Portrait of Naima Samuel.

Naima N. Samuel

President & CEO

Naima Samuel is an MA student in the department of Recreation and Leisure Studies at the University of Waterloo. Prior to enrolling at University of Waterloo, Naima worked 5 years in South Korea as a manager of international programs and strategic planning.

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David Billedeau


David Billedeau is a PhD student in the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development at the University of Waterloo – with a research focus on corporate social responsibility. Professionally, David has significant experience in government relations and policy development.

Portrait of Rebeca Stirling.

Rebecca Stirling

Chair of Board

Rebecca (she/her) is an MSc candidate in the Earth and Environmental Sciences department. Her research in the Northwest Territories (NWT) looks at controls of bedrock relief and sediment thickness on ice flow and dispersion in glaciated terrain. Currently, Rebecca is the GSA Board Chair.

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Tyler Hampton

Director - Board Corporate Secretary

Tyler (he/him) is a PhD student in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. He is a student in the Collaborative Water Program and serves as chair of the Students of the Water Institute Graduate Section.

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Evan Andrews


Evan Andrews is a doctoral candidate in the School of Environment and Sustainability at the University of Waterloo.  Evan would bring extensive leadership, planning, and committee experience to the GSA.  He leads two research groups at the University of Waterloo that brings together networks of students and faculty tha

Portrait of Nick Revington.

Nick Revington


As a PhD Candidate in the School of Planning, I currently represent graduate planners on the Faculty of Environment Council.

Kareem Mostafa

Kareem Mostafa


Coming all the way from the land of the Pyramids, Kareem has obtained his bachelor’s degree in Civil engineering from the American University in Cairo, Egypt.

Daniel Grimmer

Daniel Grimmer


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Isidora Sidorovska


As a doctoral student at the School of planning my work is focused on improving the effectiveness and efficiency of nonprofit organizations by streamlining their planning processes.

Jennifer Reid

Jennifer Reid


Jennifer Reid is a doctoral candidate in Physics and Astronomy at the University of Waterloo. Her research focus is measuring the thermal conductivity of novel materials. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Physics from the University of Waterloo (2016).

Dmitrii Marin

Dmitrii Marin


Dmitrii is a PhD candidate at the School of Computer Science. His research is focused on optimization methods in computer vision.


Cameron Smith


Final Report on Student Mental Health

Final Report on Student Mental Health.

Territorial Acknowledgement

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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