Elections

CHIEF RETURNING OFFICER

This is notification that the position of CHIEF RETURNING OFFICER (CRO) be elected at the November council meeting on Thursday, November 24, 2022.

DUTIES OF THE CRO:

  • responsible for overseeing and maintaining the Society’s elections and referenda
  • organize the Presidential election debates
  • liaise with the University Secretariat regarding the timeline of the election and online voting
  • ensure the Society’s membership are properly informed regarding the logistics of voting

To learn more about the position, please see Bylaw 2.2.3.1.
 

COMPENSATION:
The CRO earns an honoraria of $500 annually, pro-rated.
 

TIME COMMITMENT:
The CRO position starts December 1, 2022 and runs until November 30, 2023. 

NOMINATION DEADLINE: 
SOGS members in good standing wishing to nominate themselves must send their nomination and 1 page election poster/platform to the SOGS Speaker (speaker@sogs.ca) no later than November 24, 2022 at 4 pm ET

Questions? Reach out to the current CRO, Esther Fagbemi (cro@sogs.ca), or the SOGS Speaker  (speaker@sogs.ca).


Election Dates

Position Month of election Date of taking office
Appeals Review Commission November 01-December
President As established by the University Secretariat 01-May
Vice-President Academic April 01-May
Vice-President Advocacy April 01-May
Vice-President Finance April 01-May
Vice-President Student Services April 01-May
Speaker June 01-July
Ombudsperson July 01-August
Commissioners October 01-November
Sustainability Coordinator October 01-November
Chief Returning Officer November 01-January
Graduate Representative to the Senate As established by the University Secretariat As established by the University Secretariat
Graduate Representative to the Board of Governors As established by the University Secretariat As established by the University Secretariat
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