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The following rules and procedures for Education Council elections are in accordance with the College and Institute Act. In the event of any conflict between the rules and procedures and the Act, the College and Institute Act shall prevail.
According to the College and Institute Act, a faculty member is defined as:
"an instructor, librarian, tutor, counsellor, research associate, program coordinator or other employee of the institution that a collective agreement between the bargaining agents, as defined in section 1 of the Labour Relations Code, for the institution and faculty members specifies to be a faculty member."
Faculty will elect a total of ten (10) representatives to Education Council who will serve for a term of two (2) years and may be elected to one (1) additional consecutive term.
During the term of office for the Education Council, a faculty member must:
If any of the above-mentioned conditions are not met, the representative must forfeit the seat on Education Council.
According to the College and Institute Act, support staff is defined as:
"the employees of the institution who are not the president, educational administrators or faculty members."
During the term of office for Education Council, a support staff member must:
According to the College and Institutes Act, a student is defined as:
"a person the Registrar recognizes to be enrolled and in good standing in a course or program of studies at the institution"
A student candidate may not be directly employed by the College as a faculty, support staff or administrative member.
During the term of office, a student member for Education Council must: