Name: Thao Dao
Year and Program: 3rd Year, Biomedical Science
Role: My role as President is to act as the main liaison between the students and the Faculty of Science, as well as between Sciences and other federated bodies of the SFUO. I oversee projects that the executives initiate, serve as the chairperson at SSA meetings, and ensure the smooth functioning of council members.
Fun Fact: My first and last name rhyme.
Name: Kevin Roy
Year and Program: 4th Year, Biomedical Sciences
Role: My role as VP Finance is to oversee the financial operations of the Science Students' Association. Working with the Finance Assistant, I update the budget, write cheques and ensure that the SSA is transparent in all its financial operations.
Fun Fact: I play intramural dodgeball with my friends. My team has played every semester since we started university in 2015.
Name: Nina Hadžimustafić
Year and Program: 4th Year, Biochemistry with Minor in Mathematics
Role: The overall goal of my position is to plan events for Science students throughout the year! The major events that I am responsible for are 101 week, Science Formal, and Gradball.
Fun Fact: I spend my spare time (and time I should probably be studying) composing music on piano!
Name: Marwa Ibrahim
Year and Program: 5th Year, Biomedical Science
Role: I am responsible for the maintenance of the website, the management of SSA spaces, and ensure the smooth functioning of its systems. I also oversee the creation and execution of all SSA services, and serve as the chair of the Services committee.
Fun Fact: I can sleep 13+ hours consecutively.
Name: Lauren Massey
Year and Program: 3rd Year, Biochemistry with Minor in History
Role: I work with other faculties and universities across Ontario to facilitate a good relationship between them and the SSA, as well as with all SSA registered clubs. I also serve as the main liaison between the SSA and the Board of Administrators (BOA) of the SFUO.
Fun Fact: I was a gymnast for 11 years.
Name: Jane Arciszewski
Year and Program: 3rd Year, Biochemistry
Role: As VP Academic, my role is to organize academic related events such as the Wine and Cheese, award the SSA scholarships, sit on the Academic Fraud committee, and do my best to help with any academic issues that students might face.
Fun Fact: I can do a back flip.
Name: Jesse Lesniowski
Year and Program: 5th Year, Environmental Science (Ecotoxicology Option)
Role: I'm in charge of all the philanthropic initiatives throughout the year. In the summer, I focus on our Shinerama campaign, culminating with Shine Day during 101 week. If you have any ideas or suggestions that you'd like to see in 2018-2019, send me an email, I'd love to talk with you!
Fun Fact: I currently own 74 plants (and counting...)
Name: Kimmy Yang
Year and Program: 4th Year, Biomedical Science
Role: I create all logos, designs, posters, and promotional materials for the SSA and work hand in hand with the Social Media Manager to maintain the SSA's social media outlets. I'm also in charge of chairing the Promotions committee in order to improve the SSA aesthetic.
Fun Fact: I can tie a cherry stem knot with my tongue in less than 10 seconds.
Name: Lauren Desilets
Year and Program: 2nd Year, Biomedical Science
Role: I translate many things from English to French for the SSA such as website information, emails, Facebook posts and meeting minutes. I am also in charge of reinforcing bilingualism throughout the SSA which includes making the SSA a more welcoming environment for French students.
Fun Fact: I’ve lived in Thunder Bay and Saskatoon!
Name: Morgan Lynds
Year and Program: 3rd Year, Biotechnology
Role: I oversee the acquisition, organization and transportation of all equipment and materials necessary for SSA functions. I am responsible for the association's distribution of merchandise, venue and room bookings, food and clothing orders, and coordinates with the association council to ensure the success of all SSA events.
Fun Fact: I used to play the drums in a band.
Name: Alex Harrison
Year and Program: 4th Year, Environmental Science
Role: I sit on the University Senate which is tasked with debating academic issues and ensuring proper management of educational policies.
Fun Fact: My favourite time of the day is dusk.
Name: Brittany Love
Role: As last years president, I provide guidance to the Association Council and ensure that the integrity of the council is maintained from last year to this year.
