Run for a position on CSI’s Board of Directors

One of the fundamental pillars at Conestoga Students Inc. is our Representation service. CSI’s Student Board of Directors advocates for students and makes decisions based on your best interests.

Learn more about being a director

We encourage you to learn more below about the important dates and deadlines, FAQ’s about being a Director, and who to contact if you have more questions about running in the election.
Frequently asked questions

Download a nomination package today!

Download a package, print and fill one out by hand. Packages must be submitted to the CSI office on your campus, or electronically to the Primary Electoral Officer before Friday September 28 at 2:00pm.

Important dates for nominees

Nomination period:

September 17-28, 2018

All candidates meeting:

October 1, 2018, 5:00pm-6:00pm or 7:30pm-8:30pm

Selection meeting:

October 3, 2018 7:00pm-10:00pm

Results announced:

To be determined

Important dates for successful candidates:

Annual General Meeting (AGM):

Thursday October 11, Dinner at 6:30pm, meeting at 7:00pm

CSI Leadership Conference:

Saturday October 13, 8:00am-5:00pm

Conestoga College winter orientation:

January 3, 2019

If elected and cannot attend any of the mandatory dates, please contact the CSI President to arrange further accommodations.

Frequently asked questions:

Are Directors compensated?

Yes they are. Directors receive a bi-weekly honorarium.

How much time do I need to commit to be a CSI Director?

Minimum 104 working hours, per semester. CSI will work around your academic schedule.
Note: these hours do not include weekly meetings.

Do I need any experience to be a successful member of the CSI Board?

No, you do not need previous experience. We encourage diverse backgrounds with diverse skill sets that share a passion for your fellow students and the college community. CSI will provide all the training you need to be an effective and efficient Board member.

Working Hours:

Office Hours

  • Develop your initiatives and strategies for student feedback
  • Work on projects that have been assigned by the Executive Team

Feedback hours

  • Gathering feedback from students through surveys
  • Attending special events to connect with students

Board and Round Table Meetings

  • Bring collected feedback to the group for discussion
  • Vote on decisions that affect the organization and its members
  • Come together as a group and strategize priorities

Any questions or concerns you have regarding the 2018-2019 CSI Board of Directors elections can be directed to the Primary Electoral Officer.