Student representation 

Notice of election: First Nations Council, Board of Governors and Education Council.

Call for nominations: Student seats

  • 1 student representative seats for First Nations Council

Term of office:  1 term from February 2023 to September 2023

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.  

All nominees are required to submit a typed candidate statement, no longer than 250 words in length, along with their completed nomination form. Nomination forms must be received by by 4 p.m. on February 3, 2023.

Election schedule

Notice of election

Jan 23, 2023  

Close of nominations

Feb 3, 2023

Qualified nominees will be notified by the Registrar following the close of nominations and prior to the Campaign period*

Campaign period 

Feb 13-16, 2023  

Election day

Feb 21, 2023

Polling stations will be set up in the Registration office at the Terrace campus, in the library at the Prince Rupert campus, and the registration desks at all other campuses. 

*If at the close of the nomination period there is only one candidate per seat available, the nominated candidate will be declared elected.

Eligibility to participate

Only those enrolled as a student (in good standing) currently attending the College are eligible to participate. If you are uncertain of your enrolment status, please check with your Registration Office. Candidates must be nominated by five other recognized members of the student body enrolled as students attending Coast Mountain College from the same campus. Each nominee must declare that they have every reason to believe that they will be able to fulfill the term of office. Student members receive $750 every term served on the Council.