Student representation 

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.  

Student elections

Notice of election

September 4, 2018  

Close of nominations

September 18, 2018

4:00 pm

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

September 19 – 26  

Election day

October 1, 2018

9:00 am to 4:00 pm

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.


The first First Nation Council meeting following the election will be December 7, 2018.

For additional student elections please visit the Board of Governors or Education Council.

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 s/he has every reason to believe that s/he will be able to fulfill the term of office.  Student members receive $750 every term served on the Council.