Council and Councillor Information

Councillors 2

 

Blue Line 2

First Year Representative – Vacant

Email – firstyearrep@ksu.ca

The primary responsibilities of the First-Year Representative include, but are not limited to:

  • Representing the interests and concerns of first year students, with a special effort to inform and involve these students in the King’s community;
  • Sitting on various committees, including the Academic Committee and the Wardroom Board of Management;
  • Spending at least one hour each week in the King’s Students’ Union office, to answer questions from constituents;
  • Maintaining good attendance at meetings of the King’s Students’ Union Council.

First Year Reps through the ages – 2007-08: David Etherington, 2008-09: Jake Byrne, 2009-10: David Lewis, 2010-11: Anna Dubinski, 2011-12: Michaela Sam, 2012-13: Gabriel Goodman, 2013-14: Katie Douglas, 2014-2015: Sofia Zaman, 2015-2016: Ryan Kavanaugh, 2016-2017 Riel Tetreault; 2017-2018: Izzy Ortner

Blue Line 2

Arts Representative – Adrianna Vanos

Email – artsrep@ksu.ca

Office Hours – Wednesdays 3:00pm-4:00pm 

The primary responsibilities of the Arts Representative include, but are not limited to:

  • Representing the interests and concerns of arts students with a special effort to inform and involve these students in the King’s community;
  • Sitting as a voting member of the Dalhousie Arts and Social Science Society (DASSS), representing King’s as a member of this Society, and reporting to Council on its proceedings;
  • Coordinating events independently or in liaison with the DASSS, as they deem suitable for Arts students;
  • Sitting on various committees, including the Academic Committee;
  • Spending at least one hour each week in the King’s Students’ Union office;
  • Maintaining good attendance at meetings of the King’s Students’ Union Council.

Arts Reps through the ages – 2007-08: Philip Taber, 2008-09: Liz Johnston, 2009-10: Teddy Williams, 2010-11: Laura Hochman, 2011-12: Dylan Anderson, 2012-13: Amelia Wilding, 2013-14: Haritha Popuri, 2014-2015: Melina Zaccaria, 2015-2016: Melina Zaccaria, 2016-2017: Drew Guyan

Blue Line 2

Science Representative – Aeriana Narbonne

Email – sciencerep@ksu.ca

Office Hours – Thursdays 3:00pm-4:00pm

The primary responsibilities of the Science Representative include, but are not limited to:

  • Representing the interests and concerns of Science students, with special effort to inform and involve these students in the King’s Community;
  • Sitting as a voting member of the Dalhousie Science Society, represent King’s interests as a member of this Society, and report to Council on its proceedings;
  • Directing involvement of students in issues of an academic nature;
  • Sitting on the Academic Committee;
  • Overseeing the Science Society;
  • Receiving and reviewing a summary of decisions made by the Executive Committee;
  • Spending at least one hour each week in the King’s Students’ Union office, to answer questions from constituents;
  • Maintaining good attendance at meetings of the King’s Students’ Union Council;
  • Performing other such duties as Council may from time to time determine.

Science Reps through the ages – 2007-08: Cameron Roberts, 2008-09: Julia Martin, 2009-10: Julia Martin, 2010-11: Stefanie Bliss, 2011-12: Emilie Novaczek, 2012-13: Kevin Brown, 2013-14: Hannah Yaphe, 2014-2015: Hannah Yaphe, 2015-2016: Nate Winsor, 2016-2017: Frances Grace Fyfe 

Blue Line

Journalism Representative – Kaila Jefferd-Moore

Email – journalismrep@ksu.ca

Office Hours: Wednesdays 3:00pm-4:00pm

The primary responsibilities of the Journalism Representative include, but are not limited to:

  • Representing the interests and concerns of students in the four-year Bachelor of Journalism (Honours) program, with special effort to inform and involve these students in the King’s Community;
  • Working as a liaison with the Executive of the Union’s representatives in any discussion pertaining to the Department of Journalism;
  • Directing involvement of students in issues of an academic nature;
  • Sitting on the Academic Committee;
  • Receiving and reviewing a summary of decisions made by the Executive Committee;
  • Spending at least one hour each week in the King’s Students’ Union office, to answer questions from constituents;
  • Maintaining good attendance at meetings of the King’s Students’ Union Council;
  • Performing other such duties as Council may from time to time determine.

