2018 BUSU Elections

The 2018 BUSU Election is over and the results are in!
Congratulations to the following students and their new positions on BUSU council starting May 1st!

Vice President External: 
Mohammed Agavi

Vice President Internal: Emily Simon

Music Director: Katherine Charles

Senator Student at Large: 
Manuel Colmenarez

Arts Director: Uzoma Duru

Accessibilities Director: 
Whitney Hodgins

International Students Director: 
George Nkuo

Graduate Studies Director: 
Natashalee Thompson

Please note that if you are interested in one of following positions for the 2018/2019 BUSU Council, they will be available in May: President, Science Director, Health Studies Director, Education Director, Part-Time/Mature Director, Women’s Director, Indigenous Peoples’ Director, Queer Students Director, Residence Director, Racialized Director, Senate and KDC board positions. An email notice will be sent next month with more information so stay tuned via your BU student emails and BUSU's social media (links at the bottom of the page)!


 

BUSU is excited to announce that we will be having our first ever ONLINE VOTING! No more paper ballots! You will be able to vote for your student union representatives from Thursday March 1 at 9am to Friday March 2 at 4pm. Look for the voting link in your student email!

 

The Candidates Debate Forum takes place Tuesday at 5pm in the Mingling Area and will also be available via Facebook Live Stream in the BU Student Union Group. Stop by to hear what the candidates’ have to say and grab some free pizza!

ONLINE Voting Polls will be open:
 Thursday March 1 @ 9am - Friday March 2 @ 4pm.

*VOTING INSTRUCTIONS: You will receive an email to your BU STUDENT EMAIL ADDRESS on Thursday morning (March 1st) with a link to vote.

  • Once you are ready to vote, click the link and it will take you to a ballot survey.
  • Each question will be for a particular Council position with the candidate’s name, followed by Yes/No options.
  • Community group positions (e.g. Accessibilities & International Students Director) will have an additional “Not Applicable” option.
  • The survey should take approximately 2 minutes to complete.
  • Your individual responses will be confidential and you will not be identified in any way.

You can only vote ONCE anytime from 9am on Thursday March 1st to 4pm on Friday March 2nd (THIS WEEK!) and wherever you are, as long as you have access to your BU student email! 

If you have any further questions, please email Krystal, the Returning Officer at ro@busu.ca. She will be tabling a "Voting Info Booth" on Thursday & Friday in the Mingling Area from 9am to 4pm. 

 * IMPORTANT DATES *

Monday, February 12, 2018: First Nomination Period Open (8:30 AM)

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: First Nomination Period Closes (4:30 PM)

Thursday, February 15, 2018: * Second Nomination Period Opens (8:30 AM)

Friday, February 16, 2018: Second Nomination Period Closes (4:30 PM)

Tuesday, February 20, 2018: All Candidates/Agent Meeting (1:00 PM) KDC Board Room

Wednesday, February 21, 2018: Campaigning Begins (8:30 AM)

Monday, February 26, 2018: All Candidates/Agent Meeting (5:00 PM) KDC Board Room

Tuesday, February 27, 2018: All Candidates Debate Forum (5:00PM) Mingling Area Available via Facebook Live

Thursday March 1 & Friday March 2: Online Voting Polls

*The 2nd Nomination Period is for any positions that are still vacant after the 1st Nomination period closes.