We, Dawson Students, do not feel duly represented by certain members of the executive committee of the Dawson Student Union. They have demonstrated a lack of commitment in their roles to service the Dawson student community, and have not demonstrated a level of professionalism up to par with the demands of their appointed duties.We demand that DSU members Jonathan Gelinas, Director of Clubs and Services, Terry Tsatas, Deputy Chairperson, Director of Student Life be impeached from their positions on the Executive Council of the Student Union.
The Deputy Chair, Terry Tsatsas has failed to:
Be responsible for the safekeeping all official records of the Union, including but not limited to the list of members and the archives;
File all required documents with the government, or find a suitable replacement if unable or unwilling to do so;
Be responsible for keeping all minutes of the Executive Committee meetings, Student Council meetings, and General Assemblies of the Union;
Call meetings of and set the agenda for the Executive Committee;
Call meetings of and set the agenda for the Student Council;
The Director of Clubs and Services, Jonathan Gelinas, has failed to:
Oversee the services provided by the Union;
Liaise with Dawson Plants & Facilities Department on matters of services to the members;
Maintain the ties between the Union and its Clubs;
Liaise with all Union clubs, except media clubs;
Enforce the Union Clubs rules, and their particular Constitutions and Bylaws;
Ensure the good functioning of Union Clubs;
Help and encourage Union Clubs to organize events;
Promote Union activities with Union Clubs;
Promote Union Clubs activities with other Union Clubs, and the members of the Union.
The Director of Student Life, has failed to:
Ensure the Union holds events for the membership;
Liaise with Dawson Student Affairs on matters of events;
Be responsible for organizing social, cultural, and recreational activities on campus;
Organize and promote festivities on campus;
Promote intercollegiate and intramural sports on campus;
Stimulate participation and interest in sporting activities.