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Call for Nominations: Support Staff Assessor on Board of Governors

Nominations are being sought for a Support Staff Assessor and an Alternate Assessor on the Board of Governors for a term ending May 31, 2017.

April 8, 2015 — 

Nominations are being sought for a Support Staff Assessor and an Alternate Assessor on the Board of Governors for a term ending May 31, 2017.

The position of Support Staff Assessor was created to enable the Board of Governors to benefit from a support staff perspective during its meetings. The Assessor attends meetings of the Board and its Executive Committee. The Assessor has the same rights and obligations as a member of the Board and the Executive Committee, except that an Assessor may not make or amend motions, or vote. The Support Staff Assessor to the Board of Governors shall have a two (2) year term.

All full-time support staff are eligible for election and to vote, and will be mailed a nomination form and information regarding the position and the election process. The nomination form must be signed by five (5) support staff members and by the nominee to signify his/her acceptance of the nomination, and returned to the Office of the University Secretary, 312 Administration Building, by 12:00 noon on Friday, April 24, 2015.

Ballots will be mailed to all full-time support staff members on Friday, May 1 with the deadline for receipt of ballots being 12:00 noon on Friday, May 15, 2015. Ballots will be counted and the results announced on May 19. The Assessor will be the nominee who receives the highest amount of votes. The Alternate Assessor will be the nominee who receives the second highest amount of votes.

For additional information regarding the Board of Governors and the role of the Support Staff Assessor, and for an electronic, form-fillable version of the nomination form, please go to:

http://umanitoba.ca/admin/governance/support_staff_assessor.html

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