Fun Fact: I have a 6 foot wingspan.
Name: Sam Yee
Year and Program: 1st year Biomedical Science
Fun Fact: People think this is my favourite meme but it's not.
Name: Clarissa Ngo
Year and Program: 1st Year Biomedical Sciences
Fun Fact: I've watched every episode of Brooklyn Nine Nine at least 5 times.
Name: Victoria Ogden
Year and Program: 2nd Year Chemistry
Fun Fact: I love to camp and canoe.
Name: Amanda D'Attolico
Year and Program: 3rd Year Biochemistry - Microbiology and Immunology Option
Fun Fact: Despite being both Italian and a pasta addict, I haven't been to Italy (yet)!
Name: Yazmin Olla
Year and Program: 1st year Biomedical Science, Extended French stream
Fun Fact: I use honey as a dipping sauce for everything.
Name: Nichole Dai
Fun Fact: I have tried almost every drink on the Starbucks menu.
Name: Asha Francis
Year and Program: 3rd Year Physics
Fun Fact: I would like to study black holes and dark matter when I'm done school.
Name: Rae Landriau
Year and Program: 2nd year Environmental Science
Fun Fact: I was a girl guide for 13 years.
Name: Rahat Sheikh
Fun Fact: I've wanted to become an astronaut for longer than I've wanted to become a surgeon.
Name: Joaquin-Andres Ackland-Snow
Fun Fact: My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard.
Name: Denis Qeska
Year and Program: 2nd Year Biochemistry
Fun Fact: I play piano and saxophone.
Name: Eleni Sokou
Year and Program: 3rd year Biomedical Science with minor in Social Sciences of Health
Fun Fact: I play 5 musical instruments (6 if you include singing)!
Name: Pawrnaa Perinpanayagam
Year and Program: 5th year and Biomedical Sciences
Fun Fact: I've never been to the United States.
Name: Liam Kenny
Year and Program: 3rd Year Mathematics and Chemistry
Fun Fact: I’m a Canadian Champion in Irish Dance.
Name: Muyiwa Womiloju
Year and Program: 3rd Year Biopharmaceutical Science
Fun Fact: I was born on Canada Day.
Name: Katherine Power
Year and Program: 2nd Year Geology
Fun Fact: I’m trilingual: I speak English, Russian, and French!
Name: Marie Rose Jerade
Year and Program: 3rd Year Mathematics with Minor in Computer Science
Fun Fact: I have been up and down the Eiffel Tower stairs.
Name: Mahmoud Adi
Year and Program: 2nd Year Biology
Fun Fact: My head used to be disproportionately big when I was a child.
Name: Anjaliya Sonnilal
Year and Program: 2nd Year Biotechnology
Fun Fact: I really enjoy music: going to concerts, ukulele playing and singing — when I actually have time.
Name: Oceanne Comtois
Fun Fact: I love dinosaurs (especially the stegosaurus) and I know all kinds of things about them.
Name: Sanaz Karimi
Fun Fact: When I was 4 I used to crawl into the washing machine just so I did have to go to pre-school.
Name: Logan Barr
Role: I assist the Vice-President Finance in administrative tasks related to the finances of the SSA.
Fun Fact: I'm the only person that didn't respond to the Webmaster's email about giving a fun fact!
Name: Sophie Gregoire-Mitha
Role: I update the constitution regularly as new motions are passed, assist in the upkeep of the office/online calendars, taking meeting minutes, and perform various other administrative tasks.
Fun Fact: I'm from the city of North Vancouver (not the same as Vancouver).
Name: Doan-Nghi Dam-Le
Role: I spearhead any social media campaigns including but not limited to promotions, contests and creative platforms.
Fun Fact: Fuzzy peaches are my favourite candy!
Name: Stephen Harrigan
Year and Program: 4th Year, Physics-Mathematics
Role: I maintain the SSA's website, ensuring content is accurate in both official languages.
Fun Fact: My name is spelled with a “ph“ and not a “v“