Nominations for the Fall 2014 elections have closed. The candidates are:
If you nominated someone and they are not in this list, they probably
their candicacy. If there is an error in the above, contact be at
The election will be held at 6:00 PM tomorrow (Friday, September 19) in the
Comfy Lounge (MC 3001). The voting system is approval voting; you can vote
nobody, or as many people as you want to for each position. The person with
most votes will be elected. You can vote either by showing up to the
or by sending an absentee ballot to cro(a)csclub.uwaterloo.ca, where you
your vote for each position. You should send your ballot by 5PM Friday at
Chief Returning Officer
Welcome to our new members, and welcome back for returning members!
We are very excited to run some great events this term, and hope to see
many of you there.
Here is a last-minute reminder of tonight's event:
A Google software engineer (Wesley Tarle) is coming to *MC 4021* *tonight*
at *6:00PM* to give a talk on building a mobile platform for Android and
Wes has been leading development at Google in Kitchener and Mountain View,
and building stuff for third-party developers on Android and iOS. He's
contributed to Google Play services since its inception and continues to
produce APIs and SDKs focused on mobile startups.
Come on time to make sure you get some food (and swag)!
Please RSVP here: http://goo.gl/Pwc3m4.
*tl;dr: Google Talk tonight in MC 4021 at 6:00PM*.
If you have any questions, feel free to email us <exec(a)csclub.uwaterloo.ca>,
or drop by our office.
President, Computer Science Club <http://csclub.uwaterloo.ca/>
University of Waterloo <https://uwaterloo.ca>
The Computer Science Club will be holding elections on Friday, September 19
6:00 PM in the MC Comfy Lounge. The president, vice president, treasurer,
secretary for the fall 2014 term will be elected. The system administrator,
office manager, and librarian are also typically appointed here. In
there will be a general meeting to vote on proposed changes to the
constitution. A diff representing the changes to the constitution can be
Anyone who is a full member of the CSC is eligible to be nominated for a
position on exec. You can nominate another person or yourself for any
positions. Nominations can be submitted either by writing the person's name
the whiteboard in the CSC office (MC 3036/3037), or by sending an email to
A more detailed explanation of the nomination/election procedure follows.
Any contingencies not accounted for below or mandated by the
constitution or other applicable documents shall be determined at the
discretion of the CRO or, in the case of disagreement on such a
procedure, a majority vote of present voting members.
1. Anyone eligible to be a full CSC member may be nominated for one or
more of the positions for election: president, vice-president,
treasurer, and secretary.
2. A person may nominate him/herself or someone else for any number of
3. Nominations will be accepted by the CRO via any of the following means:
(a) in person
(b) email (to cro(a)csclub.uwaterloo.ca)
(c) the CSC mailbox in MathSoc
(d) the whiteboard in the CSC office (MC 3036/3037)
4. Nominations will be accepted immediately, until the end of the
nomination period (Thursday Sep 18, 2014 at 6:00 PM). Thereafter the final
list will be posted on the CSC website.
1. Anyone present and eligible to join the CSC or renew CSC membership
for the fall will be permitted to do so at the beginning of elections.
2. A list of the candidates for each position will be read.
3. The positions will be elected in the following order: president,
vice-president, treasurer, secretary. Anyone elected to a position
will be removed from consideration for following positions.
4. Before each position is elected, a summary of the duties attendant
to that position will be given, and each candidate will be permitted
to make a brief statement and take questions.
5. Elections will be conducted via heads-down-hands-up approval
voting, with the CRO as the final authority on vote counts. Advance
votes shall count equal to present votes, except that they are
invalidated if the voter is present. In the event of a tie, a runoff
election between the equal candidates will be run by the same
procedure. Only full CSC members (in particular, MathSoc social
members) are eligible to vote.
6. Anyone who is elected but discovered not to be a CSC member must
resign the position or immediately gain membership.
7. Following the election of these four positions, the meeting will be
turned over to the president-elect, who shall begin his/her office by
appointing (with the other new exec) the remaining positions.
Advance voting procedure:
1. If you are unable to attend the election, you may submit an advance
vote via email only. Such emails must be sent to
cro(a)csclub.uwaterloo.ca from either your @csclub.uwaterloo.ca or @
email, and must be received at least one hour before the beginning of
2. If you attend elections anyway, you must identify yourself to the
CRO so that your advance ballot can be invalidated in favour of your
Chief Returning Officer