<div dir="ltr"><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:arial">Good Afternoon Class of 2020!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:arial"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><font face="Arial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt">I wanted to touch base with you to explain how first year elections are organized. As some of you may remember, first year is the only year that class elections are held TWICE a year as opposed to once, excluding the 2020 SAVS representative, which is a full year </span><span style="font-size:12.6666669845581px">position</span><span style="font-size:9.5pt">.</span></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:arial"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:arial">This is not a reflection on the excellent job your executive has done so far – but gives everyone a chance to reconsider the level of his or her involvement after having a better understanding of the course load and what is expected of you academically.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:arial"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><font face="Arial"><span style="font-size:12.6666669845581px">I've attached a document outlining the responsibility of each position. </span></font><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:arial"><b>If you have enjoyed your time on the class’ executive so far, or if you are not involved in the executive but think you would like to be, I encourage all of you to consider nominating yourself!</b> Being a member of your class executive is a great experience and very rewarding. It's a unique opportunity to serve your student body, showcase your leadership abilities, and to learn from your peers.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:arial"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><font face="Arial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt">And as always the upper year executives or the SAVS executive are happy to answer any questions you have. You can contact SAVS at <b><a href="mailto:savs@upei.ca" target="_blank">savs@upei.ca</a>.</b></span></font><b style="font-family:arial;font-size:9.5pt"> </b><span style="font-family:arial;font-size:9.5pt">A</span><font face="Arial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt">s the new </span><span style="font-size:12.6666669845581px">executive</span><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> needs in be established and any proposed exam date changes submitted in early January we will be hosting the election before the end of this semester. </span></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><font face="Arial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"><br></span></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><font face="Arial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt">Nominations will be </span></font><b><font face="Arial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt">due </span><span style="font-size:12.6666669845581px">November</span><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> 25th at 5:00 pm. </span></font></b><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:arial">I will be sending out reminders closer to this date. Elections will take place between <b>November 29 - December 2nd</b>. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:arial"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><font face="arial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt">Winter elections run exactly as fall elections: everyone interested in running for a position will send me a blurb about themselves and why they are well suited for that position. I will </span><span style="font-size:12.6667px">compile</span><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> them and voting will take place via the student Campus Login. I will be dropping in to Lecture C at 12:20 on Monday, November 21st to answer any questions you have.</span></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:arial"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:arial">Cheers, </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:arial">Genna </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:arial"><br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:arial">-----------------------------</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:arial"><br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:arial">Genevieve Machum</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:arial">Atlantic Veterinary College </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:arial">DVM Candidate 2018</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:arial">SAVS Secretary (<a href="mailto:savs@upei.ca" target="_blank">savs@upei.ca</a>) </span></p></div>