BUSU general elections nominations open

General elections for the Brandon University Students’ Union will be held on Monday, March 11th and Tuesday, March 12th. Students can vote at one of the many polling stations that will be open on campus. A full list of voting locations will be advertised well in advance of the elections. There are several representative positions available to students, including:

BUSU Council

Arts Commissioner

Science Commissioner

Health Studies Commissioner

Music Commissioner

Education Commissioner

Part-Time/Mature Students Commissioner

Aboriginal Commissioner

Women’s Commissioner

LGBT Commissioner

International Students Commissioner

Residence Commissioner

Graduate Studies Commissioner

Disability Commissioner

Racialized Commissioner


Brandon University Senate

Arts Senator

Health Studies Senator

Science Senator

Music Senator

Education Senator



Knowles-Douglas Commission Board of Directors

Student-At-Large x2


The Students Union Drinking Spot Board of Directors

Student-At-Large x2


The first nomination period is open from Monday, February 4th to Friday, February 15th. A second nomination period for positions unfilled in the first nomination period will be Monday, February 18th, 2013 to Friday, February 22nd. The campaigning period will begin February 25th to March 8th. Nomination packages can be picked up Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the BUSU Office. For more information or questions about the elections please contact Derek Booth at ro@busu.ca.

Republished from The Quill print edition, Volume 103, Issue 21, February 12, 2013.

BUSU Bylaws (April 2012)