Board of Directors


Executive

Brandon Remmelgas
Brandon Remmelgas
President
(705) 748-1011 ext. 6173

The President of the Association is responsible to, and works on behalf of, the Board of Directors and the membership for the overall functioning of the Association. The President works with the Operations & Services Manager of the Association, helping to create yearly budgets and ensuring yearly financial audits are conducted by third parties. The President acts as the key liaison between the TCSA, other unions throughout campus (i.e., Canadian Union of Public Employees, Trent University Faculty Association, Trent Graduate Students Union, and Trent Part Time Students Association), as well as local councillors, members of parliament, and members of Ontario Legislator. Finally, the President is responsible as the Deputy Speaker and chief spokesperson for the Association.
Lindsay Yates
Lindsay Yates
Vice President Campaigns & Equity
(705) 748-1011 ext. 6275

The Vice President Campaigns & Equity is responsible for working with the Vice President University & College Affairs, the Vice President Clubs & Groups, and the Vice President Student Health & Wellness to jointly organize the Association's efforts in Orientation Week and Frost Week activities. The Vice President Campaigns & Equity is responsible for ensuring successful campaigns and awareness events to educate students to better understand the barriers of the post-secondary environment, and challenges faced by all. The Vice President Campaigns & Equity is responsible for liaising between the Canadian Federation of Students, and the Association, providing the opportunity for students to then become involved in attending the Canadian Federation of Students AGMs, for both the national and provincial meetings.
Ann-Majella McKelvie
Ann-Majella McKelvie
Vice President University & College Affairs
(705) 748-1011 ext. 1107

The Vice President University & College Affairs is responsible for working with the Vice President Campaigns & Equity, the Vice President Clubs & Groups, and the Vice President Student Health & Wellness to jointly organize the Association's efforts in Orientation Week and Frost Week activities. The Vice President University & College Affairs represents the Association on, but not limited to, relevant committees and taskforces concerning the colleges, residences, food, and licensing. The Vice President University & College Affairs attends the proceedings of the Trent University Senate and reports to the Board, and lobbies for new policies concerning curriculum, college campaigns and programming, among others.
Cydney Habraken
Cydney Habraken
Vice President Clubs & Groups
(705) 748-1011 ext. 6174

The Vice President Clubs & Groups is responsible for working with the Vice President University & College Affairs, the Vice President Campaigns & Equity, and the Vice President Student Health & Wellness to jointly organize the Association's efforts in Orientation Week and Frost Week activities. The Vice President Clubs & Groups is responsible for maintaining open communication and active ties with local city councillors and the DBIA, as well as attending relevant City Councillor meetings and reporting to the Board. The Vice President Clubs & Groups oversees the Clubs & Groups Funding service and committee, and organizes Clubs & Groups Day, Clubs Registration, and Year-end Appreciation. Finally, the Vice President Clubs & Groups works to strengthen the communication and collaboration between the Association and levy groups, relevant local unions, other post-secondary institutions in the Peterborough area, the GSA, and the TDSA.
Ethel Nalule
Ethel Nalule
Vice President Student Health & Wellness
(705) 748-1011 ext. 6124

The Vice President Student Health & Wellness is responsible for working with the Vice President Campaigns & Equity, the Vice President Clubs & Groups, and the Vice President University & College Affairs to jointly organize the Association’s efforts in Orientation and Frost Week activities. The Vice President Student Health & Wellness is responsible for working with campus and community partners to increase student involvement in wellness initiatives; to combat wellness-related stigma; and to educate students about resources available to them on campus and in the community. The Vice President Student Health & Wellness is responsible for collaborating with the Association’s Equity Commissioners, the Trent Student Wellness Centre and the Centre for Human Rights, Equity, and Accessibility to develop wellness campaigns and activities focused on both physical and mental wellness. Finally, The Vice President Student Health & Wellness will work to ensure the Trent Student Benefits Plan are appropriate and working effectively for the various student demographics on campus.

Equity Commissioners

Owen Faulkner-Nolan
Environment & Sustainability Commissioner

The Environment & Sustainability Commissioner shall: Act as a liaison between the Association's Board of Directors and various environmental organizations within Peterborough and Trent University, such as the Trent Nature Areas, Sustainable Trent, and the Ontario Public Interest Research Group, on the organization of events actively publicizing environmental concerns and promoting environmental preservation; Sit as the Association representative on the University Environmental Advisory Board; Work with the University’s Physical Resources Department and the University’s food service provider to ensure environmentally friendly operations and advocate for changes as necessary.
Ana Morais
Ana Morais
Ethical Standards Commissioner

The Ethical Standards Commissioner shall: Act as a liaison between the Association and the Trent University Administration to ensure fair and ethical standards in the procurement of goods and services by the University and in the operation of Trent University; Ensure compliance with policies on ethical purchasing including non-sweatshop apparel and fair-trade certified products; Promote solidarity campaigns that support labour unions and fair working conditions, both within and outside of the University; Engage in outreach activities to Trent University student organizations to raise awareness about ethical procurement practices; Work with allied Trent University and Peterborough community groups to further issues of social and economic justice; Sit as the Association’s representative on the Fair Trade Task Committee of the Colleges and Student Services Committee.
Rhode Thomas
Indigenous Students Commissioner

