Each year the members of the TRU Students’ Union elect thirteen representatives to serve on the TRUSU Board of Directors. These representatives are responsible for making decisions on behalf of the membership in between annual general meetings. Representatives elected in the 2015 General Election will serve a term on the Board of Directors from May 1st 2015 until April 30th 2016.

Nomination packages will be available at the Members’ Services Desk during the nomination period. Candidate biographies will be available online at the beginning of the Campaign Period. Election polling will take place in the TRUSU Boardroom

Click here for information about the candidates who have been nominated for election to the 2015/2016 Board of Directors

2015 General Election Timeline

February 25 Nomination Postings Released
March 2 at 9:00AM Nominations Open (available at the Members Services Desk)
March 13 at 4:00PM Nominations Close
March 14 at 11:00AM All Candidates Meeting (mandatory)
March 16 Candidate Postings Released
March 16 at 9:00AM Campaign Period Begins
March 23 at 7:00PM All Candidates Forum in the Students’ Union Building
March 25 from 8:00AM – 8:00PM Election Polling in the TRUSU Boardroom
March 26 from 8:00AM – 4:00PM Election Polling in the TRUSU Boardroom
March 27 Election Results Released

Nominations open on March 2nd at 9:00AM for the following positions:

Position

Major Responsibilities

Time Commitment

President
  1. Chair of the Board of Directors
  2. Co-Chair of the Student Caucus
  3. Chair of the Policy Committee
  4. Member of the Executive Committee
  5. Media Spokesperson
Approximately 25 hours per week
Vice President External
  1. Chair of the Campaigns Committee
  2. Provincial Executive Representative (CFS-BC)
  3. Member of the Executive Committee
  4. Member of the Board of Directors
Approximately 25 hours per week
Vice President Finance
  1. Chair of the Services Committee
  2. Oversight of the budget development process
  3. Member of the Executive Committee
  4. Member of the Board of Directors
Approximately 25 hours per week
Vice President Internal
  1. Chair of the Entertainment Committee
  2. Chair of the Equity Committee
  3. Member of the Executive Committee
  4. Member of the Board of Directors
Approximately 25 hours per week
Aboriginal Representative
  1. Member of the Equity Committee
  2. Member of the Board of Directors
Approximately 10 hours per week
Graduate Students’ Representative
  1. Member of the Equity Committee
  2. Member of the Board of Directors
Approximately 10 hours per week
International Students’ Representative
  1. Member of the Equity Committee
  2. Member of the Board of Directors
Approximately 10 hours per week
LGBTQ Representative
  1. Member of the Equity Committee
  2. Member of the Board of Directors
Approximately 10 hours per week
Women’s Representative
  1. Member of the Equity Committee
  2. Member of the Board of Directors
Approximately 10 hours per week
Director-at-Large
(Four Positions)
  1. Member of two standing committees (Campaigns, Entertainment, Policy, Services)
  2. Member of the Board of Directors
Approximately 10 hours per week