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2019-20 Executives

PresidenT

Name: Jane Arciszewski  Year and Program: 4th Year, Biochemistry  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 UOSU. 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 mom purposely gave me a really simple first name because my last name is so ridiculous.  Email:  president@ssa-aes.com

Name: Jane Arciszewski

Year and Program: 4th Year, Biochemistry

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 UOSU. 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 mom purposely gave me a really simple first name because my last name is so ridiculous.

Email: president@ssa-aes.com


Vice-President Finance

Name: Liam Kenny  Year and Program: 4th Year  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’m a 4 time Canadian champion in Irish dance!  Email:  finance@ssa-aes.com

Name: Liam Kenny

Year and Program: 4th Year

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’m a 4 time Canadian champion in Irish dance!

Email: finance@ssa-aes.com


Vice-President Social

Name: Eleni Sokou  Year and Program: 4th Year Biomedical Sciences, with a minor in Social Sciences of Health  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 play 5 musical instruments! 6 if you include singing.  Email:  social@ssa-aes.com

Name: Eleni Sokou

Year and Program: 4th Year Biomedical Sciences, with a minor in Social Sciences of Health

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 play 5 musical instruments! 6 if you include singing.

Email: social@ssa-aes.com


Vice-President Internal

Name: Sophie Gregoire-Mitha  Year and Program: 3rd Year, Biomedical Sciences  Role: I am responsible for the maintenance of the lockers, 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: Starbucks is my home.  Email:  internal@ssa-aes.com

Name: Sophie Gregoire-Mitha

Year and Program: 3rd Year, Biomedical Sciences

Role: I am responsible for the maintenance of the lockers, 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: Starbucks is my home.

Email: internal@ssa-aes.com


Vice-President EXTERNAL

Name: Lauren Desilets  Year and Program: 3rd Year, Biomedical Sciences  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:  Email:  external@ssa-aes.com

Name: Lauren Desilets

Year and Program: 3rd Year, Biomedical Sciences

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:

Email: external@ssa-aes.com


Vice-President Academic

Name: Océanne Comtois  Year and Program: 4th Year, Biopharmaceutical Sciences (Genomics)  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 am a lover of all things dinosaurs (my favourite is the stegosaurus).  Email:  academic@ssa-aes.com

Name: Océanne Comtois

Year and Program: 4th Year, Biopharmaceutical Sciences (Genomics)

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 am a lover of all things dinosaurs (my favourite is the stegosaurus).

Email: academic@ssa-aes.com


Vice-President PHILANTHROPIC

Name: Ricky Saikali  Year and Program: 3rd Year, Biopharmaceutical Sciences  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 2019-2020, send me an email, I'd love to talk with you!  Fun Fact: I’m not fun.  Email:  philanthropic@ssa-aes.com

Name: Ricky Saikali

Year and Program: 3rd Year, Biopharmaceutical Sciences

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 2019-2020, send me an email, I'd love to talk with you!

Fun Fact: I’m not fun.

Email: philanthropic@ssa-aes.com


Vice-President PROMOTION

Name: Karishma Tailor  Year and Program: 2nd Year, Biomedical Sciences  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 broke my collarbone playing "Ring Around the Rosie"!  Email:  promotions@ssa-aes.com

Name: Karishma Tailor

Year and Program: 2nd Year, Biomedical Sciences

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 broke my collarbone playing "Ring Around the Rosie"!

Email: promotions@ssa-aes.com


Vice-President BILINGUAL

Name: Malek Rahmani  Year and Program: 3rd 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 am excessively competitive when playing Scrabble.  Email:  bilingual@ssa-aes.com

Name: Malek Rahmani

Year and Program: 3rd 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 am excessively competitive when playing Scrabble.

Email: bilingual@ssa-aes.com


LOGISTICS COORDINATOR

Name: Patricia Rosales  Year and Program: 3rd Year, Biomedical Sciences  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: Don't judge me but I enjoy my leftovers cold.  Email:  logistics@ssa-aes.com

Name: Patricia Rosales

Year and Program: 3rd Year, Biomedical Sciences

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: Don't judge me but I enjoy my leftovers cold.

