Director, Board of Directors
Commitment: 8-10 hours per month | Type: Director | Membership Dues: $0.00
Joining the FCSS-FESC Board of Directors allows you to be involved in the essential governance and regulatory work of the Federation, as well as helping set the organization's strategic vision and mission each year. You will also responsible for working with the Board Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson to select the new Executive Director on an annual basis.
Member, Student Advisory Committee
Commitment: 4-6 hours per month | Type: Class B | Membership Dues: $0.00
Joining the Student Advisory Committee allows you to contribute to the development of FCSS-FESC Programmes, give your input in our Member-only surveys, and contribute your voice as we advocate for better education. If there should ever be a labour disruption in your province, we will give you the tools and resources to ensure that the voices of students are heard.
Applications open 1 August 2017 to 1 April 2018 (inclusive). Acceptances are made on a rolling basis throughout the year.
+ About Membership
Everyone who joins the FCSS-FESC, whether as an Executive, Ambassador, or through the Student Advisory Committee is called a “Member” and is also entitled to certain rights and privileges within the organization.
All Executives and Ambassadors of the FCSS-FESC are Class A Members while individuals on the Student Advisory Council are Class B Members.
+ Class A Members vs Class B Members
Within the FCSS-FESC, Class A Members and Class B Members are entitled to the same rights and privileges in terms of opportunities to become involved and to speak at the FCSS-FESC Annual General Meeting.
In addition to the above, Class A Members are also entitled to:
- Make and move motions at the Annual General Meeting
- Vote on motions at the Annual General Meeting
- Cast a ballot in the election of an Executive Director
+ Membership Dues
Only Class A Members are required to submit payment of Membership Dues. For the 2017/18 year, Membership Dues are set at CA$15.00 for a full academic year (both semesters) or CA$7.50 for half of one academic year (for only one semester).
Membership Dues are tax deductible and charitable receipts are issued for the payment of Membership Dues. Tax receipts can be used either by the Member themselves or by a parent/guardian to reduce taxes owed to the Canada Revenue Agency.
Exemptions are available for prospective Members who are experiencing financial need. See Policy 5001 for more information on requesting a waiver.
For more information, see this Primer for Students and Parents on Membership Dues.