It's time for the UTDC Annual General Meeting and Elections for next year's Organizing Committee!
ALL members of the U of T drama community are welcome to attend, particularly if you would like to discuss amendments to our constitution, festival rules, or awards categories. As per our Constitution, voting for the position of President is restricted to current Coaliton executives, and this voting will take place immediately prior to the general meeting. Anybody is welcome to run for a position on the Organizing Committee, and information about applications can be found below.
Presidential candidates who were not elected will be added the ballot of their secondary choice for the general elections. This will occur in the theatre, starting at 7 pm.
CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS:
A. President (First priority for current Drama Coalition executive members) - The President shall act as Chairperson of all meetings and shall have the power to vote on any motion or in any election only in the case of a tied vote. The President will organize executive meetings, act as a direct liaison between the Coalition and Hart House Theatre, and delegate duties as needed.
B. Vice President - The Vice President shall serve as supprt for the President, aiding in the delegation of tasks, and serving as a secondary chairperson if needed. The Vice President may also serve in a Treasurer capacity if needed.
C. Festival Coordinators (1 or 2) - The Festival Coordinator(s) are jointly responsible for monitoring the Rules and Regulations of the Drama Festival, determining its schedule and play order, and proper delegation of tasks to corresponding subcommittees.
In addition, they are jointly responsible for the organization of the Festival Workshop.
D. Awards Coordinator (1 or 2) - The Awards Coordinator(s) are jointly responsible for monitoring the Rules and Regulations of the Drama Coalition Awards, coordinating voting meetings and procedures, ensuring eligibility of nominees, and coordinating the event itself.
E. Communications Coordinator (1 or 2) - The Communications Coordinator(s) are responsible for the maintainence of all social media accounts, taking meeting minutes, maintaining the Drama Coalition website, and drafting and sending all newsletter or email communication to the wider membership of the Coalition.
NOTE: The following are auxilliary OC positions, meaning that as per our constitution it is not required that these positions be filled each year.
F. Treasurer - The Treasurer shall be in charge of the management of the Coalition’s finances. They shall work with Hart House Theatre to manage a budget, as well as acting as an additional member-at-large on the Organizing Committee. Their duties will be managed by either the President or Vice President if no individual is elected to the position.
G. Alumni Advisor - The Alumni Advisor is a position to be held by an alumni of the Drama Coalition, who has served on the executive before, and who has either graduated from the University, or is enrolled in post-graduate studies.
If you are interested in running for any of these positions, YOU MUST FILL OUT THIS ELECTIONS FORM by 11:59pm on April 11th: https://goo.gl/forms/6XEwvULTPWyRUcxM2
Please note that if you are unable to attend the AGM but are still interested in running for the OC, the statements from your elections form can be read out loud on your behalf.
Our Constitution, Awards Package, and Festival Package documents can be found here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B5e2wDmza9qgbWxwR1R4R05CWGM?usp=sharing