- October By-Election
- The primary purpose of the October election is to fill any vacant seats throughout BUSU's representative bodies.
- February Executive Election
- The primary purpose of the February election period is to elect your Directors of the Board, who is BUSU’s highest governing body that oversees legislation, human resources, financial and legal decision. This period also elects your four student executives who are your leaders in giving you a superior student experience.
- March BUSAC Election
- The primary purpose for the March election period is to elect the following year's members of the Brock University Students' Administrative Council. You can learn more about BUSAC here.
Have you decided that you'd like to run in our February election? Stop by the BUSU Office to get your nomination package to formally put your name forward. Nominations close Friday, January 24th at 4:30pm, so don't wait!
Not sure what elections are all out and want to learn more? Check out the links under the Brock Votes logo at the top of this page to find out more.
Are you a natural-born leader with strong passion for student government?
The President of the Brock University Students’ Union is responsible for being the manager of the executive team, as well as providing direction and leadership for the organization. Reporting the Board of Directors, the President represents the organization with internal and external stakeholders and provide insight on important matters pertaining to the student experience. The President attends special events on behalf of the BUSU and provide comments on municipal, provincial and federal issues to the members. You can find out more about your future job as President with the official job description.
Vice-President, Student Services (VPSS)
Want to help lead a year of exciting student experiences?
The Vice President, Student Services (“VPSS”) is a leader within the organization that has a key role in all aspects of events, clubs and services. The VPSS is the lead in creating student experiences that are engaging, exciting and entertaining. With the support of a dynamic team of staff and student coordinators, the VPSS asissts in the planning and execution of events and campaigns such as BUSU's Welcome Week events and 12 Days of BUSU, as well as weekly event programming. The VPSS needs to have a keen eye for detail and be on pulse with student life. You can find out more about your future job as VPSS with the official job description
Director of the Board
Are you interested in making key decisions that shape BUSU?
The Directors of the Board are student-volunteer leaders who set the strategic direction of the organization. The Directors are here to listen to the needs of the students and discuss what can be achieved utilizing the BUSU’s operations team. The Directors meet to discuss important items such as legislation, political policy, human resources, legal and financial issues, and evaluate the feedback from the members. The Directors meet on a regular basis to discuss these issues and help to shape the future of BUSU. You can find out more about your future role as a Director with the official job description.
Note: There is one 1 Year Board Member seat available, and one 2 Year Bord Member seat available.
Vice-President, Finance and Administration (VPFA)
Interested in finance, negotiating and strategic planning?
The Vice President, Finance and Administration (“VPFA”) is a leader within the organization that manages the financial plans and member benefits. Throughout the year the VPFA evaluates all aspects of the budgets, as well as oversees of the health and dental plan and transit agreements. From time to time the VPFA may take on campaigns that highlight other benefits or concerns, and may also attend special events on behalf of BUSU with the Executive team. You can find out more about your future job as VPFA with the official job description.
Vice-President, External Affairs (VPEA)
Have a passion for advocacy and student rights?
The Vice President, External Affairs (“VPEA”) is a leader within the organization that has a role in all aspects relating to advocacy, policy creation and student rights. The VPEA is the connection between the BUSU and its external lobby groups, with a key role in the Ontario Undergraduate Students’ Alliance (OUSA). The VPEA helps to influence policy that is shared with key political partners on municipal, provincial and federal issues affecting students. With support from a team of student coordinators, the VPEA runs campaigns to showcase the important issues that face students today. You can find out more about your future job as VPEA with the official job description.
Rules and By-laws
Meet with the CRO and DRO in the Elections Hub (Clubhouse, across from Daily Grind):
Monday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Tuesday, 12 to 4 p.m. | Wednesday, 12 to 4 p.m. | Thursday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.