2017 Spring Elections

What are student elections?

Student elections are held twice a year at Camosun College – in the Spring and Fall. All current Camosun students are eligible to hold elected positions on the Camosun College Student Society Board. There are also elected student positions on Camosun College governance bodies (Education Council and Board of Governors). With the exception of by-elections, elected positions are held for 12 month terms, with varying term start dates.


Where are the nomination forms?

Nomination Form for Camosun College Student Society (432 kb pdf)

Nomination form for Camosun EdCo and BoG Elections (82 kb pdf)


Which students are running in the Spring 2017 Election?

You can view the Nexus Newspaper on March 29th to view the Platform statements (Available at www.nexusnewspaper.com)
These candidates are running in the election for the Board of the Camosun College Student Society, as well as students running for Camosun College Board of Governors and Education Council.


Which positions will be elected this Spring?

Vacant Executive Positions


External Executive

  • Primary liaison between media, organizations, and governments
  • Attends CCSS council and committee meetings to provide input and direction, helps at events
  • Chairs the campaigns & advocacy committee
  • As a member of the CCSS Executive Committee, responsibilities and expectations are highest
  • Elected until Spring 2018
  • Paid at $11.85 /hr for up to 30 hr /week


Finance Executive

  • Responsible for financial interests of the society
  • Attends CCSS council and committee meetings to provide input and direction, helps at events
  • Chairs the finance committee.
  • As a member of the CCSS Executive Committee, responsibilities and expectations are highest.
  • Elected until Spring 2018
  • Paid at $11.85 /hr for up to 10 hr /week


Lansdowne Executive

  • Represents Lansdowne student interests
  • Attends CCSS council and committee meetings to provide input and direction, helps at events
  • Co-chairs the events committee to organize regular campus events
  • As a member of the CCSS Executive Committee, responsibilities and expectations are highest
  • Elected until Spring 2018
  • Paid at $11.85 /hr for up to 20 hr /week


Interurban Executive

  • Represents Interurban student interests
  • Attends CCSS council and committee meetings to provide input and direction, helps at events
  • Co-chairs the events committee to organize regular campus events
  • As a member of the CCSS Executive Committee, responsibilities and expectations are highest
  • Elected until Spring 2018
  • Paid at $11.85 /hr for up to 20 hr /week

Note: You may only register as an election candidate for ONE (1) position

 

Vacant Constituency and Campus Director Positions


First Nations Director

  • Represents indigenous student interests.
  • Attends CCSS council and committee meetings to provide input and direction, helps at events.
  • Chairs FNSA meetings to ensure indigenous students’ voices are heard
  • Elected until Spring 2018
  • Paid at $11.85 /hr for up to 15 hr /week


International Director

  • Represents International student interests.
  • Attends CCSS council and committee meetings to provide input and direction.
  • Helps at events, and organizes CCSS international events.
  • Acts as a liaison between Camosun International and CCSS
  • Elected until Spring 2018
  • Paid at $11.85 /hr for up to 10 hr /week


Pride Director

  • Represents queer student interests.
  • Attends CCSS council and committee meetings to provide input and direction, helps at events.
  • Chairs the Pride meetings to ensure queer students needs are being met
  • Elected until Spring 2018
  • Paid at $11.85 /hr for up to 15 hr /week


Sustainability Director

  • Represents Environmental Sustainability efforts.
  • Attends CCSS council and committee meetings to provide input and direction.
  • Helps at events, organizes annual sustainability fair.
  • Acts as a liaison for Sustainability projects amongst Camosun, CCSS and CSEA
  • Creates environmental projects and has a small budget.
  • Elected until Spring 2018
  • Paid at $11.85 /hr for up to 10 hr /week


Students with Disabilities Director

  • Represents the interests of students with disabilities
  • Attends CCSS council and committee meetings to provide input and direction, helps at events
  • Chairs the SWD meetings to ensure students with disabilities are represented
  • Elected until Spring 2018
  • Paid at $11.85 /hr for up to 15 hr /week


Women’s Director

  • Represents women’s student interests
  • Attends CCSS council and committee meetings to provide input and direction, helps at events
  • Chairs women’s collective meetings to ensure women are being represent at Camosun
  • Elected until Spring 2018
  • Paid at $11.85 /hr for up to 15 hr /week

Note: You may only register as an election candidate for ONE (1) position


What is the timeline of the elections?

1. Nomination Period:

Thursday, March 2
Until
Wednesday, March 15 | 12:00pm

2. Campaign Period:

Friday, March 17 | 9:00am
Until
Sunday, April 5 | 11:59pm

3. Voting Period:

Monday, April 3| 9:00am – 7:00pm
Tuesday, April 4| 9:00am – 7:00pm
Wednesday, April 5| 9:00am – 3:00pm
Voting to take place online 
Results announced April 6 or April 7

Please note that the appeals deadline for the Camosun College Student Society is 3:00 pm April 11th to the Chief Electoral Officer.

The full election schedule for CCSS is is available for download here. (21 kb pdf)
For questions relating to EdCo & BoG elections, please contact elections@camosun.ca


Where are the nomination forms?

Nomination Forms for Camosun College Student Society Board of Directors (430 kb pdf)

Nomination form for Camosun EdCo and BoG Elections (82 kb pdf)


Curious about former election results?

Click here to view the past election results.


Do you have questions about the elections?

Please contact the Chief Electoral Officer at elections.ccss@gmail.com


Please note that this webpage is provided for informational purposes only and does not reflect or replace the bylaws, constitution, or policies of the Camosun College Student Society. Additionally, it does not reflect or replace any correspondence, information, or advice from the Chief Electoral Officer of the Spring 2017 Camosun College Student Society general elections. Furthermore, this information concerning Camosun College elections does not replace any existing bylaws or policies of Camosun College.