Call for 2022 Steering Committee Members!

The Canadian Association of Muslim Women in Law (CAMWL) is looking for members to join our Steering Committee for 2022!

Our Steering Committee can be composed of up to 10 members who are each appointed for a 1 year term (but they can elect to renew their term).

One of our members will be stepping down this year and we are looking to fill her spot, plus our other vacancies. Additionally, current members may be reappointed to different roles within the committee and new roles may be added; our current roles are the following:

  1. Chair

  2. Secretary

  3. Treasurer

  4. Mentorship Coordinator

  5. Membership Coordinator

Meetings are currently held on the last Thursday of every month (this is subject to change based on the preferences of the new committee) and last between 1 to 2 hours. Moreover, there may be an additional 1 to 2 hours of committee work monthly or bi-monthly on an as needed basis to deal with specific issues or work that needs to be completed.

The Steering Committee is involved with:

  • Governance and strategic planning for CAMWL;

  • Advocacy on behalf of CAMWL;

  • Organizing and hosting events for members of CAMWL and/or the general public; and

  • Overseeing membership of CAMWL.

To run in the election, you must:

  1. Be a member of CAMWL that has paid their 2021 membership fee; if you are not a member, you can sign up here:

  2. Email your biography and statement of interest (combined max. 300 words) to by Friday, November 26, 2021

If you have any questions, please email us at:!

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