Vote in the 2022 Physsoc Election

Vote in the 2022 Physsoc Election

Voting closes Saturday April. 9th at midnight. Must be a Physsoc Member to vote. All voting is anonymous. Positions listed as vacant have no potential candidates and will be available during physsoc's bi-election in Septmeber 2022.
  • The President is responsible for overseeing all of Physsoc’s operations and providing leadership, support, and guidance while planning and running annual social and academic events, the creation of new events, maintaining and creating new resources for students, and communicating with the department. The President holds weekly council meetings and ensures council members are fulfilling their role’s requirements. Other responsibilities include helping to maintain the lounge, organizing the bi-election and AGM, and maintaining communication through the email, facebook, instagram, and discord. The President takes on the responsibilities of other roles when needed.
  • The VP Academic is responsible for planning all of Physsoc’s academic events, and delegating tasks to the academic coordinators. The main events are the Python and LaTeX review sessions held both terms, as well as Beef&Pizza, midterm review sessions, Pizza with Profs, and the UBC PHAS Alumni networking event. VP Academic may also create resources such as new exam packs.
  • The VP Social is responsible for planning all of Physsoc’s social events, and delegating tasks to the social coordinators. Highlights include our welcome back BBQ, collaborations between clubs, and the annual wine and cheese. Other events include bi-weekly social events which have been both in person and online, and can range from movie nights, to trivia nights, to Jeopardy.
  • The VP Finance is responsible for managing Physsoc’s finances. Tasks include managing member payments, applying to grants, and keeping track of all of Physsoc’s expenses.
  • 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).
  • Helps out for both academic and social responsibilities.
  • The academic coordinators report to the VP Academic, and assist the VP Academic with their portfolio. They help run events such as our annual Beef&Pizza, Python workshops, LaTeX workshops, and midterm review sessions. They may also help to create resources such as new exam packs.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The mentorship coordinator is responsible for organizing Physsoc’s newly relaunched mentorship program in collaboration with the GSA. Manage mentee and mentor applications, pair mentees with mentors, and organize mentorship specific events such as the launch event in September and year end celebration.
  • 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.
  • Represent Physsoc and all PHAS students to the Science Undergraduate Society. Act as the communication between SUS and Physsoc.
  • 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.
  • 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.