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These rules for the election of Faculty, Support Staff and Student representatives are intended to be in accordance with the College and Institutes Act. In the event of any conflict, the College and Institutes Act shall prevail.
Under the College and Institutes 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."
For the purposes of nomination and voting all regular, term and contract faculty are eligible. For the purposes of nomination and voting, contract faculty must meet the conditions as outlined in relevant articles of the Douglas College Faculty Association Collective Agreement.
During the term of office for Education Council, a faculty member must:
If any of the above-mentioned conditions are not met, the representative must forfeit the seat on the Education Council.
Voting for each representative will take place within each constituent group.
The Registrar will sit ex-officio and will be non-voting.
In the event of a conflict of interest, another voting member will be selected in consultation with the appellant.
Decisions rendered by the Appeal Committee are final and binding.
The appellant will attend the appeal hearing.