2020-2021 GSA Executives (TBD):

President
Vice-President Finance and Operations
Vice-President Academic and Student Affairs
Vice-President External Affairs:
Please visit here for the election results (to be updated at a later date)

Information

An election will be held for the following positions:

  • President
  • VP Finance and Operations
  • VP Academic and Student Affairs
  • VP External Affairs

GSA Executives can build professional experience and expand their network by assuming a position on the Executive Committee. GSA Executives also serve on important University committees.

Executives receive a monthly honorarium. Information can be found on the GSA Website (Bylaws and Budget).

Note: GSA Bylaw 2 outlines Executive duties and responsibilities (https://gsa.usask.ca/documents/important-Documents/GSABylaws.pdf

Nomination will be open on February 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM and will close on March 9, 2020 at 12:00 PM.

The nomination form is available HERE.

The Nomination Package must be submitted in a sealed envelope to the GSA Office Manager at the GSA Commons, attention GSA Chair and Chief Electoral Officer, no later than 12:00 PM on Monday, March 9, 2020.

  • Be a regular member of the GSA.
  • Be a registered student in the University of Saskatchewan College of Graduate and Post-Doctoral Studies for the academic year 2020/21
  • Not be an election official
  • Not nominate another person for the same position that they are seeking
  • Additionally, nominees must be: i) over age of 18, ii) not have been found to lack capacity by a court, iii) must not have the status of bankrupt, iv) not to be charged by any misconduct in the University of Saskatchewan.

February 10 - 23, 2020

Election announcement, call for nomination and promotion

February 24, 2020 - 9:00 AM         

Nomination period opens

February 27, 2020 – 5:30 PM       

First orientation meeting

March 2, 2020 – 5:00 PM     

Second orientation meeting

March 5, 2020 – 1:00 PM     

Third orientation meeting

March 9, 2020 – 5:00 PM       

Nomination period closes

March 9, 2020                           

Election Committee meets to ratify the nominations

March 10, 2020 – 5:00 PM     

Mandatory procedures meeting for all nominees

March 11, 2020 – 9:00 AM       

Campaigning begins

March 16, 2020 – 5:00 PM       

All candidates forum

March 22, 2020 – 11:59 PM     

Campaigning ends. All campaign material must be removed by 11:59 p.m.

March 23, 2020 – 9:00 AM

Voting period begins

March 27, 2020 – 5:00 PM

Voting period ends.

April 3, 2020 – 12:00 PM           

Deadline for formal complaints must be emailed or delivered to the GSA Chair/CEO

April 3, 2020                 

Election Committee meets to ratify and announce the results

The GSA invites you to attend one of the orientation sessions to learn more about the roles and responsibilities of each of the GSA Executive positions. All sessions will be held in the GSA Commons.

Thursday, February 27 at 5:30 PM

Monday, March 2 at 5:00 PM

Thursday, March 5 at 1:00 PM

Please RSVP to one of the above sessions HERE

Please join us for the GSA Elections All-Candidates forum, where you will get a chance to hear from each of the individuals who are running for positions on the GSA Executive and ask questions.

This event will take place:

Day: Monday, March 16, 2020

Time: 5 PM

Location: GSA Commons.

Please RSVP HERE. Light refreshments will be provided.

Please feel free to direct any questions to the GSA Council Chair and Chief Electoral Officer at gsa.chair@usask.ca.

The Elections Committee is a committee of GSA Council which is responsible for overseeing and managing the Elections and Referenda as required by the GSA. 

The 2020 Election Committee members are:

  • Reggie Nyamkeye, Council Chair - Chief Electoral Officer (CEO)
  • Mostofa Kamal, Council member
  • Asanka Godakanda, Council member
  • Natalia Zakharchuk, General member
  • Kaidan Xu, General member

Questions regarding Elections can be directed to the GSA Chair and Chief Electoral Officer at gsa.chair@usask.ca

Formal complaints must be emailed to gsa.chair@usask.ca or delivered to the GSA Main Office in a sealed envelope to the GSA Office Manager at the GSA Commons, attention to the GSA Chair and Chief Electoral Officer, no later than 12:00 PM on Friday, April 3, 2020.