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Every year, the student-elected Board is dedicated to improving the undergraduate experience at SFU. The Directors are responsible for engaging with members to find out what they need, setting the course to meet those needs, and determining whether their needs have been met.

Every election and referendum will be comprised of six (6) periods:

  1. Appointment of the IEC (November 16, 2020 – January 3, 2021)
  2. Notice of Election and Referendum Period (January 4 – 11, 2021)
  3. Candidate Nomination and Referendum Submission Period (January 12 – 24, 2021)
  4. Campaign Period (January 25 – February 8, 2021)
  5. Voting Period (February 9 – 11, 2021)
  6. Post-Election Period (February 12 to March 12, 2021)

Prior to the Notice of Election, at least one month’s notice must be provided of an election or referenda to ensure the appointment of a full Independent Electoral Commissioner (IEC).

Why you should run for an Executive Committee:

  • This amazing leadership role provides opportunities to directly influence change on campus
  • You’ll be representing 25,000+ undergraduates
  • These are PAID positions

There are seven (7) vacancies for the Executive Committee of the SFSS that must be filled, these being:

  • President
  • VP Internal and Organizational Development
  • VP Finance and Services
  • VP University and Academic Affairs
  • VP External and Community Affairs
  • VP Equity and Sustainability
  • VP Events Student Affairs

Council elections will be held in accordance with the Constitutions of the respective Faculty or Department Student Unions or Constituency Groups.

All members of the SFSS must be given every reasonable opportunity to submit themselves as nominees to a position on the Executive Committee or submit a referendum question for consideration on the upcoming ballot.

Proposed candidates will be deemed eligible to run in a Society election where they meet the eligibility criteria, submit a complete Nomination Package, and attend a candidate orientation. For more information on how to submit the Nomination Package, see NP-3: Nomination Submission and Review in the SFSS Elections and Referenda Policies.

All nominees to a position on the Executive Committee are required to attend one of the scheduled candidate orientations.

Have a question? Contact the IEC at elections.chief@sfss.ca.