What is the CCSS Board of Directors?

The Board of Directors is a group of elected students who work with Carleton’s School of Computer Science to organize events, services, and other activities for the benefit of the undergraduate computer science student body.

The board consists of the following seven positions:

President: The President is responsible for leading the ideation and planning of the year while acting as the figurehead of the organization and a liaison with the School of Computer Science.

Director of Operations: The Director of Operations is responsible for enhancing internal processes, integrating post-mortem insights into upcoming initiatives, and fostering volunteer engagement within our membership.

Director of Finance: The Director of Finance is responsible for searching for external sources of funding, overseeing budget creation, and providing reimbursement to volunteers.

Director of Academics: The Director of Academics is responsible for being a liaison with professors, advocating for curriculum improvement, and organizing initiatives that ensure our members achieve academic success.

Director of Social: The Director of Social is responsible for fostering a welcoming environment and leading initiatives that encourage our membership to foster meaningful relationships.

Director of Industry Initiatives: The Director of Industry Initiatives is responsible for building relationships with industry partners and organizing supplementary career-related resources for our membership.

Director of Publications: The Director of Publications is responsible for managing the creation of resources, articles, and content that improve the student experience of our membership.

Members of the board are elected by the undergraduate computer science student body for a one-year term.

How do I run for a position?

If you want to run for a CCSS Board of Directors position for the 2024-2025 academic year, please complete the nomination form here and collect three signatures from valid computer science students (collected on the nomination form).

The Nomination Form will close on Sunday, February 19th at 11:59 PM EST.

Here is the breakdown of this year’s electoral period:

  • Nomination Period: February 1st - February 19th
  • Campaigning Period: February 26th - March 8th
  • Voting Period: March 11th - March 15th

For further election details and rules, please consult the Writ of Election and the Electoral Code.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to our Electoral Officer via email at elections@ccss.carleton.ca.

Thank you and good luck!