MSU General Assembly on March 18 in Burridge Gym

March 2, 2020 at 09:00 am

UPDATE: This event is cancelled.

Please visit msumcmaster.ca/ga for more information.

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This year, the annual MSU General Assembly (GA) will be held on March 18 in Burridge Gym from 4 - 7 PM. Registration will open at 3:15 PM in the mezzanine above the gym, with entry via the IWC hallway. MSU members are welcome to attend with their student card. Motions must be submitted to the MSU Speaker by email via speaker@msu.mcmaster.ca no later than March 11 at noon. For more information, click here.

The MSU General Assembly is the constitutionally mandated annual meeting of all full-time undergraduate students (18 or more units), wherein any student may submit a motion for discussion or debate and speak for - or against - any issue. The GA serves as an opportunity to participate in the decision-making process of the MSU and have an opportunity to direct the organization’s actions. Additionally, it is a place where the business of students is brought before an open and public session, where individuals can have any business addressed and even have binding motions passed on the union.

There will be a procedural primer at the commencement of the GA to ensure all those attending have an understanding of the relevant procedures. For an overview of procedures, check out this cheat sheet. In addition, there will be an address by the MSU President, Josh Marando, near the beginning to update members on his activities for the past few months, as well as any significant information from the MSU. The agenda of the meeting will be posted at msumcmaster.ca/GA on March 12.

For more information, please contact:

Maryanne Oketch
MSU Speaker
speaker@msu.mcmaster.ca

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