Governance CV

Capilano Students’​ Union

  • President

    Sep 2016 – Jun 2017

    North Vancouver, British Columbia

    • Preside over all meetings of the Executive Committee (and, as needed, the Board)
    • Represent the CSU as its spokesperson on general issues
    • Lead professional development for Board members
    • Lead strategic planning activities, including monitoring and evaluation

    • Contribute to all governance areas as a member, ex officio, of all CSU committees
    • Liaise with legal counsel on behalf of the Board, as needed
    • Ensure that the Board is at all times compliant with statutory obligations

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    Meeting with Premier Clark

Vice-President of External Relations

Jun 2016 – Jun 2017

North Vancouver, British Columbia

• Chairs the Standing Committee on External Relations
• Work with all levels of government for a more accessible post-secondary education system
• Be the liaison between the CSU and other organizations representing post-secondary students
• Coordinate external communications and marketing

• Lead the research and development of policy positions on external political issues
• Drive the communication with Capilano University students on post-secondary educational issues
• Negotiate contracts between the CSU and local authorities (such as the U-Pass BC agreement)
• Coordinate the planning and execution of campaigns on post-secondary educational issues

government relations

Government Relations Lunch including Jordan Sturdy ML

Vice-President of University Relations and Services


U-Pass BC advisory committee


Jun 2016 – Jun 2017

British Columbia, Canada

• Participate in U-Pass BC discussions with 10 post-secondary institutions and student societies
• Lead the negotiation of multi-year U-Pass BC agreements with TransLink and the province
• In 2016, elected by Metro Vancouver’s student associations as student co-chair
• Coordinate the U-Pass BC lobbying work of 10 student associations

Alliance of British Columbia Students



Oct 2015 – May 2016

• Preside over all meetings of the Alliance’s Board and Executive Committee
• Represent the Alliance to external organizations, and as spokesperson
• Coordinate, with the Director of Campaigns, the Alliance’s advocacy work and campaigns
• Coordinate, with the Director of Finance & Administration, the Alliance’s finances and records
• Responsible for growing the membership of the Alliance
• Identify partnership opportunities with both member and non-member organizations including all levels of government

Province of British Columbia Press Release:  Premier Clark takes action against Sexual Violence on Campuses


Director of Campaigns

Feb 2015 – Oct 2015

-Lead the planning and execution of the Alliance’s provincial campaigns
-Plan, coordinate, and execute the Alliance’s annual Lobby Days event
-Supported the research and development of policy asks
-Coordinated the booking of meetings with over 40 MLAs over three days

-Included meetings with cabinet ministers on student issues
-Over ten student societies participated, representing over 150,000 BC students

Capilano Students Union

Capilano Students'​ Union

Chair, Building Committee

Jan 2014 – Jun 2014

North Vancouver

Acted as a delegate for the Students’ Union during the Physical environment committees of Capilano University and oversaw the development of the Students’ Union’s own renovations, totaling $250,000.00+

Chair, Transportation Committee

Jan 2014 – Jun 2014

North Vancouver

Managed relations between key stakeholders, both internal and external to the University, so as to effectively advocated for Transportation accessibility at Capilano and in the lower mainland.

Volunteer Experience


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