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Event: AMS Assembly at City Hall

October 24, 2012

KINGSTON, ON – Tonight’s meeting of AMS Assembly, the highest governing body of the student government, will be held in the Memorial Room of Kingston City Hall.

Date: Thursday,  October 25th, 2012

Time: 6pm reception for Assembly members and City officials; 7pm start to Assembly meeting

Location: Memorial Room of Kingston City Hall

His Worship Mayor Mark Gerretsen will be guest speaker for the event and will be speaking on a range of topics related to the relationship between Queen’s students and the Kingston community. This will be followed by the regular business of the meeting. As always, students-at-large are encouraged to attend the meeting and participate in discussion.

An ‘assembly in brief’ can be found here: http://bit.ly/oct25assembly

The full Assembly agenda can be found here: /agenda

CONTACT:
Please direct all media inquiries and requests 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 on AMS Assembly. 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. AMS commissioners and directors sit on Assembly, but do not have voting rights.