Elections 2018



What are the UTGSU Elections?

The UTGSU Executive Committee represents 18,000 graduate students at the St.George, Mississauga and Scarborough campuses. They meet regularly with University of Toronto administration, student-focused departments, and community partners to discuss key issues that influence the graduate student experience. They also plan and collaborate on a variety of social events throughout the year. The Elections is your opportunity to vote for candidates that will represent you through the 2018-2019 academic year.

2018-2019 Executive Committee

The votes are in! The University of Toronto Graduates Students Union (UTGSU) congratulates the following individuals on their election to the 2018-2019 UTGSU Executive Committee:

Academics & Funding Commissioner, Divisions 1& 2
Christopher Ball

Academics & Funding Commissioner, Divisions 3 & 4
Sophie McGibbon-Gardner

Civics & Environment Commissioner
Leonardo Jose Uribe Castano

External Commissioner
Cristina Jaimungal

Finance & University Governance Commissioner
Branden Rizzuto

Internal Commissioner
Lynne Alexandrova


For any questions relating to the 2018 UTGSU elections, please contact the Chief Returning Officer (CRO), Lisa Aikman, at cro@utgsu.ca.

Additional Information

The elections process pertains to the following subjects of action:

  • Election of the Executive of the Union as due process of the bylaws of the organization
  • Referenda submitted to the members of the electorate as due process of the bylaws of the organization

Both elections and referenda are subject to the Elections Code which further details the conduct and operating guidelines governing the elections process. Should you have any questions or concerns regarding the content of our elections, or conduct during an election according to the bylaws, please contact the Chief Returning Officer at cro@utgsu.ca.