TDSA has 7 standing committees with positions reserved for Trent Durham GTA students. Committees are a great way for students to start getting involved with student government and look great on a resumé. The standing committees with open positions are listed below, please email the contact listed with at least 2-3 sentences on why you would like to be a part of the committee.
Number of Spots Available: at least 2 How often does it meet?: at least once per month Description of Committee: Reviews an overview of the finances of the corporation, as well as planning for long term financial projects, budget development, and provides consultation for any investments
Human Resources Committee
Number of Spots Available: at least 1 How often does it meet?: at least twice a semester Description of Committee: The Human Resources Committee concerns itself with hiring of employees, performance reviews, job descriptions, employment best practices, and disciplinary actions. The committee will also provide students opportunities to get involved within the HR community.
Number of Spots Available: 1 from each completable major on the Durham campus How often does it meet?: at least twice a semester Description of Committee: This committee deals with academic concerns and needs of the students of Trent Durham-GTA campus, with a focus on surveying courses that students would like to see or require on campus and voicing the suggestions at the appropriate Trent University Senate committees.
Student Engagement Committee
Number of Spots Available: at least 3 How often does it meet?: at least once a month Description of Committee: The Student Engagement Committee approves any new clubs, de-ratifies existing clubs, approves club expenditure over $500 and enforces all other powers and responsibilities given to it as laid out in clubs policy.
Number of Spots Available: at least 3 How often does it meet?: at least twice a semester Description of Committee: TDSA CARES is responsible for overseeing political and community-based campaigns and providing Trent Durham students with the means to become involved in the causes that they are passionate about. We will also provide students with the opportunity to network with other student advocates by running events. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Number of Spots Available: at least 2 How often does it meet?: at least twice a semester Description of Committee: The Outreach Committee concerns itself directly with engaging the Trent Durham Community. It edits and conducts surveys in the Trent Community, as well as conducting ad hoc outreach initiatives, and seeking out and maintaining community partnerships.
Organizational Review and Development
Number of Spots Available: 3 Meeting frequency: at least twice a semester Description of Committee: ORD is responsible for the review of TDSA by-laws, policies and procedures.
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OFFICE HOURS The TDSA Office is currently closed to the public due to COVID-19 precautions and construction but will be available September 10th. Staff and Executives are available via email and by curbside appointment in the interim.
ADDRESS Trent Durham Student Association 55 Thornton Road South - Room 118 Oshawa, Ontario L1J 5Y1