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Executive Group

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine Student Council is led by a hard-working group of executives that aims to represent students and improve student life. They act on behalf of NOSM students before the school administration, through external organizations, and in the on-campus communities.

NOSMSC Executive Group – 2018-2019


President – Sarah Cannell

The President has the responsibility to strengthen the links to students, enhance the well-being of students, and ensure that student issues have a strong representation in planning and decision making. The President liaises with all levels of the NOSM administration, including the Associate Dean, Vice Deans and the Founding Dean, on all student related issues. The president is also the official spokesperson for, and acts on behalf of, the NOSMSC.

Past President – Warren Stevenson

The Past President acts in an advisory role for the Executive Group and ensure continuity of the group.

Vice President Executive – Kristen Wright

The VP Executive is responsible for the executive functions of the student council. The main responsibilities of the VP Executive are to coordinate the executive elections, the subcommittee representative elections, and to ensure that each faculty and administrative committee has adequate representation by a member of the student council.

Vice President of External Communications Sr. – Josée Malette

The VP of External Communications acts a liaison with other VP of External Communication representatives from other medical schools, universities and/or organizations. He/She is also to represent the NOSMSC on the Ontario Medical Student Association (OMSA) and the Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS).

Vice President of External Communications Jr. – Zachary Turgeon

The VP of External Communications acts a liaison with other VP of External Communication representatives from other medical schools, universities and/or organizations. He/She is also to represent the NOSMSC on the Ontario Medical Student Association (OMSA) and the Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS).

Vice President of Education Sr. – Andrew Bond

The VPs of Education have a very important role in receiving and compiling student feedback regarding curriculum. They are responsible for coordinating efforts towards an effective, supportive, and collaborative student academic experience. These efforts will ensure that the curriculum and extra-curricular academic activities are reflective of a world-class medical program from which all students benefit.

Vice President of Education Jr. – Katie Armstrong

The VPs of Education have a very important role in receiving and compiling student feedback regarding curriculum. They are responsible for coordinating efforts towards an effective, supportive, and collaborative student academic experience. These efforts will ensure that the curriculum and extra-curricular academic activities are reflective of a world-class medical program from which all students benefit.

Vice President of Internal Communications – Benoit Lafleur

The VP of Internal Communications is vital to ensuring the all members of the student body are informed of the current issues being addressed by the student council executive. Having two campuses separated by over 1000 km the VP of Internal Communications has a unique role to ensure that the two campuses are united.

Vice President of Finance – Stephane Thibodeau

The main role of the VP Finance is to guide the development of the NOSMSC budget and to maintain the NOSMSC financial records. He/She is also responsible as a member of the executive to ensure that student issues are well represented by the executive and student body by acting as a strong voice for the students.

Global Health Liaison Sr. – Victoria Domonkos

The main function of the GHLs is to provide pre-departure training for students leaving on international electives and to interact with CFMS and OMSA with regards to global health issues. He/She is also responsible as a member of the executive to ensure that student issues with regards to global health are well represented by the executive and student body by acting as a strong voice for the students.

Global Health Liaison Jr. – TBD

The main function of the GHLs is to provide pre-departure training for students leaving on international electives and to interact with CFMS and OMSA with regards to global health issues. He/She is also responsible as a member of the executive to ensure that student issues with regards to global health are well represented by the executive and student body by acting as a strong voice for the students.

 

Class Representatives

The class representatives function to ensure that issues pertaining to particular stages of the medical education are adequately addressed. This is accomplished by communicating student concerns to the student council executive, the NOSM administration and by facilitating the passage of information back to the students. They are also vital in maintaining a positive student life environment by working with the student council executive to suggest and organize student functions outside of the structured learning environment.

Year 4 Class Representatives

East – Pascale King

West – Ben Moreau

Year 3 Class Representatives

East – Jaclyn Wallace

West – Barbara Gunka

Year 2 Class Representatives

East – Jai Mashru

West – George Payne

Year 1 Class Representatives

East – TBD Fall 2019

West – TBD Fall 2019

NOSMSC Executive Group – Non-Voting Members – 2018-2019

Recording Secretary – Kristen Wright

The Recording Secretary keeps minutes of all NOSMSC meetings and ensures that they are posted to the NOSMSC website.

IT Manager – Jenny Thomas

Manages the NOSMSC website to ensure functionality and accessibility to all students.