2021 CCSS Fall Elections

The 2021 CCSS Fall Elections are now open.

If you are a student who wants to make a difference, become involved in your community, and contribute to the campus environment, you should consider running in the elections. Being a student representative is a great opportunity for you to build experience, advocate for students, represent the needs of Camosun’s diverse student population, and make an impact during your time at Camosun College.

 

Important Dates

Nomination Period: September 22-October 5

During the Nomination Period, prospective candidates must register their candidacy, platform statement, and student nominations. Candidates are required to collect the full names and student numbers of fifteen CCSS members (Camosun students) who wish to nominate their candidacy. Click here to register as a candidate.

Campaign Period: October 9-24

The CCSS may reimburse candidates up to a maximum of $25 for marketing costs provided the candidate produces receipts. 

Voting Period: October 25-27

Voting will take place online via electronic ballot. Members of the Society may vote with one ballot for each of the Council positions for which they are entitled to. If only one nomination is received for a particular office, the election will be by a yes/no vote on a ballot.

 

Positions and Responsibilities

All positions must:

  • Attend all executive, council meetings, and general meetings, excluding those granted a Leave of Absence or sufficient permission.
  • Sit on a minimum of two committees.
  • Provide regular reports to the standard of Bylaws Part 10 (excluding directors-at-large).
  • Act honestly and in good faith with a view to the best interests of the society.
  • Exercise the care, diligence, and skill that a reasonably prudent individual would exercise in comparable circumstances.

Finance Executive (6 month term; 1 position)

Responsibilities:

  • oversee the financial procedures and records of the Society;
  • liaise with the bookkeeper and/or Financial Resource Coordinator;
  • chair the finance committee;
  • liaise with board members in their respective budgets;
  • comply with requests and resolutions of council.

Remuneration:

  • $15.60/hour for up to 15 hours per week

Pride Director (6 month term; 1 position)

Responsibilities:

  • facilitate the Pride Collective meetings;
  • maintain the Pride Resource Library, including monitoring the signing out of resources;
  • update the Pride Pamphlet Library for distribution to students;
  • liaise with allies of Pride LGBT2IQ centers in Victoria;
  • attend relevant conferences for Pride issues, as is financially feasible within the Pride budget;
  • participate in campaigns to increase the awareness of pride related issues and create a comfortable environment on campus for members of the Pride community;
  • support all students who come to the Pride office with situations, questions and discussion;
  • sit on at least two (2) Society committees;
  • submit regular written reports, in compliance with Bylaws Part 10.

Remuneration:

  • $15.60/hour for up to 15 hours per week

Interurban Director-at-Large (12 month term; 4 position)

Responsibilities:

  • Support executive and constituency directors in the dissemination of all relevant Society information at their respective campus;
  • Attend all Council/Board meetings.

Remuneration:

  • $30 per board meeting
  • $15 per committee meeting

Lansdowne Director-at-Large (12 month term; 4 position)

Responsibilities:

  • Support executive and constituency directors in the dissemination of all relevant Society information at their respective campus;
  • Attend all Council/Board meetings.

Remuneration:

  • $30 per board meeting
  • $15 per committee meeting

Off-Campus Director-at-Large (12 month term; 1 position)

Responsibilities:

  • Support executive and constituency directors in the dissemination of all relevant Society information at their respective campus;
  • Attend all Council/Board meetings.

Remuneration:

  • $30 per board meeting
  • $15 per committee meeting

Do any of these positions interest you? Click here to register as a candidate!

 

About: Electoral Committee

The Electoral Committee is a non-partisan committee that is lead by the Chief Electoral Officer and consists of three members of the society who are not presently seeking election.  This committee is responsible for:

  • The administration of the elections.
  • Ensuring elections occur in a timely manner.
  • Determining the eligibility of nominated candidates.
  • Reporting on the conduct and results of elections to Council for ratification.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Chief Electoral Officer at elections@camosunstudent.org.

 

Additional Links

Policies

Bylaws

Past Elections Results


Please note that this webpage is provided for informational purposes only and does not supersede the bylaws, constitution, or policies of the Camosun College Student Society. Nor does this information replace the advice or direct communication from the Chief Electoral Officer of the Camosun College Student Society.