Journalism Rep through the ages – 2007-08: Chris Doody, 2008-09: Lauren Naish, 2009-10: Ben Harrison, 2010-11: Ben Harrison, 2011-12: Jennifer Graham, 2012-13: Haydn Watters, 2013-14: Emily Rendell-Watson, 2014-2015: Meaghan Campbell; 2015-2016: Kristen Leigh-Ann Thompson, 2016-2017: Lianne Xiao 

Blue Line

Day Students’ Society Representative – Cédric Blais 

Email – daystudentssociety@gmail.com

Office Hours: Thursdays 12pm-1pm 

The Day Students’ Society Rep, in coordination with the DSS President, Treasurer, and Communications Officer, reflects the opinion and will of King’s College students who do not live on campus/in residence on the KSU Council.

Blue Line

Member at Large – Vacant

Email – memberatlarge@ksu.ca 

 

The primary responsibilities of the Member at Large include: 

  • Representing the interests of the general membership of the King’s Students’ Union;
  • Ensures the accountability of its elected officials, whether they be Councillor or Executive;
  • Sits as a non-voting ex-officio member of the Finance Committee;
  • Spending at least one hour a week in the King’s Students’ Union office;
  • Attending each meeting of the King’s Students’ Union Council.

Member-at-Large Reps through the ages – 2007-08: Chad Hudson, 2008-09: Ben Caplan, 2009-10: John Adams, 2010-11: DJ Rossi, 2011-12: Stefanie Bliss, 2012-13: , 2013-14: Karen Gross. 2014-2015: Zoe Brimacombe, 2015-2016: Brennan McCracken, 2016-2017: Jacob Baker-Kretzmar; 2017-2018: Chris Pearse

Blue Line

Board of Governors (BoG) Representatives – Chris Pearse and Julia-Simone Rutgers

Email – bogrep@ksu.ca

Office Hours: Chris – Tuesday 1:30pm-2:30pm; Julia-Simone – Wednesday 11:30am-12:30pm

Together with the President, the BoG Reps sit on the Board of Governors, the supreme governing body of the university. Their presence there is to ensure that the student voice is heard when important university decisions are made. Thus it is important for the BoG Reps to continually keep an open ear so that student’s concerns can be brought forward at these meetings. The Board of Governors meets 4 times a year – twice in the fall, and twice in the spring.

BOG Reps through the ages – 2012-2013: Anna Dubinski & Steph Duchon, 2013-14: Anika Roberts-Stahlbrand and Karis Tees, 2014-2015: Eleanor Hornbeck and Aidan McNally; 2015-2016: Zoë Brimacombe and Taylor Saracuse; 2016-2017: Curran McConnell and Liam Compton; 2017-2018: Chris Pearse and Julia-Simone Rutgers

Blue Line

Residence Representative –  Heather Velthius

Email: residencerepresentative@ksu.ca

Office Hours: Wednesdays 1pm-2pm

  • The primary responsibilities of the residence representative include:
  • Spending at least one hour a week in the King’s Students’ Union office;
  • Attending each meeting of the King’s Students’ Union Council
  • representing the interests and concerns of residence students, with special effort to inform and involve these students in the King’s community
  • Communicate regularly with the Dean of Students to help organize events and coordinate services for residence students

Residence Reps through the ages – 2016-2017: Lucia Helder

Blue Line

 

Council Date for the 2018-2019 Academic Year:

Sunday, September 9th, 2018, 10am, King’s Boardroom
Sunday, September 23rd, 2018, 10am, King’s Boardroom
Sunday, October 14th, 2018, 10am, King’s Boardroom 
Sunday, October 28th, 2018, 10am, King’s Boardroom
Sunday, November 18th, 2018, 10am, King’s Boardroom
Sunday, December 2nd, 2018, 10am, King’s Boardroom
Sunday, January 13rd, 2019, 10am, King’s Boardroom
Sunday, January 27th, 2019, 10am, King’s Boardroom
Sunday, February 10th, 2019, 10am, King’s Boardroom
Sunday, March 3rd, 2019, 10am, King’s Boardroom
Sunday, March 17th, 2019, 10am, King’s Boardroom
Sunday, March 31st, 2019, 10am, King’s Boardroom

King’s Boardroom is on the Second Floor, A&A Building