Elections

2021-22 Presidential Election

The SOGS Presidential nomination period begins Monday, February 1, 2021!

Want to make a difference in graduate students’ lives? Interested in gaining valuable leadership experience? Nominate yourself to be the 2021–2022 SOGS President!

HOW TO NOMINATE YOURSELF:

Nomination forms will be accepted between 9am on Monday, February 1, 2021 and 4pm on Friday, February 12, 2021.

Nomination forms can be found HERE.

SUBMISSION OF NOMINATION FORMS:

Candidates must email their completed form, bearing the electronic signatures of two full or associate members of SOGS, to the SOGS CRO (cro@sogs.ca) to be eligible to run. 

LEARN MORE ABOUT BEING PRESIDENT:

For more information about the position of SOGS President, please consider the following:

  • Review our SOGS Bylaws & Constitution, specifically Bylaws 1.6.2, 2.1.1, and 2.1.2. Read the document HERE.
  • Contact the current President (president@sogs.ca) and/or the Executive (executive@sogs.ca) to learn about the current projects and personal experience involved with running SOGS.

 

NOTE:

  • All eligible presidential candidates must attend a mandatory meeting with the SOGS Chief Returning Officer (CRO) and Deputy Chief Returning Officer (DCRO) on February 16, 2021. Candidates cannot campaign for their position until the official campaign period begins the following day, February 17, 2021.

If you have any questions, please send all inquiries to cro@sogs.ca


 

Election Dates

Position Month of election Day of taking office
President As established by the University Secretariat May 1
VP Academic April May 1
VP Advocacy April May 1
VP Finance April May 1
VP Student Services April May 1
Speaker June July 1
Chief Returning Officer November January 1
Ombudsperson July August 1
Commissioners October November 1
Appeals Review Commission January February 1