Justine Aman secures second term as SGPS President

19.5 per cent of voters cast a ballot in election

Justine Aman won a vote of confidence.

As voting for the  Society of Graduate and Professional Studies (SGPS) election closed Feb. 12, incumbent Justine Aman won a vote of confidence to continue for a second year as the President of the SGPS.

Aman ran uncontested for president for the second year in a row, receiving a 99.3 per cent vote of confidence. 19.5 per cent of eligible students voted in this election.

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“I want to thank everyone who ran and everyone who voted in this election. I really appreciated having the vote of confidence in this election and I look forward to representing the students in the 2021-2022 year,” Aman told The Journalafter the election results were released.

Anthony Lomax will also be returning to the SGPS executive as Vice-President (Community). 

Newly elected representatives Jennifer Li, vice-president (professional), and Emil Matiss, graduate student senator, also received a vote of confidence. 

Courtney Bannerman won the only contested position for Vice-President (Finance and Services) by 1 per cent over candidate Gina Azer. 

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