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Students’ Council and General Faculties Council candidates announced

The list of students running for Students’ Council and General Faculties Council positions has been announced. Voting will take place on March 21 and 22. All undergraduates at the University of Alberta can vote.

Students’ Council 

Students’ Council consists of 32 student councilors representing 15 faculties. A councilor’s duty is to consult and represent their constituents, while guiding the direction of the Students’ Union as a whole. Councillors meet every second Tuesday to vote on bylaws and policies such as those that determine the Students’ Union’s stance on tuition, deferred maintenance, and other issues. Councillors also work with various committees and boards.

Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences (two seats)

Brandi Kobes

Steven Lin

Augustana (one seat)

Lane Anderson  

Arts (six seats)

Robert Bilak

Yiming Chen

Deirdra Cutarm

Mariam Hosseiny

Rowan Ley

Tina Liu

Mpoe Mogale

Stephen Raitz

Dustin Sandler

Mitch Wilson

Business (two seats)

John Hussein

Connor Palindat

Luke Statt

Campus Saint-Jean (one seat)

Tahra Haddouche

Education (three seats)

Alizeh Ansari

Kara Farris

Jimmy Thibaudeau

Engineering (three seats)

Brendan Samek

Cindy Liang

Syed Mustafa

Audrey Rosalind

Amlan Bose

Janet Yao

Kinesiology, Sport & Recreation (one seat)

No candidates have been named.

Law (one seat)

David Chung

Medicine (one seat)

Brianne St. Hilaire

Native Studies (one seat)

Nathan Sunday

Nursing (one seat)

Abigail Bridarolli

Open Studies (one seat)

Breanna Palmer

Pharmacy (one seat)

Miray Aizouki

Jesse Wowk

Science (six seats)

Joel Agarwal

Katherine Belcourt

Tiffany Bruce

Courtney Camp

Julia Craig

Genna DiPinto

Michelle Kim

Marina Kirillovich

Shuaa Rizvi

General Faculties Council:

General Faculties Council (GFC) is the university body in charge of making decisions related to academics, such as program creation, suspension, curriculum changes and more. GFC consists of 158 members, including university administrators, deans, professors, and around 40 undergraduate student representatives from various faculties. GFC meets every month.

Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences (two seats)

Brandi Kobes

Augustana (one seat)

No candidates have been announced.

Arts (eight seats)

Robert Bilak

Yiming Chen

Victoria DeJong

Mariam Hosseiny

Mpoe Mogale

Dustin Sandler

Mitch Wilson

Erin Allin

Business (three seats)

John Hussein

Luke Statt

Campus Saint-Jean (one seat)

Tahra Haddouche

Education (four seats)

No candidates

Engineering (six seats)

Cindy Liang

Syed Mustafa

Amlan Bose

Ryan Holowaty

Janet Yao

Kinesiology, Sport & Recreation (one seat)

No candidates have been announced.

Law (one seat)

David Chung

Medicine & Dentistry (one seat)

Albert Hu

Native Studies (one seat)

Nathan Sunday

Nursing (two seats)

No candidates have been announced.

Pharmacy (one seat)

Miray Aizouki

Jesse Wowk

Science (eight seats)

Joel Agarwal

Tiffany Bruce

Julia Craig

Genna DiPinto

Hyejun Kim

Shuaa Rizvi

Rachel Wang

Nathan Fung

Nathan Fung is a sixth-year political science student and The Gateway's news editor for the 2018-19 year. He can usually be found in the Gateway office, turning coffee into copy.

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