2018 Fall 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 can I find a nomination form?

The nomination form for students running in the CCSS election can be found at CCSS_NOMINATION_Fall_2018

Check back here for the college elections nomination form.


Which positions will be elected this Fall?

Vacant Executive and Constituency Positions


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 2019
  • Paid at an hourly rate for up to 10 hrs/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 2019
  • Paid at an hourly rate for up to 20 hrs/week


Pride Director

  • Represents trans and 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 2019
  • Paid at an hourly rate for up to 15 hrs/week


First Nation’s 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 2019
  • Paid at hourly rate for up to 15 hrs/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 2019
  • Paid at an hourly rate for up to 15 hrs/week

Note: You may only register as an election candidate for ONE (1) student society position and ONE (1) college position. All positions only have one position open, except where indicated.

 

Vacant Campus Director Positions


Interurban Director
(4 Positions)

  • Represents Interurban student interests
  • Attends CCSS council and committee meetings to provide input and direction, helps at events
  • A great way to get started with the Student Society
  • Elected until Fall 2018
  • Paid at $30 per meeting


Lansdowne Director
(4 Positions)

  • Represents Lansdowne student interests
  • Attends CCSS council and committee meetings to provide input and direction, helps at events
  • A great way to get started with the Student Society
  • Elected until Fall 2018
  • Paid at $30 per meeting


Off Campus Director

  • Represents Off Campus student interests
  • Attends CCSS council and committee meetings to provide input and direction, helps at events
  • Elected until Spring 2019
  • Paid at $30 per meeting

 

Note: You may only register as an election candidate for ONE (1) student society position and ONE (1) college position. All positions only have one position open, except where indicated.

Vacant Camosun College Education Council Position


Education Council
(4 Positions)

  • If you have an interest in education policy, standards, and curriculum, Camosun’s Education Council is a great way to make a difference.
  • Elected until Spring 2019

 

What is the timeline of the elections?

1. Nomination Period:

Thursday, Sept 19
Until
Tuesday, October 2 | 12:00pm

*Tuesday, October 2 3:00pm PM deadline for platform statements and digital photos of candidates to be sent to elections.ccss@gmail.com

2. Campaign Period:

Friday, October 5 | 9:00am
Until
Sunday,  October 21 | 11:59pm

*All campaign material must be removed by 9:00 am on October 25th

3. Voting Period:
Monday, October 22| 12:01 am
Until
Wednesday, October 24| 11:59pm 

*Voting to take place online – check your email for instructions on how to vote!

The Appeals deadline for the CCSS elections is 72 hours past the announcement of the election results. You must email elections.ccss@gmail.com to make an appeal.  For questions relating to EdCo & BoG elections, please contact elections@camosun.ca


Which students are running in the Fall 2018 Election?

You can view the Nexus Newspaper on before the election 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 Education Council.


Do you have questions about the elections?

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


Curious about former election results?

View the ratified election results from Spring 2018 below

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

For questions relating to EdCo & BoG elections, please contact elections@camosun.ca


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 this election cycle of the Camosun College Student Society elections. Furthermore, this information concerning Camosun College elections does not replace any existing bylaws or policies of Camosun College.