From  March 13th to 16th students at the University of Regina used their voice and cast their ballots in the 2017 URSU General Elections. Students voted to fill positions on the University of Regina Students’ Union's Executive Committee and Board of Directors, which represent the different faculties and demographics on our campus. There wasalso positions available on the University of Regina's SenateUniversity Council and Executive of Council.  

There was also a referendum question that students are asked to vote 'Yes' of 'No' on, here is the question: 

Are you in favour of reducing the previously approved new URSU fee collection structure from a $38.00 base fee plus $5.00 per credit hour to a $36.00 base fee plus $4.70 per credit hour?

The referendum question passed with 1218 YES votes and 147 NO votes.

Below are the unofficial results for the 2017 URSU General Elections, the results will be made official following the next URSU Board Meeting. The results for the VP-Student Affairs position are on hold due to pending ratification of decisions of the Elections Committee by the Board of Directors.

EXECUTIVE

President

Jermain McKenzie  1186 VOTES

Legbo Menegbo   560 VOTES

 

Vice-President – Student Affairs

Maria Aman

Shawn Wiskar

 

Vice-President – Operations and Finance

Derrick Gagnon    826 VOTES

Faith Olanipekun   726 VOTES

 

Vice-President – External Affairs

Haris Khan   651 VOTES

 

Jaime Cabrera   449 VOTES

 

Conor Woolley    394 VOTES

 

 

Carson Walliser     179 VOTES

 

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Aboriginal Students’

Pete Kytwayhat    1036 VOTES

 

Arts Students’

Colton Macdonald    147 VOTES

Mohammad Al-Bayati

Business Students’

Eman Mohammed   168 VOTES

 

Campion College

Carly Hill   88 VOTES

 

Director for Students with Disabilities

VACANT

 

Education Students’

Rylan Jensen   106 VOTES

 

Engineering Students’

Rishabh Dutta     220 VOTES

 

Taylor Petrychyn     154 VOTES

 

Fine Arts Students’

VACANT

 

First Nations University Students’

Skyler Anderson      51 VOTES

 

Francophone Students’

VACANT

 

Graduate Students’

Imran Ahamed      93 VOTES

 

International Students’

Rashid Jahan     150 VOTES

 

Kinesiology and Health Students’

Sena Debia    87 VOTES

 

LGBTQ Students’

Harvey Gibson    908 VOTES

 

Luther College Students’

VACANT

 

Nursing Students’

VACANT

 

Part-Time Students’

VACANT

 

Science Students’

Hamza Tariq   145 VOTES

 

Social Work

VACANT

 

Women’s Director

Khansa Irfan      950 VOTES

 

SENATE - Select six (6) of the following

Derrick Gagnon  692 VOTES

Emily Albano  614 VOTES

Taylor Petrychyn    575 VOTES

Kailey Lowe   567 VOTES

Shawn Wiskar     562 VOTES

Conor Woolley   558 VOTES

Colton Macdonald   545 VOTES

Kaylee Hayko   497 VOTES

Maksym Zabutnyy    436 VOTES

 

 

UNIVERSITY COUNCIL

Arts 

Catherine Pamisaran    211 VOTES

Colton Macdonald   169 VOTES

 

Business 

Jonathon Lipoth     132 VOTES

 

Engineering 

Emily Albano  120 VOTES

Taylor Petrychyn  117 VOTES

Kailey Lowe   113 VOTES

Kaylee Hayko   105 VOTES

Maksym Zabutnyy  93 VOTES

 

Graduate 

Imran Ahamed     90 VOTES

 

EXECUTIVE OF COUNCIL (One position available per faculty)

Arts

Derrick Gagnon  131 VOTES 

Colton Macdonald  105 VOTES

 

Engineering

Maksym Zabutnyy  145 VOTES