Email: logistics@ssa-aes.com


SENATOR

Name: Victoria Ogden  Year and Program: 3rd Year, Chemistry  Role: I sit on the University Senate which is tasked with debating academic issues and ensuring proper management of educational policies.  Fun Fact: I've worked at summer camp for the past 7 years.  Email:  senator@ssa-aes.com

Name: Victoria Ogden

Year and Program: 3rd Year, Chemistry

Role: I sit on the University Senate which is tasked with debating academic issues and ensuring proper management of educational policies.

Fun Fact: I've worked at summer camp for the past 7 years.

Email: senator@ssa-aes.com


VICE-PRESIDENT EQUITY

Name: Anjaliya Sonnilal  Year and Program: 3rd Year, Biotechnology  Role: I am responsible for ensuring that all events hosted by the SSA are accessible, welcoming, and inclusive of all students within the science faculty.  Fun fact: I once went 56 hours without sleep. I do not recommend.  Email:  equity@ssa-aes.com

Name: Anjaliya Sonnilal

Year and Program: 3rd Year, Biotechnology

Role: I am responsible for ensuring that all events hosted by the SSA are accessible, welcoming, and inclusive of all students within the science faculty.

Fun fact: I once went 56 hours without sleep. I do not recommend.

Email: equity@ssa-aes.com

SENIOR ADVISOR

Name: Thao Dao  Year and Program: 4th Year, Biomedical Sciences  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:  Email:  senior@ssa-aes.com

Name: Thao Dao

Year and Program: 4th Year, Biomedical Sciences

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:

Email: senior@ssa-aes.com



Summer Exec 2019-20

VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

Name: Emiliyan Staykov  Year and Program: 5th year, Biomedical Science (Co-op Option)  Role: I am responsible for the administration and training of all SSA volunteers in preparation for, and during, 101 Week. A few key aspects of my role include creating the 101 Week Guide application, selecting Science Guides and instructing / overseeing the selected Guides throughout 101 Week.  Fun Fact: I am a SpongeBob SquarePants enthusiast.  Email:  volunteer@ssa-aes.com

Name: Emiliyan Staykov

Year and Program: 5th year, Biomedical Science (Co-op Option)

Role: I am responsible for the administration and training of all SSA volunteers in preparation for, and during, 101 Week. A few key aspects of my role include creating the 101 Week Guide application, selecting Science Guides and instructing / overseeing the selected Guides throughout 101 Week.

Fun Fact: I am a SpongeBob SquarePants enthusiast.

Email: volunteer@ssa-aes.com

FUNDRAISER COORDINATOR

Name: Radhika Prabhune  Year and Program: 3rd Year, Biomedical Sciences  Role: I take care of all things Shinerama for the summer. From Sucker Runs to Shine Day, my job is to create events to raise money for Shinerama and encourage Shiners to participate.  Fun Fact: My favourite movie is Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)  Email:  fundraiser@ssa-aes.com

Name: Radhika Prabhune

Year and Program: 3rd Year, Biomedical Sciences

Role: I take care of all things Shinerama for the summer. From Sucker Runs to Shine Day, my job is to create events to raise money for Shinerama and encourage Shiners to participate.

Fun Fact: My favourite movie is Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Email: fundraiser@ssa-aes.com

SUMMER LOGISTICS

Name: Logan Barr

Name: Logan Barr


Departmental Representatives

First Year Representative

Name: Sam Yee  Year and Program: 1st year Biomedical Science  Fun Fact: People think  this  is my favourite meme but it's not.  Email:  first@ssa-aes.com

Name: Sam Yee

Year and Program: 1st year Biomedical Science

Fun Fact: People think this is my favourite meme but it's not.

Email: first@ssa-aes.com


First Year Representative

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.  Email:  first@ssa-aes.com

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.

Email: first@ssa-aes.com


Chemistry

Name: Victoria Ogden  Year and Program: 2nd Year Chemistry  Fun Fact: I love to camp and canoe.  Email:  chm@ssa-aes.com

Name: Victoria Ogden

Year and Program: 2nd Year Chemistry

Fun Fact: I love to camp and canoe.

