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P.S.A.'S · 28th October 2012
Terrace Daily News
Rules of the Forum

Questions

• There will three categories of questions:

Individuals may submit one per category

• One for Chairperson of the Council of Elders

• President

• Secretary-treasurer

• Questions will be written on paper handed out at the door upon arrival.

• Questions will be placed in appropriate boxes by people collecting them in upper area.

Questions

• Moderator will select a question out of one box and address appropriate category.

• Questions will be read by moderator.

• Each candidate will get the same question and the categories will alternate.

• The questions will not start with same candidate each turn but will reverse order on each new question.

• Candidates will be seated according to the list from left to right. They will have name cards placed in where they will be seated.

Timed Response Rules for Questions

• Each candidate will have three minutes to respond to the questions.

• There will be two people working on timing; one on the clock and the other holding up a sign to indicate the time left. They will sit in audience where candidates will see the cards held up.

• One minute left, 15 seconds left, and TIME

• The moderator will expect the candidate to stop when the sign is held up.

Candidates and the Positions for the 2012 Election

Chairperson of the Council of Elders:

Shirley Morven
Oscar Mercer

President:

Eva Clayton
Charles Morven
Mitchell Stevens

Secretary-Treasurer:

Corinne McKay
Curt Johnson
Edmond Wright


NLG NATIONAL OFFICER CANDIDATES FORUM PROGRAM

7:00PM
Welcome by MC, Herbert Morven

7:05
Introduction of T’simshian elder for welcome and blessing.
Arlene Roberts has arranged elder spokesperson.

7:10
Introduction to Peter McKay
Nisga'a youth to recite the Declaration of the Nisga'a Nation, Nisga’a Constitution

7:15PM
Introduce candidates.
MC reads out candidates’ names from list.

7:20
Opening Prayer by MC

7:30
Introduction to Marian Laval Moderator
Read Bio

MODERATOR
7:35
Provides a brief of the rules
Rules sheet

7:35
Candidates Opening Comments
Each one has three minutes for introductory comments.

8:00
Questions Begin
3 questions per category

3 (8x3)= 68mins

9:00PM

Closing Remarks and Prayer by MC – thank you for all volunteers and supporters for this event.

Refreshments in lower lobby and donations being accepted (to cover the cost of rental).