GSA 2021 VP INDIGENOUS BY-ELECTION

Starting November 29th, Nominations are open for the following GSA Executive position:

  • VP Indigenous Engagement 

We invite interested Indigenous Graduate Students to attend a virtual information session to learn about the roles and responsibilities of this position.

Interested Indigenous students can learn more about the roles and responsibilities of this position in the GSA Bylaws which can be accessed here: https://gsa.usask.ca/documents/important-Documents/gsa-bylaws-april-23,-2021.pdf

Mandatory Information sessions and a Procedures meeting will be held via Zoom on:

  • Wednesday, December 1 at 5:00 pm CST (1st Information Session)
  • Thursday, December 2 at 7:00 pm CST (2nd Information Session)
  • Friday, December 3 at 12:00 pm CST (3rd Information Session)
  • Friday, December 3 at 4:45 pm CST (Procedure’s meeting)

Interested students must attend both an Information session and the Procedures meeting to be an eligible candidate.

Please register your attendance by emailing gsa.chair@usask.ca by December 1, 2021, at 12:00 pm.

The nomination form can be found HERE

The deadline for complete nomination packages to be submitted to the GSA Office Manager is Monday, December 6, at 11:59 AM CST via Email: (gsa.admn@usask.ca).

Please email your nomination package as a SINGLE PDF file.

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

Information

 November 29th

Election announcement, call for nominations & promotion

 November 29th

Nomination period opens

 December 6th (11:59 am)

Nominations close

 December 1st (5:00 pm)

1st Information Session (Zoom call)

 December 2nd (7:00 pm)

2nd Information Session (Zoom call)

 December 3rd (12:00 pm)

3rd Information Session

 December 6th (before 5:00 pm)

Election Committee meets to ratify nominations

 December 3rd (4:45 pm)

Mandadory procedures meeting for all nominees (Zoom call)

 December 9th (9:00 am)

Campaigning begins

 December 12th (11:59 pm)

Campaigning ends. All campaign materials must be removed by 11:59 PM

 December 13th (9:00 am)

Voting begins

 December 17th (11:59 pm)

Voting period ended

 December 20th (11:59 pm)

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

 December 20th (5:00 pm via email)

Election Committee meets to ratify and announce the results 

INFORMATION SESSION #1

Hosted by GSA Council Chair

Topic : GSA VP Indigenous Engagement Information session

05:00 PM – 06:30 PM WEDNESDAY, December 1, 2021 (UTC-06:00) Saskatchewan

Join Zoom Meeting:

https://usask-ca.zoom.us/j/97711532638?pwd=dGtpRTg1ekIxb1VuS2tDQnZwajlXQT09

Join by Telephone:

Local Saskatoon Dial-in Number: (639) 638-7474

Other Zoom Dial-in Numbers: https://usask-ca.zoom.us/u/ah9kLlZrc

Join by Video Conferencing Device (SIP): 97711532638@zoomcrc.com

Meeting ID: 977 1153 2638

Passcode: 07575382

Telephone Passcode: 07575382

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INFORMATION SESSION #2

Hosted by GSA Council Chair

Topic : GSA VP Indigenous Engagement Information session

07:00 PM – 8:30 PM THURSDAY, December 2, 2021 (UTC-06:00) Saskatchewan

Join Zoom Meeting:

https://usask-ca.zoom.us/j/91811009385?pwd=SW5hNzJ4c2R0UkhRdytvVEZhSnhuQT09

Join by Telephone:

Local Saskatoon Dial-in Number: (639) 638-7474

Other Zoom Dial-in Numbers: https://usask-ca.zoom.us/u/abi0rS9Pw

Join by Video Conferencing Device (SIP): 91811009385@zoomcrc.com

Meeting ID: 918 1100 9385

Passcode: 68573530

Telephone Passcode: 68573530

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INFORMATION SESSION #3

Hosted by GSA Council Chair

Topic : GSA VP Indigenous Engagement Information session

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM FRIDAY, December 3, 2021 (UTC-06:00) Saskatchewan

Join Zoom Meeting:

https://usask-ca.zoom.us/j/95737423350?pwd=djY2VEhzMWVmclJlOWlTbWQ5ZHBDUT09

Join by Telephone:

Local Saskatoon Dial-in Number: (639) 638-7474

Other Zoom Dial-in Numbers: https://usask-ca.zoom.us/u/aeb0Q7RciF

Join by Video Conferencing Device (SIP): 95737423350@zoomcrc.com

Meeting ID: 957 3742 3350

Passcode: 47186003

Telephone Passcode: 47186003

GSA By-Election Executive Position

Hosted by GSA Council Chair

Topic: GSA Procedure's Meeting

 04:45 PM - 6:15 PM Friday, December 3rd, 2021 (SK)

Join Zoom: https://usask-ca.zoom.us/j/96440176673?pwd=WWxFK3ZEdjllZHZFMzNNazB3aFRNdz09

Meeting ID:  964 4017 6673

Passcode:  76863095

Join by Telephone: 

Local Saskatoon Dial-in Number:  (639) 638-7474

Other Zoom Dial-in Numbers: https://usask-ca.zoom.us/u/adQ9S2GOG6

Telephone passcode:  76863095

Join by Video Conferencing Device (SIP):  96440176673@zoomcrc.com

Meeting ID:  964 4017 6673

Passcode:  76863095

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 2021 Election Committee members are:

  1. Council Chair and Chief Electoral Officer - Hema Sandeep Narava
  2. Council Member-Naz Zareen Oishie
  3. Council Member-Shamse Tasnim Cynthia
  4. Council Member-John Malyk
  5. Council Member-Rosemary Martinez
  6. Council Member-Daniel Nyarko-Afriyie
  7. Council Member-Nabeela Kanwal

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 by 11:59 PM, December 20, 2021.