2016-17 BUSAC and Senate Elections

Candidates

Board of Directors (1 Year Term):

  • Brandon Haidon

Board of Directors (2 Year Term):

  • Rafay Rehan
  • Witta Nicoyishakiye

Referenda

The following referenda shall also take place during the March Election Cycle (click to view the full MOU). (What is a referendum? A referendum is a general vote by the electorate on a single political question that has been referred to them for a direct decision)

Federal Advocacy Fee

Do you support the creation of a Federal Advocacy Fee of $0.70 per credit as outlined in the Memorandum of Understanding?

Clubs Levy

Do you support a $1.95 increase to the Clubs Fee ($2.05 to $4.00 per credit) starting September 2017 as outlined in the Memorandum of Understanding?

Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) Fee

Do you support the removal of the $1.50 per credit fee for Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPRIG) effective May 2017?”

Available Positions:

  • BUSAC Faculty of Education Seat
  • BUSAC Faculty of Humanities Seat
  • BUSAC Faculty of Social Sciences Seat
  • BUSAC Extra Faculty Seat
  • 16 At Large BUSAC Representatives Seat
  • 3 Two Year Brock University Senate Seat
  • 1 One Year Board of Directors Seat
  • 1 Two Year Board of Directors Seat

The Councilors and members of council have the following responsibilities:

  1. Represent the needs and concerns of their constituents
  2. Enact, amend and rescind bylaws and other legislation of the Corporation
  3. Provide political direction and external priorities for the organization
  4. Review and approve capital expenditures, club expenditure requests, and audited financial statements
  5. Set election, referendum, and general meeting dates
  6. Review the approved budget as passed by the Board of Directors

The Directors of the Corporation shall have the following duties:

  1. The responsibility for the allocation of all monies of the Corporation
  2. The setting and implementation of Corporation Policy and Procedures

The members of senate shall have the following duties:

  1. To review and create the educational policies of the University

The following referendums shall also take place during the March Election Cycle:

  1. Federal Advocacy Fee
  2. Clubs Levy
  3. Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) Fee
Nomination packages available February 27th (BUSU office)
Nominations close March 10th: 4:30pm
All Candidates Meeting March 10th: 5:30pm at TBA
Prep Week March 13th – March 17th
Campaigning Starts March 20th
VOTING DAYS March 28th, 29th and 30th
Campaigning Ends March 30th
Chief Returning Officer Jeremy Steinhausen (non-voting)
Deputy Returning Officer Kevin Changhsavang (non-voting)
Deputy Returning Officer Fiona Purkiss (non-voting)
BUSAC Rep Sophia Mac
BUSAC Rep Riley Cousins
BUSAC Rep Sannan Saleem
Student at Large Mario Shevlin
Student at Large Joshua Sayers
Student at Large TBD

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