2018 AMS Board of Directors Election

March 19, 2018 KINGSTON ON – The Alma Mater Society (AMS) would like to congratulate the following students on their election to the AMS Board of Directors: Two-year term student director: Jordan Nensi, Comm ‘20 Leah Bourque, Sci ‘20   One-year term student director Evan Goldman, Comm ‘19 Julia Kruja, Comm ‘19   Please direct all media inquiries to Craig Draeger, Director of Communications, at communications@ams.queensu.ca or (613) 533-6000 x 75850 Backgrounder Alma Mater Society (AMS) – http://www.myams.org The central [...]

March 19th, 2018|Categories: News, Uncategorized|

Results of 2018 Special Referendum on JDUC Redevelopment

February 13, 2018  KINGSTON, ON – Below are the results of the 2018 Special Referendum on JDUC Redevelopment held among AMS members (undergraduate, Medicine, and MBA students at Queen's). AMS voter turnout was 20.8%   Establishing a JDUC Redevelopment Fee "Do you agree to the establishment of a mandatory, non-reviewable $89 fee to support the redevelopment of the John Deutsch University Centre, to be collected annually commencing in the 2019-2020 academic year? Approval of this question will result in a University capital contribution [...]

February 13th, 2018|Categories: News|

AMS senior management hired

February 12, 2018   KINGSTON, ON – Miguel Martinez, Liam Tharp, and Munro Watters have completed their hiring for 2018-2019 AMS senior management. Over the weekend, Team MLM reviewed 34 applications with two rounds of interviews. The Executive-Elect is excited to announce the following decisions: Commissioner of Academic Affairs: Julia Gollner, Political Studies and History '19 Commissioner of Campus Activities: Alex Birt, Political Studies '19 Commissioner of Municipal Affairs: Soren Christianson, Political Studies '18 Commissioner of Social Issues: Myriam Morenike [...]

February 12th, 2018|Categories: News|

Updated: 2018 AMS Executive Appointment Result

Executive Appointment Results February 2, 2018   KINGSTON, ON – The AMS is pleased to announce the appointment of Miguel Martinez (ArtSci ‘19), Liam Tharp (Sci ‘19), and Munro Watters (ArtSci ’19) to the positions of President, Vice President (Operations) and Vice-President (University Affairs), or Team MLM. Team MLM was elected on the fourth round of voting over Team ACS (Aniqa Muzmunder, Sarah Hanson, and Chloe Demizio). The SimplyVoting Single Transferrable Vote (STV) system used in the Assembly yesterday is the same system used to [...]

February 2nd, 2018|Categories: News|

Announcement on Executive Appointment Process

January 31, 2018   KINGSTON, ON – Today, the AMS Secretary made the following statement: “In accordance with the ruling of the AMS Judicial Committee, President Jennifer Li called for a Special Assembly to appoint a qualified team to serve as AMS Executive for the 2018-19 academic year. Teams who expressed interest and satisfied the eligibility requirements (as set forth in AMS Policy) will have the opportunity to present themselves before Assembly for consideration. The following format will govern the election process. [...]

January 31st, 2018|Categories: News|

2018 Rector Election

January 30, 2018   KINGSTON, ON – The Alma Mater Society (AMS) congratulates  Alexandra da Silva on her election as Rector. Alexandra da Silva won on the third ballot with 63.6% (3503/5509) of the vote. Afsheen Chowdhury came in second with 36.4% (2006/5509) of the vote. There were 1209 abstentions. Quick Facts Polls were open from midnight on January 29 and closed at 9pm on January 30 The total turnout, including both the AMS and SGPS, in this year's rector election was 31.3% [...]

January 30th, 2018|Categories: News|