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
NOTE: DURING THE UNIVERSITY SHUT DOWN DUE TO COVID 19, RATIFICATION DOCUMENTATION MAY BE EMAILED TO GSA.ADMN@USASK.CA AND/OR GSA.PRES@USASK.CA.
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.
- June 22, 2021
- August 24, 2021
- September 21, 2021
- October 26, 2021
- November 23, 2021
- December 14, 2021
- January 18, 2022
- February 15, 2022
- March 15, 2022
- April 13 (AGM), 2022
|Animal & Poultry Science GSA||Animal & Poultry Science||
Megan Wasden (Alternate)
|ARCHAIA||Archeology & Anthropology||
Bailey Pelletier (Alternate)
|Executive ARE Graduate Student Assocation||Agricultural & Resource Economics / College of Agriculture & Bioresources||
Michelle Ross (Alternate)
|Biology Graduate Student Association||Biology / College of Arts & Science||
Mercy Harris (Alternate)
|Chemistry Course Council||Chemistry / College of Arts & Science||
Srikant Singh (Alternate)
|College of Medicine Graduate Student Society||College of Medicine||
Anatomy, Physiology & Pharmacology -Kundanika Mukherjee
Arshdeep Jagait (Alternate)
Biochemistry, Microbiology & Immunology - Maddie Stewart
Rachel Harris (Alternate)
Community Health & Epidemiology - Amanda Gannon
Emilia Gillies (Alternate)
Health Sciences - Elyse Proulx-Cullen
Fabrice N. Njotu (Alternate)
|Computer Science Graduate Council (CSGC)||Computer Science / College of Arts & Science||
Naz Zareen Oishie
Keyhan Najafian (Alternate)
|Engineering Graduate Community Council (EGCC)||College of Engineering||
Mechanical Engineering - Justin Triesli
Tonye Jack (Alternate)
Electrical & Computer Engineering - Simin Keykhosravi
Sandhya Chandran (Alternate)
Chemical Engineering - Shahab Minaei
Khaled Zoroufchi benis (Alternate)
Biological Engineering - Ninu Kallingal Mohandas
Biomedical Engineering - Abbas Fazal
Tochukwu Ezechukwu (Alternate)
Civil, Geological and Environmental Engineering - Fatima Abed Al Sater
Behdad Saed (Alternate)
|English Course Council||English / College of Arts & Science||
Amanda Burrows (Alternate)
|Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy Students' Association||School of Public Policy||
Fati Zahra Mubarek Mubarak
Shehreen Fatima (Alternate)
|Kinesiology Graduate Student Council||College of Kinesiology||
Natasha Boyes Mostat
Kelly Corrine Hall (Alternate)
|MBARC||Edwards School of Business||
|PEGASUS||Physics & Engineering Physics / College of Arts & Science||
Nicholas Simonson (Alternate)
|Pharmacy & Nutrition Graduate Students' Council||College of Pharmacy & Nutrition||
Asiyah Suchak (Alternate)
|Physical Therapy Student Society (PTSS)||School of Rehabilitation Sciences||
Devin Wittow (Alternate)
|Plant Sciences GSA||Plant Sciences / College of Agriculture & Bioresources||
Adam Carter (Alternate)
School of Environment & Sustainability
Rory Wheat (Alternate)
School of Public Health
Barsa Saha (Alternate)
Jasmin Ogren (Alternate)
Sociology / College of Arts & Science
Iyesogie Iyiewuare (Alternate)
Grace Rath (Alternate)
Kamal Abu-Hena (Alternate)
Soil Science Graduate Student Association
Soil Science / College of Agriculture & Bioresources
Eric Neil (Alternate)
|Toxicology Graduate Students' Association||Toxicology||
Hannah Mahoney (Alternate)
|Western College of Veterinary Medicine GSA||Western College of Veterinary Medicine||
Jennifer Abi Younes
Jade Sands (Alternate)
Christopher Zinck (Alternate)