Elections

SAMRU REPRESENTATION EXECUTIVE COUNCIL (REC) ELECTIONS

You could be one of the four elected students who form the Representation Executive Council (REC)! This is a rare opportunity to work in a high-level position within an organization.

  • Gain valuable experience and training in representation, finance, media, leadership and much more!
  • Represent students to all levels of government and MRU admin
  • Network with student leaders across the province and country
  • Earn a full-time salary of $43,500/year + benefits
  • Continue as a part-time student

Each REC member is an elected, full-time paid employee of the Students’ Association and must take one course per semester (excluding Spring and Summer), maintain a grade point average of at least 2.0, and keep full-time office hours. Students must be enrolled in full-time credit courses to be eligible to run for an executive position.

All training is provided. Candidates will nominate themselves to run in an election to convince students that they are the right person for the job. Successful candidates are then hired by and report to the SAMRU Student Governing Board. Terms are 1-year, starting full-time on May 1st.

Position descriptions

The four elected students who form the Representation Executive Council (REC) act in accordance with the wishes of the Student Governing Board and support the Board’s governance role.

On a day-to-day basis, members of REC are primarily responsible for amplifying the student voice by representing students’ interests to the university, and by lobbying all three levels of government.

The REC deals with issues like tuition and loan policies, governance, lobbying, academic issues, and external relations.

Please open the PDF job description(s) below to read the full job descriptions and expectations of each position. REC President REC Vice-President Academic REC Vice-President External REC Vice-President Student Affairs  

How to apply to run

Read more about the nomination and election process here:


SAMRU STUDENT GOVERNING BOARD ELECTIONS

Student Governor elections are held at SAMRU’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), typically in the Winter semester. The Board may appoint interim governors between elections.