From  March 13th to 16th students at the University of Regina used their voice and cast their ballots in the 2017 URSU General Elections. Students voted to fill positions on the University of Regina Students’ Union's Executive Committee and Board of Directors, which represent the different faculties and demographics on our campus. There wasalso positions available on the University of Regina's SenateUniversity Council and Executive of Council.  

There was also a referendum question that students are asked to vote 'Yes' of 'No' on, here is the question: 

Are you in favour of reducing the previously approved new URSU fee collection structure from a $38.00 base fee plus $5.00 per credit hour to a $36.00 base fee plus $4.70 per credit hour?

The referendum question passed with 1218 YES votes and 147 NO votes.

Below are the unofficial results for the 2017 URSU General Elections, the results will be made official following the next URSU Board Meeting. The results for the VP-Student Affairs position are on hold due to pending ratification of decisions of the Elections Committee by the Board of Directors.



Jermain McKenzie  1186 VOTES

Legbo Menegbo   560 VOTES


Vice-President – Student Affairs

Maria Aman

Shawn Wiskar


Vice-President – Operations and Finance

Derrick Gagnon    826 VOTES

Faith Olanipekun   726 VOTES


Vice-President – External Affairs

Haris Khan   651 VOTES


Jaime Cabrera   449 VOTES


Conor Woolley    394 VOTES



Carson Walliser     179 VOTES




Aboriginal Students’

Pete Kytwayhat    1036 VOTES


Arts Students’

Colton Macdonald    147 VOTES

Mohammad Al-Bayati

Business Students’

Eman Mohammed   168 VOTES


Campion College

Carly Hill   88 VOTES


Director for Students with Disabilities



Education Students’

Rylan Jensen   106 VOTES


Engineering Students’

Rishabh Dutta     220 VOTES


Taylor Petrychyn     154 VOTES


Fine Arts Students’



First Nations University Students’

Skyler Anderson      51 VOTES


Francophone Students’



Graduate Students’

Imran Ahamed      93 VOTES


International Students’

Rashid Jahan     150 VOTES


Kinesiology and Health Students’

Sena Debia    87 VOTES


LGBTQ Students’

Harvey Gibson    908 VOTES


Luther College Students’



Nursing Students’



Part-Time Students’



Science Students’

Hamza Tariq   145 VOTES


Social Work



Women’s Director

Khansa Irfan      950 VOTES


SENATE - Select six (6) of the following

Derrick Gagnon  692 VOTES

Emily Albano  614 VOTES

Taylor Petrychyn    575 VOTES

Kailey Lowe   567 VOTES

Shawn Wiskar     562 VOTES

Conor Woolley   558 VOTES

Colton Macdonald   545 VOTES

Kaylee Hayko   497 VOTES

Maksym Zabutnyy    436 VOTES





Catherine Pamisaran    211 VOTES

Colton Macdonald   169 VOTES



Jonathon Lipoth     132 VOTES



Emily Albano  120 VOTES

Taylor Petrychyn  117 VOTES

Kailey Lowe   113 VOTES

Kaylee Hayko   105 VOTES

Maksym Zabutnyy  93 VOTES



Imran Ahamed     90 VOTES


EXECUTIVE OF COUNCIL (One position available per faculty)


Derrick Gagnon  131 VOTES 

Colton Macdonald  105 VOTES



Maksym Zabutnyy  145 VOTES