The nomination period for GSAÉD elections ran from February 27 at 9:00 to March 10 at 16:00. Voting will take place March 20, 21, and 22 in GSD 204 from 8:00 to 18:00 and in DMS, FSS, RGN, CBY, and UCU from 12:00 to 18:00.


Seven positions on the GSAÉD Executive *

Equity Commissioner
Pascasie Minani

Finance Commissioner
Kawtar Jaanid
Karen Neil

Internal Commissioner
Françoise Verschaeve

External Commissioner
Mehdi Mahjoub

Resources Commissioner
Warsama Ahmed

Student Life Commissioner
Middlé Lemoine
Hélène Mariama Ndiaye

University Affairs Commissioner
Robert Head


Graduate student representative to the University Board of Governors

Robert Head
Mark Ingham


One student representative from each department to the GSAÉD Board of Directors

Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Nikita Larionov

Political Science
Guillaume Deschesnes-Thériault

Kathleen Durocher

Mark Ingham

International Development
Middlé Lemoine

Electrical Engineering and Computing Science
Hsiang–Yi Cheng

Geography, Environment & Geomatics
Karen Neil

Peace Osinike

Mathematics & Statistics
Jane MacDonald

Ryan MacDenell

Tanja Manojlovic


*A position not appearing on the list this means that no one submitted their candidacy for that position during the first round of the elections

Nomination Form


For more information, contact the Chief Returning Officer, David Couturier, at or visit the GSAÉD elections website, which will be updated regularly.

For the election and referenda results of previous years, consult this archive:

2016 election results

2015 election results

2014 election results

2013 election results


The Chief Returning Officer can be contacted at all times by email at