Election for a new TGSA Board

Dear TST Graduate Students,

Your Graduate Students’ Association is pleased to give notice that nominations for the following elected positions on the TGSA Board for the period 2016/2017 will open on the 29th February 2016:

  • President
  • Treasurer
  • Vice President Academic
  • Vice President Conferences
  • Vice President External
  • Program Representative: Bible
  • Program Representative: History
  • Program Representative: Pastoral
  • Program Representative: Theology
  • Program Representative: Master of Arts
  • Program Representative: Master of Theology
  • Program Representative: Doctor of Ministry
  • Emmanuel College Representative
  • Knox College Representative
  • Trinity College Representative

Please note: Candidates must be nominated by two of their peers; be willing to serve; and in the College, program, or concentration to be represented (if applicable). If it is unclear, I shall ask potential candidates to confirm their willingness to serve as well as their College, program, and concentration(s).

All positions are for a term of two years maximum, and a summary of the different positions and their duties  is available.

Nominations and endorsements must please be submitted via email to me before 4pm on Friday, March 18th 2016. Nominated parties will receive notice of their acclamation or details regarding the election process (if necessary) by email before the Annual General Meeting on Thursday, April 7th 2016.

In the email, please state both the nominator and the nominated’s name, email address (@mail.utoronto.ca) and College and Degree program and concentration (where applicable) and the position (listed above) you are nominating them for.

The Election procedures are explained in Section E of the TGSA Policies and Procedures 2016.

This year’s Board thanks students in advance for considering this opportunity to volunteer their time and skills on behalf of their fellow students.

Matthew Charlesworth (Regis College)
Chief Returning Officer and out-going Treasurer,
TST Graduate Students’ Association (TGSA)

 Election Timeline

Nominations open Monday, February 29, 2016
TGSA Board Meeting Thursday, March 03, 2016
Conference Friday, March 11, 2016
Nominations close Friday, March 18, 2016
Palm Sunday Sunday, March 20, 2016
Easter Sunday Sunday, March 27, 2016
Campaign period starts Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Campaign period ends Thursday, March 31, 2016
Voting opens Friday, April 01, 2016
Voting closes Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Annual General Meeting Thursday, April 07, 2016
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