Notice of Graduate Student Elections, Call for Nominations, CUSERT Referendum
Tuesday March 20, 10am-8pm
Wednesday March 21, 10am-8pm, and
Thursday March 22, 10am-6pm 2018 at the following locations:
- Minto Foyer
- 2nd floor Loeb (by the tunnels)
- Outside Mike’s Place (2nd floor UC)
- 2nd Floor Tory next to the Atrium/Galleria
- River Building Foyer
Call for Nominations: The Graduate Students’ Association is calling on any graduate students interested in running for positions in the 2018/2019 Graduate Students’ Association and/or graduate student positions on the Senate and Graduate Faculty Board.
Note nomination period is now past. Candidates running for positions are visible on a dedicated page.
- Vice-President Operations
- Vice-President External
- Vice-President Finance
- Vice-President Academic
- Nominee to the University Senate* (3 positions)
- Graduate Faculty Board (5 positions)
Anyone interested in holding one of these important positions should stop by the GSA office and pick up a nomination form or here.
For more information about the elections, campaigning or nomination forms, contact the Chief Electoral Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Graduate students will be asked to vote on the following question, as approved by GSA Council:
Do you support creating a levy of $1.31 per semester, indexed to the Consumer Price Index and prorated for part time students, to support the Carleton University Student Emergency Response Team (CUSERT)? Yes/No
Nomination Forms and Candidate Guide Available:
Thursday March 1, 2018 from the GSA Office at 600UC or by downloading Nomination Form, Candidate Guide, Affiliation Declaration, Consolidated Election rules, and Postering areas consolidated PDF. Students wishing to form YES or NO committees should download the PDF package Referendum Committee Form, Candidate Guide, Affiliation Declaration, Consolidated Election rules, and Postering areas
Completed nomination forms are due:
Friday, March 9, 2018 at 4:00pm
GSA office, 600 UC
Candidate Materials for Grad Bulletin and GSA website due
(see candidate guide for more information):
Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 4:00 pm
Send to email@example.com
Tuesday 12:01am, March 13, 2018
All-Candidates Meeting with the CEO:
Monday 10:00 am, March 12, 2018
GSA Boardroom, 600 UC
Thursday, 12 Noon, March 15, 2018
Grad Lounge, 600 UC
All-Candidates Presentation to GSA Council:
Thursday, 6:00 pm, , March 15, 2018
Senate Room, 608 Robertson Hall
*Graduate student representatives on the Senate must have been enrolled as full- or part-time graduate students in the academic year in which they are elected and during their tenure on the Senate.
Graduate student representatives must also maintain the academic status of Good Standing throughout their tenure.
**Anyone who wishes to run for a position or campaign in a referendum is not allowed to begin campaigning until March 13. Candidates and referendum campaign committees are expected to attend the all-candidates meeting and must abide by the election rules as established by the GSA Constitution, By-Laws, and the Electoral Rules Policy.
This notice is approved by the GSA Electoral Board.
See below for Poll Clerk Hiring
A graduate student election and referendum was held on March 20, 21 , and 22, 2018. The following referendum question was asked: Do you support creating a levy of $1.31 per semester, indexed to the Consumer Price Index and prorated for part time students, to support the Carleton University Student Emergency Response Team (CUSERT)? Yes/No Unofficial results are as follows: Yes 173 (x) No 62 Spoiled 2 Unmarked 5 The referendum was quorate. GSA Executive Positions Students were able to vote in favour or against candidates running unopposed as...read more
If you are not interested in running for a position, but would still like to be involved in the electoral process, the GSA will also be hiring Poll Clerks. Please drop off resumes at the GSA office or send them via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by noon on Tuesday March 13, 2018. All applications should include the applicant’s availability to work on voting days (March 20, 21, and 22). Poll clerks will be remunerated at $15/hour. If you have any questions regarding the Poll Clerk position and hiring please contact the CEO at...read more
The Graduate Students’ Association will likely be holding its annual elections in March. The GSA requires a Chief Electoral Officer(s) to administer these processes from nominations to the tabulation of results. In addition to getting involved with your GSA, this is a good opportunity for a graduate student to gain experience in organizing and running an election. Position Term: Variable hours between early February and early April Remuneration: To Be Negotiated Number of Positions: 1 -2 Job...read more