Candidates

2017-2018 | Important Dates | Candidates | Allegations | Nominations | Voting

Executive Candidates

President

Antonio Brieva (Gold Team) - President
I am a fourth year joint honours student in political science & speech communications, specializing in business. My involvement in campus life started at Imprint, where I then got involved with Arts Orientation; worked as an academic and social peer mentor at the SSO; was elected to be a Feds’ Arts Councillor; and hired to be the current Feds’ Government Affairs Commissioner. All of these experiences have equipped me with the skills and experiences needed to successfully represent and work on your behalf, humbly as your next Feds President. Visit voteteamgold.com to see how we’ll work for you!
Team Gold: Website | Facebook

Caleb Voskamp (Reboot) - President
Caleb Voskamp is a 3B economics and business student. At the beginning of his undergraduate career, Caleb focused on his start-up JoyWares and his rental property, later, he got involved in student governance in the last two referenda, joining the Feds Board of Directors in the spring of 2016. During this time Caleb developed a passion to make sure that all students are heard, no matter their level of participation in student politics, and that their funds are stewarded wisely.  This resulted in vision of an executive team that got back to basics and put all students first.
Team Reboot: Website | Facebook

Vice President, Operations & Finance

Brian Schwan (Gold Team) – Vice President, Operations & Finance
Hey UWaterloo, I am your current VPOF and I am seeking re-election for the 2017-2018 term. I am a Recreation and Sport Business Grad and have an intense passion to improve the student experience on campus. Throughout this past year I have brought new food options on campus for affordable prices, improved PT staff training to ensure students received the optimal customer service, and have helped improve Feds sponsorship. I have been involved on campus in numerous ways ranging from AHS FOC, Warrior Tribe, AHSUM VP Finance & VP Education, and I have volunteered in a variety of events across campus.
Team Gold: Website | Facebook

 

Justin Seto – Vice President, Operations & Finance

Joshua Voskamp (Reboot) – Vice President, Operations & Finance
Joshua Voskamp is a 2B mathematical physics student who was 16 when he was offered scholarship to Waterloo based on his 99.7 percentile scoring on his ACT. An attentive mind, who is passionately committed to problem solving, Joshua has, over the last decade, organized community banquets (charging less for admission while running a higher surplus than in previous years), worked on a hardware start-up for pig farmers, and coached and captained robotics teams in regional competitions.  He wants to bring that same leadership and responsibility to Feds, making it an organization that UW students can be proud of.

Team Reboot: Website | Facebook

Vice President, Education

Heather Bone (Reboot) – Vice President, Education
Heather Bone is a 4A economics and business student with a passion for public policy. As a former staffer in an MPP’s office, she has seen first-hand how to pragmatically push for change in government. On campus, Heather sits on the Government Affairs Advisory Committee, where she provides advice to the VP Education on Feds advocacy. Heather hopes to apply her knowledge of government affairs in the role of VP Education to fight for practical solutions that meet the needs of the Waterloo community.
Team Reboot: Website | Facebook

Andrew Clubine (Gold Team) – Vice President, Education
I’m in 4B Knowledge Integration and currently sit on UW’s Senate and Board of Governors. I have researched student housing trends and negotiated your UPass as Feds’ Municipal Affairs Commissioner. I have lobbied the Province for OSAP reform and student employment rights. I hope to continue advocating for things that enable your personal, academic and professional success as your VP Education. My priorities include thoroughly reviewing the co-op fee, starting a student rights advisory service, and building a "one-stop-shop" for student wellness. Want to know how I’ll work for you? Visit voteteamgold.com or email me at andrew.clubine@uwaterloo.ca!
Team Gold: Website | Facebook

Vice President, Internal

Jill Knight (Gold Team) – Vice President, Internal
Hi UWaterloo!
I am in my fourth year of Recreation and Leisure studies with a Tourism Option and I am running for your Vice President of Internal for Feds. Throughout my time spent at the University of Waterloo, I have been involved in many different departments from Housing and Residence, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Federation of Students, and the Student Success Office. Throughout all these vast experiences, I have gained a better understanding of how important extracurricular involvement can impact your undergrad experience. With that in mind, I am looking to be a voice for your experience!
Team Gold: Website | Facebook

Jazbel Wang – Vice President, Internal
Hi everyone! I'm a VP Internal Candidate, running independently. My passion has always been student involvement on campus. I have been involved in Mathematics Society (MathSoc), St. Jerome's University, Math Orientation (MathFOC), Feds, Math Endowment Fund, Women in Computer Science, and Women in Math. I am currently MathSoc President (Fall 2016-Winter 2017) while balancing my life as a Fourth Year Computer Science student. My goal is to increase visibility for all clubs, services, societies with the help of faculty, staff and Feds. In my spare time, I enjoy bouldering, dancing and chatting with friends or (soon-to-be friends). If you have questions or concerns, please email me at jazforvpin@gmail.com.
https://www.facebook.com/jazforVPIN/ | https://twitter.com/jazforvpin/

 

 

Andrew Zettel (Reboot) – Vice President, Internal
Andrew Zettel is 3B political science and business student. He has served as president of the St Jerome's Students' Union, and has sat on the Feds Students’ Council. Andrew has also been involved as an Arts Orientation Week leader. His co-op opportunities have been varied: he has worked for the University of Waterloo (Food Services marketing), the federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp & Retreat Centre and currently, Indigenous & Northern Affairs Canada. Andrew plans to bring his enthusiasm, creativity, experience and passion for school spirit to the role of VP Internal.
Team Reboot: Website | Facebook

 

Council Candidates

Cambridge Council

 

Hagop Terzian (Acclaimed)