Appointed by the Trent University Native Association, the Indigenous Students Commissioner must be a North American aboriginal student (status or non-status) and shall: Act as a liaison between the Board of Directors and aboriginal groups on campus, in the Peterborough community, and national organizations such as the Assembly of First Nations; Work with aboriginal student groups such as the Trent University Native Association on the organization of events actively publicizing aboriginal student issues; Attend, if possible, the annual meeting of the Aboriginal Caucus of the Canadian Federation of Students.
Jaynain Panchal
International Students Commissioner

Appointed by the Trent International Students Association, the International Students Commissioner must be a student holding citizenship in a country other than Canada who has lived abroad for the majority of his or her life or who is an elected member of the Executive of the Trent International Student Association at the time of nomination and shall: Investigate and act on disputes concerning the international student body both within and outside of the University; Act as a liaison between various organizations representing the interests of international students within the University, such as the Trent International Students Association, the Trent International Program, Amnesty International, and the Trent Chapter of the World University Service of Canada, and the Association; Represent and promote international education at Trent University and within the Peterborough community; Sit as a non-voting member of the Trent International Students Association Executive, unless otherwise elected to that body; Act as a liaison between the Association and various internationally oriented organizations within the Peterborough community such as the Kawartha World Issues Centre and the Ontario Public Interest Research Group.
Garaé Goodman
Mature/Transfer Students Commissioner

The Mature Students Commissioner shall be a student who is registered as a mature student with the University and shall: Act as a liaison between the Board of Directors and groups working on issues relevant to mature students on campus, in Peterborough, and nationally, and provincially;
 Assist mature students in pursuing a barrier-free education through advocacy and representation; Work with the Part-Time Students Commissioners on issues relating to mature students.
Kasandra Tancorre
Kasandra Tancorre
Part-Time Students Commissioner

Each Part-Time Student Commissioner shall be a student registered in less than 1.5 credits per semester with the University and, working together, shall: Endeavour to liaise with other part-time students for the purposes of outreach, polling, and other related matters; Run at least one activity or service for part-time students; Hold a voting seat on Senate to represent the interests of part-time students; Work to educate and inform part-time students about such issues and information as necessary including items related to Trent University, and the activities, services, advocacy and political work of the Association and the Canadian Federation of Students.
Miranda Sciberras
Queer Students Commissioner

The Queer Students Commissioner shall be a self-identified member of Trent’s queer and/or trans community who shall: Act as a liaison between the Board of Directors and individuals and groups working on issues relevant to the queer community on campus such as the Association’s Women Students Commissioner, the Trent Queer Collective, the Centre for Gender and Social Justice, and the Office of Student Affairs; Work with relevant off-campus organizations such as the Peterborough AIDS Resource Network, and the Peterborough Pride Commission; Work to create “positive space” and queer and trans support services both within the Association and Trent University; Work to inform the Trent community on issues of sexual health and safety as well as to publicize information on local health support services; Co-ordinate queer and trans positive events during Orientation Week and, if possible to be present on campus to serve as a resource for new queer and trans students during Orientation Week.
Tessa Smith
Tessa Smith
Students with Disabilities Commissioner

The Students with Disabilities Commissioner shall be a student who is registered with Student Accessibility Services of the University and shall: Act as a liaison between the Board of Directors and groups working on issues relevant to students with disabilities on campus, in Peterborough, provincially and nationally; Work with on-campus organizations such as the Trent Student Accessibility Services; Assist students with disabilities in pursuing a barrier-free education through advocacy and representation.
Brianna Campbell
Women's Student Commissioner

The Women's Student Commissioner will identify as a woman and shall: Act as a liaison between the Board of Directors and the Centre for Gender and Social Justice and other women’s groups on campus, women's groups in the City and County of Peterborough and external women's issues organizations; Inform students of women's issues and events through the campus media; Work with the Association’s women’s Issues working group and other women's groups on the organization of events actively publicizing women's issues.
Sean Carlin
Sean Carlin
Champlain College Cabinet President

Caleb Button
Champlain College Senior Senator

Alicia Halhed
Champlain College Commissioner

Jessie Woodrow
Lady Eaton College Cabinet Prime Minister

Megan McKelvie
Lady Eaton College Commissioner

Hannah Cahill
Gzowski College Cabinet President

Jada Wahabu
Gzowski College Senior Senator

Anjali Nandal
Gzowski College Commissioner

Aaron Graab
Aaron Graab
Otonabee College Cabinet President

Markus King
Otonabee College Senior Senator

Mansimran Saini
Otonabee College Commissioner

Wendy Walker
Traill College Cabinet Co-President

Abby Rodriquez
Traill College Cabinet Co-President & Senior Senator

Monika Lee
Traill College Commissioner

Vacant
First-Year Off-Campus Commissioner

Vacant
First-Year On-Campus Commissioner

Vacant
Gender Issues Commissioner

Vacant
Part-Time Students Commissioner (2)

Vacant
Racialized Students Commissioner

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