Elections for Residence Council were held on Saturday, October 24, 2009. The voting period was from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Oscar Peterson Hall and aproximately 200 votes were cast. In his speech, Bressler noted he has been an active member of the UTM community. As a former member of the UTMSU board of directors and the UTSU board of directors, Bressler took part in organizing Orientation Week and the Student Day of Action. The top three priorities for Residence council, according to Bressler, are making sure fees do not increase for residence students, organizing a food committee to create diverse food options and hold a memorable residence formal.