GSS Elections

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2019 GSS Executive Board Elections & Referenda

Election & Referendum notice

NOTICE OF ELECTIONS:

Elections for the Graduate Students’ Society’s Executive Board will be held between 
9am on March 6th and 4pm on March 8th , 2019. All currently registered graduate students can run and vote in this election.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS:

1. Chair
2. Director of Finance
3. Director of Services
4. Director of Student Affairs
5. Director of Communications

Nominations are open February 7th at 10 am 
until February 26th at 4 pm. Download the nomination form or pick one up at the GSS office.


NOTICE OF REFERENDA:

The UVic Graduate Students’ Society will be holding referenda on proposals for fees for on campus services. All currently registered graduate students can campaign and vote on each of these referenda.

PROPOSED FEE INCREASES*:

1. Constituency Groups, increase $0.33 per term to a total fee of $1.33 per term.
2. Clubs, increase $0.75 per term to a total fee of $1 .25 per term.
3. Campus Food Bank, increase $0.75 per term to a total fee
of $1.79 per term
4. Ombudsperson fee, increase $0.50 per term to a total fee
of $1.50 per term.
5. Anti-Violence Project, increase $1.00 per term to a total fee of $2.00 per term.

PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A NEW FEE*:

Student Advocate Office, new fee of $1.00 per term.

Graduate students wishing to campaign on one or more 
of these fee increases must register with the GSS Electoral Officer between February 7th and February 26th at 4:00pm.

*Note: Students on co-op pay 50% of the regular fee as stated here. Distance and co-op students do not pay the Campus Food Bank fee. Campus Food Bank fee is currently increased annually by CPI. This referendum would not change that practice. 

Electoral officer

The GSS Electoral Officer is Ryley Erickson. Contact him at votegss@uvic.ca

You can also contact the electoral officer through the GSS office, Room 102, Halpern Centre for Graduate Students.

email: gssoffice@uvic.ca Phone: 250-472-5163

 

Nomination form

Graduate students wishing to run for the Executive Board must submit a valid nomination form. Download the nomination form.

Nominations received:

Valid nominations received will be listed here within one working day of receipt. Links to campaign platforms will be added once the nomination period closes and the campaign period starts,

Chair

[no nominations received]

Director of Finance

[no nominations received]

Director of Services

[no nominations received]

Director of Student Affairs

[no nominations received]

Director of Communications

[no nominations received]

Referenda campaign sides

Those wishing to campaign on a referendum question YES or NO side must register with the electoral officer, Ryley Erickson by email.

This site will be used to indicate whether a YES or NO side has been registered. Individuals may join an existing campaign side by contacting the electoral officer. 

Links to campaign platforms will be added once the nomination period closes and the campaign period starts,

1. Constituency Groups, increase $0.33 per term to a total fee of $1.33 per term.

[no campaign side registered]

2. Clubs, increase $0.75 per term to a total fee of $1 .25 per term.

[no campaign side registered]

3. Campus Food Bank, increase $0.75 per term to a total fee
of $1.79 per term

[no campaign side registered]

4. Ombudsperson fee, increase $0.50 per term to a total fee
of $1.50 per term.

[no campaign side registered]

5. Anti-Violence Project, increase $1.00 per term to a total fee of $2.00 per term.

[no campaign side registered]

6. Student Advocate Office, new fee of $1.00 per term.

[no campaign side registered]