Available Executive Positions

The Executive Body shall oversee the work done by the Association, ensure that efficient management and leadership strategies are implemented, and ensure that the mission of the Association is being accomplished. The Executive Body shall consist of eight (8) positions as listed: 

  • President
  • Vice President Administrator
  • Vice President Internal
  • Vice President External
  • Vice President Finance
  • Vice President Services
  • Vice President Student Life
  • Vice President Communications

For more information regarding the Executive Body and the duties associated with each role, please see Article 5 of the CU-MSA Constitution attached here: CU-MSA Executive Duties

Voter Eligibility Rules

In order for an executive, coordinator or committee member to be eligible to vote, they must:  

  • Attend 2/3 of the council meetings/workshops.
  • Demonstrate engagement throughout the year 2023-2024 through a committee.

Eligibility Rules

Candidates interested in running for the President or other Executive position should fill out the application provided by the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO). All approved applicants will then present their platform to the outgoing council and internal elections among the council members will follow.

To be approved to run for the President or other Executive position, applicants must have:

  • Been a CU-MSA council member for the 2023-2024 year.
  • Completed two academic terms on the CU-MSA Council (inclusive of the current term).
  • Attended 2⁄3 council meetings for the 2023-2024 year. 
  • Be a current and returning student at Carleton University. 
  • Approval signatures from 5 of the 8 outgoing executives.
  • Submit an application which will then go through an approval process from the outgoing executive board.
    • Once applications have been submitted, each candidate’s application will be sent to each outgoing executive for approval. To proceed in the electoral process, the candidate must get approval of the outgoing executive of the position they are applying for and four other outgoing executives. In the case that the candidate does not get approval of the outgoing executive of the respective position, they must get approval from all the other outgoing executives.


If you have any questions, please contact the Chief Electoral Officer at elections@cumsa.ca.