GSS Elections

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2020 GSS Executive Board Elections

Candidates

Four candidates (below) have been acclaimed. Acclamations are formally approved by vote of the members at the SAGM March 30.
The position of Director of Student Affairs remains vacant. An election to fill this position will be held at the SAGM on March 30. 

UPDATE MARCH 13, 2020
The appeal period is now closed. The electoral officer advises that no appeals have been received in relation to the 2020 Executive Board elections and referenda.

UPDATE APRIL 6, 2020

The four candidates below were ratified at the SAGM on March 30. In the same meeting, Antoine Rose was elected the Director of Student Affairs.

Chair

Drake Thomas Rushford

Candidate’s statement is available here.

Director of Finance

Jacob Hunt

Candidate’s statement is available here.

Director of Communications

Matilde Cervantes Navarrete

Candidate’s statement is available here.

Director of Student Affairs

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Director of Services

Angélique Rose

Candidate’s statement is available here.

Information

Elections for the Graduate Students’ Society Executive Board will be held between 9:00am on March 4th and 4:00pm on March 6th, 2020.

All currently registered graduate students can run and vote in this election.

The Available Positions:

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

Nominations are open February 7th at 10:00am until February 25th at 4:00pm.

Nomination packages are available here or in the GSS Office.

Rules for campaigning may be found here.

Questions should be directed to the GSS Electoral Officer at gssvote@uvic.ca.

At the same time as these elections, several fee referenda will be held. For more information, please see our referenda page.