Board Openings 2023-24
Election Package: All candidates should read the election package to get the full picture of the roles and responsibilities of each elected position. Candidates who succeed in majority vote from the elections must uphold all their duties as an official elected student leader on the Faculty of Community Services Society (FCSS).
Thursday March 30th - Thursday April 6th | 11:59 PM EST
Saturday April 8 | 1:30PM
Sunday April 9th-12th 2023
Monday April 10th, to Wednesday April 12th.
Voting is being conducted on Qualtrics which is the university voting system.
About FCSS Elections
Faculty of Community Services Society (FCSS) is the only official Board of Govenors recognized student activity government in the Faculty of Community Services at Toronto Metropolitan University that provides advocacy, unifying events, mental health events, and professional development opportunities to all of our Comunity Services undergraduate student members. All Community Services students are members of the FCSS.
There are many responsibilities that the FCSS team has and you can read all of them in the By-Laws Short Descriptions which can be found at www.fcssociety.ca/governance. Please see below this for the nomination form, and vacancies.
Elections are run by the Chief Returning Officer (Jacob Circo), who is appointed by the Board of Directors. The CRO can be reached at email@example.com
All Candidates MUST Attend the ALL CANDIDATES Meeting. You may send someone in your place to the All Candidates meeting as a proxy but you must tell the CRO who will be attending in your place 24 hours in advance. Faliure to attend the meeting will result your candidacy to be rejected.
The CRO will send out the Election Policies to the confirmed candidates. It is your responsibility to know this document as well as the Constitution and By-Laws, especially if you are elected.
Open Positions to run in this election.
Note: Some ED roles requires an application done by a hiring committee. (hc)
1. ED Administration and Operations (HC)
2. ED Academics
Executive Director Roles
School Director Roles
3. Child and Youth Care Director
4. Early Childhood Studies Director
5. Midwifery Education Director
6. Occupational and Public Health Director
7. Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Commissoner
8. Sustainability Commissioner
In this election cycle EDs and School Directors do not need any nominators.
Please fill out the form and send it to the CRO before the deadline listed below.
Applications have to be submitted in via legible photo/or pdf at 11:59pm on April 6, to the CRO at firstname.lastname@example.org
ED Hiring Committee
As per the Faculty of Community Services Society (FCSS) By-laws and Election Procedures doccument The Executive Director, ED Administation and Operations, ED Finance and Corporate Relations, and the ED Events must go through a hiring process. Each role has different thresholds to meet.
In order to run as The Executive Director you must have held one full term of previous experience as the ED Administration and Operations or ED Finance and Corporate Relations.
In order to run for ED Administration and Operations or ED Finance and Corporate Relations you must have served one full year on the FCSS Board of Directors.
In order to run as ED Events you must have had one full year on a student club or equivalent planning events, or taking part in events.
All the ED roles listed above have to submit a CV to email@example.com