General News - McMaster Engineering Society (MES

By: Mcmaster Engineering Society  09-12-2011
Keywords: Engineering, Engineering Society, Review Committee

December 01, 2011

Presidential Elections - Nominations Now Open

It's your favourite time of the year! No, I'm not talking about exam time, or even that it's almost winter break. Its time for the McMaster Engineering Society's Presidential Elections! For the exact outline of the responsibilities of the President & to see if you are eligible to run for this position, check out our new policy manual, located here: http://mes.mcmaster.ca/media/restructure_policymanual.docx .

The timeline for the election is as follows:

Nominations: December 1st - 21st

Campaigning: January 3rd - 9th

Elections: January 10th & 11th.

Kristen Thomson

Chief Returning Officer 2011-2012

November 28, 2011

Policy Manual Review Committee Applications Now Open!

November 20, 2011

Appointed Positions - Co-Orientation Coordinators

Applications are now being accepted for the position of MES Co-Orientation Coordinator (2 positions available), which is a key role with planning the Engineering Welcome Week activities. For a full outline of what the Co-OCs are responsible for & how to apply for an appointed position, check out the MES Policy Manual, which is available here on the MES website, under the Council section.

Applications are due on Monday, November 28th at 6pm, and should be submitted to the VP Internal's mailbox, which is located in the BLUE lounge, JHE 121.

November 14, 2011

Now Accepting Handbook Editor Applications!

Applications are now open for the position of MES Handbook Editor. For a full outline of what the Handbook Editor is responsible for, check out the MES Policy Manual, which is available here on the MES website, under the Council tab. Applications are due Saturday, November 19th, at 6pm, and should be submitted to the VP Internal's mailbox, which is located in the BLUE lounge, JHE 121.

Kristen Thomson

MES Chief Returning Officer

October 31, 2011

SAGM-oween MOVED

Due to popular demand, SAGM has been moved to a bigger room. --> TSH 120.

Start time is 7 pm.

See you there!

SAGM-oween - TONIGHT

The first Semi-Annual General Meeting (SAGM) is TONIGHT! Come out and make your voice heard. All MES members are encouraged to attend and vote on a number of motions regarding how the MES is run, a proposed Restructure to the Society, and major budget decisions.

Costumes are welcome.

October 30, 2011

Council Re-structure

The proposed changes for the new structure of the McMaster Engineering Society Council will be discussed and voted on at SAGM. Please review the documents below before the meeting to make an informed choice!

New MES Website!

We're moving! Check out the new website at:

October 22, 2011

Fall Preview Open House

This Saturday, October 29 is the Fall Preview Open House.

Volunteers are needed to help with some Q & A Sessions for high school students. High school students will be asking general questions about residence, first year experiences, etc. The 10-15 sessions are between 11:25-11:40, 12:25-12:40, and 1:25-1:40 and you can volunteer for one or all of the sessions.

October 12, 2011

ECES Paintball!

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Society is proud to present our 2nd Annual ECES Paintballing Extravaganza! Everyone is welcome, not just ECE students!

Where: Soldiers of Fortune Paintball.

When: Saturday October 15th. Busses leave JHE Annex at 10am.

Bring: Your health card, and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.

Cost: Multiple packages are available. All costs include transportation.

-Bring Your Own Gear Cost $10

- 1 free HPA/Co2 fill

-Infantry Package $15

- Semi-automatic paintball marker

- Protective mask/goggle system

- Air tank (unlimited refills included)

- 100 complimentary paintballs

-Elite Infantry Package $40

- Upgraded Semi-automatic paintball marker

- Protective mask/goggle system

- Air tank (unlimited refills included)

- 500 complimentary paintballs

- Ammo belt w/ pods

-Additional Equipment

$5.00 Coverall

$5.00 Ammo Belt w/ Pods

$8.00 Paint grenade

-Paint

$8.00 for 100 Paintballs (8 cents per ball)

$35.00 for 500 Paintballs (7 cents per ball)

$120.00 for 2000 Paintballs (6 cents per ball)

Tickets will be on sale from Tuesday through Friday 12:30pm-2:30pm in the JHE lobby or find an ECES representative. We have only a limited number of spots available so get you ticket before we sell out!

October 10, 2011

Engineering Positions Available on SRA!

‎2 Positions Available for Engineering on the Student Representative Assembly!

Nominations will close this Tuesday, October 11, 2011!


MES By-Election Results

The results are in! Congratulations to the winners of the election, in the following positions:

First Year Reps:

- Nick Bandiera

- Rahul Devnani

- Owen Hempel

- Melissa Parisi

Software & Computing Rep:

- Helen Brown

Mechatronics Rep:

- Jesse Connors

Director of Sponsorship:

- Tyler Nolan


The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

Keywords: Engineering, Engineering Society, Review Committee

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