Board is decided by majority votes.
For example, if there are twelve (12) nominees for nine (9) positions, those who
receive the most votes are elected to be the Board of Management.