Committees and Boards
The ISA Board is the top administrative executive body directly working under the Councils and leading the seven departments of the ISA.
The Board executes all decisions made by the councils and also represents ISA as a whole publically.
The Board of the ISA consist of the President, snd seven Vice Presidents as voting members. Along with two Student Governance Officers and a Manager.
The Hearing Board shall fulfill the role of the judiciary within the ISA. The Hearing board of ISA has a wide scope that covers dealing with violation of bylaws, policies, standings, individual and internal conflicts. Check Bylaws of ISA for complete scope and mandate. The Board is the strongest arm of the Councils to ensure that ISA is true to its membership.
We strongly encourage that you read the ISA Bylaws prior to filing a case. Cases are binding and thus taken seriously.
Recent or Ongoing cases.
This Committee works directly with the Board and under the Councils. The Committee mandate is to discuss all the regional issues and recommend actions to the councils that shall be more regionally focussed.
The Committee is chaired by the Vice President External of the ISA. The Committee consists of one (1) appointed member by all the regional/country focussed groups or the cultural groups. The ISA President and Chancellors sit in the committee as representatives of the Board and Council respectively.
The Advisory Committee of ISA consist of all the Advisors of the ISA. This Committee meet on the request of the Councils or the Board, when ISA need assistance or advice from its advisors.
This Committee is chaired by the ISA President and consists of all advisors along with the founders of the ISA.
Committees on which ISA Representatives Sit
The Council on Student Affairs (COSA) is a standing committee of General Faculties Council (GFC) charged with providing considered input to ensure proposals and policies before GFC are evaluated in light of their impact on students at the University of Alberta.
COSA is directly made under the Post Secondary Learning Act (PSLA).
COSA is responsible for promoting continued improvement of programs and policies related to student academic affairs, and reviewing proposals and policies related to student academic affairs
The EDI Committee is made by the Students' Union to ensure that SU is EDI focussed and equity-seeking groups are ensured.