This is official notice of SAGE’s call for elections! We are currently seeking nominations for the following Council positions:
6.5 The VP Administration shall: i. Record minutes at all Council meetings and General Assemblies; ii. Be the SAGE archivist and ensure the continuity of the association’s institutional memory; iii. Publish a newsletter twice per semester in the fall and winter semesters; iv. Develop online media and work with the media to advance the causes that Council deems important; v. Maintain the SAGE website including but not limited to updating current SAGE events, by-laws and minutes from Council meetings and General Assemblies; vi. Post relevant information on social media and maintain the SAGE social media accounts; vii. Liaison with the Graduate Program Assistant about SAGE events and affairs; viii. Carry out any other duty the Council deems relevant to the VP Administration portfolio.
6.7 The Academic Rep shall: i. Serve as the SAGE liaison with the faculty, staff, and undergraduate student associations within the Department of English for anything associated with the academic stream, in cooperation with the VP Internal; ii. Represent SAGE at Department of English faculty meetings; iii. Coordinate English graduate student representation on the University’s academic and administrative organs, along with the President; iv. Carry out any other duty the Council deems relevant to the Academic Rep portfolio.
6.8 The Creative Rep shall: i. Serve as the SAGE liaison with the faculty, staff, and undergraduate student associations within the Department of English for anything associated with the creative stream, in cooperation with the VP Internal; ii. Represent SAGE at the Department of English creative writing faculty meetings; iii. Sit on the Speakers’ Committee, to help determine speakers for various academic events; iv. Carry out any other duty the Council deems relevant to the Creative Rep portfolio.
Nominations will be accepted until Thursday, September 24 at 11:59pm. You may nominate yourself or another member of SAGE. If a student is nominated by another, they will then be asked to accept or decline. A full list of the nominees will be presented to the student body after the closing date.
The elections will be held on Friday, September 30, 2015. More information on the structure of the election will follow.
If you have any questions whatsoever regarding the available positions, do not hesitate to get in contact with any member of Council, whether that be via email, FB, or in person. Getting involved with SAGE Council is a great way to get direct experience with the broader structure of your department.
We hope to hear from you soon!