The Executive of Events is responsible for planning, coordinating and im-
plementing four large scale events throughout their term. These events
include, but are not limited to: the Graduation Gala, the Greater Victoria
Business Banquet, the Gustavson Commerce Club Appreciation Dinner
and the Gustavson School of Business Conference. This role requires an
understanding of priorities and budget constraints, as well as strong
management and leadership skills. Furthermore, as the Executive of
Events, it is necessary to maintain strong relationships with the Exec-
utives of Corporate Relations, Marketing and the President of the Com-
merce Students’ Society.
The Executive of Events oversees 16-18 directors throughout the term.
More specifically, 2-3 directors for the Graduation Gala, 2-3 directors for
the Greater Victoria Business Banquet and 12 directors for the Gustavson
School of Business Conference. As the leader of a large team, it is critical
that the Executive of Events is able to communicate with and organize
directors while meeting deadlines effectively.