It is election season at LBJ! Here are the steps you can take to get engaged in serving the student body at LBJ:
𝐒𝐭𝐞𝐩 𝟏: Know what you’re voting for. GPAC, your student body government, has several Executive Committee, Chair, and Representative positions that are open and need nominations. You can find descriptions and requirements of each position in the linked flyer. Here is a list of open positions:
ExCom: Parliamentarian, Diversity & Inclusion Director, Professional Development Director.
Elected Chairs:Follies Chairs
Appointed Chairs: Graduate Student Representative, Student Senate Representative, Student Government Representative.
Committee Positions: Academic and Internal Affairs (3), Diversity & Inclusion (2), Professional Development (3), Student Life (3), and Community Outreach (3).
𝐒𝐭𝐞𝐩 𝟐: Nominate yourself or someone who you think is best qualified for the positions here! Nominations are open until Sunday, September 20th at midnight. Candidates will need to reply to their nomination email informing GPAC they accept their nomination (with a bio for the election pamphlet) or decline their nomination by Wednesday, September 23rd at midnight. Non-responses are considered acceptances of the nomination and we will list the candidate on the ballot without a bio.
GPAC 2020 Fall Election Timeline
Date & Time Election Step
Sunday, 9/20 @ midnight Nomination period close
Wednesday, 9/23 @ midnight Accept/Decline nomination
Friday, 9/25 @ 8 am Election ballot sent out
Wednesday,9/30 @ 5:30 pm ExCom Meeting for appointments
Thursday, 10/1 @ midnight Election period closes
Wednesday, 10/7 @ 5:30 pm Election GA meeting
𝐒𝐭𝐞𝐩 𝟑: Vote. Details on the voting process will be emailed out on Friday, September 25th.
Happy Election Season!