Elections

The Students’ Association Council (SAC) is a group of elected student representatives that are primarily responsible for making decisions on behalf of the ACCSA in order to better support our students. The SAC work together to bring services, events and supports to the entire ACC student body.

SAC elections regularly take place in the spring for all council positions. 

Grab your Nomination Package and apply! Deadline to Apply is Monday, January 11th at 4:00pm!

January 2021 By-Elections

The SAC is holding a by-election for several SAC positions:

President

It is the primary responsibility of the ACC Students’ Association (ACCSA) President to provide leadership, engagement and awareness to the Council and the student body.  The ACCSA President represents the voice of ACC Students from all of our campuses.

For more details about this position: President

Accessibility Representative

The Accessibility Representative is a voting position on the Student Association Council, and is ultimately responsible for representing and advocating for the interests of all students at Assiniboine Community College with accessibility needs or concerns (whether visible or invisible), regardless of school or program.

For more details about this position: Accessibility Representative

Agriculture & Environment Representative

The Agriculture & Environment Representative is a voting position on the Students’ Association Council, and is ultimately responsible for representing and advocating for the interests of all students from programs in the School of Agriculture & Environment. They are required to communicate the ideas and perspectives of all School of Agriculture & Environment students at the college to the Assiniboine Community College Students’ Association. They will work closely with the ACCSA Staff and Council Members to help foster engagement with fellow students.

For more details about this position: Agriculture & Environment Representative

Nursing Representative

The Nursing Representative is a voting position on the Students’ Association Council, and is ultimately responsible for representing and advocating for the interests of all students from programs in the School of Nursing. They’re required to communicate the ideas and perspectives of all School of Nursing students at the college to the Assiniboine Community College Students’ Association. They will work closely with the ACCSA staff and other Council Members to help foster engagement with fellow students.

For more details about this position: Nursing Representative

Adult Collegiate Representative

The Adult Collegiate Representative is a voting position on the Students’ Association Council, and is ultimately responsible for representing and advocating for the interests of all students from programs in the Adult Collegiate in Brandon. They’re required to communicate the ideas and perspectives of all Adult Collegiate students at the college to the Assiniboine Community College Students’ Association. They will work closely with the ACCSA staff and Council Members to help foster engagement with fellow students.

For more details about this position: Adult Collegiate Representative

How to Run for Students’ Association Council:

Step 1│ Complete all 4 parts of the Nomination Package, and submit it to the ACCSA Office or by email at maym2@assiniboine.net, no later than January 8th at 4:00pm.
Step 2│Once your Nomination Package is received and approved (approval will be via your ACC Email Address no later than 48 hours after submission), you will be required to attend the All Candidates Meeting on Tuesday, January 12th at 4:30pm, which will be held virtually on Microsoft Teams. This meeting is MANDATORY.
Step 3│Once the All Candidates Meeting is finished, the Campaign Period will begin, and all candidates are encouraged to campaign to the student body.

Read more: Election Information Package

Election Timeline

Nomination Period: Monday, January 4 at 9:00 am to Monday, January 11 at 4:00 pm

All Candidates Meeting (Mandatory for all Candidates): Tuesday, January 12 at 4:30 pm on Microsoft Teams

Campaign Period: Following the All Candidates Meeting until Friday, January 15 at 4:00 pm

Voting Period: Monday, January 18 at 9:00 am, to Wednesday, January 20 at 9:00 am

Election Results: Wednesday, January 20 at 12:30 pm, the results will be announced through student email

More Information

For more information about upcoming elections, please email the Elections Chair, Matthew May at maym2@assiniboine.net.