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Council Members List

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.

Position Name Team Ends
Speaker of the Council Sidra Khan April 30, 2023
Deputy Speaker of Council
Department Name Term Ends
Faculty of Applied Health Sciences (AHS)
Kinesiology David Jose June 1, 2023
Recreation & Leisure Studies MK Stinson November 1, 2022
School of Public Health and Health Systems Janna Mazkazan October 1, 2023
Faculty of Arts
Accounting & Finance Jillian Adams October 1, 2022
Anthropology vacant
Catholic Thought vacant
Classical Studies vacant
Master of Digital Experience Innovation MDEI, Stratford vacant
Economics vacant
English Language & Literature Chris Martin September 1, 2022
Fine Arts Stephanie Wilson March 1, 2023
French Studies Nathalie Gadbois October 1, 2022
Germanic & Slavic Studies Richard Barnett October 1, 2023
History Michelle Brown April 1, 2023
Peace & Conflict Studies Zerihun Kinate March 1, 2023
Philosophy Cael Dobson October 1, 2022
Political Science vacant
Psychology Harshadaa Deshpande June 1, 2023
Public Service Matthew Gerrits October 1, 2022
Religious Studies Ben Szoller March 1, 2023
Social Work vacant
Sociology Neela Hassan July 1, 2023
Theological Studies vacant
Global Governance vacant
Faculty of Engineering
School of Architecture vacant
Master of Business, Entrepreneurship & Technology (MBET) vacant
Chemical Engineering Manh Kien Tran October 1, 2022
Civil & Environmental Engineering vacant
Electrical & Computer Engineering Cindy Yang October 1, 2022
Management Sciences Advait Shah July 1, 2023
Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering Jinesh Shah October 1, 2022
Systems Design Engineering Elizabeth Diederichs March 1, 2023
Faculty of the Environment
Geography and Environmental Management (GEM) Dipak Bishwokarma July 1, 2023
School of Environment, Enterprise & Development (SEED) Donna Jones July 1, 2023
School of Environment, Resources & Sustainability (SERS) Katie Pita March 1, 2023
School of Planning Cloe St-Hilaire March 1, 2023
Faculty of Mathematics
Applied Mathematics vacant
Combinatorics & Optimization vacant
Computational Mathematics vacant
Computer Science Joseph Meleshko March 1, 2023
Pure Mathematics Sourabhashis Das July 1, 2023
Statistics & Actuarial Science Alexandra Mossman March 1, 2023
Faculty of Science
Biology Rachel Beaver September 1, 2023
Biochemistry & Chemistry vacant
Earth & Environmental Science vacant
Physics & Astronomy Stephen Harrigan (interim) November 1, 2022
Pharmacy Alistair Kai Chak Chan September 1, 2023
Vision Science & Optometry Asiya Jabeen October 1, 2022
Cross-Faculty Programs
Collaborative Water Program Kevin White October 1, 2022
Artificial Intelligence Bing Hu July 1, 2023

Other Members

The Directors of the Board, along with the GSA President and Vice-President(s) are members of the Council.

Last Updated: September 25, 2022

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