Board Elections

Board of Governors’ External Member Nominations

OCAD University’s Board of Governors (Board) has members from the external community, who are elected by the Board itself. This External Member position is a voluntary position for a three-year term upon successful completion of the recruitment and election process. 

The Executive Committee of the Board, acting in its nominating role, considers potential candidates.

For more information contact:

Carole Beaulieu
Vice-President, Advancement & Board Secretariat
OCAD University
cbeaulieu@ocadu.ca

Board of Governors’ Internal Student Member Elections

OCAD University will be running an election process for two undergraduate student positions to be elected by registered full-time/part-time Undergraduate Students at OCAD University. Each of these student positions is for a two-year term or as long as the student is a member of that student group. (Each position is eligible for re-election for one additional two-year term as long as the student is still a member of that student group.)

For more information on the roles, responsibilities and nomination and election processes, please click on the appropriate link below:

Board of Governors Undergraduate Student Nomination Form (PDF)
Summary of Board of Governors’ Elected Student Positions (PDF)

Key Dates


Nomination Period:
Wednesday, August 17- Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Student Information Sessions:
Monday, September 12, 2016 at 12:00 noon – 1:00pm and 1:00pm to 2:00pm in Room 1115 (11th Floor Boardroom), 230 Richmond St. W.
(Drop in any time during these two hours and enjoy FREE PIZZA!)

Nomination Deadline:
Nominations close at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14, 2016.

NOTE: Completed nomination forms and supporting materials (current resume and 100-word summary profile statement) should be delivered to Carole Beaulieu, Secretary to the Board of Governors, 11th Floor, 230 Richmond Street West by the nomination deadline.

Candidates Announced:
By September 16, 2016

Election Period (Electronic Voting):
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 from 12:00 a.m.to Monday, September 26, 2016 at 11:59 p.m.

Election Results Announced:
September 30, 2016

Still have questions?

Contact Valerie De Souza, Manager, University Governance at 416-977-6000 Ext. 2853.