Representation committees work directly with members of the Representation Executive Council and provide them with valuable insights and assistance with their representation portfolios. This might mean helping with campaigns like the “Get out the Vote,” or advising on an academic committee, or helping the VP Student Affairs spread the word about awesome student events (that you get to go to for free!). Volunteering on a representation committee is ideal for students looking to be more involved in representation activities at MRU.
There are currently two representation groups for the 2019-20 academic year:
Vice-President Academic Advisory Committee (VPAAC)
The Vice-President Academic Advisory Committee (VPAAC) is a body of students who assist the Vice-President Academic in representing student interests on academic policy issues at MRU. Members of VPAAC serve on the General Faculties Council (GFC), MRU’s highest academic decision-making body, and will also be asked to serve on two other university committees as well as meet monthly with VPAAC to share information and resources. Members of VPAAC gain valuable skills and experience including practical meeting skills, facetime with university professionals, and the opportunity to represent student concerns alongside the Vice-President Academic.
The expected time commitment for this opportunity is roughly ten hours per month. Meetings generally occur on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays from 4:00 to 6:00 pm or on Fridays. Applicants must be available Thursdays from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.
Please send a one-page cover letter outlining why you would be a good fit for this committee and a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 16, 2019 at 4:00pm.
Dating, Domestic and Sexual Violence Advisory Council (DDSVAC) – DEADLINE EXTENDED –
Reporting to the VP Student Affairs, the Dating, Domestic and Sexual Violence Advisory Council (DDSVAC) is recruiting two members to advise on these issues to Mount Royal University. This group will recommend education and prevention tactics to MRU through advocacy work.
If you are passionate about advocating for dating, domestic, and sexual violence prevention, please submit a 250-500 word essay on why you would be a good fit for this committee to the VP Student Affairs (email) by October 15, 2019.
What other ways can I get involved?
The Students’ Association offers tons of ways for you to get involved! If this isn’t the committee experience you’re looking for, you can find more available committee work with SAMRU. If you’re interested in other volunteer opportunities, you can learn more about volunteering here.
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