Elections – Fall 2018

The campaign period is now open and closes November 15th. Polling will begin November 19th and close November 23rd.

CANDIDATES FOR GSS EXECUTIVE

The following graduate students have submitted their names for one of the GSS executive positions. Polls will be open November 19th to 23rd.

Director of External Relations:

Matthew McDonald    >> See full bio
Noortje de Weers    >> See full bio
Bugrahan Ceylan    >> See full bio
Vivek Anand    >> See full bio

Director of Finance:

Dapinder Singh    >> See full bio
Md Ashraful Alam    >> See full bio

Director of Graduate Services:

Nicholas Page    >> See full bio

Director of University Relations:

Thomas Budd    >> See full bio

ABOUT THE POSITIONS

Positions are open to currently enrolled graduate students at SFU. These stipended positions are a great opportunity to develop leadership skills and to pursue initiatives and issues that are important to SFU’s graduate student body. Directors sit on the Executive Committee of the GSS, and in the past, have worked on projects such as: U-Pass negotiations, affordable housing advocacy, orientation, improving graduate student supervision, Graduate Provincial Scholarship advocacy, and exploring sponsorship opportunities.

THE POSITIONS AVAILABLE ARE:

Director of University Relations  >>> Terms of Reference

Director of Graduate Services  >>> Terms of Reference

Director of Finance  >>> Terms of Reference

Director of External Relations  >>> Terms of Reference

IMPORTANT ELECTION DATES

  • Open Nominations: October 16 at 9am
  • Nomination Information Session #1: October 18 from 1:00-2:00 pm
  • Nomination Information Session #2: October 23 from 1:00-2:00 pm
  • Nomination Information Session #3: October 25 from 1:00-2:00 pm
  • Close Nominations: October 30 at 11:59 pm
  • Mandatory Candidate Q&A Session: November 6 from 1:00-2:00 pm
  • Open Campaigning: November 5 at 9:00 am
  • Candidate Meet-and-Greet: November 15 from 3:00-4:00pm
  • Close Campaigning: November 16 at 11:59 pm
  • Open Online Polling: November 19 at 9:00 am
  • Close Online Polling: November 23 at 11:59 pm
  • Announcement of Results: November 28 by 4:00 pm

BY-LAWS AND REGULATIONS

Elections and referenda, collectively known as electoral undertakings, are governed by the documents below.

Constitution and By-Laws

R1010 Electoral Undertaking Regulation

QUESTIONS?

Email the Electoral Committee at ec@sfugradsociety.ca or the Chief Electoral Officer at electoralcheif@sfugradsociety.ca