USSU 2022/23 Executive

The Executive Committee communicates the wishes of USC to the entire organization through projects, policies and awareness initiatives. Through the General Manager and administration team, the Executive Committee helps the USSU maintain a wealth of relevant services that enhance the student experience. Below are the Executive members and a brief explanation of their position profiles. Please feel free to contact them directly.

About

My name is Abhineet Goswami (he/him), and I am pleased to be your USSU President for 2022-23. I’m an immigrant person of colour with disabilities, majoring in neuroscience and business. Before this role, I was the international students association president, a member of students’ council, and the vice-president of Operations and Finance for the USSU.

I  campaigned on Accessibility, Affordability, Anti-Oppression and Action. These four pillars will help guide me throughout my term as president. When I’m not representing you, I enjoy painting and photography and visiting Louis’ as much as possible. You must try the Buffalo Chicken Poutine!!

Responsibilities

  • Oversee all affairs of the Union;
  • Chief spokesperson for the Union;
  • Chair the Executive Committee and Council;
  • Coordinate the Executive;
  • Become familiar with the operations of the offices of the University’s senior administration and report on student-related activities;
  • Serve as a member of the Board of Governors of the University;
  • Liaise with other student associations, unions, and organizations in Canada;
  • Participate in individual student loan appeals;
  • Ensure that all governance policy documents are up to date and relevant.
  • Responsible for federal, provincial, and municipal government relations;
  • Participate in government committees regarding student issues.
Full Position Profile

Contact

Abhineet Goswami

President
(306)966-6965
president@ussu.ca




About

My name is Lia Storey- Gamble, my pronouns are she/they and I am one class away from completing my bachelor in Urban Planning. I am excited to work on the USSU this year.  In my free time I enjoy video games, writing, art, time with my dogs and volunteering. I look forward to helping clubs organize this year and getting to meet all you wonderful students!

Responsibilities

  • Liaise with the operations and services of the Union;
  • Ensure that the annual Union budget is prepared;
  • Responsible for all issues regarding campus groups;
  • In conjunction with the General Manager, be responsible for overseeing the annual audit;
  • Ensure that all operational policy documents are up to date and relevant;
  • Responsible for transit and transportation affecting the Union.
Full Position Profile

Contact

Lia Storey-Gamble

Vice-President Operations and Finance
(306)966-6967
vpopfin@ussu.ca




About

Hi, my name is Sharon Jacob, pronouns are she/her. I am pursuing a Bachelor of Science majoring in biochemistry, microbiology, and immunology. I hope to pursue a career in the healthcare field advocating for underrepresented groups. Student advocacy has been an important pillar in my life since I started university. I have previously served as a Member of the Student Council representing the College of Arts and Science for the past 2 years. I am committed to bringing my unique experience forward, and uplifting underrepresented voices. Academics have been a large part of my life and through my experience in university, I am aware of the barriers we, students, face in attaining a quality education. I am a strong advocate for an equitable and sustainable future for all, regardless of financial status or cultural background. I enjoy walking around campus during the fall season, and riding my bike or swimming in the warmer months. I am looking forward to bringing awareness and educating myself, by having meaningful discussions which will impact our university community.

Responsibilities

  • Represent undergraduates on University Council;
  • Assist students with academic issues including grievances and appeals;
  • Coordinate with the Academic Grievance Assistant;
  • Chair the USC Academic Relations Committee.
  • Teaching, Learning and Academic Resources Committee
  • Research, Scholarly, Artistic Work Committee
  • Academic Programs Committee
  • Scholarship and Awards Committee
  • Advising Council
  • Education Systems Steering Committee
  • Classroom Renewal Program Steering Committee
  • Student Forum
  • Copyright Advisory Committee
  • Academic Space and Scheduling Committee
  • Library Transformation Committee
Full Position Profile

Contact

Sharon Jacob

Vice-President Academic Affairs
(306)966-6968
vpacademic@ussu.ca




About

Hey everyone! My name is Punya Miglani, and I am in my third year pursuing a degree in Psychology. I want to get a masters in my field and eventually work in the healthcare sector. Being an international student, I come from a diverse background of learning and understanding and wish to offer the same to people around me. I am passionate about living and promoting a healthy lifestyle both physically and mentally. Having transitioned from another country, I understand the importance of targeted information and I want to make it available to everyone in all aspects.

Responsibilities

  • On and off-campus housing;
  • Sustainability;
  • Security, safety, health, and sexual violence;
  • Equity;
  • Disabilities;
  • Internationalization on campus;
  • Liaise with University of Saskatchewan Students’ Union Centres;
  • On and off-campus parking
Full Position Profile

Contact

Punya Miglani

Vice-President Student Affairs
(306)966-6970
vpstudentaffairs@ussu.ca