Important Notes Regarding the Nomination Process

  • Reminder: Nominations open Monday, February 23rd at 9:00 AM and close on Monday, March 9th at 12:00 Noon.

  • Nominations Papers can be picked up in MBC 2234 or found on this website. They must be physically handed in to MBC 2234 or SUR 3390 during office hours to a member of the Independent Electoral Commission.

  • Nomination Papers for Executive and At-Large Representative positions must have a minimum of 10 signatures of SFU students who are active members in good standing of the SFSS (we strongly recommend candidates getting more than 10 signatures in case some prove invalid)

  • Nomination Papers for Faculty Representative positions must have a minimum of 10 signatures of SFU students who are active members in good standing of the SFSS AND:

    • Declared a major/minor in that faculty, OR

    • Enrolled in a course in that specific faculty during the election semester

IMPORTANT: Candidates are required to meet with the Campaigns, Research and Policy Coordinator, Pierre Cassidy (MBC 2236). This 20 minute meeting must occur between Feb 23rd – March 13th in order to move forward in the electoral process. Meetings can be booked independently or can be booked by the IEC during office hours.

Notice of 2015 General Election

Notice of 2015 General Election

The 2015 General Election is coming upon us! Keep posted for more updates and events in the future in the lead up to the Voting Period.

In the meantime, this year:

  • Nominations open Monday, February 23rd at 9:00 AM and close on Monday, March 9th at 12:00 Noon.
  • Nominations Papers can be picked up in MBC 2234 or found on this website. They must be physically handed in to MBC 2234 to a member of the Independent Electoral Commission. All petitions and referenda must be submitted to the IEC by Wednesday, March 4th.
  • The Campaign period opens at 12:00 noon on Monday, March 9th and closes at 11:59PM on Monday, March 23rd. Campaign expenses are limited to $50 per Candidate.
  • Voting will occur between the 24th and 26th of March. 

There are 16 vacancies for the Board of Directors, these being:

Executives:
President,
VP Finance,
VP External Relations,
VP University Relations,
VP Student Services,

VP Student Life,

Non-Executives:
Two At-Large Representatives,
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Representative,
Faculty of Science Representative,
Faculty of Applied Sciences Representative,
Faculty of Business Representative,
Faculty of Environment Representative,
Faculty of Education Representative,
Faculty of Communication, Art & Technology Representative,

Faculty of Health Sciences Representative.

Elections are governed by the SFSS Constitution and Bylaws, SFSS Policy Manual, and IEC Guidelines, which can be found on this Elections Website.
Inquiries can be made to Oscar A L Sanchez, Chief Electoral Officer at ceo@sfss.ca

Wanted: IEC Commissioners

SFSS_IEC

 

The Simon Fraser Student Society seeks students for the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC):

Four (4) Commissioners

These Commissioners are responsible for assisting the Chief Electoral Officer in the administration of the Society’s elections and referenda and will be paid a stipend.

Those interested must be able to serve for the duration of the Spring Semester of 2015.
Please submit your cover letter and resume to Oscar Sanchez – Chief Electoral Officer at ceo@sfss.ca

Application deadline: February 6th 2015 at noon (12pm)

For more information, visit:

http://elections.sfss.ca/information/iec/about/

or inquire at ceo@sfss.ca

Fall 2014 Referendum Results

Do you approve establishing the Business Administration Student Society (BASS) as the Faculty Student Union (FSU) of the Beedie School of Business as of 2015-01-01?

Yes: 697

No: 60

Passed

Are you in favour of the Science Undergraduate Society (SUS) being established as the Faculty Student Union (FSU) for the Faculty of Science as of 2015-01-01?

Yes: 768

No: 65

Passed

Fall 2014 Referendum Questions

Question 1 

Whereas the Business Administration Student Society (BASS) operates under the Simon Fraser Student Society to serve a membership consisting of the undergraduate students within the Beedie School of Business;
Whereas BASS executes events and programs for all concentrations of the Beedie School of Business such as BASS FROSH, BASS Mentorship Program, Beedie Olympics, and BASS Banquet;
Whereas the BASS Constitution and By-laws define BASS as the faculty student union of the Simon Fraser University Beedie School of Business;
Whereas the BASS constitution and bylaws have been approved by the SFSS Board of Directors on 2014-09-15 without precedence or prejudice;
Whereas the BASS constitution and bylaws have been approved by the BASS membership at its annual General Meeting on 2014-10-14;
Whereas BASS wishes to continue operations in an official capacity as a faculty student union;

Do you approve establishing the Business Administration Student Society (BASS) as the Faculty Student Union (FSU) of the Beedie School of Business as of 2015-01-01?

 

 

Question 2

Are you in favour of the Science Undergraduate Society (SUS) being established as the Faculty Student Union (FSU) for the Faculty of Science as of 2015-01-01?