Executives

President
Aditya Taneja

The President is the official spokesperson for the GSA, Chair of the Executive Committee and of the General Assemblies. He oversees the day-to-day management of the GSA, directs the implementation of Council resolutions, and is responsible for relations with other student communities, student governments, the university administration, and the general public. He prepares monthly reports, publishes an annual GSA report summarizing the GSA achievements during his or her term as well as outlining tasks resolved by Council. The president acts as the GSA representative to the Board of Governors of Concordia University. Additionally, he calls bi-weekly Executive Committee meetings, bi-weekly staff meetings, manages internal communications of the GSA and produces a monthly newsletter. The President also performs duties as outlined in the GSA By-Laws.

Write to him at president@gsaconcordia.ca

 

Gaurav Markan

Vice President Internal
Gaurav Markan

The Vice President Internal oversees and supervises the tasks of the Finance Manager. He is also responsible for arranging the orientation events during the year, helps to oversee internal managerial positions and recruit, interview, recommend to the Council the candidates for Graduate Student Representation on the University’s academic and administrative organs. Have some questions?

Write to him at internal@gsaconcordia.ca

Vice President External
Gunvansh Singh Bhatia

The Vice President External monitors the activities of Concordia and other universities, associations, and provincial student and non-student organizations by regularly representing GSA in their meetings, thereby checking its effects on Graduate Students at Concordia. He must also locate new opportunities, and build on existing relationships, with student unions and organizations. His other works also deal with working on sponsors for GSA events, health Insurance programs and also working with the Student Life Program.

Write to him at external@gsaconcordia.ca

AM

Vice President Mobilization
Ahmad Memari (Arash)

The Vice President Mobilization oversees all mobilization work related to the GSA, including but not limited to (General Assembly, posters flyers, recruiting volunteers, coordinating classroom visits) for all GSA activities and campaigns on campus. He manages relevant GSA (campaigns, international student, BDS, mobilization, etc.) committees and carries out any other duties pertinent to Vice-President Mobilization. VP Mobilization also performs duties as outlined in the GSA By-Laws and Special By-Laws.

Write to him at mobilization@gsaconcordia.ca

Dima

Vice President Academic & Advocacy
Dima Kannan

The Vice President Academic and advocacy is responsible for sitting on the University Senate. Chair of the Appointments Committee consisting of a group of councilors who interview and consider applicants for university bodies. She represents the GSA at university meetings and committees, searches for feedback from students on academic conditions in departments and faculties and ensures that feedback is communicated to the appropriate university bodies and committees. She addresses academic issues related to Concordia’s graduate programs and inform students about academic resources and oversees Graduate Student Advocacy Initiatives and the advocacy manager position. She also organizes and conducts French classes for graduate students at the GSA every term.

Write to her at academic@gsaconcordia.ca