GSA Election 2015-16

GSA Election 2015-16

The GSA Chief Electoral Officer, Chrystal Colquhoun, has declared the following results of the GSA Election and Referendum,  which closed March 24, 2015 at 4pm:


Jacqueline Beres - 234
Carissa Taylor -   104

Number of voters: 338    Percentage voted: 19.66%

The new GSA VP Equity & External Affairs for the 2015-2016 year will be Jacqueline Beres.  She will begin her official duties on May 1, 2015.

REFERENDUM for new proposed $20 Graduate Student Mental Health & Wellness Fee:

Yes - 189
No -  113
Abstain - 30

Number of voters: 332    Percentage Voted: 19.31%

The new Mental Health & Wellness fee will be assessed to all registered Graduate students, once per year, beginning in the Fall 2015 term.  For details see Memorandum of Understanding for this fee.

Congratulations to the candidates acclaimed for the following executive positions:

President - Aidan Smyth

Vice President Student Affairs - Amanda Longo

Vice President Finance - Lee Belding

Vice President Communications - Kirsten Bott

Vice President International - Erin Higgs

Senator - Bryan Giordano

Senator - Julia Polyck-O'Neill

Board of Trustees Representative - Peter Stoyanov