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


Vice President, External
MA Student, Geography


Vice President, Internal & Acting Vice President, Finance
MEd Student, Education

Aaron Nartey

Vice President, International
MA Student, Geography


Vice President, Communications
MA Student, Business Administration


Senate Representative
MEd Student, Administration & Leadership in Education

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  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.

Applied Health Sciences (AHS)Daislyn
Applied Health Sciences (AHS)Melissa Van der
Applied Health Sciences (AHS)
Education (EDU) - ISPGurbinder
Education (EDU)Lauren
Education (EDU)Michelle
Education (EDU)Esther
Goodman (GSB) - ISP
Goodman (GSB) - ISPSwetha
Goodman (GSB) - ISPDevyani
Goodman (GSB) - ISPRujula
Goodman (GSB) -ISPSiddharth
Goodman (GSB)Anmol
Goodman (GSB)
Goodman (GSB)
Humanities (HUM)Dylan James
Mathematics and Sciences (MS)Matt
Mathematics and Sciences (MS)Eunike Ilona
Mathematics and Sciences (MS)Sarah
Social Sciences (SS)Oluseyi
Social Sciences (SS)Hunza
Social Sciences (SS)Annaleza
Social Sciences (SS)Haley
Social Sciences (SS)Tasnim
Social Sciences (SS)Pulkit

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.

Academic ReviewAlison Mary O’
Alumni Association BoardReuben
Board of TrusteesChristopher
Graduate CouncilChristopher
Information Technology & InfrastructureRobert
Mapping the New Knowledges ConfCaitlin
Ombuds AdvisoryPhilip
Planning, Priorities & Budget AdvisoryChristopher
Research & Scholarship PolicyRodela
Senate (2 elected)Melanie
Senate Graduate Studies (SGSC)Melanie
Space AdvisoryMelanie
Student Appeals BoardAndreanne
Sustainability CoordinatingOluseyi
Teaching and LearningBreanne