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