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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.

Councillors

Representatives from each department and unit program.

Department Name Term Ends
Faculty of Applied Health Sciences (AHS)
Kinesiology Kalsha Diaguarachchige De Silva September 1, 2022
Recreation & Leisure Studies MK Stinson November 1, 2022
School of Public Health and Health Systems Pam Hopwood October 1, 2022
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 Rabia Ahmed October 1, 2022
Economics vacant
English Language & Literature Chris Martin September 1, 2022
Fine Arts Sarah Galarneau March 1, 2022
French Studies Nathalie Gadbois October 1, 2022
Germanic & Slavic Studies Erica Swyers October 1, 2022
History Teghan Barton March 1, 2022
Peace & Conflict Studies I. S. November 30, 2021
Philosophy Cael Dobson October 1, 2022
Political Science Danielle LaBrash March 1, 2022
Psychology Kennedy Westlake June 1, 2022
Public Service Matthew Gerrits October 1, 2022
Religious Studies vacant
Social Work vacant
Sociology Jessica Gill March 1, 2022
Theological Studies vacant
Global Governance Madeleine Pinard July 1, 2022
Faculty of Engineering
School of Architecture Carlo Rosel October 1, 2022
Master of Business, Entrepreneurship & Technology (MBET) Alex Dalton October 1, 2022
Chemical Engineering Manh Kien Tran October 1, 2022
Civil & Environmental Engineering Nastaran Mosavari  July 1, 2022
Electrical & Computer Engineering Cindy Yang October 1, 2022
Management Sciences Devansh Nagpal October 1, 2022
Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering Jinesh Shah October 1, 2022
Systems Design Engineering Nargess Heydari Beni March 1, 2022
Faculty of the Environment
Geography and Environmental Management (GEM) Yusof Ghiasi July 1, 2022
School of Environment, Enterprise & Development (SEED) Tia Driver July 1, 2022
School of Environment, Resources & Sustainability (SERS) Misty Matthews-Roper March 1, 2022
School of Planning vacant
Faculty of Mathematics
Applied Mathematics vacant
Combinatorics & Optimization vacant
Computational Mathematics vacant
Computer Science Mojtaba Valipour March 1, 2022
Pure Mathematics Benjamin Anderson-Sackaney October 1, 2022
Statistics & Actuarial Science vacant
Artificial Intelligence vacant
Faculty of Science
Biology Caleb Ryan July 1, 2022
Biochemistry & Chemistry vacant
Earth & Environmental Science vacant
Physics & Astronomy Everett Patterson November 1, 2022
Pharmacy Antoine Hakim October 1, 2022
Vision Science & Optometry Asiya Jabeen October 1, 2022
Cross-Faculty Programs
Collaborative Water Program Kevin White October 1, 2022

Department Name Term Ends
Kinesiology (AHS) Kalsha Diaguarachchige De Silva September 1, 2022
Recreation & Leisure Studies (AHS) MK Stinson November 1, 2021
School of Public Health and Health Systems (AHS) Sue Sherifali September 1, 2022
Accounting & Finance (ARTS) Jillian Adams October 1, 2022
Anthropology (ARTS)    
Catholic Thought (ARTS)    
Classical Studies (ARTS)    
Master of Digital Experience Innovation MDEI, Stratford (ARTS) Rabia Ahmed October 1, 2022
Economics (ARTS)    
English Language & Literature (ARTS)

Chris Martin

September 1, 2022

Fine Arts (ARTS) Sarah Galarneau March 1, 2022
French Studies (ARTS) Nathalie Gadbois October 1, 2022
Germanic & Slavic Studies (ARTS) Erica Swyers October 1, 2022
History (ARTS) Teghan Barton March 1, 2022
Peace & Conflict Studies (ARTS) I. S. November 30, 2021
Philosophy (ARTS)

Cael Dobson

October 1, 2022

Political Science (ARTS) Danielle LaBrash March 1, 2022
Psychology (ARTS) Kennedy Westlake June 1, 2022
Public Service (ARTS) Matthew Gerrits October 1, 2022
Religious Studies (ARTS) Lisa Duggan March 1, 2022
Social Work (ARTS)    
Sociology (ARTS) Jessica Gill March 1, 2022
Theological Studies (ARTS)    
Global Governance (ARTS)

Madeleine Pinard

July 1, 2022
School of Architecture (ENGR) Carlo Rosel October 1, 2022
Master of Business, Entrepreneurship & Technology MBET (ENGR) Alex Dalton October 1, 2022
Chemical Engineering (ENGR) Manh Kien Tran October 1, 2022
Civil & Environmental Engineering (ENGR)

Nastaran Mosavari 

July 1, 2022
Electrical & Computer Engineering (ENGR) Cindy Yang October 1, 2022
Management Sciences (ENGR) Devansh Nagpal October 1, 2022
Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering (ENGR) Jinesh Shah October 1, 2022
Systems Design Engineering (ENGR) Nargess Heydari Beni March 1, 2022
Geography and Environmental Management GEM (ENV)

Yusof Ghiasi

July 1, 2022
School of Environment, Enterprise & Development SEED (ENV)

Tia Driver

July 1, 2022
School of Environment, Resources & Sustainability SERS (ENV) Misty Matthews-Roper March 1, 2022
School of Planning (ENV)    
Applied Mathematics (MATH) William Bell March 1, 2022
Combinatorics & Optimization (MATH)    
Computational Mathematics (MATH)    
Computer Science (MATH) Mojtaba Valipour November 30, 2021
Pure Mathematics (MATH)

Benjamin Anderson-Sackaney

October 1, 2022
Statistics & Actuarial Science (MATH)    
Artificial Intelligence (MATH)    
Biology (SCI) Caleb Ryan July 1, 2022
Biochemistry & Chemistry (SCI)    
Earth & Environmental Science (SCI)    
Physics & Astronomy (SCI) Michael Chapman November 1, 2021
Pharmacy (SCI)

Antoine Hakim

October 1, 2022

Vision Science & Optometry (SCI)

Asiya Jabeen

October 1, 2022

Collaborative Water Program (Cross)

Kevin White

October 1, 2022

Other Members

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

Last Updated: November 26, 2021

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