Fardosa Warsame | Ph. D Gender, Feminist and Women’s Studies | firstname.lastname@example.org
As president of the YUGSA, my responsibility is to serve the York community and act as a representative for every graduate student. I chair YUGSA Council meetings and sit on a wide number of committees at York, such as Senate and FGS Council. One of my commitments as President is to enhance graduate student representation on faculty councils. Feel free to email me your ideas, comments and suggestions!
Ashley Shalmoni | Ph. D Gender, Feminist and Women’s Studies | email@example.com
As VP Campaigns, I am determined to develop campaigns that will help and support graduate students. In these times of uncertainty to students’ funding and jobs, it is important to mobilize campus allies and students to stand united in order to push back.
Vice-President Community Relations
Pablo Ramos-Cruz | Ph. D Gender, Social Work | firstname.lastname@example.org
As VP of Community Relations, I will continue strengthening YUGSA relationship with associations, groups, and communities on and off York campus whose business relates to the equity affairs of York graduate students. The intention is to liaise with these groups/organizations to create coalitions of solidarity and cooperation that will tackle equity-based issues that are also impacting York graduate students.
Dhouha Triki | Ph. D Gender, Feminist and Women’s Studies | email@example.com
As VP Equity I develop political and equity-based campaigns on issues affecting graduate students. and I ensure to advocate on behalf of our membership. In a time of accelerating cuts to graduate students’ jobs, funding, and services, it’s more important than ever to unite students. I am also responsible for working with our members, as well as various advocacy groups, in bringing attention to important equity based issues our graduate students face.
Yasir Hameed | Ph. D Environmental Studies | firstname.lastname@example.org
As VP Finance and Services I am responsible for the health of YUGSA’s budget. In the course of my term as VP Finance I will create a fiscal budget for the year, adjudicate funding and donation applications for students, and disperse operating grant funds (OGFs) to departmental graduate student associations (DGSAs).
Amarachi Chukwu | Ph. D Gender, Feminist and Women’s Studies | email@example.com
As VP Internal I am responsible for maintaining regular communication with departmental graduate Students’ Associations (DGSAs), Council Members and Chief Councillors. In this position, I will act as a liaison between graduate student members and YUGSA.