Call for Nominations: 2023-2026 CIMA Board of Directors

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August 10, 2023
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Want to join CIMA’s Board of Directors?

Are you interested in making your voice heard? Are you an entrepreneur operating an independent music company? Are you an advocate for a stronger, more dynamic, and equitable music industry in Canada? Then run for election to the Canadian Independent Music Association’s Board of Directors.

As the national music industry trade association for Canadian owned music companies and the artists they serve, CIMA strives to encompass the sector's make-up as an inclusive organization dedicated to realizing meaningful representation among the Black, Indigenous, of colour, disabled, women, non-binary, and 2SLGBTQIA communities.

Be nominated or nominate yourself – If you are a CIMA member in good standing and have an A, B, or C membership you are eligible to run and be elected for a three-year term as an officer of the Board of Directors. Directors meet roughly 10 times a year, taking July and August off for the summer. Directors also participate on CIMA committees and working groups throughout their term. Elections will take place during CIMA’s Annual General Meeting on Thursday, October 26, 2023.

If you are interested in standing for election, please click the link below to submit your materials:

Alongside basic contact information, as part of an update of CIMA's nomination process, those standing for election are asked to submit the following information for their nomination profile:

  • Incumbency/Challenger Status
  • Committee Experience
  • Mission Statement: Why do you wish to sit on CIMA's Board of Directors? (100 Word Limit)
  • A high-resolution .jpg photo of yourself

Please note that there are 5 available positions on CIMA's Board of Directors this year.

We’ll post your submission on our website and in our Weekly Newsletter so your CIMA member colleagues will know who to vote for.

The deadline for nominations and materials is September 18 2023. If you have any questions please contact

Thank you very much and good luck to all nominees.

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