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An election for the position of FIVE Board Directors took place on Tuesday 17 and Wednesday 18 May 2016.

The final results for the USU Elections 2016 are:

Yifan Kong
Esther Shim
Vanessa Song
Courtney Thompson
Grace Franki

The following members were nominated for the position:
Dom Bondar
Grace Franki
James Gibson
Cameron Hawkins
Yifan Kong
Sam Kwon
Esther Shim
Vanessa Song
Courtney Thompson
View the distribution of votes in the election.

About Our Board

Our student Board is made up of 14 directors: 11 who are current students and ACCESS members elected by their peers, 2 who are appointed by the University Senate, and the Immediate Past President of the Board.

Board Directors are elected in May each year, and serve a 2-year term, with roughly half the board ending their terms each year (5 in even numbered years, 6 in odd numbered years).

Our Board make important and far-reaching decisions – collectively, they are responsible for governing the USU, developing and renewing policies, improving programs, events and services, creating spaces and managing the USU’s finances.

They’ve been responsible for key initiatives such as:

  • Clubs & Societies Program
  • Verge Festival and Interfaith Week
  • Sustainable coffee on campus
  • Holme Building redevelopment
  • Verge Gallery
  • International Student Lounge

More Info

Official List of Candidates 2016
Official Notice of Election 2016

Candidate Handbook 2016
'Meet Your Election Candidates' 2016 
Statutory Declaration Form 2016

Regulations and Directors' duty statements
USU Constitution
Find out more about the current board, their contact details, and latest board meeting minutes.