Call for Nominations: Folk Music Ontario Board of Directors

Folk Music Ontario (FMO) is now seeking individuals to stand as candidates in the 2020 election of its Board of Directors. Directors will be elected by electronic ballot (or acclaimed) ahead of this year’s Annual General Meeting (date TBD) with terms concluding with the 2023 AGM.

Continued folk organization amalgamation discussions and complications caused by the COVID-19 pandemic present a challenging yet exciting time in the history of FMO. We require a dedicated board to support staff in guiding the organization forward as we continue to support the growth and development of the folk music community and industry.

Nominees are required to read our “What to Expect If You’re Elected” document to better understand the responsibilities of board members.

It is preferred that people use the ONLINE NOMINATIONS FORM, especially during the current COVID-19 pandemic, but if an alternative is required, please contact

Please submit nomination forms by 11:59PM on Friday, July 24th. We thank all our members for their continued support of the organization, and hope some of you will step forward to help guide FMO to a brighter future.

If you have any additional questions or wish to further discuss your interest in running, please contact Preetam Sengupta (FMO Nominations Committee Chair) at

Folk Music Ontario invites self-nominations from all qualified individuals. We welcome submissions from women, people with disabilities, people of colour, Indigenous people, and those of any sexual orientation or gender identity.