ResSoc members (that is all students living within Queen’s Residents) can vote and run for the positions of ResSoc Executive, House President and Floor Representative. Some positions are subject to additional eligibility requirements. Current Queen’s Students (Undergraduate and Graduate) not living in Residence are able to run to be a ResSoc Executive or House President for the subsequent year.
Contact the ResSoc Elections Team:
Interim-Chief Electoral Officer, Amira Gill: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chief Returning Officer, Sarayu Chityala: email@example.com
Election Committee Members
Rafi Matchen - Deputy Returning Officer
Cali Caye - Deputy Returning Officer
ResSoc Executive Elections - Do you have what it takes?
Nomination Period Now Open, Nomination Packages available at the Victoria Hall, Jean Royce Hall front desks or downloadable here
ResSoc President & Chief Executive Officer
The President is the Chief Executive Officer of the Society and is responsible for all of its functions. The President represents all of the Society’s interests to external bodies such as the Alma Mater Society, Senate Residence Committee, and Queen's Residence Life. The President is also the direct supervisor of the rest of the executive board. The President serves a one year term, decided by an election every January.
Vice-President of Residence Affairs
The Vice President of Residence Affairs (VPRA) is the direct supervisor of all House Presidents and is responsible for day-to-day internal operations of the Society. The Vice-President of Residence Affairs is the Senior Vice-President of the Society and oversees its internal committees and is the secretary of the society. They are also responsible for reviewing and approving events planned by the House President of each residence building. Lastly, the VPRA supports the President in the creation of new programs and initiatives.
Vice-President of Judicial Affairs
The Vice President of Judicial Affairs (VPJA) is the direct supervisor of all Residence Facilitators across campus, and oversees all non-academic judicial initiatives in residence. The VPJA works with Queen’s Residences to ensure the smooth functioning of the residence conduct system. They also oversees the StAR program, which seeks to reward residents that go above and beyond of what is expected in community living. Residents that seek to promote a safe and positive environment for all residents, and help to create a stronger community are considered for this award, and can be nominated to receive one by any student staff members.
5.03 No person shall be eligible to the office of President or elected Vice President except a student at Queen’s University who will live in residence during the term of office being contested. The candidates must also have been residence staff at Queen’s for at least one year or are currently serving as a residence staff member at the time of nominations.
Nomination Period: 9:00am January 25th, 2019 – 9:00pm January 29th, 2019
Validation Period: 9:00pm January 29th, 2019 – 11:59pm January 29th, 2019
All-Candidates Briefing: January 30th, 2018 – 7:00pm in Leggett 1011A
Campaign Period: 12:01am January 30th, 2019 – 8:00 pm January 31st, 2019
All-Candidates Debate: None
Elections Days: February 2-3, 2019 (voting will happen electronically, sent through your Queen’s email)
1) Nominees shall not be declared candidates without attending the all candidates briefing as per 8.6.4 (x).
2) That all printed campaign material must be removed by 8:00pm January 31st, 2019 and no new online material may be posted after this time. Failure to do comply may result in disqualification at the discretion of the CEO in accordance with the ResSoc Bylaws