BUSAC Sets Important Governance Dates

The Brock University Students’ Administrative Council, better known as BUSAC recently completed their annual summer training/planning retreat.  During the retreat the councillors participated in team building, governance training, brainstorming and most importantly, held its 2nd meeting of the 2014-15 legislative session.

The minutes and proceedings for the July 13th meeting will be available in September once BUSAC approves them in the September 10th meeting.  During this meeting councillors elected members to standing committees, addressed the Interim Student Senator appointments, welcomed the newly hired Chris Ventura as the Speaker of the House and established their 2014-15 meeting schedule and other important dates.  We will outline the important dates in this post for students reference and explain a little bit about what they mean.

BUSAC voted to meet on Wednesday’s this year.  The schedule meetings is as follows:
– September 10, 2014
– September 24, 2014
– October 8, 2014
– October 29, 2014
– November 5, 2014
– November 19, 2014
– December 3, 2014
– January 7, 2015
– January 21, 2015
– February 4, 2015
– February 25, 2015
– March 11, 2015
– March 25, 2015

BUSAC also voted to set the election dates as follows:
– October By-Elections where any vacant BUSAC seats will be filled: Voting dates will be October 28-30, 2014.
– Executive/Board of Directors Elections: Voting dates will be February 10-12, 2015
– BUSAC/Senate/Trustee Elections: Voting dates will be March 24-26, 2015

Lastly BUSAC also set the dates for the General Meetings:
– General Meeting # 1: October 7, 2014
– General Meeting # 2: January 20, 2015.
More information about the General Meeting will be available in September.