If the SFUO wants to convince students that they have any legitimate influence in the affairs of their own federation, they must uphold the decision made at the GA to reverse the salary increases.
Since the voting period ended on Feb. 11, three recounts were held, with results being released on Feb. 16. While Jeffry Colin had originally won the position of vice-president of university affairs, his opponent, Axel Ngamije Gaga won the recount by a margin of 155 votes.
Threats against Abu-Naqoos prompts disqualifications, delays candidate ratification.
The Feb. 5 Board of Administration (BOA) meeting saw motions pass that aimed to combat Islamophobia on campus and implement an Indigenous students’ seat on the board.
Adding 10 extra faculty seats to the BOA would bring down our ratio to about 1,000 students per rep—not only giving students more representation, but giving students more chances to get involved.
The Jan. 15 meeting came only four days after a special meeting of the BOA, where a report by comptroller general Tanner Tallon raised issues about executives’ expenses and hours in the office.
Report highlights executives’ questionable credit card use, absence from office.
Following question period, Caruso presented an emergency motion to the board which would have the SFUO officially oppose Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s approval of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline and Enbridge’s Line 3.