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GSA Election 2018-2019

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President

(paid position)

  • approximately 120 hrs per month
  • full time, given an option of academic respite

 

Representative - Social Sciences

  • approximately 4 hrs per month
  • volunteer position

Representative - Natural Sciences

  • approximately 4 hrs per month
  • volunteer position

Representative - Humanities

  • approximately 4 hrs per month
  • volunteer position

Representative - Managements

  • approximately 4 hrs per month
  • volunteer position

 

 

Campaigning Process I

1.      All candidates or campaigners shall campaign in a reasonable and responsible manner, including:

i.            being personally responsible and liable for any damages resulting from their campaign;

ii.             being responsible for avoiding and reporting the practices that are unfair to other campaigners, as determined by the Graduate Voting Officer;

iii.             being responsible for complying with the provisions of the GSA Bylaws and Policies, and other regulations outlined at the Election Orientation Session;

iv.             being responsible for all campaign-related activities of people involved in their campaign;

v.             there will be no campaigning via the GSA list serve or any other public e-mail list.

3.      A candidate may only begin campaigning after the Graduate Voting Officer has determined that his/her nomination form is valid in all respects, and the campaign period has begun.

4.      The GSA shall not compensate any campaigning cost.

5.      Campaign materials

i.            Campaign materials will be limited to posters, pamphlets, ribbons, buttons, banners, and other materials approved by the Graduate Voting Officer.

ii.             Every printed advertisement, handbill, or other printed material having reference to an election, referendum or plebiscite will include on its front in legible form the name of the candidate, the slate, or the referendum or plebiscite campaign they are supporting.

 

VP Students Life

(paid position)

  • approximately 60 hrs per month

  • part time

 

Representative - Education

  • approximately 4 hrs per month
  • volunteer position

Representative - Fine Arts

  • approximately 4 hrs per month
  • volunteer position

Representative - Health Science

  • approximately 4 hrs per month
  • volunteer position

Representative - Indigenous

  • approximately 4 hrs per month
  • volunteer position

Campaigning Process II

iii.     The following materials cannot be used under any circumstances:

·         Ammunition

·         Flammable liquids

·         Explosives

·         Bio-hazardous waste

·         Hazardous waste of any kind

The following applies to all campaign materials:

·         No more than one (1) poster per campaign, either individual or slate, may be affixed to any one (1) bulletin board;

·         No more than one (1) poster per campaign may be affixed on the same plane within ten (10) feet of another;

·         There will be no more than two (2) posters per pillar from the same campaign, and these posters must be facing opposite directions;

·         All candidates must comply with the building codes set out by The University of Lethbridge, Physical Plant, and Department of Communications and Public Relations;

 

 
 

VP Finance & Services

(paid position)

  • approximately 60 hrs per month

  • part time

 

Representative - International

  • approximately 4 hrs per month
  • volunteer position

Representative - Independent

  • approximately 4 hrs per month
  • volunteer position

Representative - Independent

  • approximately 4 hrs per month
  • volunteer position

Representative - Independent

  • approximately 4 hrs per month
  • volunteer position

 

 

Campaigning Process III

·         Each candidate or referendum or plebiscite campaign will be limited to a maximum of one (1) banner per building, and two (2) in total;

·         Each slate will be limited to a maximum of one (1) banner per building and three (3) in totals.

·         All printed material advertising the candidacy of nominees, either individuals or slate, or the support of a campaign for a referendum or plebiscite must be removed from display twenty-four (24) hours before the date set for the election, referendum, or plebiscite;

·         No campaign materials shall be affixed so as to physically or visually obstruct any other campaign materials or other business signs on the sites (e.g. security cameras, wifi access points, electronic notice boards, fire hose cabinets and fire extinguishers, defibrillators, utilities and caretaking access hatches and doors, pathways, stairwell, corridors and handrails as defined by the building code, fire code and occupancy load requirements, way-finding, directional, and exit signage);

·         It is forbidden to place campaign materials on any glass or painted surface (etc. walls, windows).

·         Campaign materials that are not in compliance with GSA Bylaws and Policies may be removed without notice.

·         All campaigning materials will be removed by the end of the campaign period.