Posts Tagged ‘dsu votes 2017’

President: Amina Abawajy

Name: Amina A. Abawajy Hometown: Halifax, Nova Scotia Major: Computer Science and International Development Studies What experience do you have that makes you uniquely best suited for this position? As the current Vice President Academic and External, I have experience on the DSU executive as well as intimate knowledge of DSU Council, university administration, and…

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Women’s Rep: Katie Douglas

Name: Katie Douglas Hometown: It’s complicated. I was born in Halifax and have a lot of family here, but I grew up in Regina, Sask. Major, year: Third year BSc. Neuroscience. I spent some time at King’s in FYP first, so it’s my fourth year of university in total.   What are the issues within…

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Vice President Academic and External: Masuma Khan

Name: Masuma Khan Hometown: Halifax, Nova Scotia Major, Year: International Development Studies, Fourth Year   This position requires lots of advocacy work and organizing campaigns based on student’s special interest groups, what experience do you have in doing this? I have been the president of the Dalhousie Muslim Student Association for the past two years.…

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Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Rep: Ashley Farrell

Name: Ashley Farrell Hometown: Fredericton, New-Brunswick Major, Year: Honors in Social Anthropology, Third Year   What are the issues within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences? Personal issues I’ve encountered in the faculty include a lack of summer courses (or time-conflicting summer courses), which result in students not obtaining the requirements they need to…

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Vice President Internal: Alex Hughes

Name: Alex Hughes Hometown: Victoria, BC Major, Year: I am in the second year of a double major in International Development and Gender and Women’s Studies.   Why do you want this position? In coming to Dalhousie, I had never experienced such a fearless, fiercely passionate group of young people who were unapologetic in their…

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Vice President Internal: Ntombi Nkiwane

Name: Ntombi Nkiwane Hometown: Johannesburg, South Africa Major, year: I have no major: Management, minor Political Science, fourth year   Why do you want this position? I have been involved in the Dalhousie community since my first year on campus, but never within the DSU. Thus, I bring a fresh perspective to the Union. I think…

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Faculty of Science Rep: Sandra Sunil

Name:  Sandra Rachel Sunil Hometown: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada Major, Year: Double Major in Neuroscience and Political Science, First year   What are the issues within the faculty of science? Some of the issues within the faculty touch on accessibility, lack of communication between the faculty and science students, and inclusivity. It is shocking…

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Faculty of Science Rep: Katie MacLellan

Name: Katie MacLellan Hometown: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia Major, Year: Neuroscience, third year   What are the issues within the faculty of science? I think that the primary issues within the Faculty of Science stem from it being such a large and widely dispersed faculty. While most faculties revolve around a central building or location, the…

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Disability representative: Mary MacDonald

Name: Mary MacDonald Hometown: Halifax, NS Major, year: BA (Hons) International development studies -Dalhousie, MBA – Dalhousie, MA (Ed) in progress Mary MacDonald also recorded her answers to the Gazette’s questions to make them accessible.   What are the issues within the disability community? I use a wheelchair and thus the issues with which I am…

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Vice President Finance and Operations: Chantal Khoury

Name: Chantal Christina Khoury Hometown: Halifax, Nova Scotia Major, Year: BMgmt, Major Sustainability, Fourth Year   What do you think makes you qualified for this role? As a Management student, there’s more stress on being taught how to be a leader, and allocate your resources effectively to drive the goals of the organization forward. The…

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