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Call for nominations: College Board and Education Council

Student Elections – College Board and Education Council
Once elected, term of office commences September 1, 2019 and ends August 31, 2020.

An election will be conducted to fill TWO seats for students on College Board. The student representatives will be elected from the students at large.

An election will be conducted to fill FOUR seats for students on Education Council. The student representatives will be elected from the students at large. At least one elected student is from the Coquitlam campus and one is from the New Westminster campus.

  • A student from the Coquitlam campus is a student who is registered in 50% of their courses offered at the Coquitlam campus.
  • A student from the New Westminster campus is a student who is registered in 50% of their courses offered at the New Westminster campus.

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”.

  • 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.

Important Upcoming Dates

Nomination Period – March 5-20

Voting Period – March 21-April 2

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. Once elected to the College Board or Education Council, members are expected to act in the best interests of the institution.

During the term of office, a student member of the College Board or 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.

For more information regarding College Board election process please go to: https://www.douglascollege.ca/about-douglas/governance/college-board/college-board-elections

For more information regarding Education Council election process please go to:

https://www.douglascollege.ca/about-douglas/governance/education-council/education-council-elections