What is the Faculty Council?

The Faculty Council is a subcommittee comprised of elected graduate students acting as a conduit between their faculty, and the Board and Representative Council at GSA. Their role is to advise the GSA Board and Representative Council about service delivery, representation and policy work relative to their respective faculties.

The Faculty Council will comprise two graduate students from each faculty who are elected by other graduate students in their faculty.

What is a Faculty Council Member?

Faculty Council Members serve as representatives and advocates for students of their respective faculty. They work closely with the Board and Representative Council, as well as engage with graduate students, University contacts and student groups as appropriate. This is paid position, which gives students a skills in dealing with key Faculty contacts, building professional networks and communication skills.

Faculty Council Election Information

Faculty Council elections are a time whereby students can nominate themselves to become a Faculty Council Members and for students to vote on their chosen candidate.

The timeline for nominations for the Faculty Council (2023-2024) will open in Semester 1 2023.

GSA Faculty Council Results (2022-2023)

The following results for the GSA Faculty Council have been declared by the Returning Officer:

Faculty Nominee
Architecture, Building and Planning Mohammad Mahdi
Architecture, Building and Planning Arnav Goyal
Arts Kate Denver-Stevenson
Arts Thomas Cavicchia
Business and Economics Zhengjie Fei
Business and Economics Tongyi Liu
Education Michael Flavel
Education Katira Ahmed
Engineering and IT Farid Fazel
Engineering and IT Regan Jong
Fine Arts and Music Ruby Mansell
Law Kari Rea
Law Aarahan Raguragavan
Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Amin Abedini
Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Rebecca Bartholomeusz
Science Ritwick Mehta
Science Sean O’Farrell
Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences Zachary Kaplan

Nominations were reopened for the second position representing:

  • Fine Arts and Music
  • Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences

but no eligible nominations were received, so these positions remain unfilled.

Stephen Luntz
Returning Officer

Above Quota Elections