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University of Manitoba Board of Governors

2018 Election

Nominations for the 2018 alumni representative on the University of Manitoba Board of Governors is now open.

The University of Manitoba’s Board of Governors is responsible for overseeing the administrative and business affairs of the U of M, serving as the corporate governing body of the university. Its duties include approving the annual budget and appointing and monitoring the performance of the President and Vice-Chancellor.

U of M alumni elect fellow graduates to serve on three of the 23 University of Manitoba Board of Governors positions. Alumni elected to serve on the Board of Governors may do so for a maximum of three consecutive three-year terms. One of these term positions is ending.

Download a nomination package.

Completed nomination forms are to be returned by mail/delivery to:

Alumni Relations
200-137 Innovation Drive, Winnipeg, MB R3T 6B6
Office hours 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday.

or scanned and emailed to

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the position, the candidate must be a graduate of the University of Manitoba and have a degree, diploma or certificate approved by the University of Manitoba Senate.

Important Dates

Nominations open Monday, January 8, 2018, 9 a.m. (Central)
Nominations close Friday, February 9, 2018, 4 p.m. (Central)
Elections open Monday, March 5, 2018, 9 a.m. (Central)
Elections close Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 4 p.m. (Central)
Ballots will be counted on Friday, May 25, 2018

Nominations can be made as follows:

The nominating committee of the Alumni Association board can nominate a candidate. Please contact Alumni Relations at 204-474-9946 or for more information;


Twenty-five graduates of the University of Manitoba can nominate an alumnus with consent from the nominee. Completed candidate acceptance letter and the 25 signature form must be filled out and returned to Alumni Relations before the close of nominations (Friday, February 9, 2018).

All new and/or returning candidates are required to:

  • Complete the candidate acceptance form.
  • Submit a biography (no more than 175 words) and photo.

For more information, please contact Alumni Relations at 204-474-9946 or by email at Information on voting will be available on the Alumni Relations website after the close of nominations (Friday, February 9, 2018).

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