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AMS Assembly Ratifies Nicola Plummer as 2013-14 Vice-President Operations

March 03, 2013

KINGSTON, ON – On Sunday, March 3rd, AMS Assembly voted 37-3 to approve the nomination of Nicola Plummer (Comm ’13) as the 2013-14 Vice-President Operations. This was done in accordance with section 2.02.03 of the AMS Constitution. Ms. Plummer was nominated by President-elect Eril Berkok and Vice-President-elect (University Affairs) T.K. Pritchard.

“It was important that the elected members of AMS Assembly move swiftly to confirm a new incoming Vice-President Operations. Tristan, Mira and I will be working tirelessly until May 1st to transition Eril, T.K., and Nicola, and we are glad that Assembly recognized the critical importance of filling this role to the smooth functioning of the Society and its services.” – AMS President, Doug Johnson

“From her strong leadership of the Commerce Society to her thoughtful contributions in the most recent election campaign, Nicola was the obvious and qualified choice for this position. She brings an invaluable perspective to the table, a willingness to learn, and a dedication to students and our employees. The overwhelming support of Assembly, as well as every faculty and residence society President, shows that Nicola enjoys the support of T.K. and I, as well as the vast majority of our elected representatives.” – Eril Berkok, AMS President-elect

Please direct all media inquiries to Taylor Mann, AMS Communications Officer, at comm@ams.queensu.ca or (613) 533-6000 x 75850.

BACKGROUNDER 

Alma Mater Society (AMS) - http://www.myAMS.org

The central undergraduate student government at Queen’s University, the AMS represents over 14,200 students and is the oldest student government in Canada. The constituency is represented through 12 faculty and residence societies. The AMS Council, which is made up of a three-person executive, six commissioners, and three directors, oversees all day-to-day activities within the Society, including 14 corporate services and various government committees that address virtually all matters of student life at Queen’s.