Board of Directors

The GSA is operated by a Board of Directors consisting of an elected Executive Committee and two elected General Directors from each department on campus.

Meetings of the GSA Board are held once per month and are open to all GSA members. The GSA Board Meetings Schedule, Agendas and Minutes are available for download.


Executive Committee

Position Name Email
President Nicole Berardi
V.P. Internal Mohsen Yoosefzadeh Najafabadi
V.P. Finance Akshay Chadha
V.P. External Britta McBride

GSA General Directors 2019/2020

Academic Department Name
Animal Bioscience Melissa Williams
Animal Bioscience Aizwarya Thanabalan
Biomedical Science Kathy Matuszewska
Biomedical Science Madison Pereira
Chemistry Aiman Khaleel
Chemistry Scott Sammons
Economics Henrietta Agyei Asiamah
Economics Mingze Li
Engineering Syeda Manjia Tahsien
Engineering Pinkesh Patel
Environmental Science Sage Handler
Environmental Science Nastaran Chalabianlou Vayjoyeh
Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics Ananka Shah
Food Science Alyssa Francavilla
Food Science Azin Sadat
History Kehlar Hillyer
Hospitality, Food & Tourism Management (School Of) Alireza Zolfaghari
Human Health & Nutritional Sciences Chelsea Furtado-Resendes
Human Health & Nutritional Sciences Alyssa Waslyk
Indigenous Student Representatives Judith da Costa
Indigenous Student Representatives Olivia G.K. Johns
Integrative Biology Kathleen Nolan
Integrative Biology Alicia Halhed
International Student Representatives Mateo Gonzalez de Gortari
LGBTQ2SIA+ Student Representatives Jenaya Nixon
LGBTQ2SIA+ Student Representatives Isabella-Donna Garofalo
Marketing & Consumer Studies Adam Gray
Marketing & Consumer Studies Gizem Senkal
Mathematics & Statistics Kolja Kypke
Molecular & Cellular Biology Arshia Leekha
Plant Agriculture Hayley Brackenridge
Plant Agriculture Deus Mugabe
Political Science Samantha Powless
Population Medicine Carolyn Murray
Population Medicine Carol Tinga
Psychology Samantha Ayoub
Psychology Thomas Lapointe
Sociology & Anthropology Haley Clark

Vacant Departments

  • Business Administration/Management
  • Clinical Studies
  • Computing & Information Science
  • English & Theatre Studies
  • Environmental Design & Rural Development (School Of)
  • Family Relations & Applied Nutrition
  • Fine Art & Music
  • Geography, Environment & Geomatics
  • Languages & Literature
  • Pathobiology
  • Philosophy
  • Physics


Position Name Email Extension
Office Manager Daria Ruginis 56685
GSA Activities & Communications Coordinator William Kramer  
The Fifth: Rooftop Patio & Lounge Manager Vacant 58117

GSA Chairperson

Victoria Bali


GSA Chief Returning Officer (CRO)

Drew Anderson,