Councillor Resources

Are you a councillor for your caucus? The following resources will aid you in this role.

British Columbia Legislation
Although Councillors must always ensure they are following all applicable legislation, two B.C. laws are of particular importance in guiding their actions: The Societies Act and section 27.1 of the University Act.

GSS By-Laws and Other Internal Governing Documents
Councillors should familiarize themselves with GSS’s By-Laws. They should also be aware of the society’s other internal governing documents, listed here.

Robert’s Rules of Order
GSS Robert’s Rules Collection of Resources
Useful Guide from University of Alberta

Council Agenda and Minutes
Past (2014-2017) Council agenda and minutes may be found here.

Councillor Stipend Form
In order to receive your stipend for attending meetings, you will need to fill out this form.