SFU's Computing Science Student Society

Game Night

posted by Shiva Sanei on March 31, 2021, 12:04 p.m.


Hello CSSS Members


Are you looking for something to do during the upcoming Easter Long weekend? Well how about coming to the Splendid Spring Social. In collaboration with the MSU and PSA the CSSS brings you a night of games, prizes, and free food.


During the event you will have chances to win some amazon gift cards by participating in our trivia. We will also be covering your food up to a certain amount


Event Details:


Date: April 2nd 2021

Time: 7:00pm

Where: discord

https://discord.gg/ym9U8UK3gn


Please take a note that the event is happening on a different discord server!


As always this event is open to everyone so invite your friends.


Shiva Sanei

Assistant Director of Events | Computing Science Student Society


2021-2022 CSSS General Elections

posted by Shariq Ahsan on March 28, 2021, 3:21 p.m.


Hello CSSS Members

The nomination period for yearly positions in the CSSS begins today, and lasts until23:59 on April 5th 2021. The elected individuals will hold their positions from May 1st 2021 to April 30th 2022. If you wish to run please follow the procedure listed below.

  1. Fill out a nomination form (attached is a digital copy) with the nominee's signature and send nomination form to csss-elections@sfu.ca. YouCAN nominate yourself for a position.

  2. Have the candidate send a speech to csss-elections@sfu.ca by 23:59 on April 5th
    Note: A speech is required to run in the election. Please try to provide it with your nomination form.

  3. If you would like to see examples of past speeches, please check out:
    https://sfucsss.org/elections/

The positions you can run for are:

President

The President shall:
  • Carry out the business and upkeep of the CSSS, including the delegation of duties to other members of the Society as necessary and in accordance with this Constitution, as directed by the decisions of the membership, in order to ensure the well-being of the Society.
  • Be responsible for calling General Meetings.
  • Assume ex officio membership on all committees within the CSSS and to which the CSSS appoints representatives.
  • Act as official spokesperson and representative for the CSSS.
  • Be the official contact with the School of Computing Science and its representatives.
  • Be the official contact with the Simon Fraser Student Society and its representatives.
  • Compile a semester contact list of the executive members for the School of Computing Science and the Student Union Organizer.
  • Be responsible for monitoring all projects funded through the Society.
  • Be a signing officer of the Society, including the Society's Bank Account.
  • Write a continuity report at the end of their term for the next executive member who will fill this position.

Vice-President:

The Vice-President shall:
  • Chair all meetings or shall share or delegate this task on direction from a General Meeting.
  • Perform public relations tasks on behalf of the CSSS in order to promote the CSSS and expand its membership.
  • Coordinate volunteers for the continued operation of the CSSS.
  • Provide a line of communication between the CSSS, graduate students, and alumni.
  • Assume the duties of the President in the event that the President is unable or unavailable to carry them out, or that the position of President becomes vacant.
  • Be a signing officer of the Society, including the Society's Bank Account.
  • Write a continuity report at the end of their term for the next executive member who will fill this position.

Treasurer:

The Treasurer shall:
  • Maintain all financial records of the CSSS.
  • Make regular financial reports to the membership.
  • Be a signing officer of the Society, including the Society's Bank Account.
  • Write a continuity report at the end of their term for the next executive member who will fill this position.

Director Of Resources:

The Director of Resources shall:
  • Be responsible for ensuring the administration of maintenance, upkeep, and smooth operation of all CSSS resources and assets, including but not limited to common room(s), technical equipment, vending machine(s), and exam files, such that these resources remain in good working order and are usable by the membership.
  • Be regularly available for the payment and acquisition of goods and assets as is necessary for the maintenance and upkeep of the Society.
  • Be a signing officer of the Society, including the Society’s Bank Account.
  • Write a continuity report at the end of their term for the next executive member who will fill this position.

Director of Events:

The Director of Events shall:
  • Chair the Events Committee.
  • Plan, organize, and execute all CSSS sponsored events or delegate such responsibilities as necessary.
  • Be a signing officer of the Society, including the Society’s Bank Account.
  • Write a continuity report at the end of their term for the next executive member who will fill this position.

