Ottawa Area Council (OAC) – AGM 2023 – Hybrid meeting

Wednesday, April 12th, 2023 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

The PSAC-NCR Ottawa Area Council (OAC) focuses on political action and takes the lead in organizing community events, political lobbying & campaigning, and on issues of the day (elections, bargaining issues, etc.) The OAC meets at least 6 times a year and executive meetings are called as needed.

The OAC will be holding elections during a hybrid meeting on Wednesday April 12th.

Executive Officers are volunteers who take a leadership position on the Council; they work collaboratively with members of the union as well as community organizations, they’re people who are passionate about political action and social justice. For those interested in regional political and social activism, get involved!


You can participate in person, in the Pat McGrath boardroom on the 6th floor of 233 Gilmour, or virtually. A light meal will be served around 5:00pm for in-person attendees

Meeting Information:

Pursuant to a decision of the delegates at the OAC’s March meeting, new members of the Executive will be elected at the April 12th meeting of the OAC:

The Executive Officers of the Ottawa Area Council shall consist of one (1) Chair, one (1) Secretary, one (1) Treasurer and three (3) Directors, and up to a maximum of three (3) Alternate Directors, all of whom shall be elected from the accredited delegates and officers in attendance at the Annual General Meeting.

To be eligible to run for a position on the Executive, or to vote in the elections, members must register as a delegate to the OAC. To become a delegate (or renew your delegate status) with the OAC please complete the Affiliation form by 4:00 PM ET on Tuesday April 11th

Candidates are welcome to run from the floor, or they can submit their candidacy using a nomination form.  Anyone wanting to run for a position on the OAC Executive who is unable to attend the meeting on April 11th is encouraged to put their name forward via nomination form.  Nomination forms should be sent to by 4:00 PM ET on Tuesday April 11th


For additional information, please contact Jason Manchester at or send an email to the Chairperson at