Email: chm@ssa-aes.com


Biochemistry

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)!  Email:  bch@ssa-aes.com

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)!

Email: bch@ssa-aes.com


First Year Representative

Name: Yazmin Olla  Year and Program: 1st year Biomedical Science, Extended French stream  Fun Fact: I use honey as a dipping sauce for everything.  Email:  first@ssa-aes.com

Name: Yazmin Olla

Year and Program: 1st year Biomedical Science, Extended French stream

Fun Fact: I use honey as a dipping sauce for everything.

Email: first@ssa-aes.com


First Year Representative

Name: Nichole Dai  Year and Program: 1st Year Biomedical Sciences  Fun Fact: I have tried almost every drink on the Starbucks menu.  Email:  first@ssa-aes.com

Name: Nichole Dai

Year and Program: 1st Year Biomedical Sciences

Fun Fact: I have tried almost every drink on the Starbucks menu.

Email: first@ssa-aes.com


Physics

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.  Email:  phy@ssa-aes.com

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.

Email: phy@ssa-aes.com


Environmental Science

Name: Rae Landriau  Year and Program: 2nd year Environmental Science  Fun Fact: I was a girl guide for 13 years.  Email:  evs@ssa-aes.com

Name: Rae Landriau

Year and Program: 2nd year Environmental Science

Fun Fact: I was a girl guide for 13 years.

Email: evs@ssa-aes.com


First Year Representative

Name: Rahat Sheikh  Year and Program: 1st Year Biomedical Sciences  Fun Fact: I've wanted to become an astronaut for longer than I've wanted to become a surgeon.  Email:  first@ssa-aes.com

Name: Rahat Sheikh

Year and Program: 1st Year Biomedical Sciences

Fun Fact: I've wanted to become an astronaut for longer than I've wanted to become a surgeon.

Email: first@ssa-aes.com


First Year Representative

Name: Joaquin-Andres Ackland-Snow  Year and Program: 1st Year Biomedical Sciences  Fun Fact: My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard.  Email:  first@ssa-aes.com

Name: Joaquin-Andres Ackland-Snow

Year and Program: 1st Year Biomedical Sciences

Fun Fact: My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard.

Email: first@ssa-aes.com


Biochemistry

Name: Denis Qeska  Year and Program: 2nd Year Biochemistry  Fun Fact: I play piano and saxophone.  Email:  bch@ssa-aes.com

Name: Denis Qeska

Year and Program: 2nd Year Biochemistry

Fun Fact: I play piano and saxophone.

Email: bch@ssa-aes.com


Biomedical Science

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)!  Email:  bim@ssa-aes.com

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)!

Email: bim@ssa-aes.com


 

Biomedical Science

Name: Pawrnaa Perinpanayagam  Year and Program: 5th year and Biomedical Sciences  Fun Fact: I've never been to the United States.  Email:  bim@ssa-aes.com

Name: Pawrnaa Perinpanayagam

Year and Program: 5th year and Biomedical Sciences

Fun Fact: I've never been to the United States.

Email: bim@ssa-aes.com


Mathematics

Name: Liam Kenny  Year and Program: 3rd Year Mathematics and Chemistry  Fun Fact: I’m a Canadian Champion in Irish Dance.  Email:  mat@ssa-aes.com

Name: Liam Kenny

Year and Program: 3rd Year Mathematics and Chemistry

Fun Fact: I’m a Canadian Champion in Irish Dance.

Email: mat@ssa-aes.com


Biopharmaceutical Science

Name: Muyiwa Womiloju  Year and Program: 3rd Year Biopharmaceutical Science  Fun Fact: I was born on Canada Day.  Email:  bps@ssa-aes.com

Name: Muyiwa Womiloju

Year and Program: 3rd Year Biopharmaceutical Science

Fun Fact: I was born on Canada Day.