Environment Council

 

Rebecca George – Environment Council

Lisa Glutting – Environment Council
Environment & Business Student. German & Canadian. World Traveler. Outdoor enthusiast. Animal lover. Tree hugger. Soccer Player. Taurus (because that’s obviously important). Kanye attitude with Drake feelings. Obnoxiously a music-lover. Tea aficionado. I love giraffes. Passionately curious. Seeking new opportunities & experiences.  Don’t worry, you’ll love me.  #TeamForceofNature

Stephanie Ye-Mowe – Environment Council
Hi! My name is Stephanie Ye-Mowe and I'm one of those weird Knowledge Integration kids you probably see wandering around from time to time. Having transferred from another university, I find the idea of campus culture and how student politics vary at different institutions fascinating. I'm also piloting a new Fall Welcome Week event for ENV so look out for that. Also about me, I dabble in writing and plan to study historical ecology in the future. While I wasn't always a member of the ENV faculty, I'm proud to be part of this family and look forward to representing ENV on Student Council.
https://www.facebook.com/YeMowe2017/

Math Council

 

Harsh Mistry – Math Council (Acclaimed)

 

Tristan Potter – Math Council (Acclaimed)
Hello Warriors, this will be my third term serving you on Feds Student Council and I’m excited to continue working on the issues that you bring to me: housing, email, Waterloo Works and coop problems, access to course materials, and enabling you to be successful outside of your academic careers, to list a few. Please reach out to me if you have any thoughts that you think are important for the administration to hear.
I look forward to the challenges that will arise in the coming year, and I can’t wait to see what the new term brings! 

 

Wendy Xu – Math Council (Acclaimed)

Science Council

 

Cameron Mills (Team ArgonNauts) – Science Council (Acclaimed)
Do you want your voice heard? Then support the Argon-nauts for the FEDS council; a team for reform. The FEDS council serves as our student government. It is the first place where we can ensure policies that affect our undergraduate careers are in our interests. The Argon-nauts will learn what is important to you, fight for responsible fiscal management, transparency at the FEDS and school level, and be the strong voice of reform students require. Your concerns are important to us, please feel free to contact us and give us your feedback or concerns you have at SciCouncil.FEDS@gmail.com.

 

Elizabeth O’Sullivan (Team ArgonNauts) – Science Council (Acclaimed)
Do you want your voice heard? Then support the Argon-nauts for the FEDS council; a team for reform. The FEDS council serves as our student government. It is the first place where we can ensure policies that affect our undergraduate careers are in our interests. The Argon-nauts will learn what is important to you, fight for responsible fiscal management, transparency at the FEDS and school level, and be the strong voice of reform students require. Your concerns are important to us, please feel free to contact us and give us your feedback or concerns you have at SciCouncil.FEDS@gmail.com.

 

Seneca Jackson Velling (Team ArgonNauts) – Science Council (Acclaimed)
Do you want your voice heard? Then support the Argon-nauts for the FEDS council; a team for reform. The FEDS council serves as our student government. It is the first place where we can ensure policies that affect our undergraduate careers are in our interests. The Argon-nauts will learn what is important to you, fight for responsible fiscal management, transparency at the FEDS and school level, and be the strong voice of reform students require. Your concerns are important to us, please feel free to contact us and give us your feedback or concerns you have at SciCouncil.FEDS@gmail.com.

AHS Council

 

Kanishk Goomer – AHS Council (Acclaimed)

 

Tomson Tran – AHS Council

Engineering Council

 

Muhammad Subham Altaf – Engineering Council (Acclaimed)

 

Antonio Clarke – Engineering Council (Acclaimed)

 

Jason Small – Engineering Council (Acclaimed)
Hello, whoever is reading this. I’m in 2A Systems Design Engineering and I’m looking to represent engineering students on student council and on the university Senate. I could come up with a specific platform, but I’d rather just listen to what people want. As such, I commit to be dedicated to these roles and advance the issues that matter most to engineering students. To do so, I also commit to maintain online accessibility so that any student’s concern can be raised with me. If anything’s on your mind, I want to hear from you.
Campaign page: http://fb.me/ElectJasonSmall

Arts Council

 

Nickta Jowhari – Arts Council (Acclaimed)

Renison Council

 

Abigail Simpson – Renison Council (Acclaimed)

 

 

Senate Candidates

 

Tomson Tran - AHS Senate (Acclaimed)

 

Grant Mitchell - Engineering Senate

Jason Small - Engineering Senate
Hello, whoever is reading this. I’m in 2A Systems Design Engineering and I’m looking to represent engineering students on student council and on the university Senate. I could come up with a specific platform, but I’d rather just listen to what people want. As such, I commit to be dedicated to these roles and advance the issues that matter most to engineering students. To do so, I also commit to maintain online accessibility so that any student’s concern can be raised with me. If anything’s on your mind, I want to hear from you.
Campaign page: http://fb.me/ElectJasonSmall

 

Bilal Akhtar - Math Senate (Acclaimed)

Matthew Gerrits - At-large Senate
Hello, I'm Matthew Gerrits and I am ready to bring my experience to Senate to serve as your at-large representative. I have been heavily involved on campus as VP Finance of ESS, as an Environment Councilor for Feds, and as an Orientation Coordinator. I've also played a role in conference organizing and spent two years on an engineering team. I'm currently developing FEDS policies on Sexual Violence Prevention and Response, and on the establishment of a University Ombudsman. These are only some of the issues I would bring to the table if elected, and I humbly ask for your support.
Campaign page: https://www.facebook.com/events/257864541309174/

 

Nickta Jowhari - At-large Senate