Champlain College Cabinet is the voice of students affiliated with Champlain College! We advocate for your needs and have members represented on the University Senate, the Colleges and Student Services Committee, as well as the Trent Central Student Association (TCSA).
We’re also the amazing team responsible for Champlain’s traditional events like Harvest Weekend, Bon Temps, Ball Hockey, our annual Formal, and so much more. Together, we keep the spirit of Champlain College alive and well. Choosing to support Champlain College Cabinet means we can ensure another year of effective advocacy and lasting memories.
For general inquiries please email the cabinet office.
|Cabinet Position||Position Description|
The President of Cabinet helps steer the ship, they are the face of cabinet and represent the student body at Presidents' meetings, meetings with our College Head, and in various other executive capacities.
The Vice President deals with the inner workings of cabinet, they act as a support for members and generally monitor the internal state of cabinet.
The publicity officer is responsible for advertising events, communicating with other members about their events, managing the colleges social media accounts and photography at events.
|Cultural Affairs Representative|
The Cultural Affairs representative's focus is maintaining an diverse and inclusive environment in Champlain College. This representative is expected to communicate with various groups on campus and run events to highlight the diversity of the Champlain & Trent student body.
Our social events, such as Harvest Dinner, Bontemps Dinner and our College Formal, are the work of our Social Representatives. This partner position requires teamwork with each other as well as our Publicity Officers and cabinet as a whole.
Being the Chair of Cabinet means running the Cabinet meetings, and remaining an impartial body in meetings. The Chair is in charge of keeping the rest of Cabinet on track, liaising with the college office and sometimes acting as a disciplinary body.
Being Champlain till we die doesn’t end at the property line. We value all Champlainers and the Off-Campus Representative works to ensure that the concerns and desires of the off-campus Student Body are heard.
Forming our Champlain Community means we need to hear from all of our students, and incoming on-campus students are an important part of the student body. The On-Campus representatives work with the Annex Representative to organize Stress Busters for students.
Being a Secretary is more than taking minutes. Our Secretary also maintains the office, updates our events calendar and keeps track of member attendance.
|Sr. Athletics & Jr. Athletics|
Our Athletics team is in charge our much loved sports tournaments, Pigbowl, Broomball and Ball hockey. This is a partner position where the Sr. Representative is in a mentorship role for the Jr.
Our beloved Annex students get their own representative to voice their concerns and needs. The Annex representative works with the On-Campus representative to plan and implement Stress Buster Events!
|Sr. Senator & Jr. Senator|
The Senators act as student/cabinet representatives on the Senate. They are in charge of bringing issues back to cabinet for discussion and ensuring a student voice in exterior meetings. The Sr. Senator also sits on the TCSA and is in a mentorship role for the Jr. Senator who is in charge of our elections.
College cabinets have a responsibility to their students to spend their money appropriately, the Treasurer is in charge of monitoring spending, facilitating budget requests and assisting with club funding allocation.
The TCSA is a vital student resource. Our TCSA commissioner is a supplementary representative of TCSA on Cabinet. They are also in charge of our annual Milk Run Relay event!
|Don on Cabinet||Our new Champlainers are near and dear to us, the Don on Cabinet reports to Cabinet in terms of current residence events and student issues. The Don on Cabinet attends events and brings Cabinet initiatives back to on-campus students and Dons.|
|Community and Sustainability||The Community and Sustainability representative is responsible for ensuring that Champlain College does its part to help the environment and decrease the impact our events have on the planet. They also establishes partnerships with different organizations within the Peterborough community to ensure that cabinet helps others outside the Trent community.|
Meet your College Cabinet
Sr & Jr Athletics
Sr & Jr Senator
Don on Cabinet
Community & Sustainability