MUNSU has announced their election results for the 2022-2023 General Election. After a series of delays caused by issues with the Webvote system, voting was able to take place from March 21st at 9 am to March 22nd at 9 pm. The results were announced shortly after the election period on Facebook Live.
Take a look here at the newly elected MUNSU representatives!
Executive Director of Finances and Services: Farah Nowreen Oishorza
Farah is a finance major at Memorial University and has a great sense of judgement and responsibility. She wants to bring the needed changes and make sure that no student goes unheard.
Executive Director of Advocacy: Jawad Chowdhury
Jawad is a third-year computer science student. He is an international student and moved to St. John’s three years ago. He advocates for diversity, inclusion and provides more opportunities on campus.
Executive Director of Student Life: Ely Pittman
Ely uses she/they pronouns and is an English student in their fifth year. They have been involved in undergraduate student life for the past five years. They want to help provide marginalized students with safe space on campus.
Executive Director of External Affairs, Communications, and Research: Emily Dyer
Emily is studying Communications, English and Criminology at MUN. Since last summer, she has been working with the Canadian Federation of Students NL. She believes strongly in the importance of unions and standing together.
Students of Colour Representative: Frances Utomi
Frances is an international student who has been attending MUN for two years. She believes that representation matters, and she wants to help students of colour at MUN.
Business Students’ Representatives: Md. Farhan Basir and Zunaid Ahmed
Zunaid is a fourth-year undergraduate marketing student at Memorial University’s Faculty of Business Administration. He enjoys getting involved and getting to know people. He hopes to enhance the student experience at the MUN school of business and wants to organize societal business competitions.
Engineering Students’ Representatives: Nicholas Keough and Tasnim Ahmed
Nicholas is an advocate for environmentalism, diversity, inclusion, and equity and will bring these values to MUNSU to represent Engineering students. He spends a lot of time working with activist, environmental and political groups.
Tasnim is a second-year Electrical Engineering student and is the MUN Ambassador and the Electrical Engineering Representative of the Class of 2025. She loves to be involved on campus and volunteers in various roles.
International Students’ Representative: Shrabontee Deepanwita
Shrabontee is an International Student at MUN and is in her first year of Behavioural Neuroscience. She understands the concerns of other international students, and she is here to help them.
First-Year Students’ Representative: Russell Noseworthy
Russell is from St. John’s, and Memorial has been part of his life for a long time. He has experience in several leadership roles in volunteer and professional work. He wants to deal with issues head-on and obtain effective results to benefit new students at MUN.
Science Students’ Representatives: Joseph Jacob, Anima Sulaiman and Mohammed Nafis
The official Board of Directors will be announced once the 2021-2022 MUNSU Board of Directors adopts the elections report.
List of Acclaimed Positions:
Executive Director of Campaigns: Isabel Ojeda
Humanities and Social Sciences Students’ Representatives: Ashlinn Pennell, Taylor Barry
Centre for Nursing Studies Students’ Representative: Lydia Slade
Human Kinetics and Recreation Students’ Representative: Kiana Stacey
Medicine Students’ Representative: Dani Bahnam
Nursing Students’ Representative: Adam Smith
Pharmacy Students’ Representative: Mahiba Khan
Social Work Students’ Representative: Bethany Ray Jacobs
Queer Students’ Representative: Julian Blackwood
Students with Disabilities Representative: Colby Dennis Ford Squire
Paton College Representative: Trent Loveless
MacPherson College Representative: Morgan Andrews
Sustainability Representative: Bhaskar Aansana
Women Students’ Representative: Anna Philpott
Undeclared Students’ Representative: John Harris