Capilano University Board of Governors elections are run by the Registrar's Office.

Board of Governors Election – Spring 2021: Call for Nominations

Nominations will be accepted for all representatives (voting) on the Capilano University Board of Governors.

RepresentativesSeatsTerm ending
Student Representatives 2 Voting July 31, 2022
Faculty Representatives 2 Voting July 31, 2024
Non-Faculty Representatives 1 Voting July 31, 2024

Nomination forms should be dropped off to the Registrar's Office (Birch Building, room BR230) or email to by 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 11, 2021.

Please type information directly into the form to ensure legibility, then print it, sign it and have it co-signed by three members of your constituency as defined in the University Act. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, electronic signatures are acceptable. 

Spring 2021 Board of Governors Election timeline

Date Action Duration
Thursday, Feb. 25 Call for nominations Two weeks
Thursday, March 11, 4 p.m. Call for nominations closed Four weeks
Friday, March 12, 1 p.m. Orientation (by request)  
Thursday, April 8, 12:01 a.m. Voting open One week
Wednesday, April 14, 11:59 p.m. Voting closed  
Friday, April 16 Results announced  

For definitions and election rules and procedures, please see the Capilano University Board Election Procedures (pdf).

As per the University Act, the Board of Governors is composed of:

(a) the chancellor;
(b) the president; 
(c) 2 faculty members elected by the faculty members; 
(d) 8 persons appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council, 2 of whom are to be appointed from among persons nominated by the alumni association; 
(e) 2 students elected from students who are members of an undergraduate student society or a graduate student society; 
(f) one person elected by and from the employees of the university who are not faculty members.

For more information about the Board of Governors Elections, please contact the Assistant to the Registrar at 604-990-7846 or

For all other Board of Governors information, please direct all correspondence and/or enquiries to the Executive Assistant to the Board of Governors, Lesley Cook, at