Graduate Students' Association

The Graduate Students' Association (GSA) at the University of Lethbridge is a student body of graduate students, elected by our peers to represent graduate student issues at various levels of the university. Our mandate is to identify graduate student needs in order to ensure policies across the university advocate for students appropriately.

Past GSA Executives & Council Members

2016-2017 Executives:

  • Emma Jing (President)
  • Aileen Burke (VP Student Life: May 2016-September 2016)
  • Faye Salins (VP Student Life: October 2016-April 2017)
  • Mirela Ambeskovic (VP Finance & Services: May 2016-Semtember 2016)
  • Shamria Latif (VP Finance & Services: October 2016-January 2017)

2016-2017 Council Members:

  • Paul Esau (Representative Humanities)
  • Candace Burke (Representative Natural Science)
  • Shahina Parvin (Representative International)
  • Komal Jafri (Representative Management)
  • Brandon Chernow (Representative Fine Arts)
  • Rachel Dombowsky (Independent Representative)
  • Kris Cormier (Independent Representative)
  • Lanna Petterson (Independent Representative)

 

2015-2016 Executives:

  • Kayla Ueland (President)
  • Greta Vardazaryan (Vice President Academic)
  • Gurpreet Singh (Vice President Finance: May 2015-January 2016)

2015-2016 Board Members:

  • Douglas Kiss (Board Liaison)
  • Lanna Petterson (Administration)
  • Marcus Dostie (Financial Assistant)
  • Lucia Stavig (Conference)
  • Kartik Iyer (Student Services)
  • Sajid Igbal (Student Events)

 

2014-2015 Executives:

  • Mark Carrell (President)
  • Jenna Kummer (Vice President Academic)
  • Arif Islam (Vice President Finance)

2014-2015 Board Members:

  • Miranda Lucas (Administration)
  • Jessica Parker (Board Liaison)
  • Jesse Couture (Conference)
  • Anastasia Sereda (Financial Assistant)
  • Allie Ledoux (Student Events)
  • Matt Schmale (Student Services: May 2014 - December 2014)

 

2013-2014 Executives:

  • Fahid Naeem (President)
  • Prosper Asaana (Vice President Internal)
  • Titilola Babalola (Vice President External)
  • Mark Carrell (Vice President Finance)

2013-2014 Board Members:

  • Jessica Parker (Board Liaison)
  • Scott Anderson (Student Services)
  • Andrew Urichuk (Administration and Communications Officer)
  • Miranda Lucus (Student Events Coordinator)
  • Rudraksha Dutta Majumdar (Conference)

 

2012-2013 Executives:

  • Yuchen (Matthew) Yang (President)
  • Jeff Weibe (Vice President External)
  • Ryan Mallard (Vice President Internal)
  • Emmanuel Naziga (Vice President Finance)

2012-2013 Board Members:

  • Jessica Parker (Board Liason)
  • Dawn Beazer
  • Michel Nzikou
  • Patrick Barks
  • Shelley Gross

 

2011-2012 Executives:

  • Paul Walz (President)
  • Sam Dawson (Vice President Internal)
  • Dan Rutledge (Vice President External)
  • Alex Lemnaru (Vice President Finance)

2011-2012 General Council:

  • Gillian Ayers (Master of Arts/Fine Arts Representative)
  • Miranda L. Abild (Masters of Science of Representative)
  • Michelle S. Wehbe (Masters of Science Management Representative)
  • Dawn Beazer (Masters of Counselling Representative)
  • Subir Chowdbury (Masters of Education Representative)
  • Kim Dohms (Doctor of Philosophy [PhD] Representative) 
  • Aaron Mullin (First Nations Metis Inuit [FMNI] Representative) 
  • Chris Awagu (International Representative)
  • Shah Mostaja Khaled (Off-Campus Representative)

 

2010-2011 Executives:

  • Paul Walz (President)
  • Wing Li (Vice President Internal)
  • Jeanne Xie (Vice President External)
  • Carolyn Penniket (Vice President Finance)

2010-2011 General Council:

  • Kim Dohms (Ph.D. Representative)
  • Mandy Espezel (M.A./M.F.A. Representative)
  • Mohammad Reza Rahavi (M.Sc. Representative)
  • Patty Vadnais (M.Sc. (Management) Representative)
  • Mike Frank (FNMI Representative)
  • Gibion Makiwa (International Student Representative)
  • Raqibur Rahman (M.Sc. Representative)

 

2009-2010 Executives:

  • Richard Querel (President)
  • Lesley Terry (Vice President Internal)
  • Kristy Kutanzi (Vice President External)
  • Scott Jones (Vice President Finance)

2009-2010 General Council:

  • Doug VanderLaan (Ph.D. Representative)
  • Carlin Nicholson (M.A. Representative)
  • Carolyn Penniket (M.Ed. Representative)
  • Kasia Pisanski (M.Sc. Representative)
  • Jennyka Hallewell 9M.Sc. Health Sciences Representative)
  • Patty Vadnais (M.Sc. Mgt Representative)
  • Mike Frank (FNMI Representative)
  • Ilona Berth (International Student Representative)
  • Petra McDougall (Off Campus Research Representative)
  • Andrea Andrews (CAAP Representative)

 

2001-2009 Executives & General Council: Currently in the process of locating...

2001-2009 Presidents:

  • Jason Schleppe (2001–2002)
  • Nicole Rabe (2002–2003)
  • Jon Doan (2003–2005)
  • Preston Williams (2005–2006)
  • Loralee Edwards (2006–2007)
  • Nafisa Jadavji (2007–2008)
  • Shannon Digweed (2008–2009)