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SOCAN Members Need You.

Do your part to create a bright future for SOCAN writers, composers and publishers.

The SOCAN Board of Directors is comprised exclusively of SOCAN members. They are elected by and accountable to its members. The Board is responsible for working with the SOCAN leadership team to set and manage the strategic plan for the company, approval of budgets and working with the CEO to develop, implement and monitor policy that allows SOCAN to carry out its work.

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The 2021 Board of Directors self-nomination process is now open.

SOCAN members who received royalties in the 2020 calendar year are eligible to run for a director position on the SOCAN Board of Directors by filling out a self-nomination form and obtaining a minimum of 25 signatures from SOCAN members who are eligible to vote in the 2021 election. A writer must be nominated by 25 eligible writer members and a publisher must be nominated by 25 eligible publisher members.

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Self-nomination process closes on February 15, 2021.

SOCAN members who received performing rights royalties in the 2020 calendar year will be able to cast their votes and elect the Board of Directors for the 2021 – 2024 term. Voting begins in April 2021.
Eligible voters can only vote by logging into their SOCAN online Account.

Learn more about the SOCAN Board of Directors Elections.

The Board of Directors for the 2021-2024 term will be announced at SOCAN’s 2020 annual general meeting.

Not sure if you’re a good fit?

Learn more about the nomination process and suggested director competencies.

SOCAN is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to creating an environment of accessibility, diversity, equity and inclusion for our staff, members, and other stakeholders. We are proud that the totality of our nearly 300 employees is gender-balanced and reflects the diversity of our membership and the communities where we have offices.

We strive to benefit from a board that reflects these intrinsic qualities, as well as SOCAN’s overall membership and Canada’s society at large.