Email: bps@ssa-aes.com

Geology

Name: Katherine Power  Year and Program: 2nd Year Geology  Fun Fact: I’m trilingual: I speak English, Russian, and French!  Email:  geo@ssa-aes.com

Name: Katherine Power

Year and Program: 2nd Year Geology

Fun Fact: I’m trilingual: I speak English, Russian, and French!

Email: geo@ssa-aes.com


Mathematics

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.  Email:  mat@ssa-aes.com

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.

Email: mat@ssa-aes.com


Biology

Name: Mahmoud Adi  Year and Program: 2nd Year Biology  Fun Fact: My head used to be disproportionately big when I was a child.  Email:  bio@ssa-aes.com

Name: Mahmoud Adi

Year and Program: 2nd Year Biology

Fun Fact: My head used to be disproportionately big when I was a child.

Email: bio@ssa-aes.com

Biotechnology

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.  Email:  btc@ssa-aes.com

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.

Email: btc@ssa-aes.com


Biopharmaceutical Science

Name: Oceanne Comtois  Year and Program: 3rd Year Biopharmaceutical Science  Fun Fact: I love dinosaurs (especially the stegosaurus) and I know all kinds of things about them.  Email:  bps@ssa-aes.com

Name: Oceanne Comtois

Year and Program: 3rd Year Biopharmaceutical Science

Fun Fact: I love dinosaurs (especially the stegosaurus) and I know all kinds of things about them.

Email: bps@ssa-aes.com


Biology

Name: Sanaz Karimi  Year and Program: 2nd Year Biology  Fun Fact: When I was 4 I used to crawl into the washing machine just so I did have to go to pre-school.  Email:  bio@ssa-aes.com

Name: Sanaz Karimi

Year and Program: 2nd Year Biology

Fun Fact: When I was 4 I used to crawl into the washing machine just so I did have to go to pre-school.

Email: bio@ssa-aes.com


2019-20 Managers

FINANCIAL ASSISTANT

Name: Muyiwa Womlioju  Year and Program: 4th Year, Biopharmaceutical Sciences (Med Chem)  Role: I assist the Vice-President Finance in administrative tasks related to the finances of the SSA.  Fun Fact: I'm born on Canada Day.  Email:  financeassist@ssa-aes.com

Name: Muyiwa Womlioju

Year and Program: 4th Year, Biopharmaceutical Sciences (Med Chem)

Role: I assist the Vice-President Finance in administrative tasks related to the finances of the SSA.

Fun Fact: I'm born on Canada Day.

Email: financeassist@ssa-aes.com

Secretary

Name: Kyra Steiner  Year and Program: 3rd Year, Biomedical Science  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: Im seecretli rely baad at sppeling.  Email:  secretary@ssa-aes.com

Name: Kyra Steiner

Year and Program: 3rd Year, Biomedical Science

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: Im seecretli rely baad at sppeling.

Email: secretary@ssa-aes.com

SocIAL media coordinator

Name: Yzabelle Bisa  Year and Program: 4th Year, Biotechnology  Role: I work closely with VP Promotions to communicate announcements and campaigns to the student body. I oversee all SSA social media platforms where I create visual stories, interactive content and organize contests!  Fun Fact: I’ll never leave my house without my planner, a tide-to-go pen and some lip gloss.  Email:  media@ssa-aes.com

Name: Yzabelle Bisa

Year and Program: 4th Year, Biotechnology

Role: I work closely with VP Promotions to communicate announcements and campaigns to the student body. I oversee all SSA social media platforms where I create visual stories, interactive content and organize contests!

Fun Fact: I’ll never leave my house without my planner, a tide-to-go pen and some lip gloss.

Email: media@ssa-aes.com


Webmaster

Name: Michelle Hong  Year and Program: 3rd Year, Biomedical Sciences  Role: I maintain the SSA's website, ensuring content is accurate in both official languages.  Fun Fact: I’m obsessed with raccoons.  Email:  webmaster@ssa-aes.com

Name: Michelle Hong

Year and Program: 3rd Year, Biomedical Sciences

Role: I maintain the SSA's website, ensuring content is accurate in both official languages.

Fun Fact: I’m obsessed with raccoons.

Email: webmaster@ssa-aes.com