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SAITSA’s 2017 – 2018 Executive Council Candidates

VP External Candidate: Deborah Mebude - Hi! I’m Deborah and I'm running to be your VP External.  Heralding from the Journalism program, I have plans to make sure your needs are clearly heard and brought before your elected officials. As the previous Lifestyle editor at The Weal, I understand the issues that concern student’s livelihoods, and when it is necessary, I will not shy away from asking the tough questions that pertain to your life.  If elected, I will always operate with the utmost transparency. I look forward to consulting with you, advocating on your behalf and strengthening relationships both within SAIT and beyond.  @deborahmeb   #DABFORDEB

VP External Candidate: Deborah Mebude – Hi! I’m Deborah and I’m running to be your VP External.
Heralding from the Journalism program, I have plans to make sure your needs are clearly heard and brought before your elected officials.
As the previous Lifestyle editor at The Weal, I understand the issues that concern student’s livelihoods, and when it is necessary, I will not shy away from asking the tough questions that pertain to your life.
If elected, I will always operate with the utmost transparency. I look forward to consulting with you, advocating on your behalf and strengthening relationships both within SAIT and beyond.
@deborahmeb
#DABFORDEB

VP External Candidate: Daniel Caine - Hello, good morning, happy day. If elected for VP External I will be responsible for most of the executive work as far as talking with industry representatives and politicians is concerned. My success will depend on their thoughts to a large extent, but I will try my best to represent your interests to them.  Here are a few things I would like to get accomplished:  Fireside Chats Executive Question period for students Extra-curricular transcript  Student Building (Approved already, but new swing anyone?) Allow for investing SAITSA savings My Interests: History, politics, reading, writing, and listening to my records and cassettes.

VP External Candidate: Daniel Caine – Hello, good morning, happy day. If elected for VP External I will be responsible for most of the executive work as far as talking with industry representatives and politicians is concerned. My success will depend on their thoughts to a large extent, but I will try my best to represent your interests to them. Here are a few things I would like to get accomplished: Fireside Chats. Executive Question period for students. Extra-curricular transcript. Student Building (Approved already, but new swing anyone?). Allow for investing SAITSA savings. My Interests: History, politics, reading, writing, and listening to my records and cassettes.

VP External Candidate: Rachel Moerschfelder -  So no one told you SAIT was gonna be this way?  During my time at SAIT I have heard students from every program saying, “I can’t believe I’m paying for this.” This is not an issue I can ignore. If elected as VP External I will lobby to provide: -Affordable Education -Improved Job Prosperity -Effective Communication I want to see your money going to the right place. Students need to be put first at SAIT. Vote for me for VP External and I’ll be there for you.

VP External Candidate: Rachel Moerschfelder – So no one told you SAIT was gonna be this way?
During my time at SAIT I have heard students from every program saying, “I can’t believe I’m paying for this.” This is not an issue I can ignore. If elected as VP External I will lobby to provide: -Affordable Education -Improved Job Prosperity -Effective Communication
I want to see your money going to the right place. Students need to be put first at SAIT. Vote for me for VP External and I’ll be there for you.

President Candidate: Felipe Soto -  I am the perfect candidate as a President for SAITSA. "I'm a passionate student”. I’m a Political Science graduate and I'm currently in my second year of BA program majoring in Supply Chain Management. I have been working with SAITSA for the last 4 years in different areas, The Gateway, The Weal, The Station Market and also a member of the Legislative Council. I would be opening a YouTube account channel that I believe would be a great way to be connected and get closer to the students. VOTE for me Felipe Soto, Get Connected!!

President Candidate: Felipe Soto – I am the perfect candidate as a President for SAITSA. “I’m a passionate student”. I’m a Political Science graduate and I’m currently in my second year of BA program majoring in Supply Chain Management. I have been working with SAITSA for the last 4 years in different areas, The Gateway, The Weal, The Station Market and also a member of the Legislative Council. I would be opening a YouTube account channel that I believe would be a great way to be connected and get closer to the students.
VOTE for me Felipe Soto, Get Connected!!

President Candidate: Alex Dimopoulos - Hello, I am Alex Dimopoulos. I am a 3rd year BBA student majoring in Supply Chain Management. I am currently your Vice President Academic and am asking you make me your president. As President, I will protect international student rights while also caring about domestic students. As President, I will represent you within these walls and the community to make sure your voice is heard. As President, I will take challenges head on and make SAIT a great place to study. This is how I see SAIT now, and in the next 100 years. On March 29/30, Vote Alex Dimopoulos.

