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Governance Committee

Governance Committee

Reviews and develops the GSS regulations, constitution, by-laws and all other policies that govern the society. To join please email:

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Vision Statement

The Governance Committee of the Graduate Student Society furthers the goals of responsiveness, equitability, transparency and accountability of the Society by pursuing consensus-oriented practices, engagement with membership, and the free dissemination of opinions and ideas at the Society, Simon Fraser University and beyond.

Core Competencies
  • Skills and experiences beyond the regular academic area
  • Understanding of regulations and procedures as formed in a non-profit, post-secondary-based, Canadian organization
  • Learn how to develop governing documents that will form the structure and support the functioning of the Society
  • Learn the lexicon, “legalese” and other very specific terminology used in policy development
  • Increase understanding through active development of governing documents
Ongoing Projects
  • Review of policy and procedural documents of the Society
Terms of Reference

Governance Committee TOR

Committee Chair and Contact

Director of Internal Relations  –