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 [...]

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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 Commissioner of Campus Activities: [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Winter 2018 Referendum Results

January 30, 2018    KINGSTON, ON – Below are the results of the 2018 Winter Referendum. Voter turnout was 30.1%   Triennial Review Helen Tufts Child Outreach Program “Do you agree to the continuation of a $0.60 fee (subject to individual opt-out) to support the Helen Tufts Child Outreach Program?  This fee was originally established in 2011 [...]

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Call for AMS Executive Nominations

January 29, 2018 KINGSTON, ON – Today, AMS President Jennifer Li made the following statement: "As announced on January 28 through the Elections Team, Natasha Kornak withdrew her candidacy for Vice-President (University Affairs). Per the AMS Constitution Section 2.2.2, the candidates for President and Vice-Presidents shall run as a team and with this withdrawal there was no [...]

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Elections Team Statement

January 28, 2018 KINGSTON, ON – Today, AMS Chief Returning Officer Sarah Obonsawin made the following statement on behalf of the AMS Elections Team: “The Elections Team has been notified that Natasha Kornak has withdrawn her candidacy for Vice-President (University Affairs). Per the AMS Constitution Section 2.2.2, the candidates for President and Vice-Presidents shall run [...]

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Elections Team Statement

January 16, 2018   KINGSTON, ON – Today, AMS Chief Electoral Officer Matthew Ierino made the following statement on behalf of the AMS Elections Team: “The AMS Executive Nomination Period closed yesterday, January 15th, 2018.  After the All Candidates Meeting, two teams picked up a nomination package.  Only Team ECN, consisting of Presidential Candidate Emily [...]

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Executive Statement on Corporate Service Directors

December 8, 2017    KINGSTON, ON – Today, the AMS Executive issued the following statement:  “This afternoon, the AMS parted ways with Monica Przyborowski, our former Director of Retail Services. We wish Monica the best in her future endeavours at Queen’s and beyond, and we ask that everyone respect her privacy.  "We recognize that it's difficult to balance the pressures of school [...]

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