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.

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