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Nominations and elections

Call for Nominations

Faculty Representatives to Senate

Nominations are requested for the following seats on Senate:

Faculty Representatives - Nomination Form (pdf)

  • One faculty member to be elected by/from the members of faculty of each Faculty of the University, terms 1 May 2017 to 30 April 2020 (six total).

Faculty-at-Large Representatives - Nomination Form (pdf)

  • Seven faculty members to be elected by/from the members of faculty of the University, terms 1 May 2017 to 30 April 2020.

Faculty senators whose terms expire as of 30 April 2017: Lutz-Alexander Busch (economics), Tara Collington* (French studies), Michael Drescher (planning), Samir Elhedhli* (management sciences), John Garcia* (public health & health systems), Michael Hudson* (physics & astronomy), Shoufa Lin* (earth and environmental sciences), Michele Mosca (combinatorics & optimization), Paul Murphy* (optometry and vision science), Diana Parry* (recreation & leisure studies), Mark Seasons* (planning), Neil Thomson* (civil & environmental engineering), and Hamid Tizhoosh* (systems design engineering).

*Eligible for re-election. A former senator becomes eligible for re-election following the expiration of one year following the completion of two consecutive terms on Senate.

Graduate Students to Senate

Nominations are requested for the following seats on Senate:

Graduate Student Representatives - Nomination Form (pdf)

  • Two graduate students of the University to be elected by/from the full- and part-time graduate students of the University, terms 1 May 2017 to 30 April 2019.

Graduate students whose terms expire as of 30 April 2017: Jessica Brake* (recreation & leisure studies), Robin Mazumder* (psychology).

*Eligible for re-election.

Completed Nomination Forms

Completed nomination forms (at least five nominators are required in each case) should be submitted to Emily Schroeder in the Secretariat, Needles Hall, Room 3060, no later than 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday 7 March 2017. Elections will follow if necessary. Please send a brief candidate statement (100 words maximum) to appear with the ballot to Emily Schroeder, eschroeder@uwaterloo.ca.

Staff Member to Board of Governors

Nomination Form (pdf)

As of 30 April 2017, Kate Windsor* will complete her term as staff representative on the Board of Governors. Nominations are now open for one member of the full-time staff to be elected by the full-time staff members of the University, term 1 May 2017 to 30 April 2020. The call for nominations will close at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday 1 March 2017.

Completed nomination forms (at least five nominators are required for each nominee) should be submitted to Emily Schroeder in the Secretariat, Needles Hall, Room 3060. Elections will follow if necessary. Please email a brief candidate statement (100 words maximum) to appear with the ballot to Emily Schroeder, eschroeder@uwaterloo.ca. For more information, see the Board of Governors - Staff Election Guidelines.

*Eligible for re-election.

For more information on any of the above, please contact Emily Schroeder, ext. 32749.