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The Senior Stick is the spokesperson and representative of all engineering students. The Stick maintains communication with the Dean and Associate Deans on all topics concerning UMES members. The Senior Stick also works actively with UMSU and the University's other senior sticks to support the needs of both Engineering students and all University students.
The Senior Stick
The Secretary helps to ensure that the administrative activities of UMES Council proceed smoothly. The Secretary is primarily responsible for taking accurate minutes, the official record of meeting discussions and actions, at all UMES Council meetings. The Secretary also assists other UMES Council members in many other ways, helping them to serve Engineering students more efficiently.
The Vice Stick Communications is responsible for strengthening for communications between UMES Council and Engineering students. This is done mainly through the use of the website and social media. The VSC is also one of two UMSU Representatives that serve as a voice for Engineering students on the University of Manitoba Students' Union Council.
Vice Stick Communications
The Vice Stick External is your contact person with APEGM and other engineering student societies across Canada. The VSE is responsible for sending students to Engineering conferences, which are a great way to meet fellow engineering students from all over the country. The VSE also organizes the University of Manitoba Engineering Competition (UMEC), which is an event featuring various competition categories testing your design and communication skills. If you are interested in attending a conference or competition, or would like more information about APEGM or other local and national engineering organizations, please contact the VSE.
Vice Stick External
The Vice Stick Internal is UMES’ primary liaison to the Faculty and to the Technical Societies and therefore works closely with each of these organizations. The VSI also works to maintain the various student spaces around the EITC and to represent undergraduate engineering students on the University of Manitoba Senate.
Vice Stick Internal
The Vice Stick Socials works with the directorships that help fill your social calender with fun sporting events and parties. The VSS is also the second of two UMSU Representatives that serve as a voice for Engineering students on the University of Manitoba Students' Union Council.
Vice Stick Socials
The Vice Stick Academic is the academic advocate for Engineering students. The VSA is responsible for communicating with the Faculty and its departments regarding academic issues, coordinating student representation on academic committees, organizing academic events like Bear Pit sessions, and assisting individual students with their academic problems. If you are having difficulty dealing with a professor, need help in launching an appeal, or have questions or concerns about course content or academic rules and regulations, please contact the VSA.
Vice Stick Academic
The Vice Stick Finance organizes and oversees the finances of UMES Council. During the summer, the VSF compiles and reviews UMES's annual budget to ensure that all spending will be in the best interest of engineering students. Throughout the year, the VSF makes sure that UMES's activities are carried out in a financially responsible manner. The VSF also chairs the UMES finance committee.
Vice Stick Finance
The Vice Stick Operations is responsible for maintaining and updating UMES’ constitution, by-laws, policies, technical society regulations, and other legal documents. The VSO actively works to advocate for student concerns through their position as UMES’ spokesperson for government relations. Continuously canvassing for changes that could affect students as future professional engineers, the VSO is UMES’ representative on the Government Relations Advisory Committee with Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba.
Vice Stick Operations