People

People

These are the people currently serving on the Executive Council of the AMS. Most of them are pretty cool.

If you’d like your name to be on this page, check out the elections page and get campaigning.

Ava Nasiri, President

president@ams.ubc.ca | NEST 3518 | 604-822-3972Ava Nasiri

  • Faculty & Program: Faculty of Arts, International Relations & Political Science
  • Year of Study: 4
  • Hometown: Tehran, Iran
  • Fun Fact: I have a soft spot for tea and cookies in the afternoon

Office Hours

Tuesdays: 12:30-2:00 PM on the Nest concourse
Wednesdays: 12:30 – 2:00 PM on the Nest concourse
Thursdays: 3:00 – 5:00 PM in office

Samantha So, VP Academic & University Affairs

vpacademic@ams.ubc.ca | NEST 3522 | 604-822-3092samantha so

  • Faculty & Program: Faculty of Science, Biology
  • Year of Study: 5
  • Hometown: Richmond
  • Fun Fact: I love collecting things that look like food but aren’t food.

Office Hours
Mondays: 2:30PM – 5:00PM
Tuesdays: 3:30PM – 5:00PM
Fridays: 12:00PM – 1:00PM

Chris Scott, VP AdministrationPhoto

vpadmin@ams.ubc.ca | NEST 3514 | 604-822-3961

  • Faculty and Program: Faculty of Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Fun Fact: I’m a transfer student from a small school in New Jersey.

Office Hours

Wednesday: 11:00AM – 2:00PM in office
Thursday: 11:00AM – 12:00PM in SLSC
Friday: 11:00AM – 2:00PM in office

Kathleen Simpson, VP External Affairs

vpexternal@ams.ubc.ca | NEST 3524 | 604-822-2050

Kathleen Simpson

  • Faculty & Program: Psychology in the Faculty of Arts
  • Year of Study: 4
  • Hometown: Toronto
  • Fun fact: I have been terrified of snakes ever since I was a kid and tried to pick one up, thinking it was a branch.

Office Hours

Wednesdays & Fridays from 11:00AM – 12:00PM

Louis Retief, VP Finance

vpfinance@ams.ubc.ca | NEST 3526 | 604-822-3973Louis Retief_square

  • Faculty & Program: Bachelors of Commerce
  • Year of Study: 4
  • Hometown: Chilliwack, BC
  • Fun Fact: Born in Pretoria, South Africa

Office Hours

Mondays & Wednesdays from 2:00 – 4:00PM