In light of the COVID19 pandemic, the Students’ Union will be cancelling the candidate forums for the 2020 TRUSU Election. Voting will continue online on March 24-25. For more information check out our COVID-19 Updates Post
– updated March 17, 2020
|February 25 at 12:00PM||Election Information Session|
|February 26 at 9:30AM||Election Information Session|
|February 27 at 6:30PM||Election Information Session|
|February 28 at 8:00AM||Nominations Open (packages available at the Members Services Desk)|
|March 13 at 2:00PM||Nominations Close|
|March 13 at 5:00PM||All Candidates Meeting (mandatory attendance for candidates)|
|March 16||Candidate Names Released|
|March 16||Campaign Period Begins|
|March 17 at 12:30PM||Executive Representatives Candidates Forum|
|March 18 at 12:30PM||Constituency Representatives Candidates Forum|
|March 19 at 12:30PM||Committee Representatives Candidates Forum|
|March 24-25 at 2:00PM||Voting (online)|
|March 26||Election Results Released|
Each year the members of the TRU Students’ Union elect representatives to serve on the TRUSU Board of Directors. These representatives are responsible for planning and implementing the activities of the Union and making decisions on behalf of the membership between annual general meetings.
Serving on the TRUSU Board of Directors is a great way to gain a lot of practical experience and serve the campus community. Students elected in the 2020 TRUSU Election will serve from May 1st 2020 until April 30th 2021 and are provided an honoraria in accordance with policy of the Union. For more information about positions on the TRUSU Board of Directors see the table below.
Nomination packages will be available at the Members’ Services Desk during the nomination period starting on February 28. Election polling will take place from March 24-25. Elections results will be posted on the Students’ Union website by March 26.
Nominations open on February 28 at 8:00 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 March 13, 2020.
Positions on the TRUSU Board of Directors
All of the 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. Or download a copy of the Candidate Information package here.