Nominations sought for BUSU elections

Before the polls open next month to select the University’s next student leaders, candidates are needed for the election ballot.Brock University Students’ Union (BUSU) is accepting candidate nominations for the roles of President and three Vice-Presidents: student services, finance and administration, and external affairs. There is also one opening for an 18-month term on Senate.Nomination forms are available at the BUSU office in the Student-Alumni Centre and must be submitted by Friday, Jan. 26 at 4:30 p.m.The campaign period begins Monday, Feb. 5 and voting will open Feb. 13, running until Feb. 15 at 9 p.m.“It is important that all students make their voices heard in the upcoming elections by voting, as it directly impacts their academic years at Brock University,” said Fiona Purkiss, BUSU Chief Returning Officer. “The executive positions have an enormous power to change undergraduate students’ lives for the better, so it is important to stay tuned for upcoming debates and updates from our candidates.”Students are asked to keep an eye on their Brock University email account for additional communication from BUSU about voting procedures.More information on the election can be found on the BUSU website.Questions regarding the election process can be directed to Purkiss at [email protected], while questions about the available positions can be directed to Kayleigh Rossetto at [email protected]