VP Academic Election

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The Computer Science Student Society will be looking to hold a general election for the position of VP Academic.

The VP Academic shall:

  • Liaise between the department and student body on issues regarding academic matters requiring student input

  • Manage academic resources provided by the club, including the exam database and tutoring services

  • Direct academic-focused events undertaken by the Club

The election process will be divided into two phases, nomination phase and voting phase.

In the nomination phase (Sept 3 - Sept 12 11:59 PM), interested candidates will need to receive at least 10 nominations from CS students to be eligible to move on to the voting phase. Nomination forms can be picked up at the cube (ICICS 021), and must be returned before Sept 12 11:59 PM. If the cube is locked, please slip your forms under the door.

In the voting phase (Sept 13 - Sept 18 11:59 PM), eligible candidates will be voted in through an online election system, the candidate with the most votes at the end of this period will be elected to the position.

Everyone is encouraged to participate in the voting and nomination process!

Administrative Updates

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A couple of administrative updates:

Election Results

Checkout your 2019-2020 executives

Constitution Amendment

The motion to establish a new executive position - VP Academic - has passed at the last semi-annual general meeting. Please see the newly amended constitution.

VP Academic

An election will be called for the new VP Academic position in September, stay tuned for more information on how to run for this position.

VP Academic is expected to:

  • Liaise between the department and student body on issues regarding academic matters requiring student input
  • Manage academic resources provided by the club, including the exam database and tutoring services
  • Direct academic-focused events undertaken by the Club

2019-2020 Executive Nominations

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The CSSS is running elections for the 2019-2020 executive team! Want to contribute to the community, or become an overlord over CS students? Get a nomination form!

Candidates will need to fill out nomination forms before March 15th. Forms can be picked up at The Cube (ICICS 021).

Campaigning is optional, but encouraged. Voting will occur on March 18th and 22nd.

Nomination Form

Positions

View positions and their descriptions in By-Law 8 of our constitution.

The President shall:
  • Chair all Executive meetings.
  • Prepare the agenda for each Executive meeting.
  • Supervise and direct the duties of the Executives.
  • Ensure that the position of Vice President, Finance is filled.
  • Liaise between the Department and the Club.
  • Ensure all duties of Executives are fulfilled.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • Be responsible for the overall Club.
  • Act as chief spokesperson on behalf of the Club.
The Vice President, Volunteering shall:
  • Recruit undergraduate representatives to serve on Department committees.
  • Organize the recruitment of undergraduate students in the Department into other volunteer positions.
The Vice President, Internal shall:
  • Assist the President in carrying out his duties with respect to the day-to-day operations of the Club.
  • Assist the President in personnel issues related to the Club.
  • Manage, or appoint officer(s) to manage, the Club’s room(s) and inventories of merchandise and consumables.
  • Organize, or appoint an officer to organize, supply runs to restock Club inventories.
  • Chair executive meetings in the absence of the president.
The Vice President, External shall:
  • Liaise with companies and other entities outside the University via the relevant member of the Department.
  • Plan, supervise, and recruit assistance in executing the annual Career Fair.
  • Organize the acquisition of sponsored materials from companies for use as prizes and handouts to Members.
The Vice President, Social shall:
  • Be responsible for the planning, cost estimation, and execution of social and sporting events undertaken by the Club.
The Vice President, Communications shall:
  • Produce all advertising pertaining to Club business in all electronic and print media.
  • Communicate Club activities to the Members.
The Vice President, Finance shall:
  • Be responsible for the finances of the Club.
  • Prepare and submit all budgets required by the AMS and SUS.
  • Sign all requisitions of approved expenditures.
  • Obtain proposed expenditure estimates.
  • Be responsible for the purchase and sale of any of the Club’s merchandise.
  • Assist other officers in their interactions with the Alma Mater Society or any of its Commissions, if needed.
The Vice President, Administration shall:
  • Take minutes at all General and Executive meetings; these minutes shall be published.
  • Organize meetings, when needed.
  • Direct communications between Executives, as required.

CSSS Election Results for 2018-2019

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Congratulations to the winners!

    Results:
    - President:
      Winner: Emmanuel Sales
      - Round 0:
        - {Name:Emmanuel Sales Score:81}
        - {Name:Jonathan Budiardjo Score:72}
        - {Name:Reopen Nominations Score:1}
      - Round 1:
        - {Name:Emmanuel Sales Score:81}
        - {Name:Jonathan Budiardjo Score:72}
      - Round 2:
        - {Name:Emmanuel Sales Score:137}
    - Vice President, Volunteering:
      Winner: Chanbin Lee
      - Round 0:
        - {Name:Chanbin Lee Score:115}
        - {Name:Reopen Nominations Score:4}
      - Round 1:
        - {Name:Chanbin Lee Score:115}
    - Vice President, Internal:
      Winner: Jack Spalding-Jamieson
      - Round 0:
        - {Name:Jack Spalding-Jamieson Score:71}
        - {Name:Natalie Chen Score:52}
        - {Name:Reopen Nominations Score:2}
      - Round 1:
        - {Name:Jack Spalding-Jamieson Score:71}
        - {Name:Natalie Chen Score:52}
      - Round 2:
        - {Name:Jack Spalding-Jamieson Score:111}
    - Vice President, External:
      error: no candidates or no ballots
    - Vice President, Social:
      Winner: William Walcher
      - Round 0:
        - {Name:William Walcher Score:107}
        - {Name:Reopen Nominations Score:4}
      - Round 1:
        - {Name:William Walcher Score:107}
    - Vice President, Communications:
      Winner: Tiger Oakes
      - Round 0:
        - {Name:Tiger Oakes Score:105}
        - {Name:Reopen Nominations Score:5}
      - Round 1:
        - {Name:Tiger Oakes Score:105}
    - Vice President, Finance:
      Winner: Ray Zhang
      - Round 0:
        - {Name:Ray Zhang Score:54}
        - {Name:Lydia Zheng Score:44}
        - {Name:Reopen Nominations Score:3}
      - Round 1:
        - {Name:Ray Zhang Score:54}
        - {Name:Lydia Zheng Score:44}
      - Round 2:
        - {Name:Ray Zhang Score:91}
    - Vice President, Administration:
      Winner: Michael Chern
      - Round 0:
        - {Name:Michael Chern Score:80}
        - {Name:Ethan Yeung Score:14}
        - {Name:Reopen Nominations Score:5}
      - Round 1:
        - {Name:Michael Chern Score:80}
        - {Name:Ethan Yeung Score:14}
      - Round 2:
        - {Name:Michael Chern Score:91}

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