2020 Fall Elections

Whether you are a candidate or a voter, thank you for your interest in the 2020 Fall Elections.

We welcome any feedback to elections@camosunstudent.org

Thank you to the student nominees

Voting occur October 26th, 27th, and 28th online – check your emails for instructions on how to vote. As always, any questions – please send them to elections@camosunstudent.org


Want to still stay involved?

Get involved with the Student Services Fee Advisory Committee! The Camosun College Student Society is looking for a few volunteers to help represent the student voice on this committee. You’ll help provide accountability and advice on the new student services fee and review other student-centered initiatives. If you’re interested, email collegecommittees@camosunstudent.org with your contact info and program by October 31.


What are student elections?

Generally speaking, 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. As a student, you have the chance to participate in online elections. Keep checking your email during the elections period to access your right to vote.


Timeline of the Election

September 23 –October 7 : Nomination Period Deadline at noon. (12 PM)

October 7th Noon (12 PM) : deadline for platform statements (Roughly 200 words) and high resolution digital photos of candidates to be sent to elections@camosunstudent.org

October 8 – October 25:  2 week Campaign Period

October 26 – October 28:  Online elections open 9 AM starting day and close at 9 PM ending day

October 29th or so: Announcement of Results

The Appeals deadline is 72 hours past the announcement of the elections results. You must email elections@camosunstudent.org to make an appeal.

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


Where can I find out who is running?

Check back here The Nexus Newspaper (Your student newspaper) will be displaying who is running in the elections after nominations period has ended.


What positions are open? Can you picture yourself running in these positions?

Wellness and Access Director:           I am the voice for students with learning disabilities and physical disabilities. My job is to speak and listen to such students, give help to those who request to see an academic counselors and bring up possible means to the board to help such students in more easily accessible ways. I report personal projects to CCSS meetings, and can ask for support from other board members. I attend the Board Meetings I am able to, and vote unless I am Chair of the meeting. I create a portfolio of all my work and proposed projects, of which anyone among the board can read. I submit detailed reports on my work with regards to my position, and can give a verbal explanation of each log in the report should I be asked. I can (at any point) read another board members’ reports.

First Nation’s Director:           I represent the people’s who’s land we work, live and learn on. I am the resource for Indigenous members of the Camosun College, and I have a duty to produce/ propose personal projects to ensure a better, safer, and inclusive environment for Indigenous members. I attend the Board Meetings I am able to, and vote unless I am Chair of the meeting. I create a portfolio of all my work and proposed projects, of which anyone among the board can read. I submit detailed reports on my work with regards to my position, and can give a verbal explanation of each log in the report should I be asked. I can (at any point) read another board members’ reports.

Interurban Director (x4):        I represent the average student at Interurban campus. I collaborate with executives and contingency directors on projects regarding issues I am passionate about. I work on my own time, volunteering and supporting other board members to the best of my abilities while also thinking about who I represent. I can create, or co-create personal projects of which can be brought to the board. I attend the Board Meetings I am able to, and vote unless I am Chair of the meeting. I create a portfolio of all my work and proposed projects, of which anyone among the board can read. I submit detailed reports on my work with regards to my position, and can give a verbal explanation of each log in the report should I be asked. I can (at any point) read another board members’ reports.

Lansdown Director (x4):        I represent the average student at Lansdowne campus. I collaborate with executives and contingency directors on projects regarding issues I am passionate about. I work on my own time, volunteering and supporting other board members to the best of my abilities while also thinking about who I represent. I can create, or co-create personal projects of which can be brought to the board. I attend the Board Meetings I am able to, and vote unless I am Chair of the meeting. I create a portfolio of all my work and proposed projects, of which anyone among the board can read. I submit detailed reports on my work with regards to my position, and can give a verbal explanation of each log in the report should I be asked. I can (at any point) read another board members’ reports.

Off Campus Director:             I represent the average student who does not learn on either specific campus. I am the liaison between students and CCSS, and work closely with off-campus locations, volunteering my time there to make a better/ easier environment for those student who cannot and do not go directly to the school. I collaborate with executives and contingency directors on projects regarding issues I am passionate about. I work on my own time, volunteering and supporting other board members to the best of my abilities while also thinking about who I represent. I can create, or co-create personal projects of which can be brought to the board. I attend the Board Meetings I am able to, and vote unless I am Chair of the meeting. I create a portfolio of all my work and proposed projects, of which anyone among the board can read. I submit detailed reports on my work with regards to my position, and can give a verbal explanation of each log in the report should I be asked. I can (at any point) read another board members’ reports.


Do you have questions about the elections?

Please contact the Chief Electoral Officer at elections@camosunstudent.org

 

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 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.