Notice of election

This notice has been posted by the Registrar as the Electoral Officer for these elections.

Education Council call for student nominations

Education Council is the advisory body to the College Board on major institution-wide issues and educational policy. Education Council has a total of four (4) seats for student representatives; 2 from Terrace Campus, 1 from Prince Rupert Campus, and 1 regional campus seats from campuses other than Terrace and Prince Rupert. Students serve a term from October 2022 to September 2023.

 

Board of Governors call for student nominations

The Board of Governors provides long-term direction to the College. They work in partnership with both the Education Council and the College's First Nations Council. Two students are elected from different programs to a 1-year term. The person receiving the highest number of votes will be declared to one position. The second seat will be awarded to a student from a different program with the next highest number of votes.

First Nations Council call for student nominations

The student representative of the First Nations Council must reflect the geographic distribution of programs of the institution. One student will be elected by the students, serving a one-year term.

Notice of election | September 16, 2022

Close of nomination | September 29, 2022 (4pm)

Qualified nominees will be notified by the Registrar following the close of nominations and prior to the Campaign period. If at the close of the nomination period there is only one candidate per seat available, the nominated candidate will be declared elected.

Campaign period | October 3 - 7 2022

Election day | October 12, 2022

The first Education Council meeting following the election will be October 28,2022.

The first Board of Governors meeting following the election will be November 18, 2022. 

 

Eligibility

  • A candidate must be a member of the Coast Mountain Students’ Union. The student must be in good standing at the time the call for elections is made.
  • Good standing is defined as having no severe academic sanctions, enrolment restrictions, conduct sanctions, or outstanding fees and/or fines
  • A student elected to the Board of Governors must have a minimum course load of 60% and remain in good standing for the period consistent with the appointment.

  • A student elected to Education Council must have a minimum course load of one credited course.

  • A student elected to First Nations Council must be of indigenous descent and have a minimum course load of one credited course.

Further eligibility requirements for student candidates and voting for the Education Council positions:

  • Students at the Terrace and Prince Rupert campuses must be enrolled at their respective campus to stand for election, and or vote

  • For the Regional Campus Seat, students may vote for any of the candidates standing for election to the regional seat.
  • A student who is also a staff member can only participate in either the student or the staff election, whichever is their primary activity.

 Election will be held electronically using ElectionBuddy.

A student elected to Education Council must have a minimum course load of one credited course.

Education Council (4 seats total)


A student elected to the Board of Governors must have a minimum course load of 60% and remain in good standing for the period consistent with the appointment.

Board of Governors (2 seats total)

A student elected to First Nations Council must be of indigenous descent and have a minimum course load of one credited course.

First Nations Council (1 seat total)
All Nominees are required to submit a typed candidate statement, no longer than 250 words in length.
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