The University of Alberta Debate Society is pleased to announce our Executive for the 2013-2014 year.
President: Mark Jacka
Executive Vice-President: Gabi Belzil
VP Finance: Robin Lake
VP External: Catherine Fan
VP Internal: Eldon Lake
VP Training: Daniel Howitt
We also elected our auditor who will be Mary McPhail.
The University of Alberta Debate Society hosts weekly meetings every Wednesday and Thursday at 5:00 PM in Humanities Centre 1-11. If you have never debated before, the best way to learn more is to come to a meeting! If you want more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This week, the UADS is excited to launch its inaugural political debate series jointly hosted with local political parties, with different debates taking place each Sunday throughout the month of June. To find out how to join us, click here!
The Debate Society will also be hosting summer practices every Wednesday at 6PM in Humanities 2-21 and every Sunday at 2PM in the Business Atrium at the University of Alberta. Debate will be in British Parliamentary style. We encourage anyone interested in debate or public speaking to come out!
Welcome to the 2012-2013 school year!
The University of Alberta Debate Society is very excited to announce that our first meeting will take place on Wednesday, September 12th at 5 PM in Humanities Centre L-1! Please come out for FREE PIZZA and our annual show debate.
Memberships will be on sale for $18 for the year! Get them fast at the first meeting!
Weekly meetings will continue on September 19th and 20th at 5 PM in HC 2-11.
Hope to see you there!
The UADS is once again hosting it’s year-end party!
When: Friday, April 6th
Where: Windsor Park Plaza at 8210 111th Street*
from 6:30pm to 12am.
*The Party Room where this is being held will be accessible via the stairwell on 83rd Ave, west of 111th Street.
Please RSVP via the Facebook Event under the name “FUNSPEAK 2012!” or by emailing Nisha at email@example.com by WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4th! If you have any dietary restrictions, please forward those as well.
We will be providing light refreshments and food, and you are invited to bring your own games, drinks, and smiling faces to this final event!
On Wednesday, March 28th, we elected our executive for the upcoming, 105th year of debate. Our AGM was an efficient 45 minutes, where we passed constitutional reform to create a Vice-President Training position, which will be reviewed after next year.
President: Nisha Patel
Vice-President Executive: Andrea Diamond
Vice-President Finance: Keith Hill
Vice-President External: Zoe Francis
Vice-President Internal: Daniel Howitt
Vice-President Training: Catherine Fan
Auditor: Kathleen Elhatton-Lake
Thank you to our outgoing executive, Kristen Pue, Robert Lees-Miller, Julia Baum, and Andrew Robertson for another great year!
This Wednesday, the U of A Debate Society will be electing its new Executive Council. The positions open for election are:
Elections for the Member-at-Large and the Novice Member-At-Large will take place in September, 2012.
UADS members may NOT proxy your votes in, but we will allow you to vote before the meeting from 4pm onwards if you are unable to make the actual meeting at 5pm.
Platforms are on CUSIDnet. You will need to be a University of Alberta forum member to have access, so please create a use and message Kristen Pue for access.
Thanks, and good luck to all candidates running!