This year’s Bi-election has already taken place. If you are interested in Photographer/Videographer/Photo and Video Editor position, please email physsoc@phas.ubc.ca for further information, also available as a volunteer position on an event to event basis.

If you would like to run for a position, you must state your intent to run 48 hours in advance, and you must have already purchased a Physsoc membership. Please email physsoc@phas.ubc.ca with your intent to run. You may optionally prepare a few words about why you’d like to run to present during the bi-election. Below are the positions available, and their responsibilities. Please feel free to email us any questions about the roles and the elections.

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The secretary coordinates and moderates Council meetings. They are responsible for taking Meeting Minutes, and sending them to council members via email. Within their portfolio, they are responsible for finding a time for council meetings, creating annual t-shirts, and leading the Annual General Meeting. The secretary is also encouraged to ensure strong organization within the council, and keep to agreed timelines (both within meetings and on a year-long scale).

Social Coordinators (2)

The social coordinators report to the VP Social, and assist the VP Social with their portfolio. In particular, they responsible for assisting biweekly social events, the semesterly Wine & Cheese event, and the end-of-year dinner. In addition to these events, the social coordinators are encouraged to focus and direct the council to provide unique social events. They also may help with social media and marketing.

NEW! Photographer/Videographer/Photo and Video Editor (1)

We are offering a NEW council position for students with a knack and passion for photography and videography. This individual will be responsible for attending events and taking photos and videos to be used on our socials, the website, and newsletter. They will create video content throughout the year with a focus on a year end video documenting what we do as a club and why you should be involved with Physsoc. This video will potentially be used by the department to promote Physsoc.

Media Coordinator (1)

The media coordinator is responsible for all advertising and media relations. Responsibilities include designing graphics promoting social and academic events and physsoc projects. The media coordinator is responsible for organizing and facilitating posts to the website, discord, Facebook, and instagram in a timely manner. They will organize the monthly newsletter. They may choose to create/update additional social medias, such as the Physsoc twitter.

Graduating Student Rep (1)

The Graduating Student Rep. is responsible for student input for matters of graduation. This includes the accurate representation of student leaders of UBC PHAS, creating feedback surveys, and liaising between Artona and UBC Physics Society, which includes arranging the council-wide photo with Artona.

Discord Manager (1)

Discord manager is responsible for facilitating the management and moderation of the Discord server and monitoring it with the help of council for any post that goes against the rules.

Culinary Coordinator (1)

The Culinary Coordinator is in charge of restocking the vending machines. Within their portfolio, the Culinary Coordinators are responsible for replacing the Society’s broken vending machine. Any expenses incurred by the Culinary Coordinator are reimbursed by the club.