co-chair

  • The Co-Chairs will create legislation for the just, timely, and effective execution of the following duties, both explicit, and implicit:

    • Create university-wide initiatives that benefit the student body

    • In the spirit of collaboration, work closely with administration and the Representative Board to achieve initiatives that will benefit the student body

    • Delegate tasks to the Executive and Representative Board to achieve USS initiatives

    • Encourage compromise and good humour between all Senators

    • Coordinate, moderate, and ensure smooth and productive meetings

    • Create official agenda prior to the commencement of meetings

    • Present at semesterly University Town Halls

    • Act as initial contact with students through the official USS email account

    • Maintain close contact with the student body

    • Represent the USS and the interests of the student body during meetings with constituents, administration, faculty, staff, and the press

    • Execute all duties, both explicit and implicit, in good faith

CHIEF OF STAFF

  • The Chief of Staff will create legislation for the just, timely, and effective execution of the following duties, both explicit, and implicit:

    • Maintain the integrity of the USS by ensuring the just, timely, and effective fulfillment of the duties and tasks of the Executive and Representative Boards

    • Attend Co-Chair meetings and record minutes of these meetings

    • Coordinate USS meetings, events, and activities

    • Act as interim Co-Chair when Co-Chairs are absent, in case this position is held by a member of the Representative Board

    • Record meeting minutes

    • Maintain close contact with the student body

    • Represent the USS and the interests of the student body during meetings with constituents, administration, faculty, staff, and the press

    • Execute all duties, both explicit and implicit, in good faith

TREASURER

  • The Treasurer will create legislation for the just, timely, and effective execution of the following duties, both explicit, and implicit:

    • Ensure that the Executive and Representative Boards are up to date on fiscal USS matters

    • Manage all aspects of the USS budget and allocations

    • Develop and manage a yearly budget and fiscal forecasts

    • Document proposed and allocated student and internal expenditures for each meeting

    • Categorize allocated funds by type of event, and college

    • Attend and present at Executive Board meetings

    • Pre-Screen funding proposals to ensure they meet USS Funding Guidelines

    • Ensure that the USS logo is present on all documents of approved proposals

    • Archive approved funding flyers into the Archiving Folder

    • Disseminate all funding decision to relevant parties

    • Act as a liaison with OSDA and administration regarding all aspects of the USS budget and approved funding proposals

    • Act as Director of Finance Committee

    • Maintain close contact with the student body

    • Represent the USS and the interests of the student body during meetings with constituents, administration, faculty, staff, and the press

    • Execute all duties, both explicit and implicit, in good faith

COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR(S)

  • The Communications Director will create legislation for the just, timely, and effective execution of the following duties, both explicit, and implicit:

    • Steer and develop USS external profile

    • Develop and manage USS online presence

    • Manage and delegate graphic design

    • Act as a Director of Publicity Committee

    • Take minutes during meeting, in the event that the Chief of Staff is absent

    • Maintain close contact with the student body

    • Represent the USS and the interests of the student body during meetings with constituents, administration, faculty, staff, and the press

    • Execute all duties, both explicit and implicit, in good faith

MEMBERS OF THE REPRESENTATIVE BOARD

  • The University Student Senators will create legislation for the just, timely, and effective execution of the following duties, both explicit, and implicit:

    • Strongly encouraged to sponsor or Co-Sponsor at least one USS initiative each semester

    • Attend all weekly meetings

    • Participate in USS correspondence to advance USS initiatives, find consensus, and build rapport with all Senators

    • Internalize USS Constitution and Funding Guidelines

    • Pre-screen constituents’ funding proposals within their respective colleges

    • Host at least one social event involving constituents of respective colleges to create an open space for dialogue and build rapport with constituents

    • Perform tasks as authorized by B.5.1.5. Co-Chair Delegation Act

    • Maintain close contact with the student body

    • Represent the USS and the interests of the student body during meetings with constituents, administration, faculty, staff, and the press

    • Execute all duties, both explicit and implicit, in good faith