Students from federated bodies, clubs, and services on campus have come forward with allegations against the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa, ranging from poor management to misallocation of budgets.
The board saw a motion regarding just cause for absence of certain members at the Dec. 3 meeting that read: “Be it resolved, that the VP finance, president, and VP equity give the board of administration just cause for their absences at the December 3 meeting.”
The first motion detailed caps on SFUO executive salaries, which was met with applause by many in the room, and the second outlined the need for student involvement in course curriculums.
Bader said she wants to run in the upcoming election, though she did not say which executive position she was running for. She added that she was “blindsided” by the news that under current rules, she would not be allowed to run.
While it was a strong year for PIVIK and Agora, the numbers looked much worse for Café Alt and 1848.
The SFUO also ratified their new comptroller general, who will replace Mugabo. The board voted to approve Pamela Bader, with all ‘yes’ votes, save for one abstention. Bader was not present at the meeting.
On Sunday, Sept. 17, the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) Board of Administration (BOA) met to discuss items such as the dismissal of former comptroller general Yannick Mugabo, by-elections, and wait times for academic advisors.