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Thursday
05
APR

CUPA Elections 2018

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The positions' mandate in accordance with the CUPA by-laws:

The President. The President shall be responsible for the oversight of the Association. The President shall be one (1) of two (2) signing authorities of the Association. They shall act as the primary spokesperson of the Association and the Chief Executive Officer. They shall act as the immediate supervisor of all the association's employees, directors and executives. They are responsible for delegating tasks to the rest of the Executive Body as they deem necessary. Along with the VP Finance, they will apply for external funding to ensure that the Association has sufficient funds for their events. They shall assist the VP Finance with the annual budget at the beginning of the Academic Year. They are responsible for hiring a CEO and ensure they complete their tasks accordingly to Section 7 of these By-Laws. They shall also be responsible for the review and upkeep of the Association’s by-laws. To the best of their ability, they are responsible in assisting with the transition of their successor.

Vice-President of Financial Affairs. The VP Finance shall be the primary spokesperson for all matters related to the Association’s finances. The VP Finance shall be one (1) of two (2) signing authorities of the Association. They shall be responsible for the creation of a budget at the beginning of the Academic Year as per ASFA’s By-Laws, with the assistance of the President. They shall also be responsible for the regular upkeep of the budget. Along with the President, they will apply for external funding to ensure that the Association has sufficient funds for their events. They are responsible for updating the entire Executive Body, and if requested by members, of all financial matters of the association. They shall also be the main liaison between the Association and ASFA’s Finance Committee. To the best of their ability, they are responsible in assisting with the transition of their successor.

Vice-President of Logistics and Internal Affairs. The VP Logistics will be the booking officer and be the primary liaison with facilities management, hospitality, and the Dean of Students Office when it comes to the specific logistics for events. They shall act as the secretary and bookkeeper of the Association. They shall be responsible for taking minutes of the Association’s executive meetings, general assemblies, and other meetings. They shall also be the main liaison between the Association and ASFA’s Administration and Internal Committee. To the best of their ability, they are responsible in assisting with the transition of their successor.

Vice-President of External Affairs. The VP External shall be responsible for establishing and maintaining relations and communications of the Association with any organization, association and/or body external to the association and the University that have similar goals and interests of the association. They shall also be responsible for searching and acquiring sponsorship and other funding for the Association through the creation and maintenance of the association's sponsorship portfolio and other relevant strategies. To the best of their ability, they are responsible in assisting with the transition of their successor.

Vice-President of Social Affairs. The VP Social shall be responsible for the organization of the Association’s social events. They are responsible for organizing a variety of events throughout the year that cater to the diversity of their membership. They shall, where possible, collaborate with other associations to expand their events and greater enhance the social experience of their members. To the best of their ability, they are responsible in assisting with the transition of their successor.

Vice-President of Academic Affairs. The VP Academic shall be the primary spokesperson for the Association’s academic matters. They shall create and maintain a relationship with the department faculty and shall ensure that the academic interests of the students have been met. They shall attend duly convened departmental meetings and represent and voice the student body's concerns and academic needs. They are responsible for updating the entire Executive Body, and if requested by members, of all academic matters relevant to the department. They shall also be responsible for organizing a minimum of one academic event per semester including, but not limited to, the 'Psychology Research Design Case Competition' and guest speakers. To the best of their ability, they are responsible in assisting with the transition of their successor.

Vice-President of Communications and Public Relations. The VP Communications shall be responsible for the conception and creation of promotional material and marketing strategy for the Association and its events. They shall also be responsible for the advertising of any and all matters relevant to the Association. They shall also be responsible for the creation and distribution of the Association’s newsletter; updating the Association's website; social media platform; and sending emails to the entire membership. They are responsible for the advertising and distribution of the association’s clothing line. At the beginning of each semester, they are responsible for the promotion and creation of 'CUPA's Mentorship Program' and ensure their members are correctly paired within their concentration and preference. They act as the primary liaison between the members and the actions of the Association. To the best of their ability, they are responsible in assisting with the transition of their successor.