Board of Governors’ Student Governor

2019-20 Mohawk College Board of Governors' Student Representative Election


Nominations for the student Board of Governors position open on Monday, February 25, 2019.

Nomination packages and information are available at Student Engagement Offices at Fennell, IAHS and Stoney Creek.

Nominations for this Position will close on Friday, March 8, 2019 at 4pm.

Check out the 2019 Candidate Package (PDF)

Learn more about the Board of Governors.


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, 2019 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 Michelle Ball at michelle.ball [at] or 905-575-2074 for more information.