Elections

SENATE ELECTION 2022

Voting Procedure

Voting for the four (4) Member-at-large and Senate Districts 4, 7, 8, 10 and 11 positions is now open and will close June 15, 2022 at 5:00 pm. Voting will be conducted electronically through PAWS.

***To be eligible to vote for a district position, you must reside in that district.***

District 4 Kenaston – Indian Head – Moosomin
(Postal code beginning with SOG and S2V)

District 7 Unity – Duck Lake – Watrous
(Postal code beginning with S0K)

District 8 LaLoche – Green Lake – Battleford
(Postal codes beginning with S0M, S9X, S9V, S9A)

District 10 North East Saskatchewan
(Postal codes beginning with S0P and S0J north of Paddockwood SK and east of meridian 106)

District 11 Prince Albert and East
(Postal codes beginning with S6W, S6V, S6X and SOJ south of Paddockwood SK and east of meridian 106)

To vote you will need your USask Network Service Identifier Number (NSID) and a password. All graduates have NSIDs and passwords; if you do not know your NSID, or have forgotten it, please contact the USask Governance Office at senate.voting@usask.ca.

If you login to PAWS and do not see the election available to you, and you live within the districts, please contact our office to update your records and arrange for electronic voting.

CANDIDATE BIOS can be seen here.

Results of the election will be shared via email.


Notice of Acclamation after Second Call for Nominations

Walter Smith was acclaimed to District 12 for a three-year term beginning July 1, 2022 and ending June 30, 2025.


 

Notice of Acclamations and Second Call for Districts 7, 8 and 12

The call for nominations for Senate districts and member-at-large positions closed March 1, 2022, and resulted in nominations received for all positions except Districts 7, 8 and 12.
 
The following members have been elected by acclamation:
 
District members acclaimed to three-year terms, July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2025
District 3 – Alishia Beach
District 14 – Colleen Matthews (second term)
 
A second call for nominations for Districts 7 (Unity – Duck Lake – Watrous; Postal code beginning with S0K) and 8 (LaLoche – Green Lake – Battleford; Postal codes beginning with S0M, S9X, S9V, S9A) and 12 (North West Saskatchewan; Postal codes beginning with S0J and west of meridian 106) is now active and will close April 20, 2022.  Please note the nominee must be a resident of the district in which they are being nominated. A map illustrating Senate districts is available here.
 
District Nomination Form
 
Please send your nomination by April 20, 2022 to:

senate.nominations@usask.ca


Nominations are open for the 2022 Senate election (members-at-large and district positions)

In the 2022 election, there are four (4) member-at-large positions available and eight (8) district positions (Districts 3, 4, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12 and 14). All members of convocation are eligible to nominate and be nominated. In the case of a district, the nominee must be a resident of that district. In regards to voting for a district nominee, only members residing in that district may vote. All members listed below are eligible for a second term unless noted otherwise.

Nominations close March 1, 2022.

Members-at-large with expiring terms

  1. Susanne Berg (not eligible for another term)
  2. Nicole Conan
  3. Leah Howie (not eligible for another term)
  4. Nicholas Kaminski

District members with expiring terms

  1. Shawna Smuk, District 3
    Leader – Climax – Swift Current
    (Postal codes beginning with S0N and S9H)

  2. Darlene Clarke, District 4
    Kenaston – Indian Head – Moosomin
    (Postal code beginning with SOG and S2V)

  3. Marc Usunier, District 7
    Unity – Duck Lake – Watrous
    (Postal code beginning with S0K)

  4. Lee Hall, District 8
    LaLoche – Green Lake – Battleford
    (Postal codes beginning with S0M, S9X, S9V, S9A)

  5. Vacant, District 10
    North East Saskatchewan
    (Postal codes beginning with S0P and S0J north of Paddockwood SK and east of meridian 106)

  6. Barb Gustafson, District 11
    Prince Albert and East
    (Postal codes beginning with S6W, S6V, S6X and SOJ south of Paddockwood SK and east of meridian 106)

  7. Sandra Gillies, District 12
    North West Saskatchewan
    (Postal codes beginning with S0J and west of meridian 106)

  8. Colleen Matthews, District 14
    Regina
    (Postal codes beginning with S4 except for S4A and S4H)

Nomination Form Member-at-large

Nomination Form District

 Information on the role of Senate, minutes and agendas of past meetings and more can be found here.

Nominations

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