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Council

Who run the world? Council do! That might be overstating things, but you know, we do things around here. We’re students just like you, and if you’re really interested in what we get up to, come to our Wednesday evening meetings, happening twice monthly during the school term.

DUE TO THE CURRENT SITUATION WITH COVID-19, COUNCIL MEETINGS ARE NOW TAKING PLACE VIRTUALLY.  MEETING LINKS CAN BE FOUND BELOW

What is Council?

AMS Council, also known as Student Council, is the governing body of the AMS and is made up of student representatives chosen in Constituency elections (elections in Arts, Science, Engineering, etc.), along with the AMS Executive and student representatives from the Board of Governors and Senate.

All AMS Council members follow the Council Handbook, which serves as a guide, as well as offering background for those interested in what Council is, what we do, and how things work around here.

Another way of getting a good understanding of Council is by attending meetings of Council. Meetings take place every second or third Wednesday evening, at 6 pm, in the Michael Kingsmill Forum (Room 4301) in the AMS Student Nest. Meetings are open to all, and there’s even food!

If you would like to make a statement to Council, please notify Joanne Pickford, the Administrative Assistant (joannepickford@ams.ubc.ca), or show up early to the meeting and speak to the Speaker before the meeting is called to order.

Here is a list of upcoming meetings for 2019-2020:

Council meeting dateMeeting agenda
Food served
*Vegetarian options available at all meetings
August 21, 2019AGENDA, AUGUST 21, 2019Beef or veggie lasagna
Garlic bread
Caesar salad
Coffee, tea, and water
September 11, 2019AGENDA, SEPTEMBER 11, 2019Mac &Cheese
Coffee, tea, and water
September 25, 2019AGENDA, SEPTEMBER 25, 2019Pulled Pork
Smoked Tofu
Coffee, tea, and water
October 9, 2019AGENDA, OCTOBER 9, 2019Chicken Casserole
Braised lentils with smoked tofu
Market vegetables and olive oil
Coffee, tea, and water
October 23, 2019AGENDA, OCTOBER 23, 2019Beef or veggie lasagna
Coffee, tea, and water
November 6, 2019AGENDA, NOVEMBER 6, 2019Beef or veggie chili
Coffee, tea, and water
November 27, 2019Agenda, November 27, 2019Fried chicken
Smoked tofu
Coffee, tea, and water
January 8, 2020

Agenda January 8, 2020

Braised lentils with smoked tofu
Market vegetables and olive oil
Coffee, tea, and water
January 22, 2020

Agenda, January 22, 2020

Greek Chicken
Veggie Chili
Coffee, Tea, and Water
February 5, 2020

AGENDA, FEBRUARY 5, 2020

Salad
Salad with Cod
Veggie Chili
Garlic Bread
Organic Mixed Greens
Coffee, Tea, and Water
February 12, 2020

AGENDA, FEBRUARY 12, 2020

Pizza
Coffee, Tea, and Water
February 26, 2020

Agenda, February 26, 2020

Salad
Salad with Cod
Pulled Pork
Garlic Bread
Smoked Tofu
Assorted Farm House and Salt Spring Island Cheese with Crostini, Compotes and Mustard
Organic Mixed Greens
Coffee, Tea, and Water
March 11, 2020

Agenda March 11, 2020

Salad
Salad with Cod
Fried Chicken
Garlic Bread
Smoked Tofu
Coffee, Tea, and Water
March 25, 2020

Agenda March 25, 2020

Beef Lasagna
Garlic Bread
Veggie Lasagna
Salad
Salad with Cod
Organic Mixed Greens
Coffee, Tea, and Water
April 9, 2020

Agenda April 9, 2020

Link to meeting: https://bluejeans.com/3065347381/

Food TBD
April 22, 2020

Agenda April 22, 2020

 
May 13, 2020

AGENDA May 13, 2020

Link to meeting:  https://zoom.us/j/97544961574

 
June 3, 2020

agenda June 3, 2020

Link to meeting: https://zoom.us/j/91049412631

 
June 24, 2020

Agenda, June 24, 2020

Link to meeting: https://zoom.us/j/98985616740

 
July 15, 2020

Agenda TBA 

 
 
August 5, 2020

Agenda TBA

 
 
August 26, 2020

Agenda TBA

 

CounciL Summaries

You can hear a roundup of what happened in a Council meeting by browsing through the Council Summaries here. 

Agendas, Presentations & Minutes

Council agendas, presentations and minutes are listed below for you to browse. For additional agendas, presentations and minutes, please contact the AMS Archivist, Sheldon Goldfarb at archives@ams.ubc.ca.

Student Council Members 2020-21

Kareem Ibrahim Speaker of Council
Cole Evans President
Georgia Yee VP Academic
Sylvester Mensah Jr. VP Administration
Kalith Nanayakkara VP External Affairs
Lucia Liang VP Finance
Ian Stone Student Services Mgr
Ruby Barnard Architecture
Lawrence Liu Arts
Sherly Prince Arts
Joshua Kim Arts
Mathew Ho Arts
Carter Mclean Arts
Vacant Audiology
Jeanie Malone BoG
Max Holmes BoG
Sanjay Khemani Commerce
James Chen Commerce
Varada Saha Dentistry
Ryan Wong Economics
Haruka Higo Education
Emma Dodyk Engineering
Nadir Nurali Engineering
Alexandra Arbelaez Forestry
Jackson Schumacher Graduate Studies
Arash Shadkam Graduate Studies
Nevana Rebic Graduate Studies
Alireza Kamyabi Graduate Studies
Vacant Indigenous Seat
Vacant Journalism
Annika Szarka Kinesiology
Sebastian Cooper Law
Rachel Chan Land & Food Sciences
Rio Picollo Library/Archival
Jeremy Zuo Medicine
Christian Bailey Music
Jake Reznik Nursing
Kevin Kang Pharmacy
Elsabe Fourie Planning
Vacant Population & Public Health
Chris Sundby Regent College
Jimmy Kim Science
Clara Sismondo Science
Danny Liu Science
Chris Hakim Senate
Vacant Senate
Sean Ryan St. Mark‘s
Chrissa Rassias Social Work
Daniel Martin VST

Agendas, Presentations & Minutes 2020

Meeting MInutes
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Agendas, Presentations & Minutes 2019

COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES 2019 (FULL YEAR)


Agendas & Presentations

Minutes

Agendas, Presentations & Minutes 2018

Council Meeting Minutes 2018 (Full Year)

AGENDAS & Presentations

Agendas, Presentations & Minutes 2017

2017 Council Meeting Minutes (Full Year)

AGENDAS & Presentations

Agendas, Presentations & Minutes 2016

2016 Council Meeting Minutes (Full Year)

AGENDAS & Presentations

Agendas, Presentations & Minutes 2015

2015 Council Meeting Minutes (Full Year)

Agendas and Presentations