Student Executive 2016/17

The Executive Council are charged with overseeing the affairs of the corporation, along with supervising the Coordinators and Commissioners that run the programs within their portfolios. Undergraduate students elect the Presidential Slate each February (President, Vice-President), Council elects Vice President Student Events each March, and the Secretary Treasurer and Communications Officer are hired positions. They all serve a 13 month term in office from May to the following June, with May acting as a transitional month for the incoming Executive.
Eddy Avila

Eddy Avila

President

Email
president@westernusc.ca

Role
To represent the interests of the University Students’ Council and the student body and oversee and provide strategic direction for the organization.

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Jamie Cleary

Jamie Cleary

Vice President

Email
vicepresident@westernusc.ca

Role
To advocate on behalf of students to external institutions that affect post-secondary educational policy and students.

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Allie Adamo

Allie Adamo

Student Programs Officer

Email
studentprograms@westernusc.ca

Role
To coordinate involvement and facilitate engagement of students in events, and programming to enhance the student experience.

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Emily Ross

Emily Ross

Communications Officer

Email
communications@westernusc.ca

Role
To facilitate communication on behalf of the organization and develop promotional and branding strategies to further the USC mandate.

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Isaac Jacobi

Isaac Jacobi

Secretary Treasurer

Email
secretarytreasurer@westernusc.ca

Role
To ensure effective management of the allocation of corporate resources and endeavors of the University Students’ Council.

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Documents relating to the USC Executives

Executive Officers: Terms of Reference

  • A description of the duties and responsibilities of the Executive Officers of the USC, outlining the limits of each respective portfolio.

Executive Officer Accountabilities and Discipline Process

  • This policy is a guide on how to positively correct any misconduct of performance issues related to the work of the Executive Officers of the corporation. This Policy is the guiding policy for coaching, discipline, and termination decisions rendered in regards to the Executive Officers.

Executive Final Reports

Executive Platforms

  • The platforms of the current USC Executive.

Conference and Retreat Policy

  • This policy establishes a requirement for gaining approval to attend discretionary conferences, and also establishes reporting requirements for the Executive Council after they attend conferences and learning retreats, such as the annual Executive Research Trip.

Executive Officers` Salaries Procedure

  • This procedure outlines the earning power of an Executive Officer, as well as the procedure by which salary adjustments may be made.

Honoraria Policy

  • This policy outlines the criteria that must be met in order to qualify as a position eligible for honoraria, the criteria that will determine the honorarium available for the position, and the guidelines for awarding and withholding honoraria. This policy should be read in tandem with the Interim and Final Reports Procedure.

Interim and Final Reports Procedure

  • A guideline for the writing (format and style), submission (to whom), and approval (criteria and deadlines) of interim and final reports as submitted by Coordinators, Interns, Executives, and Gazette Front Office Staff. This policy should be read in tandem with the Honoraria Policy.