2017-18 BUSAC and Senate Elections

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 September 15th (BUSU office)
Nominations close September 22nd
All Candidates Meeting September 22nd
Campaigning Starts September 25th
VOTING DAYS October 3rd, 4th, & 5th
Campaigning Ends October 5th
Chief Returning Officer Fiona Purkiss (non-voting)
Deputy Returning Officer TBD
Deputy Returning Officer TBD
Student at Large TBD
Student at Large TBD
Student at Large TBD

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