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Call for nominations: one student position available

Student Election – Education Council

An election is being conducted to fill ONE (1) seat for students on Education Council. The student representative will be elected from the students at large.

  • 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.

Term of office commences September 1, 2020 and ends August 31, 2021.

Information

There are FOUR (4) Student positions on Education Council. THREE (3) positions have been filled in previous elections.

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:

Call for nominations period: June 14 to June 24, 2020

Nomination period: June 24 to July 8, 2020

Voting period: July 14 to July 21, 2020

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 Education Council, members are expected to act in the best interests of the institution.

During the term of office, a student member 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.

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

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

Enquiries regarding this Education Council election should be directed to the Registrar, Rella Ng at rella.ng@douglascollege.ca or to Admin Officer, Mary Cope at  copem@douglascollege.ca