Welcome to the Rotman GBC Foundation Term Chat!
Agenda TOPIC TIME Introducing the GBC Team 5 mins 1st Year Elections & Dates 15 mins • Academic, Social & Sports Reps • Nomination Process • Election Speeches, Voting Process & RULES Foundation Term Courses & Scholar Intros 25 mins Bell Curve Cup 1 min How to Stay in Touch 1 min Key Dates 2 mins
GBC Goals 2012-2013 Vision Statement To foster an inclusive, collaborative and connected Rotman student body through a focus on developing student Engagement and School Spirit while supporting their Academic and Career experiences. To reach out to, connect with and engage Rotman students to build Engagement a culture that links all Rotmanites (students, alumni, staff and faculty) in work and play. To build pride within the Rotman community, create a sense of School Spirit belonging and foster a strong Rotman identity. To support students through their career planning and development by Career facilitating open communication and collaboration within the student body and between students and the Career Centre. To support students through their academic journey by facilitating Academics open communication and collaboration between the student body, faculty and administration.
2012-2013 GBC Executive Team President Terence Fong MBA 2013 (2YR) Chief Returning Executive VP Officer Hezek Busheri MBA 2014 (3YR-PM) Tatjana Gominuka MBA 2013 (2YR) VP Operations VP Student Transition VP Student Life VP Finance Rebecca Stephen-Wells Darmika Nithianandan Alaina Boyer Alan Kelly MBA 2013 (2YR) MBA 2013 (2YR) MBA 2013 (2YR) MBA 2013 (2YR)• Clubs • Camp • Social $$$, Spreadsheets, and• Communications • Buddy • Sports more spreadsheets!• IT • Yearbook • MBA Games• Case Comp • Alumni • Outreach • Academic Reps • Social and Sports Reps
Introducing the GBC Team! Rebecca Stephens-WellsVPOPERATIONSCan Yilmaz Ryan Krook Gary Hong Gina Leslie Zachary Gans Abhi KumarClubs Director Clubs Director Case Communications Communications IT Manager Competitions Manager Manager(2 YR) (3 YR) Manager Editor in Chief Content & Innovation
Introducing the GBC Team! Darmika NithianandanVPSTUDENT TRANSITION David Himmel Jennifer Stokes Alia Janjua Ahmad Ayyub Camp Manager Buddy Manager Alumni Manager Yearbook Manager 9 First Year Academic Reps
Introducing the GBC Team! Alaina BoyerVPSTUDENT LIFE Paige Karan Kayla Paterson Bahety Rochkin MBA Games Social Director Sports Director Manager (2YR) (2YR) Nicholas Shehan Barry Gonzalez De Silva Dion Social Director Sports Director Outreach Manager (3YR) (3YR) 7 First Year Social Reps + 7 First Year Sports Reps
GBC First Year Section Rep Positions • Academic Representative • Social Representative • Sports Representative • Clubs Representatives (varies, depending on the club) • Rotman GBC Const., art. VII, §39: Core Course Academic, Sports and Social Representatives for the 2YR program shall hold office from the date of their election until April 30 of that academic year.
Role Descriptions: Academic Rep The Core Course Academic Representatives represent the interests of their respective classes on the GBC and to Rotman administration and faculty. 1. To represent the interests of their classes to the GBC and Rotman administration (including the PSO, CCC and Admissions Office), and bring student issues to the attention of the appropriate bodies. 2. To communicate to their classes on behalf of the GBC and Rotman administration. 3. To work together to coordinate communication across all class representative positions. 4. To attend regular meetings with the PSO, CCC and VP Student Transition. 5. To act as an advisor to Rotman administration, and assist with program development and new initiatives of value to students. 6. To meet with and provide feedback to instructors as appropriate. 7. To conduct instructor evaluations at the end of each course. • Rotman GBC Const., art. IV, §5: The Core Course Academic Representatives are voting members of Council
Role Descriptions: Social Rep The Core Course Social Representatives assist the Social Directors and represent the interests of their respective classes in planning social activities. 1. To represent, summarize and communicate student concerns about social activities from their respective classes and bring them to the attention of the Social Directors. 2. To attend meetings with the GBC Social Directors and VP Student Life as necessary. 3. To assist the Social Directors in organizing all social events and activities throughout the academic year. 4. To organize social activities for their classes, either independently or in conjunction with the other Social Representatives. • Rotman GBC Const., art. IV, §6b: The following shall be non-voting members of Council: The Core Course Sports and Social Representatives for 2YR and 3YR sections. Each section will elect one Sports Representative and one Social Representative. (3YR sections may elect two representatives who both share the Sports and Social duties.)
Role Descriptions: Sports Rep The Core Course Sports Representatives assist the Sports Directors and represent the interests of their respective classes in planning sports-related activities. 1. To represent, summarize and communicate student concerns about sports activities from their respective classes and bring them to the attention of the Sports Directors. 2. To attend meetings with the GBC Sports Directors and VP Student Life as necessary. 3. To assist the Sports Directors in organizing all sports events and activities throughout the academic year. 4. To organize sports activities for their classes, either independently or in conjunction with the other Sports Representatives. • Rotman GBC Const., art. IV, §6b: The following shall be non-voting members of Council: The Core Course Sports and Social Representatives for 2YR and 3YR sections. Each section will elect one Sports Representative and one Social Representative. (3YR sections may elect two representatives who both share the Sports and Social duties.)
Nominations Process • Students must email the Chief Returning Officer at GBCElections@Rotman.Utoronto.Ca nominating themselves or another student. • Rotman GBC Const., By-Law 2, §2: Each candidate for core course elected positions must be nominated by one other core course year student in their respective program (2YR or 3YR). Confirmation of the nomination must be emailed to the CRO, with a cc to each of the nominators. • Nominations open Wednesday September 12th and will close on Friday, September 14th at 5:00 pm. The candidacy list will be emailed to the class after the nomination closure.
The Election Speeches Election speeches will be held during the lunch break/after class on Monday Sept 17th & Tuesday Sept 18th. Speeches can be a maximum of one minute long, and the Chief Returning Officer and a member of the GBC will be present to oversee the process -- and to cut you off if you go on too long! The Voting Process Voting will open at 4:00PM on Wednesday, September 19th and will close at noon on Friday September 21st at 12:00PM. All voting will be done online and you will be sent a voting URL after the speeches. Results will be announced Saturday September 22nd.
The Campaigning Rules • Please not that no other campaigning is allowed other than the in-class speeches and one-on-one interactions • Rotman GBC Const., By-Law 2, §8: Candidates may speak with other students individually regarding their candidacy. However, mass campaigning for GBC positions is restricted as follows: • Campaigning is restricted to a single official speech in person, as described below • No posters, giveaways or other such mass campaigning is permitted • Mass emails or other mass messages are not permitted • Use of Facebook or other social media to announce a student’s candidacy to one’s friends is permitted, provided that it does not constitute mass messaging to the relevant student body voting on the candidates position
Foundation Term Courses & Scholars Michael Bertrand Melita CyrilRSM1210 Managerial Economics Antonia Johnson Peter Vavrak Robin Weaver Gaurav KapoorRSM1111 Methods for Business Problem Solving Ashley Engbloom Daron Keskinian Trevor NgaiRSM1110 Introduction to Model Based Problem Solving Gregory StewartRSM1160 Business Ethics
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