If you have any questions please email [email protected]
**Please note that there is a Presidential Debate on Thursday, March 14th at 7:30pm in the Nipissing Theatre (F213). All are welcome. The debate will be live streamed on Facebook. If you would like to send in a question for the debate you can email [email protected] from your Nipissing student email
Whoever is successful in their running for President will work with the three individuals who were voted into the VP Finance & Administration, VP Advocacy & Awareness and VP Student Life positions.
If all candidates are successful in their bid there will still be four positions remaining on the NUSU Board of Directors. We will be running by-elections in September to fill those positions.
Arts & Science Senator
There is currently no one running for the Applied & Professional Studies, Graduate Studies or Education Senator positions. We will be running by-elections in September to fill those positions.
NUSU President, Director-at-Large and Student Senator Election
- Nomination Period: March 4th – March 8th
- Nomination Package, Campaign Materials, Posters, Platform & Photo Due: March 8th at 3pm (NUSU Office – F205)
- All Candidates Meeting: March 8th at 4pm (NUSU Office – F205)
- Campaign Period: March 11th – March 20th
- Voting Period: March 18th – March 20th
- Announcement: March 21st
You MUST hand in the package by 3pm on Friday, March 8th. If you have questions email [email protected]
The President is the CEO and oversees general management and supervision. This includes acting as Chairperson for NUSU Executive and Board of Director meetings, as well as being a representative on the NU Board of Governors and NU Academic Senate. The President works with their fellow executives to ensure the student voice is heard both on and off campus.
To understand what the position of the President is please see here: 2019 President Job Description
Frequently Asked Questions: NUSU Exec Election FAQs
The Board of Directors is the highest level decision-making body at NUSU. The Directors-at-Large do not specifically represent any one constituency, but rather they have been elected to represent all students equally.
There are ten (10) positions available
Director-at-Large Job Description
Board of Directors Policy
A Student Senator is a Nipissing University student, in good academic standing, who wants to contribute to the academic growth of the institution. You will work with Faculty and Academic Support Staff to make sure that students attending Nipissing University continue to get a quality education.
There are four (4) positions available:
- Applied & Professional Studies Senator
- Arts & Science Studies Senator
- Education Senator
- Graduate Studies Senator
Vice-President Finance & Administration
Yes – 792
No – 66
Abstain – 326
Vice-President Advocacy & Awareness
Joshua Chan – 265
Charlotte Foster – 634
No – 39
Abstain – 246
Vice-President Student Life
Kayla Greenman – 397
Shannon MacCarthy – 436
No – 40
Abstain – 311
Congratulations to all candidates for running. We look forward to working with Tayler, Charlotte and Shannon.
Executive Candidates 2019
** Please note that there are NO candidates for the role of President. We will be running a by-election for this position from March 4th until March 20th. This will coincide with the Senator/Director nomination period.
Vice-President Finance and Administration
Tayler Sullivan Platform
Vice-President Advocacy and Awareness
Josh Chan Platform
Charlotte Foster Platform
Vice-President Student Life
Kayla Greenman Platform
Shannon MacCarthy Platform
On Tuesday, October 30th NUSU held their Annual General Meeting (AGM). At this AGM it was passed to have the Executive positions go from 5 positions to 4 positions. The positions were consolidated to become the following positions:
– Vice-President, Finance and Administration
– Vice-President, Advocacy and Awareness
– Vice-President, Student Life
To understand what these positions require please see the job descriptions below.
Executive Election Nomination Package
This document can be downloaded from this page or picked up from the NUSU Office (F205). If you have any questions please contact [email protected]
You MUST hand in the package by 3pm on Friday, January 18th. If you have questions email [email protected]
Package Released: December 17th, 2018
Nomination Period: Monday, January 14th, 2019 – Friday, January 18th, 2019
Nomination Package, Campaign Materials, Posters, Platform & Photo Due: Friday, January 18th, 2019 at 3:00pm (NUSU Office – F205)
All-Candidates Meeting: Friday, January 18th at 4:00pm (NUSU Office-F205)
Campaigning Period: Monday, January 21st, 2019 – Wednesday, January 30th,2019
Debate: January 23rd, 2019 at 6:00pm in the Nipissing Theatre (Room F213)
- Watch the recording here: https://livestream.com/accounts/12683091/events/7768764/videos/186234769
Voting: Monday, January 28th, 2019 at 9:00am – Wednesday, January 30th, 2019 at 11:59pm
Announcement: Thursday, January 31st, 2019
Frequently Asked Questions
NUSU Exec Election FAQs