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Student Committee

Terms of Reference

To promote interaction between Canadian post-secondary mathematics students and to consider other matters of interest and concern to post-secondary mathematics students in Canada.

The end-of-term for the appointed members of the Student Committee is June 30.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. To disseminate information of interest to students, including via a Student Newsletter.

  2. To provide continuity for and assistance with activities of interest to mathematics students, including conferences and job fairs.

  3. To explore means of increasing interaction between mathematics students and other members of the Canadian mathematics community,

  4. In consultation with the Chair of the Publications Committee, to appoint an individual who will be the Editor of the Student Newsletter. Normally, the term of the appointment of the Editor will be for two years.

  5. In consultation with the Chair of the Electronic Services Committee, to appoint an individual (the Student Webmaster) who will be responsible for ensuring that the student pages on CMS web site are of interest to post-secondary mathematics students and are properly maintained and updated. Normally, the term of the appointment of the Student Webmaster will be for two years.

  6. To provide the Chair of the Nominating Committee, no later than July 31, with nominees (undergraduates and graduates) for the student positions on the CMS Board of Directors and for the members of the Student Committee.

  7. To oversee the finances related to the annual Canadian Undergraduate Mathematics Conference (CUMC) and the CUMC accounts.

  8. To review requests for support of activities of interest to Canadian undergraduate and graduate students and to make recommendations to the Chair of the Finance Committee as appropriate. Any recommendations are be submitted no later than August 15.

  9. To report to the Board on the various post-secondary student activities.

Membership

The Student Committee will consist of a Chair, or two Co-Chairs, one faculty member from a university mathematics department and five other members (undergraduate and graduate students, and such that among the chair(s) and the non-ex-officio members, there shall be at least one member from each region in Canada). The Chair(s) and non-ex-officio members of the Student Committee are appointed by the Nominating Committee for two-year terms and such that the terms are staggered.

The Student Committee will also comprise the Editor of the Student Newsletter (ex-officio), the Student Webmaster (ex-officio), the President of the CUMC (ex-officio) and the Executive Director (ex-officio). The Chair or Co-Chairs are to be members of the CMS in good standing but the other members of the Student Committee appointed by the Nominating Committee need not be members of the CMS.

1 Chair or 2 Co-Chairs + 5 members (at least one from each region in Canada)
  + 1 faculty member from a university mathematics department
  + Editor - Student Newsletter (ex-officio)
  + Student Webmaster (ex-officio)
  + CUMC President (ex-officio)
  + Executive Director (ex-officio)


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