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 Akshay Chadha
V.P. Internal Faeembhai Firozbhai Vhora
V.P. Finance Nastaran Chalabianlou Vayjoyeh
V.P. External Thomas Lapointe

GSA General Directors

Academic Department Name
Biomedical Science David Bahrami
Biomedical Science Janan Shoja Doost
Business Management/Leadership Amanda Wuth
Chemistry Scott Sammons
Economics and Finance Mingze Li
Economics Steven Pickard
Engineering Mansour Salek
Engineering Faeem F Vhora
English and Theatre Studies Alice Hinchliffe
Environmental Science Kimber Emily Munford
Environmental Science Samantha Reynolds
Family Relations & Applied Nutrition Maggie Addison
Family Relations & Applied Nutrition Aiyu Liu
Food Science Azin Sadat
Integrative Biology Fani Goltsios
Integrative Biology Reece Long
International Student Representatives Nana Baidoo
Mathematics & Statistics Graham Eckel
Molecular & Cellular Biology Arshia Leekha
Pathobiology Destina Mattrasingh
Political Science Victoria Caravaggio
Political Science Samantha Powless
Psychology Allyson Andrade
Psychology Donnelle DiMarco
Sociology & Anthropology Haley Clark

Vacant Departments

  • Animal Biosciences
  • Black Student Representative
  • Clinical Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Environmental Design & Rural Development
  • Fine Art & Music
  • Food, Agriculture and Resource Economics
  • Geography, Environment & Geomatics
  • History
  • Hospitality, Food & Tourism Management
  • Human Health & Nutritional Sciences
  • Indigenous Student Representatives
  • Languages & Literature
  • LGBTQ2SIA+ Student Representative
  • Marketing and Consumer Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Plant Agriculture
  • Population Medicine


Position Name Email Extension
Office Manager Shannon Card 56685
GSA Activities & Communications Coordinator Jinal Manek  

GSA Chairperson

Kathleen Nolan


GSA Chief Returning Officer (CRO)

Maryam Vazin,