Governance

Representing over 13,000 undergraduate and graduate students, the University of Regina Students’ Union is run by students, for students.

The Board of Directors consists of an executive committee and one representative from the various constituencies outlined in the URSU constitution.  These student representatives are responsible for upholding the principles of the Students' Union.

Executive Committee Members

Jermain McKenzie
Jermain McKenzie
President
Abby Rutko
Abby Rutko
Vice President External Affairs
Matt Mutschler
Matt Mutschler
Vice President Operations and Finance
Shawn Wiskar
Shawn Wiskar
Vice President Student Affairs

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is comprised of the President, the Vice-President Operations and Finance, the Vice-President Student Affairs and the Vice President External Affairs. Though it is similar in some ways to the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee is a distinct entity that is granted limited powers and responsibility by the Board of Directors in order to ensure the good functioning of the URSU. The Executive Committee is responsible for;

In the Executive Committee setting members of the Executive are “decision-makers”. They decide the course of action of the organization on a day-to-day basis and occasionally, as part of their portfolios, they implement the decisions, directives and policies of the Board of Directors or the Executive Committee.

 

President 

The President of URSU acts as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the URSU and is responsible for the overall strategic vision of the organization. The President also sits on the Board of Governors and represents the interests of the U of R students there. The President interacts with and influences University administration and builds relationships with all levels of government in order to promote policies that are in the best interests of students.  They are also the Chair of a number of internal and external groups including PAC and the Executive Committee. Finally, the President plays an important role in developing and maintaining the URSU Constitution and its bylaws and policies.

 

Vice President External Affairs 

The Vice President External Affairs deals primarily with the development and deployment of events, campaigns, elections and referendums of the students. They are also responsible for developing marketing and sponsorship opportunities for the URSU. They also educate students about important issues to students in Post-Secondary Education (PSE). The VP External also plays an important role in the development of Welcome Week’s Programming and handles public and media relations in conjunction with the President. Finally the VP External is responsible for overseeing and managing the URSU V-Team.

 

Vice President Operations and Finance 

The Vice President Operations and Finance is primarily responsible for matters pertaining to HR, developing and maintaining the budget, and administering the finances of the URSU. The VP Operations and Finance works closely with the General Manager and accounting department to help the Board of Directors and Executives make informed decisions with regards to its businesses programming and finances. The Vice President Operations and Finance is also the primary contact point for clubs and oversees the development of URSU club programming.

 

Vice President Student Affairs 

The Vice President Student Affairs deals with matters relating to student experience, healthcare, student advocacy and representation on campus. The VP Student Affairs is also responsible for the development and marketing of all of URSU’s many services; Lockers, Housing Registry, the Used Book Sale, Advocacy and Mental Health Services and Transit Re-sale. The Vice-President Student Affairs also plays an important role as a student representative by sitting on committees relating to academic and non-academic misconduct, and by representing URSU to URSU’s Student Centres; this includes the Womens’ Centre, URPride, RPIRG and more. 


Board of Directors

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VACANT
Aboriginal Director
Faith Ogundipe
Faith Ogundipe
Arts Director
Eric Holloway
Eric Holloway
Business Director
Derrick Gagnon
Derrick Gagnon
Campion Director
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VACANT
Director for Students with Disabilities
Conor Woolley
Conor Woolley
Education Director
Sam Dietrich
Sam Dietrich
Engineering Director
Zach Almond
Zach Almond
Fine Arts Director
Trevor Dubois
Trevor Dubois
First Nations University Director
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VACANT
Francophone Students’ Director
Umair Aslam
Umair Aslam
Graduate Studies and Research Director
Umar Ahsan
Umar Ahsan
International Students' Director
Sena Debia
Sena Debia
Kinesiology and Health Studies Director
Emily Barber
Emily Barber
LGBTQ Students’ Director
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VACANT
Luther College
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VACANT
Nursing Director
Maria Aman
Maria Aman
Part Time Students Director
Haris Khan
Haris Khan
Science Director
Megan Cousins
Megan Cousins
Social Work Director
Khansa Irfan
Khansa Irfan
Womens’ Director

University Senate - Student Members

Umar Ahsan
Jason Gagnon
Stephen Hodgson
Yasir Salman
Brad Lulik
Stevan Mikha
Devon Peters

University Council - Student Members

Colton McDonald
Graduate Student Member
Devon Peters
Education Student Member
Eric Holloway
Business Student Member
Stevan Mikha
Engineering Student Member
Umar Ahsan
Graduate Student Member
Maria Aman
Arts Student Member
Leanne Heisler
Graduate Student Member
Raheel Masood
Graduate Student Member
Brad Lulik
Engineering Student Member

Executive of Council

Brad Lulik
Umar Ahsan
Maria Aman
Derek Smith
Stevan Mikha
Devon Peters
Leanne Heisler
Raheel Masood

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