People

The Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) is served graciously by elected/selected executives and graduate students representing different programs and committees.

Executive Committee

The GSA Executive is elected each April for the following year.

Christopher Yendt

President and Board Chair
MEd Student, Administration & Leadership in Education
gsafinance@brocku.ca

PHILIP DWOMOH

Vice President, External
MA Student, Geography
gsaexternal@brocku.ca

REUBEN PLANCE

Vice President, Internal & Acting Vice President, Finance
MEd Student, Education
gsainternal@brocku.ca

Aaron Nartey

Vice President, International
MA Student, Geography
gsaintl@brocku.ca

RUSHIKESH RANADE

Vice President, Communications
MA Student, Business Administration
gsacomm@brocku.ca

MELANIE EXTANCE

Senate Representative
MEd Student, Administration & Leadership in Education
gsasenate@brocku.ca

Executive Committee Alumni

Previous members of the GSA Executive Committee can be found here.

Board Members / Faculty Representatives

Board Members of the Graduate Students’ Association govern as directors for the GSA but are selected to represent their specific faculty, and are jointly responsible for governing the organization as well as serving as liaisons between the GSA executive and the graduate students in their faculty. Sitting on the GSA Board of Directors and various committees, they represent the GSA within their faculty and represent students by using their vote in the GSA .  This is an opportunity to bring issues or concerns from their faculty to the attention of the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee and the larger graduate community.  You must be a full, current registered Brock graduate student to sit on the Board of Directors.   You can find a copy of the Role and Responsibilities of a Board Member, as well a schedule of meeting dates below.

GSA Board of Directors – Role and Responsibilities

GSA Board of Directors – Meeting Dates

If you are interested, please check the list below to see if your faculty requires a representative and if so, complete the application form and submit to the GSA Office (MC C302) or gsaoffice@brocku.ca.  You must be a full, current registered Brock graduate student to sit on the Board of Directors.  A comprehensive list of which faculties house which programs at Brock University can be found here.

FacultyNameEmail
Applied Health Sciences (AHS)Daislyn Vidaldv16fd@brocku.ca
Applied Health Sciences (AHS)Melissa Van der Walmv19sm@brocku.ca
Applied Health Sciences (AHS)
Education (EDU) - ISPGurbinder Kaurgk17mp@brocku.ca
Education (EDU)Lauren Solukls07zr@brocku.ca
Education (EDU)Michelle Galijetmg15jn@brocku.ca
Education (EDU)Esther Wainainarw18zr@brocku.ca
Goodman (GSB) - ISP
Goodman (GSB) - ISPSwetha Kamblesk19gw@brocku.ca
Goodman (GSB) - ISPDevyani Agrawalda19mq@brocku.ca
Goodman (GSB) - ISPRujula Bandodkarrb18pg@brocku.ca
Goodman (GSB) -ISPSiddharth Pathaksp19ge@brocku.ca
Goodman (GSB)Anmol Kapoorak19gg@brocku.ca
Goodman (GSB)
Goodman (GSB)
Humanities (HUM)Dylan James Michelsdm13wg@brocku.ca
Mathematics and Sciences (MS)Matt Guestmg13et@brocku.ca
Mathematics and Sciences (MS)Eunike Ilona Hilsonih18tb@brocku.ca
Mathematics and Sciences (MS)Sarah Walkersw10tn@brocku.ca
Social Sciences (SS)Oluseyi Obasiso18xf@brocku.ca
Social Sciences (SS)Hunza Chaudharyhc18fs@brocku.ca
Social Sciences (SS)Annaleza Quarantaaq14co@brocku.ca
Social Sciences (SS)Haley Myatthm18kw@brocku.ca
Social Sciences (SS)Tasnim Ahmedta18jt@brocku.ca
Social Sciences (SS)Pulkit Gargpg18ic@brocku.ca

Committee representatives

Committee representatives speak for the graduate students in various important committees in the Brock community. This is a list of some of the committees that graduate students participate in.

CommitteeNameE-mail 
Academic ReviewAlison Mary O’Connorad10ux@brocku.ca
Alumni Association BoardReuben Plancegsainternal@brocku.ca
Board of TrusteesChristopher Yendtgsapresident@brocku.ca
BUSACChristopher Yendtgsafinance@brocku.ca
Graduate CouncilChristopher Yendtgsapresident@brocku.ca
GovernanceMelanie Extancegsasenate@brocku.ca
Information Technology & InfrastructureRobert Alliera18rs@brocku.ca
Mapping the New Knowledges ConfCaitlin Gallantcg14xx@brocku.ca
Reuben Plancegsainternal@brocku.ca
Ombuds AdvisoryPhilip Dwomohgsaexternal@brocku.ca
Planning, Priorities & Budget AdvisoryChristopher Yendtgsafinance@brocku.ca
Research & Scholarship PolicyRodela Kalecirk18qp@brocku.ca
Senate (2 elected)Melanie Extancegsasenate@brocku.ca
gsasenate1@brocku.ca
Senate Graduate Studies (SGSC)Melanie Extancegsasenate@brocku.ca
Christopher Yendtgsapresident@brocku.ca
Space AdvisoryMelanie Extancegsasenate@brocku.ca
Student Appeals BoardAndreanne Hebert-Hacheah10uq@brocku.ca
Sustainability CoordinatingOluseyi Obasiso18xf@brocku.ca
Teaching and LearningBreanne Wyliebw15gs@brocku.ca