Elections


CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE NOMINATION FORM

Our Board of Directors:

The RPIRG Board of Directors is composed of 8 Student Members of RPIRG. It is the decision-making body of RPIRG, which makes all major decisions regarding finances, long-term goals, long-term viability of the organization, staffing, and funding application approval ā€“ all using consensus-based decision making principles.

RPIRG board members attend meetings 2 times per month, sit on committees which report to the board on matters like staff relations, budgets, events, and funding, and help to run and promote RPIRG events.

Every spring, students vote for their Board of Directors in conjunction with other student group elections. All Student Members of RPIRG who are in good standing will be able to run for a seat on the RPIRG Board of Directors. Board terms are 2 years, but you can run for up to 2 terms. New board members receive a full orientation, and are given opportunities and resources throughout the year to pursue professional development training related to their role.

Why Run for the Board of Directors?

Being on the RPIRG Board of Directors has its perks!

  • Networking with other justice-minded people on the UofR Campus
  • Becoming a change-maker for social and environmental justice
  • Gaining real-world experience in your areas of interest through committee involvement
  • Building your experience as a community leader
  • Accessing training opportunities and funds to develop your skills as an active global citizen!

If you are a University of Regina Student member of RPIRG in good standing; passionate about social, environmental, and economic justice; and want valuable experience in the non-profit sector, this board is the place for you!

Here’s How:

2021 ELECTION DATES:

 

    • Nomination Period: Open until 4 pm on February 24 
    • Campaign Planning Assistance: February 24 from 2 to 4 pm
    • Election Procedure Training: February 26 at 5 pm
    • Campaigning dates: March 1 – March 18
    • Voting dates: March 17- March 18

Learn how to vote

Click here to see candidatesā€™ profiles for 2021 board election

You may officially put your name forward as a candidate until the nomination deadline (see above, to be announced usually in January).

If you already know that you’re interested in pursing a student of directors position with RPIRG, you can submit your nomination here! You may submit your nomination up until midnight of the end of the nomination deadline. This last line from a previous election was meant to be deleted. We apologize for the error and any confusion this may have caused. Please refer to the 4pm deadline above.

If you have any questions please email Krystal at info@rpirg.org.

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