Job Posting: Member Services Administrative Assistant

August, 15, 2022

Internal/ ExternalMember Services Administrative Assistant(Part-Time, Student Position) The Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) is a not-for-profit organization that represents all Undergraduate Students at Simon Fraser University (SFU). The SFSS provides our members with a broad range of advocacy work, services, and events. The vision of the SFSS...

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Notice of Motion: Policy Manual Repealing Process Clarification

August, 11, 2022

Whereas section 1.3 outlines the process and voter threshold required to adopt different types ofpolicies; Whereas the repeal process and voter threshold is implicit, but not clear in the policy; Be it resolved to amend section 1.3(a) of the Policy Manual to add a subsection that reads: “1.3(e)(i). To re-appeal a policy which is a...

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Notice of Motion: Policy Manual: Process for Spelling and Formatting Adjustments

August, 11, 2022

Whereas the Policy Manual outlines the process whereby Society policies can be amended;Whereas all amendments to policies are required to undergo the process outlined in sections 1.2 and1.3;Whereas the policy amendments can range from housekeeping changes, such as spelling fixes andformatting, and higher order concerns;Whereas simple housekeeping...

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Month In Review- July 2022

August, 11, 2022

During the month of July, the executive committee was immersed in various projects. Our VP Events organized a LinkedIn photoshoot and Spiderman movie night, which proved to be great successes for the student body. Meanwhile, VP External worked to put on a Water Drive to assist unhoused community members during the heatwave. Our VP External...

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Job Posting: Building Assistant 

August, 3, 2022

Internal/ ExternalBuilding Assistant (Hiring 2)(Part-Time, Student Position) The Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) is a not-for-profit organization that represents all Undergraduate Students at Simon Fraser University (SFU). The SFSS provides our members with a broad range of advocacy work, services, and events. The vision of the SFSS is...

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Caring for Each Other: Bystander Intervention & Safer Partying Workshop

August, 3, 2022

The SFSS and the SFU Sexual Violence Prevention Office are teaming up to host a workshop where participants will learn how to be an active bystander when difficult situations related to sexual misconduct arise, and walk away feeling more confident about how to efficiently respond to incidents. They will also gather the tools required to...

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Summer is Here- Heat Safety

July, 25, 2022

Hot temperatures across the province are underway and are expected to last all week. According to Environment and Climate Change Canada, daytime temperatures will range from 31 to 35 degree celsius inland and 25 to 29 degrees celsius near water. The hottest time of the day will be late afternoon to early evening while the...

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Notice of Motion: Minor Housekeeping Changes to MGP-4*

July, 18, 2022

Whereas there are several minor spelling errors in MGP-4 Whereas there is also a procedural ambiguity that exists in MGP-4.25 regarding the procedure for the suspension of student unions. Be it resolved to amend MGP-4.21 by striking “The Council” and replacing it with “Council” Be it resolved to amend MGP-4.23 by striking “The Council”...

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Notice of Motion: Minor Housekeeping Change to MGP-1*

July, 18, 2022

Whereas there is a minor error in MGP-1; Be it resolved to amend MGP-1.3(a) by striking “SFU SFSS Members” and replacing it with “SFSS Members” and fix the indenting throughout the policy. *MGP-1: This policy refers to the Food Bank. This amendment is fixing a...

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Notice of Motion: Housekeeping and Procedural Changes to SO-3*

July, 18, 2022

Whereas there are procedural issues in SO-3 that do not reflect established practice, in that the executive committee has not met weekly since the new governance model change Whereas there are minor housekeeping issues that also need to be addressed within SO-3, to ensure that SO-3 can be clearly interpreted by Council Be it resolved...

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Notice of Motion: Housekeeping Changes to SO-2*

July, 18, 2022

Whereas there are several minor typos that should be corrected in SO-2 for clarity Whereas these typos should be corrected as they are still referencing the old governance model, rather than the new governance model. Be it resolved to amend SO-2.3 by striking “Councilcommittee” and replacing it with “Council committee” Be it further...

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Notice of Motion: Housekeeping Changes to R-15*

July, 18, 2022

Whereas there is a minor typo that should be corrected in R-15 for clarity; Whereas there is also an outdated line in R-15 referencing benefits members of the board used to receive under an old version of the stipend structure; Be it resolved to amend R-15.3 by striking the words “Travel reimbursement does not count...

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