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

Board of Governors By-Elections

Nominations will be accepted for 1 student representative (voting) on the Capilano University Board of Governors.

The term of office for Student representatives will conclude on July 31, 2021.

Nomination forms – BOG Student Representative Nomination Form (pdf) - should be dropped off at Registrar Drop box (Birch Building, room BR230) or email to registrarassistant@capilanou.ca by 4 p.m. on Thursday, October 22, 2020.

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. 

Fall 2020 Board of Governors By-Election timeline

Date Action Duration
Thursday, Oct. 8 Call for nominations Two weeks
Thursday, Oct. 22, 4 p.m. Call for nominations CLOSED Four weeks
Friday, Oct. 23, 11 a.m. Orientation (by request)  
Thursday, Nov. 19, 12:01 a.m. Voting OPEN One week
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 11:59 p.m. Voting CLOSED  
Friday, Nov. 27 Election Results Announced (Posted in two working days)

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 registrarassistant@capilanou.ca

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 lesleycook@capilanou.ca.