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All You Need for the Semi-Annual General Meeting

October 18th, 2010 No comments

The Ryerson Engineering Student Society is holding its Semi-Annual General Meeting to amend our By-Laws.

The SAGM gives you, the engineering student, a chance to shape the way your Engineering Student Society is run. Proposed changes must be made through a written motion, the form for which can be found below. A completed example is also provided to give you some guidance. Please also make yourself familiar with the current By-Laws, Constitution and Robert’s Rules of Order, all of which are available below.

Please come prepared with your class schedule from RAMSS (complete with your name), as only engineering students may cast a vote.

Date: Monday, October 25, 2010
Time: 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Location: Kerr Hall South, Room 239

There will be free food and drinks!

Here’s what you need to be prepared:

By-Laws Constitution Amendment Form Example form Robert’s Rules

Please note: Proposed amendments must be submitted by 11:59 pm on Thursday, October 21, 2010. Submissions may be made either in person to the RESS office (Kerr Hall East 123), or emailed to


Want to make an amendment to our By-Laws?

October 15th, 2010 No comments

If you feel the need to make amendment to our by-laws, I have the form for you!

Now, before you go all hog-wild and submit various ridiculous ideas, you’d better read the following:

A By-Law Proposal or Amendment Proposal will be considered only if the following conditions are met:

  1. All required information, as outlined by this form, is provided.
  2. It is submitted by 11:59 pm on Thursday, October 21, 2010. Submissions may be made either in person to the RESS office (Kerr Hall East 123), or emailed to
  3. The proposal is signed by no less than fifteen (15) Ryerson Engineering Student Society members. General members and members of the Board of Directors are all eligible for signage.

Get it? Got it? Good!

Print out this lovely form, fill it out, and bring it to the RESS office, KHE123.


SAGM Fall 2010!

October 13th, 2010 No comments

Oh my! We are having our Semi Annual General Meeting on October 25th 2010 at 6pm-11pm. It’s being held in KHS 239.

Come participate in the governance of your student society! If you want to make an amendment to the by-laws, come by the RESS office to fill out a form.


Updated Constitution and By-Laws!

October 6th, 2010 No comments

Just in time for the SAGM, we’ve uploaded the up-to-date Constitution and By-Laws.

You can find them in the documents section of the website.


Deadline EXTENDED for Appointed Position Applications

September 27th, 2010 No comments

Hey you! You’ve got an extra week to hand in your application for an appointed position. Come by the RESS office to pick up a form, or print one off here.

The new deadline is Friday October 1st at 4pm, in the RESS office: KHE 123.

It’s a great way to get involved in your student society and meet new people.


Apply for an Appointed Position in RESS!

September 16th, 2010 No comments

Uncle Sam

Wouldn’t you love to apply for the various positions open this year?

The deadline is September 24th 2010 at 4pm, so get on it!

Print off this form, and bring it by the office. The online has been taken down,  so don’t freak out about not being able to find it.


Vote for 2010-2011 RESS Members!

March 10th, 2010 No comments

If you’re currently enrolled in engineering at Ryerson, by now you will have recently an email from the RESS Chief Returning Officer regarding the current RESS elections for the 2010-2011 school year.

If you have not voted already, you can access your ballot from the link that has been emailed to you. Positions that are running unopposed require a majority “yes” vote to win.

Voting runs from Wednesday, March 10th to Friday, March 12th. If you have not received an email yet, you can contact the RESS Chief Returning Officer Zohair Khan at