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Special Assembly agenda: Principal re-appointment and Vice-President-elect nomination

February 28, 2013

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KINGSTON, ON – The Alma Mater Society (AMS) has posted the agenda for a special session of AMS Assembly, to be held this Sunday, March 3rd, at 5pm. A locaiton will be determined in the next 24 hours and communicated to students. 

The item of new business is “That AMS Assembly approve the appointment of Nicola Plummer as Vice-President (Operations) of the Alma Mater Society for 2013-2014”, moved by President-Elect Eril Berkok and seconded by Vice-President-Elect (University Affairs) T.K. Pritchard.

“Nicola Plummer has shown dedication and integrity in her time as a student and as President of the Commerce Society. Having stood in the AMS Executive election in January and placed second, she is the obvious, most qualified, publicly-vetted candidate for this position.” – Eril Berkok, President-Elect

The second item of new business is “That AMS Assembly move into closed session for the remainder of the Special Assembly” for a discussion on Principal Woolf’s renewal.

The official special Assembly agenda can be found here.

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.