Executive Elections

Nominations are open until April 22, 2024!

The Ontario Medical Students Assocation represents the interests of over 3,500 medical students across the province. At our upcoming Leadership Summit and Annual General Meeting, which will be held on May 11-12th, 2024, we look forward to electing the 2024-2025 OMSA Executive Board. The election itself will be held on May 12.

Elections will be held for the following positions: 

  • President-Elect (2-year term, transition to President after one year) 
  • VP Advocacy (1-year term)
  • VP Operations (1-year term)
  • VP Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Decolonization (EDID) (1-year term)
  • VP Finance (1-year term)
  • VP Education (1-year term)
  • VP Public Relations (1-year term)
  • VP Student Affairs (1-year term)

To learn more about each of these positions, please see the 2024-2025 Elections primerAll candidates are highly encouraged to read out to the individual that currently holds the position they are interested in. Individuals may run for a maximum of two (2) positions and ultimately hold one (1) position on the OMSA Executive. 

OMSA election policy can be found here.

Nominees are asked to submit their nomination by the deadline of April 22nd, 2024, 11:59 pm. A complete nomination will include a 250 word platform. It is optional to include a photo. Platforms (and photos, if submitted) will be posted on OMSA website and circulated to Ontario medical students for a 2-week period prior to the elections. OMSA will not share any specific content regarding nominees on social media.

On election day, each nominee will be invited to answer questions from delegates and current OMSA Council members. Following question period, voting will be done virtually by a ranked ballot. As per OMSA policy, each school will have 2 votes for each position, and the outgoing officer will also vote for a total of 13 votes per position. For details on voting please see the election policy linked above.

Nominees are not permitted to campaign during the OMSA election period. Nominees are not permitted to contact medical students for the purposes of campaigning, nor should they personally advertise their nomination or permit other students to advertise their nomination.

Questions may be directed to Maxim Matyashin (Electoral Officer/President_Elect, president_elect@omsa.ca).

Registration for the Leadership Summit and Annual General Meeting is expected for all candidates. 

Submit your nomination here!