Education Council Elections

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.


Education Council Election Results can be found here



An election is being conducted to fill the following seat on the Education Council:

  • One (1) student representative will be elected from the students enrolled at the Coquitlam campus
    • A student from the Coquitlam campus is a student who is registered in 50% of their courses offered at the Coquitlam campus
  • Term of office commences November, 2021 and ends August 31, 2022

Election Timeline

Nomination Period

October 12, 2021 to October 25, 2021 (4:00 pm)

Voting & Campaign Period

October 27, 2021 to November 2, 2021

Note: Campaigning may not commence until the Registrar has received and approved a nomination form.  Candidates will be advised of this when contacted to confirm nomination form.

Nomination form and information is available here

Election Information

Faculty, students, and support staff may not hold an elected position on both the College Board and Education Council concurrently.

Each candidate is required to act reasonably, responsibly and in good faith; and shall be required to ensure they are aware of and comply with, all rules, policies and procedures of the College. To ensure fairness, integrity, and professionalism, candidates will conduct themselves in accordance with all relevant College and representative group policies, and shall abide by all election and campaign regulations, rules and/or guidelines established by the Registrar. Once elected to the Education Council, representatives are expected to act in the best interests of the College.

During the term of office, a student representative of the Education Council must:

  • Maintain registration in at least one credit course at the College for at least two (2) semesters of the term of office.
  • Not withdraw or be required to withdraw from the College.


According to the College and Institute Act:

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”.

  • For the purposes of elections, a student is an individual who is enrolled in at least one credit course and in good standing at the institution