MEET THE CANDIDATES
DIRECTOR OF INTERNAL RELATIONS:
DIRECTOR OF EXTERNAL RELATIONS:
DIRECTOR OF GRADUATE SERVICES:
- Emmanuel Naidoo >>> Candidate Profile
ABOUT THE POSITIONS
All of our positions require the directors to be in regular contact and dialogue with the colleagues, GSS Councillors and graduate students more generally. The positions available are:
Director of External Relations >> Terms of Reference
Advocates on behalf of graduate students with the University and government on non-academics issues, such as tuition, housing, and affordability, in partnership with organizations external to the GSS and the University.
Director of Graduate Services >> Terms of Reference
Stewards the services that the GSS provides to graduate students such as the U-Pass BC Program, Benefit Plan (extended health and dental insurance) and financial aid programs. Also advocates for graduate students regarding services offered by the University.
Director of Internal Relations >> Terms of Reference
Is responsible for effective communication and organizing of our Graduate Council and Annual General Meeting and stewarding the updating and reviewing of the governance documents of the society.
IMPORTANT ELECTION DATES
Notice of Elections: Feb 4th Nominations Open: Feb 5th at 9 am Nomination Information Session: Feb 16th at 12 noon Nomination Information Session: Feb 22nd at 4 pm Nominations Close: Feb 26th at 11:59 pm Candidate Profile Submission Deadline: March 1st at 11:59 pm Mandatory Candidate Q&A Session: March 3rd at 12 noon Open Campaigning: March 4th at 9 am Presenting at GSS Council: March 9th at 4 pm Meet the Candidates (Public Event): March 18th at 4 pm Close Campaigning: March 26th at 11:59 pm
- Open Online Polling: March 30th at 9 am
- Close Online Polling: April 7th at 11:59 pm
- Announcement of Results: April 9th at 2 pm