Assistant Director of Events:

The Assistant Director of Events shall:
  • Plan, organize, and execute frequent CSSS-sponsored events and other events as directed by the Director of Events, or delegate such responsibilities as appropriate.
  • Be a signing officer of the Society, including the Society’s Bank Account.
  • Write a continuity report at the end of their term for the next executive member who will fill this position.

Director of Communications:

The Director of Communications shall:
  • Perform public relations tasks on behalf of the CSSS in order to promote the CSSS and expand its membership.
  • Provide a line of communication between the CSSS, graduate students, and alumni.
  • Maintain records of all correspondence between the Society and otherorganizations.
  • Oversee the Society’s social media accounts and online presence.
  • Provide assistance in the promotion of Society events and events of other entities that are of benefit to the Society.
  • Sit on the Frosh Week, OpFair, and FAS Formal Committees.
  • Write a continuity report at the end of their term for the next executive member who will fill this position.

Director of Archives:

The Director of Archives shall:
  • Ensure that proper notice of General Meetings is given, as specified by this Constitution.
  • Keep and reproduce both minutes of CSSS meetings and written records of all decisions, made at properly constituted meetings of the Society.
  • Make the minutes of all meetings available to the public, including the Student UnionOrganizer.
  • Compile semester executive, representative, and committee membership lists.
  • Post hard copies of the minutes of General Meetings near the CSSS common room(s), and distribute electronic versions of the minutes to appropriate CSSS mailing lists.
  • Maintain the records of the CSSS, including but not limited to the minutes archive, continuity reports, event summaries, Society procedures, and Society history.
  • Be able to provide guidance on the regulations and procedures of the CSSS and SFSS.
  • Write a continuity report at the end of their term for the next executive member who will fill this position.

Good luck to all candidates.

Sincerely,
Shariq Ahsan
Elections Officer
Simon Fraser University | CSSS

attachment 1

[CSSS] General Meeting Announcement: March 31, 2021

posted by Dusan Kovacevic on March 25, 2021, 9:39 p.m.


Salutations All,

 

This is notice for the next CSSS General Meeting that will be happening next week on March 31st.

 

Location Details:

Day: March 31st, 2021

Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm

Location: Online on the CSSS Discord in the #General_Meetings Voice Channel

 

The following is the Agenda:

- Report of Officers

- Announcements

- Election Results for Council Representative  

- Open Floor

- Approval of Minutes

 

You are automatically a member of the CSSS if:

 

    A declared CMPT Major, Minor, or Honours in any program of study offered at the undergraduate level by the School of Computing Science;

    or currently enrolled in any undergraduate course offered by the School of Computing Science; or are an Honorary Member of the Society

 

Voting restricted to Members only.

 

From,

Dusan Kovacevic

CSSS | Director of Archives

SFSS Council Representative Election Results

posted by Shariq Ahsan on March 19, 2021, 12:21 a.m.


Hello CSSS Members

The voting period for the SFSS Council Representative for the CSSS is now over and the results have been compiled. There were 55 responses to the websurvey. 

I am happy to announce your SFSS Council Representative for the term of May 1st 2021 to April 30th 2022 is:Ryan Vansickle with 41 votes(74.5%). There was also 14 votes of no confidence(25.5%).    

Thank you all for voting and congratulations to Ryan. The elections for the other executive positions will take place at the beginning of April.

Sincerely,

Shariq Ahsan
Elections Officer
Simon Fraser University | CSSS

  


Trivia Night

posted by Shiva Sanei on March 18, 2021, 12:38 p.m.


Hello CSSS Members, 


On March 19th, starting at 7pm, we’ll be hosting a Trivia Night, where we’ll be giving out a total of $150 Amazon gift cards.


We will play a total of 3 games where,

First place gets $25

Second place gets $15

Third place gets $10


To recap, here are the details of the event again:


Event: Virtual Trivia Night 

Date: Friday, March 19th, 2021

Starting Time: 7:00 PM

Location: https://discord.gg/tQgwdaPwNT


Please take a note that the event is happening on a different discord server!

 

As always, this event is open to everyone, so invite your friends to the event!


We hope to see you soon


Best, 


Shiva Sanei

Assistant Director of Events | Computing Science Student Society




Fork me on GitHub