Positions and Duties
The affairs of the Central Student Association are managed by a Board of Directors of up to 35 persons including elected and appointed members.
The CSA Board of Directors is composed of elected Executive Officers (paid staff), two at-large elected Directors and one appointed Director from each member college government, and appointed Directors from various student groups.
The following Executive and Director positions are elected through the CSA Elections process...
Four total. Full-time paid positions and open to any undergraduate student.
There is ONE VACANCY to be filled in the Fall 2022 By-Election (See below):
The CSA Executive advocate and represent your collective interests, bringing the student voice to decision-makers on campus and in our community. Each Executive is responsible for consulting with the undergraduate student body, for their portfolio, as identified below, and for taking direction from the CSA Board of Directors when given. Your Executive utilize experience & consultation with other students to create an environment on our campus that is inclusive, safe, and enhances your sense of belonging at the University of Guelph. We are here for you!
To learn more about the CSA Executive and their duties, click here.
- One (1) President
ONE VACANCY - Vice-President Student Experience - Fall `22 By-Election
- One (1) Vice-President Academic
- One (1) Vice-President External
Board of Directors
The Board is comprised of 14 elected College representatives in total. These are part-time volunteer positions, open to any current undergraduate student. To learn more about the CSA Board of Directors, click here.
There are NINE VACANCIES to be filled in the Fall 2022 By-Election (See below):
Each Board member works under the consideration of the CSA mandate, welfare, and image to defend and protect the rights and interests of students. Board members assume the fiscal and moral responsibilities inherent in being a Director of a not-for-profit corporation and must be prepared and informed, ready to participate in all major decisions made by the organization. Directors have a huge influence across campus and beyond, making decisions that affect the quality and type of campaigns (re. tuition fees, anti-oppression, etc.), services, and events offered by the student association. In this way, Directors also help to shape and build the students’ movement.
COLLEGE OF ARTS (COA) - TWO VACANCIES - Fall `22 By-Election
COLLEGE OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (CBS) - ONE VACANCY - Fall `22 By-Election
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES (CEPS) - ONE VACANCY - Fall `22 By-Election
COLLEGE OF SOCIAL AND APPLIED HUMAN SERVICES (CSAHS) - TWO VACANCIES - Fall `22 By-Election
Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics (No Vacancy)
ONTARIO AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE (OAC) - ONE VACANCY - Fall `22 By-Election
ONTARIO VETERINARY COLLEGE (OVC) - TWO VACANCIES - Fall `22 By-Election