Posts Tagged ‘Elections’

Election Bio: Gavin Jardine

Running for: VP (student life) Name: Gavin Jardine Age: 21 Program: Third-year international development and sustainability Hometown: Toronto, ON Interesting fact: Plays bass and acoustic guitar, drums, banjo and didgeridoo   Gavin Jardine only became involved in student government in August, signing up to be an Orientation Week leader after the deadline had already passed.…

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Election Bio: Alex Hallink

Running for: VP (student life) Name: Alex Hallink Age: 20 Program: Third-year kinesiology Hometown: Collingwood, ON Interesting fact: Went in boarding school, so is currently in her sixth year in residence   Alex Hallink wants the entire student body to see her passion for Dalhousie. She believes that will make her a successful VP (student…

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Referendum revelations

Five Dalhousie University groups are asking for an increase in levy fees for next year. Full and part-time students pay these levies at the beginning of each semester—that makes every fee-paying student a member of the group, with the ability to vote on fee increases at the same time you vote for executives of the…

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Election Bio: Alyssa Phillips

Name: Alyssa Phillips Running for: VP (internal) Age: 23 Program: Fifth-year arts and history Hometown: Truro, NS Interesting fact: Featured soloist on piano with the Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra   Alyssa Phillips, a Nova Scotia native, says she has more than enough experience to tackle any job. And she certainly has been around the block…

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Election Bio: Becky Ritcher

Name: Becky Ritcher Running for: VP (internal) Age: 21 Program: Third-year commerce Hometown: Huntsville, ON Interesting fact: Loves bubble baths and has lived in Switzerland   You may have noticed the other day when walking on campus that there was chalk on the ground: ‘Vote Becky Ritcher for VPI.’ Ritcher knows how to market. It’s…

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Election Bio: Aaron Beale

Running for: VP (academic and external) Name: Aaron Beale Age: 23 Program: Third-year international development and sociology Hometown: Halifax, NS Interesting fact: Started a non-profit peanut butter business three years ago while he was in Argentina   Aaron Beale has a history of engaging students. He was even able to convince about a dozen of…

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Election Bio: Richard Clark

Running for: VP (academic and external) Name: Richard Clark Age: 19 Program: Second-year political science Hometown: Barrington Passage, NS Interesting tidbit: Worked as an intern in Ottawa this past summer with the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, Diane Finley.   To become a DSU candidate, nominees must hand in a petition with 25…

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Election Bio: JD Hutton

*Editor’s Note: JD Hutton has officially withdrawn his candidacy for VP-Internal. Running For: VP (internal) Name: JD (John David) Hutton Age: 22 Program: Third-year IDS and economics Hometown: Halifax, NS Interesting Fact: Awarded his Black Belt in Shotokan Karate when he was 16 and has taught it since the sixth grade.   JD Hutton is running…

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Election Bio: Curtis Johnston

Running for: Board of Governors Name: Curtis Johnston Age: 21 Program: Fourth-year mechanical engineering Hometown: Cochrane, AB Interesting fact: To show his Dal spirit, he once shaved “DAL” into the back of his head   Curtis Johnston hopes to bring his experience from sitting in on DSU council for the last year and a half,…

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Election Bio: Sarah Bouchard

Running for: President Name: Sarah Bouchard Age: 23 Program: Fifth-year, political science and religious studies Hometown: Fort Kent, ME Interesting fact: Owns and helped to restore a 1940 John Deere tractor   If elected, Sarah Bouchard expects to learn a lot from the presidential position even though she has been an executive for a year.…

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