Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University


On March 31, 2005, the Thompson Rivers University Act created three governing bodies for TRU: the Board, the Senate, and the Planning Council for Open Learning.

Elections are held each fall and winter to fill positions on the TRU institutional governing committees as necessary.

Fall 2018 Election Results

Electoral results for the following positions on the University Senate, through this fall 2018 election are as follows:

University Senate
  • One (1) Support Staff* representative to fill current vacancy for the balance of the appointment term; November 9, 2018 to December 31, 2020.


Alana Hoare
94 votes
Jasmine Haskell
26 votes
Shelley Church

*Section 8(4) of the TRU Act defines support staff as “employees of the university who are not (a) officers of the university, or (b) deans or faculty members”.

For full details on eligibility, nomination, and voting criteria: Please see the ‘TRU Board, Senate and Planning Council Election Procedures’ document (January 25, 2010, Revised September 2014)

Proposed Meeting Times and Attendance (subject to change):

Meeting times for each governing body will vary and attendance is required. For meeting schedules, please see:

Historical Election Results

For more information, please email or call 250-828-5090