[2013-2014] EASSU Elections Information

Hello EAS Students!!

We are currently looking to fill the majority of positions on our EASSU 2013/2014 team. If you are interested in taking on a leadership role, representing your fellow EAS students, and making a difference on campus, we strongly encourage you to apply!

Elections will take place on Friday April 5th from 12-1pm in the Purple Lounge of the EAS department (14th floor of Robarts).

All students are welcome to attend to vote for next year’s executive team. Refreshments will be provided.

Positions Available (see below for detailed description):
President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Media Coordinator, Advertising Officer**, External Coordinator, Class-Rep Coordinator, Junior Executive.

If you are interested in running for one of the above positions, send the following application to us at eassu.uoft@gmail.com by Thursday, April 4th at 11:59pm.

All applicants will be expected to make a brief speech detailing why they should be elected. Any candidates who cannot attend the elections may email us an audio or video file of their speech to the address above before March 29th. Otherwise, the final two questions of their application will be read for them by a representative at the elections.

Year of Study and Program:
Phone number:
E-mail address:
What position are you running for:
Why would you like to participate in EASSU:
Why do you feel you are a good candidate for the position:

**Please note that applicants for the position of Advertising Officer must be comfortable using Adobe Photoshop or a similar program and have some graphic design experience. For those interested in this position, please send two to three examples of previous work in .jpg format along with your application.

Manages student union; directs all meetings, events, and projects; ensures that EASSU abides by all ASSU rules and regulations; manages the mailing list along with Media Coordinator; present at all events.

Assists President in directing the student union; assists in management of events and projects; acts as liaison with On East Journal co-chairs; present at all events.

Takes minutes at meetings and posts them within reasonable time frame; manages EASSU e-mail account; coordinates communication amongst members (i.e. scheduling events); manages office and administrative tasks; present at all events.

In charge of all student union finances; manages budgets for union and all events; compiles and submits receipts to ASSU; submits funding requests; present at all events.

Media Coordinator
Manages and updates Facebook group; manages and updates website; compiles mailing list along with President; present at all events.
Must be comfortable with website formatting.

Advertising Officer
Creates posters for all events; in charge of all graphic design work for EASSU, including pamphlets and flyers; gets posters printed and put up around campus; handles all other promotional work such as contacting media; takes photographs at events; present at all events.

External Coordinator
Communicates with other members of the department – faculty, staff, graduate students; handles intra-departmental promotion of events; meets regularly with undergraduate coordinator and department chair to discuss EASSU initiatives and student concerns; present at all events.

Class-Rep Coordinator
Establishes class representatives in all EAS courses for event promotion and critical link to students; keeps in regular contact with class reps and provides information about upcoming events for announcements; present at all events.

Junior Executive
Locates and books rooms for all events; books A/V for events; manages set-up for events; assists President with any required tasks; present at all events.


Once again:
Elections will take place on Friday, April 5th from 12-1pm in the Purple Lounge of the EAS department (14th floor of Robarts).

Questions? Email them to us:

See you there!