President Candidate: Alex Dimopoulos – Hello, I am Alex Dimopoulos. I am a 3rd year BBA student majoring in Supply Chain Management. I am currently your Vice President Academic and am asking you make me your president. As President, I will protect international student rights while also caring about domestic students. As President, I will represent you within these walls and the community to make sure your voice is heard. As President, I will take challenges head on and make SAIT a great place to study. This is how I see SAIT now, and in the next 100 years. On March 29/30, Vote Alex Dimopoulos.

VP Academic Candidate: Anisa Abbas - Hello, my name is Anisa Abbas and I’m a BA student here at SAIT. I want to be your VP Academic because I believe it will let me employ my current competencies in an environment where I can help you make your time here at SAIT as memorable as mine has been. I’ll make sure to foster a comfortable and open environment for you to be able to express yourself to me without fear of being judged, and we will collaborate to find viable solutions for your concerns. To learn more, please visit my FB page: @AnisaforVPA

VP Academic Candidate: Anisa Abbas – Hello, my name is Anisa Abbas and I’m a BA student here at SAIT. I want to be your VP Academic because I believe it will let me employ my current competencies in an environment where I can help you make your time here at SAIT as memorable as mine has been. I’ll make sure to foster a comfortable and open environment for you to be able to express yourself to me without fear of being judged, and we will collaborate to find viable solutions for your concerns. To learn more, please visit my FB page: @AnisaforVPA

VP Academic Candidate: Alysson Torres - Advocate for an affordable student experience Continue the work towards Open Educational Resources Encourage instructors to utilize free resources in the classroom Ensure instructor accountability Fight against drastic fee and tuition increases Lobby for grandfathered tuition rates Promote student well-being Push for curriculum updates Experience: 2 years SAITSA Board of directors 1 year SAIT Academic Council 1 year Jack.org Mental Health initiative About Alysson: Believes in free food First year Business Student Graduate from School of ICT Determined to make a difference More info at www.alyssontorres.com

VP Academic Candidate: Alysson Torres – Advocate for an affordable student experience. Continue the work towards Open Educational Resources. Encourage instructors to utilize free resources in the classroom. Ensure instructor accountability. Fight against drastic fee and tuition increases. Lobby for grandfathered tuition rates. Promote student well-being. Push for curriculum updates. Experience: 2 years SAITSA Board of directors. 1 year SAIT Academic Council. 1 year Jack.org Mental Health initiative. About Alysson: Believes in free food. First year Business Student. Graduate from School of ICT. Determined to make a difference. More info at www.alyssontorres.com

VP Academic: Sharon Wong - Don't vote wrong, Vote Wong!

VP Academic: Sharon Wong – Don’t vote wrong, Vote Wong!

VP Student Life Candidate: Wayne Lin - I will give you the food and caffeine that you deserve for free! I will make the SAITSA food bank and food box program more accessible to you. I will make campus events more interactive and fun, and provide support for clubs to MAKE YOUR STUDENT LIFE GREAT AGAIN! I promise to set up more microwaves around campus to make your life easier. “FREE FOOD” and cheap accessible fresh produces.  Tired of boring campus and want more fun.  Don’t want to wait in line for a microwave. Say “Yes” to Wayne for VP student Life, because why not?

VP Student Life Candidate: Wayne Lin – I will give you the food and caffeine that you deserve for free! I will make the SAITSA food bank and food box program more accessible to you. I will make campus events more interactive and fun, and provide support for clubs to MAKE YOUR STUDENT LIFE GREAT AGAIN! I promise to set up more microwaves around campus to make your life easier. “FREE FOOD” and cheap accessible fresh produces. Tired of boring campus and want more fun. Don’t want to wait in line for a microwave. Say “Yes” to Wayne for VP student Life, because why not?

VP Student Life Candidate: Connor Goodfellow - After losing some sleep and gaining some weight I’m back for Round 2. For the past year I’ve held the position of VP Student Life and it’s a challenging role. This time with a year of experience under my belt (plus my 2 years on the BOD) I have better direction than ever and a leaner, meaner platform to effectively help SAITSA grow and improve its student services. Clubs and student input on SAITSA events are my top priorities but for my full platform check out my website: connorgoodfellow.com. Next year is going to be BANANAS.

VP Student Life Candidate: Connor Goodfellow – After losing some sleep and gaining some weight I’m back for Round 2. For the past year I’ve held the position of VP Student Life and it’s a challenging role. This time with a year of experience under my belt (plus my 2 years on the BOD) I have better direction than ever and a leaner, meaner platform to effectively help SAITSA grow and improve its student services. Clubs and student input on SAITSA events are my top priorities but for my full platform check out my website: connorgoodfellow.com. Next year is going to be BANANAS.

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