2016-2017 Fall Election Information

Eligibility

Member of the University of Toronto community. Attendance to the First General Meeting (September 16th, 2016 5-7pm SS1084) is highly recommended and preferred.

Election Process

In order to run in this election, there is a 2-step process that you must go through:

  1. Executive Application– You must complete the Executive Application in order to request for candidacy during this election. In this application, you will be asked to choose your primary and secondary desired position. In the case that you are not elected for the primary position, though not mandatory, you have the opportunity to run again for the second position. The Executive Application is due on Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 at 11:59 p.m 
  2. Speech– You must show up on the election day (Friday, September 23, 2016  from 5pm – 7pm at SS1086) and make a speech in front of the UTFOLD audience. If you fail to show up on election day, you will be automatically be disqualified from the election. As for the structure of a speech, it usually consists of a self-intro, your qualifications, goals and platform for the club if elected, and anything else that you feel will impress your audience all under the  time limit of 2 minutes. Remember your audience consists of active UTFOLD members, current executives, and coordinators. There will be 1-2 questions following your speech.

Description of All Open Executive Positions

Note: All UTFOLD Executive positions are CCR recognized.

Treasurer/Director of Finance (1):

  • Shall work with the President in creating all budgets and UTSU and Engsoc budget applications
  • Shall manage expenses, purchases, reimbursements, and other financial matters and keep documentation
  • Shall co-manage financial accounts with the President
  • Shall prepare a year-end report, and provide updates to committee of financial matters whenever appropriate

Art Director (1):

  • Shall work with the committee on promoting awareness of UTFOLD events (through creating advertisements such as banners, posters, flyers, etc.)
  • Shall work in cooperation with the Webmaster to promote a positive club image through social media
  • Shall steer the creative direction of the group

Media Director (1):

  • Shall create video content on Youtube for supporting the club’s instructional direction
  • Shall maintain and promote UTFOLD’s Youtube channel
  • Shall be in charge of directing all media related content

1st Year Representative (1):

  • Shall promote the club among their peers and bring input from their peers to the executive committee
  • Shall provide assistance as needed to the Vice-President Internal

2nd Year Representative (1):

  • Shall promote the club among their peers and bring input from their peers to the executive committee
  • Shall provide assistance as needed to the President

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact ut.fold@gmail.com

The date of the UTFOLD Fall 2016  Election is set on Friday, September 23rd, 2016 at 5p.m, SS1086. Best of luck to all those who are seeking candidacy in this election! We look forward to having you as part of the UTFOLD 2016-2017 Executive Team.

Apply here!

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