Director Elections – Fall 2020

Hello Graduate Students!
 

Hello Graduate Students,


You have elected 4 new GSS Directors & congratulations to the new directors! Thank you to everyone that participated and the full results for each position are included below.

Elections for the Director of External Relations, Director of Internal Relation and Director of Graduate Services will occur next semester so if you are interested in these positions watch for an announcement for the nominations period in January.

If you have any questions please direct them to ec@sfugradsociety.ca.

ELECTION RESULTS

DIRECTOR OF ACADEMIC RELATIONS:

Anchal Jain – 62

Libby Liu-Smith – 22

Pankaj Bagga – 35

Prince Kumar Lat – 29

Reese Muntean – 108 [ Elected ]

Lance Quan – 33

Devan Prithipaul – 34

Abstain (I do not wish to vote) – 49

None of the Above – 15


DIRECTOR OF ACCESS & EQUITY:

Shanny Rann – 96

Hafsa Sadiq – 119 [ Elected ]

Satyajeet Chouhan – 68

None of the above – 24

Abstain – ( I do not wish to vote) 80


DIRECTOR OF FINANCE:


Anna Orlichenko – 75

Farina Fassihi – 178 [ Elected ]

Abdul Mubarak Dutie Tuhson – 59

None of the Above 9

Abstain ( I do not wish to vote) 66


DIRECTOR OF STUDENT LIFE:


Gloria Li – 135 [ Elected ]

Aiman Adelshiyeva – 132

None of the Above – 28

Abstain ( I do not wish to vote) – 92

MEET THE CANDIDATES

Below if a full list of the candidates for each director positions. 

DIRECTOR OF ACADEMIC RELATIONS

Anchal Jain   >> Candidate Profile
Libby Liu-Smith   >> Candidate Profile
Pankaj Bagga   >> Candidate Profile
Prince Kumar Lat   >> Candidate Profile
Reese Muntean   >> Candidate Profile
Lance Quan   >> Candidate Profile
Devan Prithipaul   >> Candidate Profile

DIRECTOR OF ACCESS & EQUITY

Shanny Rann   >> Candidate Profile
Hafsa Sadiq   >> Candidate Profile
Satyajeet Chouhan   >> Candidate Profile

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

Anna Orlichenko   >> Candidate Profile
Farina Fassihi   >> Candidate Profile
Abdul Mubarak Dutie Tuhson   >> Candidate Profile

DIRECTOR OF STUDENT LIFE

Gloria Li   >> Candidate Profile
Aiman Adelshiyeva   >> Candidate Profile

ABOUT THE POSITIONS

The positions available are: 

Director of Academic Relations   >> Terms of Reference

Advocates on behalf of graduate students on academics issues such as supervision, tuition, academic programming, policies and the rights of graduate students at the University. 

Director of Access & Equity   >> Terms of Reference

Supports GSS efforts to create a social and learning environment that is free of barriers and oppression based on gender, race, ability, class and more. 

Director of Finance   >> Terms of Reference

Stewards the societies finances, assists in planning the annual budget, participates in the annual audit and monitors annual spending by the Society.

Director of Student Life   >> Terms of Reference

Helps promote a sense of community among graduate students by planning regular communication, events, socials and activities in order to connect students to the society and with each other.

IMPORTANT ELECTION DATES

  • Notice of Elections: Oct 1st at noon
  • Nominations Open: Oct 2nd at 9 am
  • Nomination Information Session: October 8th at 12 noon
  • Nomination Information Session: October 14th at 5 pm
  • Nominations Close: October 29th at 11:59 pm
  • Candidate Profile Submission Deadline: October 30th at noon
  • Mandatory Candidate Q&A Session: Nov 3rd at 12 noon
  • Open Campaigning: Nov 4th at 9 am
  • Presenting at GSS Council: Nov 10th at 4 pm
  • Meet the Candidates (Public Event): Nov 19th at 4 pm
  • Close Campaigning: Nov 25th at 11:59 pm
  • Open Online Polling: Dec 1st at 9 am
  • Close Online Polling: Dec 4th at 11:59 pm
  • Announcement of Results: Dec 8th at noon

BY-LAWS AND REGULATION

Elections and referenda, collectively known as electoral undertakings, are governed by the documents below. 
 
Constitution and By-Laws (page 20)

R1010 Electoral Undertaking Regulation

QUESTIONS?

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