Elections for the 2011-2012 Executive

As Canadians gear up for the May2 Federal election, so do PSA members…

Elections for 2011-2012 PSA Executive will be next Tuesday April 5 at 7pm in SSC 2024.

The following positions are available:

President

  • Set the overall direction of the club
  • Attend all Executive meetings
  • Support and assist the VP’s wherever necessary
  • Build a strong relationship with the Political Science faculty and the PSA
  • Regularly brainstorm new initiatives for PSA’s growth and success
  • Must be in one of the following Political Science modules: Honors Specialization, Major, Minor

VP Academic

  • Attend Executive Meetings
  • Sit on the Undergraduate Committee and attend meetings
  • Plan bi-annual Prof-Student social event
  • Regularly brainstorm new initiatives for PSA’s growth and success
  • Assist in the planning of events
  • Must be in one of the following Political Science modules: Honors Specialization, Major, Minor

VP Communications

  • Attend Executive Meetings
  • Responsible for sending out emails to the PSA members
  • Duty to input a list of all members from clubs week and during the year into ClubsNet
  • Keep both the PSA webpage and Social Science PSA webpage information up-to-date
  • Assist in the planning  of events
  • Responsible for overseeing the PSA Facebook and Twitter pages
  • Excellent communication skills

VP Finance

  • Attend Executive Meetings
  • Prepare forecasted club budgets
  • Work in collaboration with the President to seek additional club funding
  • Make recommendations to ensure a proactive approach to club budgeting
  • Regularly brainstorm  new initiatives for PSA’s growth and success
  • Assist in the planning of events
  • Comfortable with financial accounts and responsibilities

VP Events

  • Attend Executive Meetings
  • In charge of planning social events for student
  • Assist VP Academic with planning Prof/Student Socials
  • In charge of advertising events and assisting Promotions Commissioner
  • Regularly brainstorm new initiatives for PSA’s growth and success

Candidates will give a 2 minute speech (5 minutes for presidential candidates) follwed by a 5 minute question period.

If you are interested in running for a position, please send an e-mail to psa.western@gmail.com with your name, year, and the position you are interested in. All club members are encouraged to attend and vote for who you want to see on next year’s exec.  Please note that only register PSA members are able to vote.

If you have any further questions, feel free to e-mail us and we hope to see you all next week! And in the words of Sean “Diddy” Combs, VOTE OR DIE!

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