Executives

Executives

NUSU’s Executive Committee is entirely composed of Nipissing University students elected by their peers. The Executive Committee is composed of 4 elected students who work full-time during the summer and part-time during the school year, in conjunction with the staff. They are responsible for the day-to-day operations of the corporation. Their duties include overseeing the operations of the Student Union, as well as representing and advocating for the student body within the university, community, and even at a national level.

Accountability is provided by the elected Student Board of Directors who debate, amend and approve all major decisions proposed by NUSU Executives and Staff.

The Executive Committee has 4 positions:

  • President
  • Vice-President Finance & Administration
  • Vice-President Advocacy & Awareness
  • Vice-President Student Life

These positions are paid positions and elections are held annually for students to decide whom they want to represent them.

If you are interested in applying for any of these positions in the future and want to know more information please contact Hannah Mackie at [email protected]

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Here are the job descriptions of each Executive role:
2019 President Job Description
2019 VP Finance and Administration Job Description
2019 VP Advocacy and Awareness Job Description
2019 VP Student Life Job Description

The 2019/2020 Executives are:

PRESIDENT: HANNAH MACKIE


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PRESIDENT: HANNAH MACKIE

Hometown: North Bay, ON
Program: Bachelor of Business Administration

Point of Contact For:

  • NUSU Board of Directors
  • NUSU Executive Committee
  • Canadian Federation of Students (CFS)
  • North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce

Roles:

  • CEO and oversees general management and supervision;
  • Chairperson of the NUSU Board of Directors;
  • Deputy Returning Officer of the NUSU Elections Committee;
  • Chairperson of the NUSU Governance Committee;
  • Any other committee appointed to
  • Representative on the NU Board of Governors to sit or provide reports
  • Representative on NU Academic Senate to sit or provide reports
  • Responsible for all relations with each level of government
  • Signing authority of Material Agreements as approved by BOD with another Executive member (two signatories required)
  • NU Board of Governors Community Relations Committee (Voting Member);
  • NU Board of Governors Governance Committee (Voting Member)
  • NU Board of Governors Plant & Property Committee (Voting Member);
  • NU Board of Governors Community Relations Committee (Voting Member);
  • Attend all general meetings of the Canadian Federation of Students and is primary liaison;
  • Any other committee appointed to

VP FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION: TAYLER SULLIVAN


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VP FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION: TAYLER SULLIVAN

Hometown: North Bay, ON
Program: Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

Point of Contact For:

  • NUSU Finances
  • NUSU Health & Dental Plan
  • NUSU Sponsorship
  • NUSU Clubs & Society Finances
  • NUSU Student Centre

Roles:

  • Treasurer of the Corporation;
  • Makes recommendations to the Executives regarding the financials, then the Executives collectively make the final decision;
  • Work with Director of Finance or Bookkeeper to ensure the financials are allocated and spent accordingly;
  • Endorses all cheques and purchase orders with the President or one other Executive;
  • Reports to NUSU Board of Directors any financial decisions made on behalf of the Board by the Executives;
  • Responsible for Health Plan Fees;
  • Addresses student concerns in regard to the Health and Dental Plan;
  • Presents year-to-date financial statements and the budget at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) and to the Board of Directors;
  • Represents NUSU on the Board of Governors committee;
  • NU Board of Governors Audit & Finance Committee (Voting Member);
  • NU Board of Governors Fundraising Committee (Voting Member);
  • Chairperson of the NUSU Audit & Finance Committee;
  • Chairperson of the NUSU Sales & Merchandise Committee;
  • NUSU Governance Committee (Member);
  • Any other committee appointed to

VP ADVOCACY & AWARENESS: CHARLOTTE FOSTER


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VP ADVOCACY & AWARENESS: CHARLOTTE FOSTER

Hometown: Ottawa, ON
Program: Bachelor of Arts, Psychology & History Concurrent Education

Point of Contact For:

  • NUSU website, social media and all media platforms
  • Awareness and motivational campaigns
  • Public and media relations
  • Academic Advocacy
  • Shinerama

Roles:

  • Responsible for communications such as the website, social media and all media platforms;
  • Organize and coordinate all awareness and motivational campaigns;
  • Creating and overseeing the NUSU Planner;
  • Promotes the Health and Dental Plan;
  • Assists the Director of Communications with their duties;
  • Assist others with all public and media relations such as press releases, official statements and stances on matters;
  • NU Board of Governors Audit & Finance Committee (Non Voting Member);
  • NU Board of Governors Fundraising Committee (Non Voting Member);
  • Chairperson of NUSU Campaigns Advisory Committee;
  • Chairperson of NUSU Shine Committee;
  • Chairperson of NUSU Green Initiatives Committee;
  • NUSU Social Committee (Member);
  • Any other committee appointed to

VP STUDENT LIFE: SHANNON MACCARTHY


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VP STUDENT LIFE: SHANNON MACCARTHY

Hometown: Napanee, ON
Program: Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

Point of Contact For:

  • NUSU Frosh Week
  • NUSU Student Food Bank
  • NUSU Clubs & Societies
  • NUSU Elections Committee
  • NUSU Events

Roles:

  • Either sit on, or deliver reports to Boards and Committees;
  • Responsible for the planning of orientation, transition days, Frosh Week activities, fundraisers and Fall & Spring Open House events;
  • Direct and facilitate social and academic events with the help of the Social Committee;
  • Ensures that the Food Bank is stocked at all times;
  • Manages club programs on campus;
  • Chairperson of NUSU Social Committee;
  • Chief Returning Officer of NUSU Elections Committee;
  • Vice-Chairperson of NUSU Shine Committee;
  • NU Board of Governors Plant & Property Committee (Non Voting Observer);
  • NU Board of Governors Community Relations Committee (Non Voting Member);
  • NUSU Campaigns Advisory Committee (Member);
  • Any other committee appointed to

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