Meet the executive candidates

Vote Vickita Bhatt for PRESIDENT from the team STUDENTS UNITED!
Last year, as VP Equity of UTMSU, I helped organize numerous events like Take Back Your 24/5 Library and the first ever Taskforce on Campus Racism. If elected, Students United wants to work on splitting tuition fee payments on a per semester basis. We also want to extend the UPass to part-time students, and Expand the Student Center, to ensure more space for all students.
So come out and vote for Students United, because United we stand, divided we fall.

VOTE Henry Ssali! Vote for RENEWAL. As your President, I plan to put UTM First. In building a strong grass roots connection with UTM students, I plan to implement changes that you want to see. By listening to the needs of the students I will be better suited to advocate for your needs. Vote Henry Ssali, VOTE UTMRENEW!

Vote Gilbert Cassar for VP-INTERNAL from the team STUDENTS UNITED!
I have been President of the Caribbean Connections for two years and was an organizer for Black History Month 2010. If elected, Students United wants to create a Ministry of Services, to get input on services you want from UTMSU. We also want to create a better communications strategy to outreach to more students, and reintroduce the Wall of Transparency, and publish our actuals every month.
So come out and vote for Students United, because United we stand, divided we fall.

Vote for Sunil Shah! An experienced and knowledgeable candidate Specializing in Accounting with Business Administration background. As VP Internal, I will work to recreate the UTMSU spending structure. Introduce Value for Money Audit, where money spent would be proportionate to the amount of students participating. I will ensure that funding is budgeted per semester, so that there is minimal waste of money. Numbers are my passion. Accounting is my specialty. Vote for Sunil Shah for VP INTERNAL!

VOTE Marc Bressler! Vote for RENEWAL. As your VP Internal I plan to put UTM First. By maintaining a deficit free budget, I will ensure that the allocation for student money is dictated by your needs.. I will push for more transparency not only with club and academic society funding but with all aspects of Union business. As current Residence Council President I have gained experience in recognizing student needs and working with students to address the issues with administration. Vote Marc Bressler, VOTE UTMRENEW!

VOTE  Stefanie Marotta! Vote for RENEWAL. As your VP External, I plan to put UTM First. As former Assistant News Editor to The Medium, I have covered a diverse range of events and issues that directly affect the UTM campus. I will advocate for transparency to facilitate inclusivity between the UTMSU and students. Through civic forums and town halls, I will involve students by promoting political activism and awareness.
Also, I will work to improve service for international students. I want students to have the opportunity to engage in activities that will enhance their university experience. Vote Stefanie Marotta, VOTE UTMRENEW!

Vote Munib Sajjad for VP-EXTERNAL from the team STUDENTS UNITED!
Last year as the Minister of Social Justice, I helped organize Step Up: A Poetry Slam, and Expression Against Oppression.
If elected, Students United wants to work to reform OSAP. We also want to establish a UTM Think Tank which will provide a forum for UTM students to discuss the changes they want to see in society, and fight for OHIP for International Students.
So come out and vote for Students United, because United we stand, divided we fall.

Vote Kumari Giles for VP-EQUITY from the team STUDENTS UNITED!
Last year, as President of [email protected], I organized the first ever UTM Pride Week. I was also an organizer for the Taskforce on Campus Racism. If elected, Students United wants to conduct an accessibility audit of our campus, to make this campus a space where all can participate. We also want to fight for more multi-faith space on campus, and make this campus a safe space for all.
So come out and vote for Students United, because United we stand, divided we fall.

Vote Nabeel Jafri! Vote for RENEWAL. As your VP University Affairs and Academics, I plan to put UTM First. I will lobby to secure offices for all academic societies in their respective departments, work on creating more study spaces on this campus and have the anti- calendar up and running. I will work to improve the Campus Agricultural Project, renovate the Waste Management System and increase the Green Grants. Vote Nabeel Jafri, VOTE UTMRENEW!

Vote Marium Chowdury or for VP Part-time from the team Students United.
I have been a Class Representative for the Erindale Part Time Undergraduate Student Association, as well as an Executive for the Debating Club. If elected, Students United wants to introduce a Bursary for Part Time Students. We also want to work with the Career Center to have more part-time specific events. Finally, we want to fight to make On Campus Child Care More Affordable.

Vote Amreet Kaur! Vote for RENEWAL. As your VP Equity, I will engage with the whole community on campus to promote diversity and combat discrimination. t I will work vigorously to ensure that no group on campus will be marginalized. As a coordinator of the UTM Women’s Centre, I have worked passionately to promote equality for women on campus. I have extensive experience, including being President of Amnesty International at UTM . Vote Amreet Kaur, VOTE UTMRENEW!

Vote Grayce Yuen for VP-UNIVERSITY AFFAIRS AND ACADEMICS from the team STUDENTS UNITED!
I have sat on the Board of UTMSU, as well as been the Associate to the President, for 2 years now. If elected, Students United wants to introduce an extra-curricular transcript, to record all your volunteer hours. We also want to introduce a student run Academic Advocacy Service, and lobby the University to establish a Sustainability Policy.

VOTE Ali Karim! Vote for RENEWAL. As your VP Part-time Student Affairs, I plan to put UTM First. By creating a strong network for part-time students, I will renew the part-time student involvement within the UTMSU. I will also advocate for OSAP reforms and a UPASS for part-time students. Vote Ali Karim, VOTE UTMRENEW!

Board of Director candidates

Division 2

Andrew Hamilton-Smith
Elizabeth Smurlick
Farhan Lodhi
Gustavo Gutierrez
Joyce Tshiamala
Khalid Wakeel
Mazin Hassan
Hamzah Husain
Nimra Hason
Noelia Hernandez
Nourah Irfan
Sitara Chaudhary
Razmin Said
Stephanie Gouthro

Division 3

Amna Noor
Cara Habayeb
Celina Ip
Farhad Haider
Mariam Sheikh
Mariya Hassan
Mercy Lilian Gichuki
Natasha Shaikh
Olivia Costantini
Peter Buczkowski
Peter-Gaye Taylor
Robert Ciszek
Ruba El-Kadri
Shahid Hassan
Thomas Kristan

Division 4

Harla Receno
Hattem Mohyeldin