For definitions and election rules and procedures, please see the Capilano University Senate Election Procedures (pdf).

Senate Elections – Spring 2021: Call for Nominations

Nominations will be accepted for all positions. 

Spring 2021 Senate seats up for election

RepresentativesSeatsTerm startsTerm ends
Student  4 Voting  August 1, 2021  July 31, 2022 
Faculty of Arts & Sciences  2 Voting
1 Non-Voting (alternate) 
August 1, 2021  July 31, 2024 
Faculty of Business & Professional Studies  2 Voting
1 Non-Voting (alternate) 
August 1, 2021  July 31, 2024 
Faculty of Education, Health & Human Development  2 Voting
1 Non-Voting (alternate) 
August 1, 2021  July 31, 2024 
Faculty of Fine & Applied Arts  2 Voting
1 Non-Voting (alternate) 
August 1, 2021  July 31, 2024 
Faculty of Global & Community Studies  2 Voting
1 Non-Voting (alternate) 
August 1, 2021  July 31, 2024 
Support Staff  1 Voting
1 Voting 
Immediately
August 1, 2021 
July 31, 2024
July 31, 2024 

Nomination forms should be submitted to the Registrar's Office (Birch Building, room BR230) by 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 11, 2021.

Note: Please type information directly into the form to ensure legibility, then print it, sign it and have it co-signed by three members of your constituency as defined in the University Act. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, electronic signatures are acceptable.

Spring 2021 Senate Election timeline

DateActionDuration
Thursday, Feb. 25 Call for nominations Two weeks 
Thursday, March 11, 4 p.m.  Call for nominations closed Four weeks 
Friday, March 12, 1 p.m.  Orientation (by request)  
Thursday, April 8, 12:01 a.m.  Voting open One week
Wednesday, April 14, 11:59 p.m.  Voting closed  
Friday, April 16 Results announced  

As per the University Act, the Senate is composed of:
(a) the chancellor;
(b) the president, who is its chair;
(c) the academic vice president or equivalent;
(d) the deans of faculties;
(e) the chief librarian
(f) the registrar;
(g) two faculty members for each faculty, elected by faculty members or the faculty;
(h) four students elected by students;
(i) one alumni member who is not a faculty member, appointed by the president on nomination by the alumni association;
(j) two support staff elected by the support staff;
(k) one non-voting member of the senate, if appointed to the senate by the board to serve for one year.

For more information regarding Senate Elections, please contact the Assistant to the Registrar at 604-990-7846 or registrarassistant@capilanou.ca .