Council Members
2021 - 2022

Executive Team

Jerico Raguindin, President

The President is VUSAC's leader. They are responsible for shaping the goals of VUSAC, supporting the rest of the council with their events and initiatives, and representing VUSAC more largely at the University of Toronto.

This position is elected in the Spring. 

president@vusac.ca

Sooyeon LeeVice-President External

The Vice-President External is the connection between VUSAC and outside governing bodies. They liaison with the Dean's Office, governing bodies, the University of Toronto Students' Union, and more.

This position is elected in the Spring.

vpe@vusac.ca

Kate Haberl, Vice-President Student Organizations

The Vice-President Student Organizations is the main point of contact for all of the clubs and levies. They work to ensure their needs are met and that they meet VUSAC's standards.

This position is elected in the Spring.

vpso@vusac.ca

Nerija Gray, Vice-President Internal

The Vice-President Internal maintains the structure and wellbeing of the council and the office. In addition, they set the rules for the office and its culture.

This position is elected in the Spring.

vpi@vusac.ca

Commissioners & Co-Chairs

Alexandra Kurtesi, Commuter Commissioner

The Commuter Commissioner promotes the inclusion and integration of commuters at Vic. Their key events and services include weekly pancake brunches, locker rentals, and Home for the Holidays.

This position is elected in the Spring.

commuter@vusac.ca

Mary Cortiñas, Commuter Co-Chair

The Commuter Co-Chair assists the Commuter Commissioner with their events and commuter initiatives throughout the year.

This position is hired in the Summer.

commutercochair@vusac.ca

To Be ElectedEquity Commissioner

The Equity Commissioner advocates for equity issues on campus and helps ensure that Vic students are educated on equity. Their key events and services include Art at the Intersections and Doc n' Talks.

This position is elected in the Spring. For 2021, this position will be elected in September.

equity@vusac.ca

Currently Hiring, Equity Co-Chair

The Equity Co-Chair supports the Equity Commissioner with their programming and advocacy efforts throughout the year.

This position is currently open for applications until June 4th, 2021 11:59 PM EDT.

equitycochair@vusac.ca

Kayla ManScarlet and Gold Commissioner

The Scarlet and Gold Commissioner plans fun and accessible social events for Victoria College students to enjoy. Their key events include the Back-to-School Pub Night, Semi-Formal, and Highball.

This position is elected in the Spring. 

scarletandgold@vusac.ca

Fatima MohamedAcademic Commissioner

The Academic Commissioner promotes academic and professional development. They connect students to ways to improve their learning and careers. Their key event is the Vic Alumni Networking Dinner.

This position is elected in the Spring. 

academic@vusac.ca

Currently HiringAcademic Co-Chair

The Academic Co-Chair supports the Academic Commissioner in their initiatives and events.

This position is currently open for applications until June 18th, 2021 11:59 PM EDT.

academiccochair@vusac.ca

To Be ElectedArts and Culture Commissioner

The Arts and Culture Commissioner connects students with artistic opportunities and exposes the larger Toronto art scene. Their key events include the Gardiner Gala and The Bob Sketch Comedy Revue.

This position is elected in the spring. For 2021, this position will be elected in September.

artsandculture@vusac.ca

To Be Elected, Mental Wellness Commissioner

The Mental Wellness Commissioner advocates for improved mental wellness services for Vic students and provides them with resources on and off-campus. Their key events and services include the Resource Guide, Exam Destressers, and DIY Self-Care Kits.

This position is elected in the spring. For 2021, this position will be elected in September.

mentalwellness@vusac.ca

Currently Hiring, Mental Wellness Co-Chair

The Mental Wellness Co-Chair supports the Mental Wellness Commissioner in their initiatives and events.

This position is currently open for applications until June 7th, 2021 11:59 PM EDT

mentalwellnesscochair@vusac.ca

Justin Lim, Sustainability Commissioner

The Sustainability Commissioner educates Vic students on sustainability issues and lobbies for better sustainable practices on campus. Their key events and services include Environmental Equity Week and Doc n' Talks.

This position is elected in the Spring. 

sustainability@vusac.ca

Currently Hiring, Sustainability Co-Chair 

The Sustainability Co-Chair helps the Sustainability Commissioner with their events and sustainability initiatives throughout the year.

This position is currently open for applications until June 15th, 2021 11:59 PM EDT

sustainabilitycochair@vusac.ca 

Staff Team

Fatima Rana, Chair 

The Chair facilitates and keeps order in VUSAC meetings and also acts as interpreter of the governing documents of VUSAC.

This position is hired in the Spring.

chair@vusac.ca 

Katherine Hovdestad, Finance Chair 

The Finance Chair is responsible for steering budget and allocating funding at VUSAC and its commissions, clubs, and levies. They are the main contact point for all of VUSAC finances, which they oversee.

This position is hired in the Spring.

finance@vusac.ca 

Anne Huynh, Communications Coordinator

The Communications Coordinator is responsible for advertising and promoting all of VUSAC activities, events, programming, and advocacy through its social media, website, and newsletters.

This position is hired in the Spring.

communications@vusac.ca 

Jackson Leslie, Office Manager

The Office Manager minutes VUSAC meetings and oversees the physical VUSAC office space and the services provided by VUSAC, such as printing.

This position is hired in the Spring.

officemanager@vusac.ca 

Malhaar Moharir, Chief Returning Officer

The Chief Returning Officer supervises fall and spring elections and ensure they are run fairly and democratically, according to the Elections and Referenda Code. They  promote elections and host election-specific events for students and candidates.

This position is hired in the Spring.

cro@vusac.ca 

Councillors

Councillors assist with the portfolios of our commissioners and/or executives. They are assigned to these portfolios depending on their interests and where they'd like to contribute. They can also spearhead their own initiatives and sit on a variety of committees. It's one of the most versatile positions on council and a great way to get involved!

These positions are elected in the Fall, with 3 spots reserved for first-years, 3 spots reserved for upper-years, and 1 spot reserved specifically for an international student.

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To Be Elected, International Councillor

The International Councillor is elected separately from the other eight Councillors. They are assigned to the portfolio of the Vice-President External and work on advocating for and engaging with Vic's international students.

international@vusac.ca