Advocacy Committee

Advocacy Committeee

Advocacy Committee

Current Members (Summer 2024)

Chair: Drédyn Fontana, VP Academic & University Affairs

  • Ayesha Irfan (VP External)
  • Gavin Fung (Councillor)
  • Charles Ding (Councillor)
  • Ryan Chiu (Councillor)
  • Ash Dennis (Councillor)
  • Kaitlin Law (Councillor)
  • Mayank Gupta (Student at Large)
  • Joshua Himmens (Student at Large)

Terms of Reference

The Advocacy Committee shall be composed of:

  • the Vice-President Academic and University Affairs;
  • the Vice-President External Affairs;
  • five (5) non-Executive Council members; and
  • two (2) Students at Large.

The Advocacy Committee shall:

  • advise the Vice-President Academic and University Affairs and the Vice-President External Affairs on advocacy to the University, the various levels of government, and other external organizations on behalf of the Society’s Active Members;
  • provide advice on the Academic Experience Survey;
  • propose annual goals for itself to the Agenda Committee and be responsible for completing those goals; and
  • have such other duties as are outlined in the Bylaws or the Code or assigned by Council from time to time.

Meeting Times

The meeting times will be updated soon.


Meeting Agendas




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