Please note: Academic Council registration is valid from September - August of each academic year. Academic Council’s must re-register every academic year.
- A Councillor must be a Regular Member of the Association, and a member of
their respective Academic Council.
- A Councillor cannot be a member of the Association Staff or Executive.
- A Councillor shall not represent two different Academic Councils.
- The number of Councillors, with voting rights, for an Academic Council is
determined by the Voting Councillor Allocation, as defined in Bylaw 1.5.
- An Alternate Councillor must be a Regular Member of the Association, and a
member of their respective Academic Council.
- An Alternate Councillor cannot be a member of the Association Staff or
- An Alternate Councillor shall not represent two different Academic Councils.
- If a Councillor is unable to attend a Council Meeting, their Academic Council
may send an existing registered Alternate Councillor in their place. In the event
that a registered Alternate Councillor is also unavailable, a designated
representative of the Academic Council may attend the meeting as long as the
Council Chair is notified ahead of time.
- The Alternate Councillor, or the designated representative of the Academic
Council, shall be given the voting rights of the Councillor they are replacing.
The duties of a Councillor shall include, but are not limited to:
- Representing their Academic Council.
- Attending all Council Meetings.
- Participating on Association Standing Committees, if desired.
- Ensuring the well-being of the Association.
- Being familiar with all governing documents, including the Saskatchewan Non-Profit Corporation Act, 1995, Robert’s Rules of Order, and the Association’s Constitution, Bylaws, and Policies.
To apply, please fill this form.
Please attach a void cheque as well as the constitution of your Academic Council to this application.
The form and all attachments must be submitted or mailed to the GSA main office:
Attention: GSA Vice-President Academic and Student Affairs
1337 College Dr, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 0W6
Monday-Friday 9:00 AM – 7:30 PM
Academic Councillors who are unable to attend a Council meeting and who do not have alternates to attend on their behalf must notify the GSA Council Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org). Attendance records are kept and it is very important that you are signed in at each meeting. Please bring your student ID card to each meeting for attendance verification.
The Voting Councillor Allocation for an Academic Council will be based on the most recent University census. Voting Councillor Allocation for each Academic Council will be:
One (1) for an Academic Council containing less than one hundred (100) Regular Members.
Two (2) for an Academic Council containing one hundred (100) or more Regular Members.
Academic Councils must be re-ratified each academic year and may submit ratification forms beginning in September.
The format (Virtual/In-person) of the council meeting will be notified by the GSA Council Chair following GSA ByLaws and policies.June 14, 2023 Council Meeting Minutes
August 9, 2023 Council Meeting Minutes
September 13, 2023 Council Meeting Minutes
October 11, 2023 Council Meeting Minutes
November 08, 2023 Council Meeting Minutes
December 13, 2023 Council Meeting Minutes
January 10, 2024 Council Meeting Minutes
February 14, 2024 Council Meeting Minutes
March 13, 2024 Council Meeting Minutes
April 10, 2024 Council Meeting Minutes
|Animal & Poultry Science GSA||Animal & Poultry Science||
Erika Cornand (Alternate)
|ARCHAIA||Archeology & Anthropology||
Angela Burant (Alternate)
|Executive ARE Graduate Student Assocation||Agricultural & Resource Economics / College of Agriculture & Bioresources||
Juan-Diego Paspuezan Chafuel (Alternate)
|Biology Graduate Student Association||Biology / College of Arts & Science||
Kayla Caruso (Alternate)
|Chemistry Course Council||Chemistry / College of Arts & Science||
Srikant Singh (Alternate)
|College of Medicine Graduate Student Society||College of Medicine||
Anatomy, Physiology & Pharmacology - Arshdeep Jagait
Kundanika Mukherjee (Alternate)
Biochemistry, Microbiology & Immunology - Rachel Harris
Maddie Stewart (Alternate)
Community Health & Epidemiology - Amanda Gannon
Nahin Shakurum (Alternate)
Health Sciences - Elyse Proulx-Cullen
Sara Dalkilic (Alternate)
|Computer Science Graduate Council (CSGC)||Computer Science / College of Arts & Science||
|Engineering Graduate Community Council (EGCC)||College of Engineering||
Mechanical Engineering - Vahid Hosseini
Amirreza Mahmoudi (Alternate)
Electrical & Computer Engineering - Shahabodin Afrasiabi
Sarah Allahmoradi (Alternate)
Chemical Engineering - Zahra Teimouri
Shahab Minaei (Alternate)
Biological Engineering - Amin Babaeighazvini
Divyapratim Das (Alternate)
Biomedical Engineering - Akinola Ogbeyemi
Civil, Geological & Enviromental - Emily Cline
|English Course Council||English / College of Arts & Science||
Miguel Dela Pena (Alternate)
|JSGS||Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy Students' Assoc.||
Candice Minott (Alternate)
|Kinesiology Graduate Student Council||College of Kinesiology||
Kevin Mageto (Alternate)
|PEGASUS||Physics & Engineering Physics / College of Arts & Science||
Yasaman Yousefi (Alternate)
|Pharmacy & Nutrition Graduate Students' Council||College of Pharmacy & Nutrition||
Ayat Zagzoog (Alternate)
|Physical Therapy Student Society (PTSS)||School of Rehabilitation Sciences||
Henry Francisco (alternate)
|Plant Sciences GSA||Plant Sciences / College of Agriculture & Bioresources||
Kaylie Krys (Alternate)
School of Public Health
Richa Tikoo (Alternate)
Sociology / College of Arts & Science
Devin Prachler (Alternate)
Sara Leavin (Alternate)
Soil Science Graduate Student Association
Soil Science / College of Agriculture & Bioresources
Catherine Chavez (Alternate)
|Toxicology Graduate Students' Association||Toxicology||
Emily Kennedy (Alternate)
|Education Graduate Students' Association||
College of Education
Lecia EllisShannon McLean (Alternate)