Author: Arnaud Michel

Student Representative Council Executive Elections

It’s time to vote! As you might have already been instructed by the elections committee, your peers, and current SRC members to vote, this piece allows for a quick insight into who is currently running for the three SRC executive positions: President, Vice-President, and Minister of Finance. Okong’o Kinyanjui is running for President, Ava Swanson for Vice-President, and Morgan Baskin for Minister of Finance. All three candidates are running unopposed but have come forward as a block with united vision and goals. There are three core pillars which are central to their described vision for the 2018-2019 SRC (should they be elected): ADVOCACY, ACCOUNTABILITY, REPRESENTATION. Among the general topics of student representation, respect, and voice, there exists the need for the foundation of a clear and formalized vision for committee constitution, power of members, and role of committee to develop effective and trusting relationships between the various stakeholders—namely, the students, faculty, staff, executive, and Board. The vision of ensuring students are heard and included in discussions is one that is necessary but also one the …