Elections and Referendums
BUSAC/Senate By-Election Candidates:
** Click on “Candidate Page” on the left for more information on the candidates.**
Senate (1 year term): 2 seats available
- Carlin Jessop
- Jennifer Rubbra
- Antonio Sergi
Senate (2 year term): 3 seats available
- Spencer Dawson
- Hanan Moussa
- Sam Piccolo
- Jeremy Steinhausen
Faculty of Social Sciences: 1 seat available
- Monique Blake
- Megann Friesen
- Ali Hammoud
- Jad Nasser
- Geraldine Rieger
Faculty of Business: 1 seat available
- Deeksha Sharma
- Sameer Verma
October Elections Important Dates:
Campaigning Commences: Monday October 20th, 2014 at 9:00 am
Voting Days: Tuesday October 28th, Wednesday October 29th & Thursday October 30th
Results Announcement: Thursday October 30th at 9:30 pm
What is Senate?
“…The Senate is responsible for the educational policy of the University, and, with the approval of the Board in so far as expenditure of funds is concerned, may enact by-laws and regulations for the conduct of its affairs.
The University has the power to establish and maintain such faculties, schools, institutes, departments, chairs, and courses as the Senate deems necessary and as approved with respect to finances and facilities by the Board.
The Senate currently consists of 67 members. This includes 36 elected full-time teaching staff and professional librarians, and, two members of the Board of Trustees, six undergraduate and two graduate students, and one Alumni Association representative elected by their respective constituencies. There are also 20 ex officio members of Senate.”
Source: BrockU Website
What is BUSAC?
“The Brock University Students’ Administrative Council (BUSAC) is a branch of the elected student government within BUSU. BUSAC is a faculty based electoral body that governs over decisions such as by-laws, club funding, capital requests, political policies, elections and has a number of committees that do great work across a number of spectrum’s that BUSU oversees.
BUSAC meetings are open to the public and meet every-other Wednesday night.”
Source: BUSU Website