The Related College students of the College of Portland (ASUP) are holding elections this week to fill the emptiness left by former Director of Finance Joey Paumier. Paumier resigned in November of the fall 2020 semester. Voting started Tuesday at 4 a.m. on Engage, and ends Thursday, Feb. 11 at 4 p.m.
“I see this election as a really thrilling alternative to place extra data on the market about how the ASUP price range system works,” ASUP President Sage Taylor mentioned. “And [I’m] actually stressing that one of many roles of Director of Finance is to work their hardest to make it possible for cash can be utilized equitably by college students and that college students can have entry to it.”
Taylor has been appearing because the interim Director of Finance since Paumier’s resignation. The budgeting processes for ASUP have been headed by Taylor, ASUP Advisor Lyndzy Manz, and ASUP Controller Cole Stoker.
To be declared the winner of the election, one of many candidates should obtain a majority of the votes, which is 51% of all votes forged. In any other case, there can be a runoff election the next week. 10% of the scholar physique should vote for the election to be legitimate.
“Each single pupil pays the scholar actions payment,” ASUP Vice President Tate Harris mentioned, “and that cash goes towards this substantial six determine price range that our Director of Finance manages. So, each pupil ought to vote as a result of they’ve a vested curiosity in the place that cash they paid goes.”
A majority of the candidates’ campaigns are being achieved by way of social media.
The Candidates are listed under:
Max Cunningham, Junior
Cole Stoker, Junior
Matt Inexperienced, Sophomore
Cooper Moore, Senior
Nikita Tewari, Junior
Tessa Rodgers, Senior
Jake Barber, Junior
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