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 Email
Animal Biosciences Nadia Golestani
Biomedical Science David Bahrami
Janan Shoja Doost
Black Student Representative Akierah Binns
Mavis Opoku
Business Management/Leadership Amanda Wuth
Nathan Refaie
Chemistry Scott Sammons
Clinical Studies Maria-Victoria Walker-Genovese
Economics and Finance Mingze Li
Engineering Mansour Salek
English and Theatre Studies Alice Hinchliffe
Environmental Science Kimber Emily Munford
Samantha Reynolds
Family Relations & Applied Nutrition Maggie Addison
Aiyu Liu
Food Science Azin Sadat
Geography, Environment & Geomatics Mahya Zokaei Ashtiani
Hospitality, Food & Tourism Management Joshua Gonzales
Shayne MacDonald
Integrative Biology Fani Goltsios
Reece Long
International Student Representative Nana Baidoo
Avneet Singh
LGBTQ2SIA+ Student Representative Michael Dube
Marketing & Consumer Studies Rebecca Randle
Adam Gray
Mathematics & Statistics Graham Eckel
Molecular & Cellular Biology Arshia Leekha
Zane Stekel
Pathobiology Destina Mattrasingh
Jacob Yates
Philosophy Dylan White
Plant Agriculture Jessica Mehre
Daniel Colcuc
Political Science Victoria Caravaggio
Samantha Powless
Psychology Allyson Andrade
Donnelle DiMarco
Sociology & Anthropology Haley Clark  

Vacant Departments

  • Computer Science
  • Environmental Design & Rural Development
  • Fine Art & Music
  • Food, Agriculture and Resource Economics
  • History
  • Human Health & Nutritional Sciences
  • Indigenous Student Representatives
  • Languages & Literature
  • Physics
  • 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,