SFU's Computing Science Student Society

CSSS General Meeting - March 27, 2023

posted by Jared Murphy on March 20, 2023, 11:29 a.m.

Hi all,

This is notice of the Computing Science Student Society's next general meeting.

Date: Monday, March 27, 2023
Time: 6:30PM
Location: ASB9896

The following is the Agenda:
- Report of Officers
- Announcements
- Frosh WeekChair Election
- Tech FairChair Election
- Motions
- Open Floor
- Approval of minutes

If you wish to run for either position I recommend you bring a short speech about why you believe you would be well suited for the position(s). If you have any questions about the below positions please reach out to the Computing Science Student Society Executive team at csss-exec-current@sfu.ca.

Frosh Week Chair:
This position is from March 2023 - September 2023

Had an amazing Frosh experience and want to make sure that new Froshees get the same experience? Or want to make an even better Frosh week than then one you had? This is your opportunity to represent Computing to new undergraduates, and create excitement for their time to come at SFU as an ambassador.

The official responsibilities are:
- Be responsible for overseeing the organization and planning of Frosh Week
- Chair a Frosh Week Committee and hold regular meetings to discuss and plan Frosh Week
- Hold their position from the time of their appointment until the conclusion of all Frosh Week events that were planned
- Seek funding for the event from outside parties

Tech Fair Chair:
This position is from March2023 - October 2023

As the Tech Fair Chair, you will be coordinating with student volunteers, SFU alumni, and reaching out to organizations in the community to participate in this week long career fair. See last year's tech fair page for more information:https://sfucsss.org/events/tech_fair/2022/main

The official responsibilities are:
- Coordinate with SFU to book space for event and organize venue setup
- Contact companies to attend
- Arrange payment by companies
- Facilitate other related workshops during the week
- manage volunteers
- Update tech fair web page

We know this time may not work for everyone. If you are unable to attend the meeting and wish to run for either position, please email us at csss-exec-current@sfu.ca with a speech. We will read your speech and express your interest in running for the position during the meeting.

You are automatically a member of the CSSS if you are a declared CMPT Major, Minor, or Honours in any program of study offered at the undergraduate level by the School of Computing Science; or are currently enrolled in any undergraduate course offered by the School of Computing Science; or are an Honorary Member of the Society. Voting is restricted to members only.

Attached to this email is a copy of last meeting's minutes. Have a look and reach out to your exec team if you have any questions.

You may attend the meeting remotely by joining the General Meetings voice channel on the CSSS Discord at the link below.

Hope to see you there!

- Jared Murphy, Director of Archives

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🎮 CSSS Board Game Night - Friday March 17 🎮

posted by Justin Yan on March 14, 2023, 9:39 p.m.

Hello everyone,

It's that time of the semester again! As we roll into the final weeks of the semester, the CSSS is having another board games night happening this Friday, March 17th! As always, the event will be from 5 PM to 8:30 PM in TASC1 9204. There will be dinner provided and a wide selection of board games for you to enjoy. As usual, this event is open to all SFU students, so feel free to invite your friends!

Hope to see you all there!

Justin Yan
Vice President | Computing Science Student Society
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Dr., Burnaby, B.C. V5A 1S6



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2023-2024 CSSS General Elections Nominations

posted by Shariq Ahsan on March 14, 2023, 3:01 p.m.


The nomination period for yearly positions in the CSSS begins today, and lasts until 11:59pm March 27th. These positions are until 2024 April. If you want to start the process of running run for any of the positions below, please email the election officer [me] at csss-elections@sfu.ca with your SFU ID and follow the instructions in the email I will send in response OR YOU WILL NOT BE INCLUDED IN THE ELECTION.

The positions that you can run for are:

- President 
- Vice-President
- Treasurer
- Director of Events
- Director of Educational Events
- Assistant Director of Events
- Director of Archives
- Director of Communications 
- Director of Multi Media
- Director of Resources 

If you wish to know more about the positions and what they do you can find it here

Good luck to all the candidates!

Shariq Ahsan
General Election Officer
Simon Fraser University | CSSS

SFSS Elections 2023-2024 Results

posted by Shariq Ahsan on March 14, 2023, 12:57 a.m.

Greetings All,

The voting period for the CSSS SFSS Election for the 2023 term is now over and the results have been compiled.

Well this is where I thank the former SFSS Council Representative but uh..... if you know then you know 

There were 85 responses to the websurvey.

Your new SFSS Council Representative with 59 votes (70%) is Mabel Ling, Chitransh Motwani finished in second place with 14 votes (16%), and there was 10 votes of no confidence(12%).

Congratulations to the new SFSS Council Representative of the CSSS!

A very big thank you to everyone who ran for a position, everyone who voted and all members of the CSSS who have helped me along the way.

Shariq Ahsan
SFSS Election Officer
Simon Fraser University | CSSS

Final Reminder: CSSS SFSS Elections 2023-2024 Voting Period

posted by Shariq Ahsan on March 12, 2023, 10:28 p.m.


Tomorrow is the last day to vote for the Computing Society Student Society SFSS Election for the 2023-2024 term. The polls close tomorrow at 11:59PM and results will be released shortly after. Visit here to view candidate speeches, and here to vote.

Shariq Ahsan
SFSS Election Officer
Simon Fraser University | CSSS

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