WLUSU Referenda questions

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Question 1: SBESS
Do you support an increase in the School of Business and Economics Faculty Based Activity fee by $7.20 per half credit beginning May 1, 2015, for the purpose of expanding student programming and services?

Question 2: Daughters for Life Laurier
Do you support the implementation of a non-refundable student levy at $1 per half credit to a maximum of $4 per term for the International Students Overcoming War Scholarship Fund to enable students from international conflict zones to study at Laurier where they will be equipped to help restore their home communities?

Question 3: Brantford SLL
Do you favour the enhancements of student life through the implementation of a Student Life Levy to create a project fund for special initiatives on the Brantford Campus, commencing May 1, 2015 on a non-refundable $4.00 per 0.5 credit basis to a maximum of $20.00 per term, increasing 2.25% annually, until expiry on April 30, 2021?

Question 4:
Do you support adjusting the Undergraduate Faculty Student Association Fee annually by the cost of inflation (Consumer Price Index)?

Question 5: Brantford Students at Large (minus criminology, leadership and journalism students)
Do you support a new undergraduate Faculty Student Association Fee of $15.00 to be adjusted annually by the cost of inflation (Consumer Price Index) per full time student each term, or pro-rated per part-time course, in order to support faculty and program student associations that provide resources for program specific student clubs and events?

Question 6: Brantford Students Majoring in criminology, leadership and journalism
Do you support a new undergraduate Faculty Student Association Fee of $15.00 to be adjust annually by the cost of inflation (Consumer Price Index) per full time student each term, or pro-rated per part-time course that will replace the current criminology, leadership and journalism fees, in order to support faculty and program student associations that provide resources for program specific student clubs and events.

Question 7: Constitutional Amendment
Do you approve of the following changes to the Constitution of the Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union? (Article IV- Board of Directors)
Article IV Sectoin 7 be written as:
‘The Board of Directors, so long as it is comprised of no fewer than eight (8) Directors, shall continue to have all the legal authority of a complete Board regardless of vacancies.
a) Following a two-thirds (2/3) majority vote, the Board may choose not to fill vacant Director position(s).
b) Should the Board deem it necessary to fill a vacant position(s) on the Board, a General Meeting of the members of the Corporation shall be called as soon as prudently possible in order to fill said vacancy/vacancies.
c) Should vacancies on the Board results in there being eight (8) or fewer Directors, the remaining Directors shall, forthwith, call a General Meeting of the members of the Corporation to be held as soon as prudently possible in order to fill all vacancies.
d) Any Director elected to fill a vacancy shall hold office for the remainder of the term of office of the Director who’s Directorship was vacant.’

Question 8: Constitutional Amendment
Do you approve of the following changes to the Constitution of the Wilfrid Laurier Students’ Union? (Article VII- Officers)
Article VII Section 1 be written as:
There shall be three (3) officers of the Corporation:
a) The Chief Governance Officer, who shall serve as Chair of the Board
b) The Chief Executive Officer, who shall serve as President
c) The Chief Operating Officer, who shall serve as Executive Director’

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