Alberta Party Process for Considering Requests from Members of the Legislative Assemblywho Wish to Join the Alberta Party Caucus
The Board of Directors of Alberta Party passed the following resolution:
The Alberta Party may welcome a sitting Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta to join thecaucus of the Alberta Party in the Legislative Assembly, provided that the sitting Member of theLegislative Assembly:1.
has agreed to accept the values and principles of the Alberta Party;2.
has obtained the support of the majority of the board of the registered Alberta PartyConstituency Association for their riding, provided that there is a registered Constituency Association in that riding;3.
has obtained the support of the majority of the board of the Alberta Party;4.
agrees to undertake a citizen engagement process consistent with the principles of the AlbertaParty; and5.
has agreed to follow the policies of the Alberta Party regarding the conduct of Members of Legislative Assembly.
The Board of Directors has agreed on the following process for implementing this policy:1.
The Alberta Party Board appoint a Caucus Organization Committee (COC).2.
Any sitting member of the legislature who wishes to engage in a confidentialdiscussion about joining the Alberta Party Caucus (the “Requesting MLA”) shall bedirected to speak with a member of the COC (the “COC Representative”). The COCRepresentative shall be responsible for advising the Requesting MLA about the Alberta Party MLA Guidelines and the approval process for joining the Alberta PartyCaucus.3.
If the Requesting MLA wishes to pursue formal discussions, the COC Representativeshall arrange a confidential meeting between the Requesting MLA and the COC todiscuss their request to join the Alberta Party Caucus.4.
The COC shall conduct a due diligence investigation about the Requesting MLA.5.
The COC shall make a presentation to the Alberta Party Board which summarizes the:a.
biography of the Requesting MLA;b.
the conversations between the COC and the Requesting MLA;c.
the results of the COC’s due diligence investigation; andd.
the recommendation of the COC to the Alberta Party Board of Directorsregarding whether the Board should extend an invitation to the RequestingMLA to join the Alberta Party Caucus.