Jon Bolduc wants to prioritize conversation in his first interaction with the KSU. Current first-year rep Katie Douglas wants to make the union’s resources more accessible.
Thomas Goessaert has never served on the KSU, but says that his outsider status would offer a fresh perspective. Michaela Sam’s been with the KSU every year she’s been at King’s.
Five battle it out for two seats alongside university admin.
Although this year’s council has drafted a road map for a possible way out of the troubles, replacing Bryant as financial vice-president in the 2014-15 year seems a daunting task. Emily Rendell-Watson, who is running unopposed, is looking to take on the responsibility.
Jacob Baker-Kretzmar is a first-year FYP student and avid photographer. Since arriving, he has become very involved in school affairs: he helped start The King’s Image Photography Society, was elected to the Finance Committee in early January and worked to reboot the King’s visual arts community. Now he intends to extent his goals to the KSU as communications vice-president.
Bryant is currently hoping to improve three main sectors of student life including activities, athletics, and academics. Bryant says he is making the switch so he can better communicate with the societies he was passing the cheque to in his term as financial vice-president.
Jesse Laufer is running unopposed for the external vice-president gig. He’s had lots of experience with student activism, and hopes to continue his work on the union exec.
Karen Gross is seeing the KSU’s election process from a new perspective. While Gross has been a devout attendee of the KSU’s general meetings, a member-at-large seat would be her first time on council.
Gabriel Goodman, Anika Roberts-Stahlbrand and Karis Tees are up for two spots representing students to the Board of Governors. All focused on advocacy and communication, experience divides these three candidates.
Haydn Watters, who accomplished the unusual feat of being visible as journalism rep this year, is running for communications vice-president. We look back on his year as a councilor, as well as to what he has in store should he be elected as CVP.