Board of Directors

Board Resources

Important Documents

Students’ Union Letters Patent
Students’ Union Constitution
Policy Manual
Students’ Union Strategic Plan 2015 – 2020
Elections and Referenda Policies
Governance & Elections 2016-2017 Budget
Students’ Union 2016-2017 Budget
Proposed 2016-17 Board of Director Meeting Schedule
Auditor Statement

Agenda Packages & Meeting Minutes

Agenda Packages 2016-2017

May 7, 2016 – 2016/2017 Introduction Board Meeting.
May 7 Meeting Minutes
June 11, 2016 – University Affairs Annual Plan, policy changes, Committee Elections, and Discussion: Governance Review Committee Recommendations.
June 11 Meeting Minutes
July 9, 2016 – Wilfrid Laurier University Student Publication Presentation, Committee Update: Ownership Linkage, Committee Elections, O-Week Involvement.
July 9 Meeting Minutes
July 17, 2016 – Emergency Board Meeting – approval of $10,000+ purchase.
July 17 Emergency Meeting Minutes
August 20, 2016 – Department updates, Senator election, Fall Term Meeting Schedule and appointment of Interim CRO.
August 20 Meeting Minutes
September 16, 2016 – Quarterly report of financials, Board of Governors/Senate update, Aramark, Finance Committee Election, Letter to the Board, Organizational Priorities.
September 16 Minutes
September 30, 2016 – Ontario University Students’ Association presentation.
September 30th Meeting Minutes
October 21, 2016 – Presentation, President and Vice Chancellor of WLU, Dr. Max Blouw; Department Updates; Committee Updates.
October 21st Meeting Minutes
October 28, 2016 – Committee updates, Finance Committee Midterm Report, Elections Strategic Discussion.
October 28th Meeting Minutes
November 11, 2016 – Auditor’s Statement; Dean of Students Presentation;  Committee Updates.
November 11 Meeting Minutes
November 25, 2016 – Quarterly financial reports, Committee updates
November 25 Meeting Minutes
December 9, 2016 – Referenda submission, Department updates, BMDs Monitoring Report, Winter Semester Meeting Schedule; President Response to Midterm Review
December 9 Meeting Minutes
January 13, 2017 – Senate updates, #LaurierVotes Expectations, Ownership Linkage Committee/Elections Involvement, Strategic discussion about board-elect training & mentorship program
January 13th Meeting Minutes
January 27, 2017 – Presentation from Deborah Dubenofsky about the Milton campus project, Administration Changes, Police Check Policy, Ratification of #LaurierVotes Results
January 27th Meeting Minutes
February 1, 2017 – Election of Chair of the Board & CGO and Vice Chair of the Board
February 10, 2017 – Quarterly financial reports, Elections Review Committee election, Winter Meeting Schedule Change.
February 10 Meeting Minutes
March 3, 2017 – OUSA Membership Fee, Policy change, Strategic Discussion of #LaurierVotes 2017 Election
March 3 Meeting Minutes
March 10, 2017 – Department updates, Committee Updates, Presentation by Dr. Max Blouw & Dr. Deborah MacLatchy, Finance Committee Final Report, Winter Meeting Schedule Change
March 24, 2017 – Ownership Linkage Committee Update and Final Report, discussion about the Chief Returning Officer position and police checks

Agenda Packages 2015-2016

May 1, 2015 – Operating budget approved, Policy changes, Committee structures for Brantford and Waterloo Student Life Levy Committees
June 6, 2015 – Discussion around forming new Communications Committee for the Board, Policy changes, Monitoring reports
July 18, 2015 – Presentation from Wilfrid Laurier University Student Publications, Strategic discussion about the Board’s Orientation Week involvement
August 15, 2015 – Updates from our Student Executive, Approving the Fall Board of Directors meeting schedule
September 9, 2015 – Election of vacant Wilfrid Laurier University Senator position
September 16, 2015 – Strategic discussion surrounding our organizational priorities, presentation from the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance
September 25, 2015 – Policy changes, and the election of the Board Vision committee
October 8, 2015 – Strategy discussion advocacy and representation
October 23, 2015 –  Presentation from the Dean of Students Office, committee monitoring reports
November 1, 2015 – Election of Directors Brar and Parton to the Appeals Committee
November 6, 2015 – Strategic Discussion: Policy Governance, Committee updates
Nov 20, 2015 – Presentation from mayor of Brantford, Chris Friel, Committee updates
Dec 10, 2015 – Referenda question submissions, End of term department updates, Response to midterm reviews.
Jan 8, 2016 – Board expectations during #LaurierVotes
Jan 22, 2016 – Board-elect Mentorship Program, Governance Model Discussion
Feb 2, 2016 – Emergency Board Meeting – #LaurierVotes candidate official appeal to the Board of Directors.
Feb 5, 2016 – Official elections results released, Presentation from Dr. Blouw.
Feb 10, 2016 – Board Elect meeting, Election of the Chair of the Board and Chief Governance Officer, Election of Vice-Chair
Feb 26, 2016 – University Affairs Policy Paper Discussion, Elections Policy Cleanup
Mar 11, 2016 – Discussion around #LaurierVotes events, Board of Governors and Laurier Senate updates
Mar 18, 2016 – Final reports from committees, strategic discussion on improving the Board
Apr 6, 2016 – Presentation from Kitchener Mayor Vrbanovic, end of year report on Board & President performance, department updates.
April 29, 2016 – 2016-2017 Budgets + Year End

Agenda Packages 2014-2015

May 1, 2014 – Operating budget approved
June 7, 2014 – Monitoring schedule approved & Ownership Linkage Committee stuck
July 5, 2014 – Orientation Week involvement & discussion of the first end of the Students’ Union
August 23, 2014 – Summer VP updates, result of Director registration, executive limitation monitoring reports
September 12, 2014 – Environmental Scan, Committee Elections, Presentation from the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance
September 26, 2014 – Updates from Interim Executive Director, Strategic Plan, O-Week Feedback
October 9, 2014 – Discussion of ends, election of Generative Guide committee, Hospitality Services update
October 24, 2014 – Presentation of Auditor’s Statements, Presentation from the Diversity & Equity Office, Finance Committee Midterm Report
November 7, 2014 – Midterm Presidential Review, Midterm Board Review, Strategic Discussion about End #3
November 21, 2014 – Board Vision Committee Policy Creation, Monitoring Reports, Presentation from Dr. Blouw
December 4, 2014 – Referendum Question Submission, Executive Director Hiring Update, Strategic Discussion re: Laurier Elections
January 9, 2015 – Nipissing Petition, Strategic Plan Discussion, Committee Elections: General Meetings and Election Appeals
January 23, 2015 – Strategic Planning re:Student Life Levy, Elections Update, Strategic Discussion about End #4
February 12, 2015 – Ratification of 2015 Election Results, Strategic Discussion of Nipissing Petition, Elections Review.
February 13, 2015 – Board Elect meeting, Election of the Chair of the Board and Chief Governance Officer, Election of Vice-Chair
February 27, 2015 – Discussion about Board Training and Transition, Updates from Board of Governors and WLU Senate.
March 13, 2015 – Financial update
March 27, 2015 – Financial committee final report
April 7, 2015 – Final meeting of the year, updates from Vice Presidents, Final Board Committee reports

Past Agenda Packages

May 2010 – April 2011
May 2011 – April 2012
May 2012 – April 2013
May 2013 – April 2014

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