Elections Information

Faculty of Health Disciplines Representatives

Information & Timeline

AUGSA is currently seeking two Faculty of Health Disciplines Representatives. A role description can be found here. If you are interested, please fill out the nomination form.

Faculty Representative Information

AUGSA has thirteen (13) Faculty Representatives that serve on Council for an elected one-year term from May 1 to April 30. These are paid positions via an honoraria up to $750 per quarter. This includes:

  • Two (2) Representatives from Faculty of Science and Technology
  • Five (5) Representatives from Faculty of Health Disciplines
  • Three (3) Representatives from Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Three (3) Representatives from Faculty of Business

This Council represents the graduate student membership with each Council member representing their faculty.  All meetings for Faculty Representatives are online using Microsoft Teams Meetings.

Executive and Council Elections

Elections Nomination Form (available in January 2022)

Executive Committee Information

AUGSA has four (4) members on the Executive Committee that report to Council. This includes AUGSAs President, Vice President of Operations & Finance, Vice President Academic, and Vice President External. Serving one-year terms from May 1 to April 30, each position is uniquely positioned to advance the objectives of the organization with a primary focus on student representation and advocacy.

Eligibility

All Graduate Students are eligible to run in the AUGSA Elections. For Executive Committee positions you must reside in Canada. For some Executive Committee positions candidates are preferably located in Alberta.

  • Executive Committee: Throughout their term voting members of the Executive Committee must be an Active Member of the Association.
  • Council: All councilors must be active members in good standing and successfully complete at least three (3) University graduate credits during their term in office.
  • Permanent full time AU staff are not eligible to run for either Executive or Council positions.

*Active members of the association includes all graduate students, program and non-program, at the University who are in good standing.