2020 Elections

Jaffari Islamic Youth Elections

15th Mahe Ramadān 1441 (*May 9th, 2020)

The election date for the Jaffari Islamic Youth (JIY) for 2020-2021 term is set for the 15th of Mahe Ramadhan 1441 (*Saturday, May 9, 2020). This notice is to invite you to #StepUpToServe and submit your nomination for the positions listed below.

Given the current COVID-19 environment and in case there is a contest for any position, the voting for the JIY elections shall be online.  Despite the challenging times it is important to take the reins and continue to provide for the Youths of our Community.

For everyone eligible to vote, the voter ID and passwords will be loaded in your (or your parent’s) secure ISIJ member portal.

For youths between the ages of 12-18, who are under their family membership, we are requesting you to have your parents call the Jamaat Office and make sure that your names are accurately reflected under your family membership.

IMPORTANT:  Please forward or communicate this message to your youth children between the ages of 12-18.

Positions for 2020-2021 term:

  1. Chair
  2. Assistant Chair (Female)
  3. Assistant Chair (Male)
  4. Secretary
  5. Communications (Female)
  6. Communications (Male)
  7. Treasurer
  8. Elected Member (Female)
  9. Elected Member (Male)

Important points:

  1. Complete this nomination form and email it to speaker@jaffari.org no later than 5:00 PM EST on Friday, April 24th, 2020.
  2. You have to be member of ISIJ of Toronto between the ages of 16-25 to stand for election; with the exception of the Director who should be between the ages 18-25.
  3. Youth members of ISIJ of Toronto between the ages of 12-25 can vote.
  4. The Proposer, and the Seconder must also be members of ISIJ of Toronto

The JIY bylaws and Nomination Form are both available at www.jaffari.org/2020elections

Stay tuned for more details on ballots and online elections.

* Depending on the sighting of the moon