The following is a list of GSA-UW Council members. For any questions, please contact the Chair of Council.


Representatives from each department and unit program

Department Name Term Ends
Kinesiology (AHS) Kayleigh Beaudry April 30, 2020
Recreation & Leisure Studies (AHS) Joseph Todd  
School of Public Health and Health Systems (AHS) Amanda Parker September 15, 2019
Accounting & Finance (ARTS)    
Public Issues Anthropology (ARTS)    
Catholic Thought (ARTS)    
Classical Studies (ARTS)    
Master of Digital Experience Innovation MDEI, Stratford (ARTS) Sydney Lamorea  
Economics (ARTS)    
English Language & Literature (ARTS) Valerie Uher April 30, 2020
Fine Arts (ARTS)    
French Studies (ARTS) Eden McFarlane

September 30, 2020

Germanic & Slavic Studies (ARTS) Sara Marsh  
History (ARTS)    
Peace & Conflict Studies (ARTS)    
Philosophy (ARTS)

Samantha Lynne Sargent

September 30, 2019

Political Science (ARTS)    
Psychology (ARTS) Cam Smith April 30, 2020
Public Service (ARTS)    
Religious Studies (ARTS)    
Social Work (ARTS)    
Sociology (ARTS)    
Theological Studies (ARTS)    
Architecture (ENGR) Marco Chung Lok Chow  
Master of Business, Entrepreneurship & Technology MBET (ENGR)    
Chemical Engineering (ENGR) Prabhjot Kaur Bhogal December 31, 2019
Civil & Environmental Engineering (ENGR) Tamanna Kabir April 30, 2020
Electrical & Computer Engineering (ENGR) Kazem Izadinasab April 30, 2020
Management Sciences (ENGR) Ullas Prakasan  
Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering (ENGR) Stephen Robinson-Enebeli April 30, 2020
Systems Design Engineering (ENGR) Ifeanyi Okwuchi August 31, 2019
Geography and Environmental Management GEM (ENV) Nataša Popović November 30, 2019
Global Governance (ENV)

Annie Kim

April 30, 2020
School of Environment, Enterprise & Development SEED (ENV) Monica Mic December 31, 2019
School of Environment, Resources & Sustainability SERS (ENV)    
School of Planning (ENV) Brayden Wilson December 31, 2019
Applied Mathematics (MATH)    
Combinatorics & Optimization (MATH) Christopher van Bommel August 31, 2019
Computational Mathematics (MATH)    
Computer Science (MATH) Sajed Haque August 31, 2019
Pure Mathematics (MATH)    
Statistics & Actuarial Science (MATH)    
Biology (SCI) Adrian Van Wyk July 31, 2020
Biochemistry & Chemistry (SCI)   April 30, 2020
Earth & Environmental Science (SCI) Jillian Kendrick December 31, 2019
Physics & Astronomy (SCI) Matthew Robbins October 14, 2019
Pharmacy (SCI) Cindy Yeung August 31, 2020

Vision Science / Optometry (SCI)

Richard Donkor April 1, 2020

Other Members

GSA Officers and Directors, and non-voting At-large councillors 

Role Name Term Ends
At-Large Councillor (Senator) Max Salman April 30, 2020
At-Large Councillor (Senator) Linda Ogechi Iheme April 30, 2020
At-Large Councillor (Senator) Julia Goyal April 30, 2020
At-Large Councillor (Senator) Vivek Unnithan April 30, 2020
Officer (President) Naima Samuel April 30, 2020
Officer (Vice President) David Benjamin Billedeau April 30, 2020
Director Evan Andrews April 30, 2020
Director Nicholas Revington April 30, 2020
Director Rebecca Stirling April 30, 2020
Director Isidora Gievski-Sidorovska April 30, 2020
Director Dmitrii Marin April 30, 2020
Director Daniel Grimmer April 30, 2020
Director Jennifer Reid April 30, 2020
Director Tyler Hampton April 30, 2020
SAC Commissioner - Study, Teaching & Research Chris Wass April 30, 2020
SAC Commissioner - Social & Environment Matthew Robbins

April 30, 2020

SAC Commissioner - Elections Aswin Annamalai April 30, 2020
SAC Commissioner - Finance Hadi Nekoei April 30, 2020
Director Kareem Tarek Mostafa April 30, 2020
Notation Support Jerrica Little  
Executive Director Kevin McKay  
Administrative Assistant Tracey Beirness  

Last updated on November 13, 2019.

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We, the Graduate Student Association - University of Waterloo, acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional territory of ‎ the Attawandaron (Neutral), Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. The University of Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations that includes ten kilometers on each side of the Grand River. 

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