Elections: Board of Governors and Education Council
Education Council opportunities
Education Council - Student Election
South Okanagan Similkameen Student Seat is available with a term that run from November 1, 2023 to October 31, 2024.
Any student shall be considered eligible, if they are deemed to be in good standing by the Registrar.
Any Student is eligible be nominated to be a Student elected member with the following exception: that a Student candidate may not be employed by the College as a Support Staff, Faculty or Educational Administrator except when the employment falls under one of the following: Letter of Understanding #1 - Student Employees, Letter of Understanding #2 – Co-operative Education Students and Letter of Understanding #3 – Research Projects as part of the Collective Agreement between Okanagan College (Support Staff) and the B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union (2014-2019 and as renegotiated).
Fill out the Student nomination form
Education Council - Students Elected
Shuswap Revelstoke Region (One Student Seat)-term November 1, 2023 to October 31, 2024.
North Okanagan Region (One Student Seat)-term November 1, 2023 to October 31, 2024.
Central Okanagan Region (One Student Seat)-term November 1, 2023 to October 31, 2024.
Education Council - Faculty By-Election
Any faculty member shall be deemed eligible to stand for election if they in good standing with their representative group and have an employment contract or a reasonable expectation of a contract that covers the period of the term of office.
Faculty member means any faculty member or vocational instructor employed by Okanagan College who is a member of the Okanagan College Faculty Association or BC Government and Service Employees’ Union (Vocational Instructors).
Education Council - Faculty Elected
South Okanagan Similkameen Region (One Faculty Seat)-term November 1, 2023 to July 31, 2025.
Priscillia Lefebvre (PhD) - Sociology Department
Trades & Apprenticeship Portfolio (One Faculty Seat)-term November 1, 2023 to July 31, 2024.
Kelly Brochu - Construction Trades
2023 Fall Election Dates Education Council
Extended to October 26, 2023 4p.m.
Candidates Names Posted:
October 20, 2023
October 20 to November 5, 2023
November 6 - November 12, 2023
Announcement of Results:
November 13, 2023
November 17, 2023
Sharon Mansiere (OCFA)
Karolynn Green (BCGEU Support)
OCSU student TBD
Note: OCFA & BCGEU Vocational and OCSU & VSAOC agreed to serve on alternate years.