Each year the members of the TRU Students’ Union elect 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 2018 TRUSU Election will serve a term on the Board of Directors from May 1st 2018 until April 30th 2019. These are positions are provided an honoraria and are a great way to gain a lot of practical experience.

Nomination packages will be available at the Members’ Services Desk during the nomination period starting on February 14. Election polling will take place in the TRUSU Lecture Hall on March 14, 15 and 16. Elections results will be posted on the Students’ Union website by March 16.


2018 TRUSU Election Timeline

February 14 at 9AM Nominations Open (packages available at the Members Services Desk)
February 27 at 2PM Nominations Close
March 2 at 12PM All Candidates Meeting (mandatory attendance for candidates)
March 5 Candidate Postings Released
March 5 at 9AM Campaign Period Begins
March 7 at 12PM Committee Representatives Candidates Forum
March 8 at 12PM Constituency Representatives Candidates Forum
March 9 at 12PM Executive Representatives Candidates Forum
March 14 9AM-5PM Voting in the TRUSU Lecture Hall
March 15 10AM-8PM Voting in the TRUSU Lecture Hall
March 16 9AM-1PM Voting in the TRUSU Lecture Hall 
March 16 Election Results Released



Nominations open on February 14 at 9:00 AM for all of the positions in the table below. Nomination packages can be picked up at the Members’ Services Desk in the Students’ Union Building. Please keep in mind that a single student cannot sign out more than one nomination package. Nominations must be completed and returned to the Members’ Services Desk before 2:00PM on February 27. 

Positions on the TRUSU Board of Directors

All of the representative positions below are members of the TRUSU Board of Directors and have an equal vote on matters that come before the Board. All representatives are required to attend bi-weekly board of directors meetings where they will review documents, receive reports, ask questions, and make decisions on issues.

Click on any of the position titles in the table below for descriptions of each position’s individual responsibilities. 

Executive Representatives (5)


Vice President Equity

Vice President External

Vice President Internal

Vice President Services

Constituency Representatives (6)

Indigenous Representative

Graduate Representative

International Representative

LGBTQ+ Representative

Visible Minorities Representative

Women's Representative

Committee Representatives (8)

Campaigns Committee Representative (2)

Entertainment Committee Representative (2)

Services Committee Representative (2)

University Affairs Committee Representative (2)