Board of Governors' Student Governor

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2020-21 Mohawk College Board of Governors' Student Representative Election


Nominations for the student Board of Governors position open on Monday, February 3rd – Friday, February 14th, 2020.

Nomination packages and information are available at Student Life Offices at Fennell, IAHS and Stoney Creek as well as the MSA office at Fennell in G109 or online

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All nominees must be students in good standing and:

  • Enrolled in a diploma/degree program which has been approved as a post secondary program; or
  • Enrolled in a course (s) in an approved continuing education program leading to a diploma or certificate of the college; or
  • Enrolled in an approved adult training or apprenticeship programs.

The Student Governor must be a registered student in one of the above- mentioned programs/courses as of September 1, 2020 and throughout his/her term unless he/she graduates during the term.

In addition, candidates for nomination should possess the customary generic board skills to participate in policy formation, debate and discuss issues openly and fairly, to determine strategic direction and set goals, to allocate scarce resources to competing demands, to monitor operations and performance, to assess projects and proposals, to critique and improve the Board’s effectiveness, and to contribute ideas and suggestions etc.

Candidates may only hold one position in the MSA or Board of Governors.


Responsibilities include establishing governance structures, setting the college vision, strategic directions and overall goals, hiring and delegating accountability to the President, approving the College's annual business plan, budget and annual report, assessing the effectiveness of the board and ensuring the appropriate corrective action is taken where expected outcomes or quality of performance is not being achieved.

Contact Liza Kamdar at msa.elections [at] for more information.