Council Speaker


Apply by August 8, 2017

Position Description
The GSS is looking to appoint a Speaker for future Council meetings. The Speaker appointment is for one year  and Council must select the Speaker by a 2/3 majority vote. The Speaker will be elected by Council at the August Council Meeting. Speaker must be available for all future council meetings, which are held monthly on Tuesdays from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm at various SFU campuses. Council meetings are scheduled well in advance, please refer to our website for future meetings.

Required Skills
Communication, Time-management, Collaborative working, Public Speaking, Strategic speaking

Desired Skills
Thorough knowledge of GSS bylaws, Constitution, policies and procedures
Working knowledge of GSS services and operations
Knowledge of Robert’s rules

How to apply
Submit a short (max. 200 word) statement of intent explaining your interest in the position. Do a short presentation at the next Council meeting on Tuesday, August 8 from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm at the SFU Burnaby Campus MBC 2290/2296.

The Council Speaker shall receive a $50.35 per meeting stipend. If you are interested please email: Mitchell Kovacic, GSS Director of Internal Relations at and Pierre Cenerelli, GSS Executive Director at