Executive: 2020 - 2021

We are pleased to introduce your CSA Executive team for the 2020 - 2021 academic year!

The CSA Executive advocate and represent your collective interests, bringing the student voice to decision-makers on campus and in our community. Each Executive is responsible for consulting with the undergraduate student body, for their portfolio, as identified below, and for taking direction from the CSA Board of Directors when given. Your Executive utilize experience & consultation with other students to create an environment on our campus that is inclusive, safe, and enhances your sense of belonging at the University of Guelph. We are here for you!

Note: Executive are available by e-mail only until further notice as we follow the University's health protocols under COVID-19; for updates, please click here.


President | Tyler Poirier —

Email: csapresident@uoguelph.ca
Phone: 519 824 4120 x54408
Office: University Centre 248, CSA Main Office
Office Hours: By appointment

Portfolio Includes:

  • Uphold the mandate of the Central Student Association
  • Ensure that CSA operations, services and programs are managed effectively and efficiently
  • Work with a team of Executive, directors and staff so that every decision made is with the collective interests of undergraduate students in mind
  • Signing authority of the CSA; CSA representative in legal matters
  • Primary spokesperson of the Central Student Association
  • Chair of Petitions, Delegations and Representations (PDR) Committee
  • Co-Chair of CSA/GSA Transit Committee
  • Co-Chair of Student Health & Dental Plan Committee
  • Executive Supervisor for all CSA full-time staff

VP Student Experience | Sara Kuwatly —

Email: csavpexperience@uoguelph.ca
Phone: 519 824 4120 x58328
Office: University Centre 248A, CSA Main Office
Office Hours: By appointment

Portfolio Includes:

  • Enhance the student experience on and off campus through events and activities such as O Week Block Party, Sexy Bingo and stressbusters
  • Work with campus groups to create cool and safe events
  • Manage the social media and online promotion of CSA events
  • Responsible for the arrangement and allocation of CSA Clubs space and work towards University-wide student space initiatives
  • Support special status groups and advocate for under-represented and marginalized students
  • Supervise SafeWalk and CSA Clubs staff as well as the Student Events and Risk Management (SERM) Coordinator in collaboration with the Student Experience Department
  • Coordinate the CSA Free Menstrual Product program and referendum fee

VP Academic | Sean Mitchell —

Email: csavpacademic@uoguelph.ca
Phone: 519 824 4120 x56742
Office: University Centre 249, CSA Main Office
Office Hours: By appointment

Portfolio Includes:

  • Represent and amplify student voices on academic issues such as financial support, inclusivity and accessibility needs
  • Defend the academic rights and interests of undergraduate students
  • Be knowledgeable of various areas of financial support including bursaries, grants, loans and scholarships
  • Be knowledgeable of the Residential Tenancies Act and related City of Guelph bylaws in order to provide tenancy advocacy for students
  • Provide campaigns and events that promote the health and well-being of students
  • Coordinate the annual Student Memorial Tree Dedication, as well as Art in the Bullring in collaboration with the Fine Arts Network and Bullring Manager
  • Supervise the Student Help and Advocacy Centre (SHAC) staff

VP External | Horeen Hassan —

Email: csavpexternal@uoguelph.ca
Phone: 519 824 4120 x56376
Office: University Centre 250, CSA Main Office
Office Hours: By appointment

Portfolio Includes:

  • Represent and defend the rights and interests of undergraduate students to all levels of government
  • Coordinate social and environmental campaigns centred around issues affecting students and the community
  • Monitor government programs, policies and legislation that impact undergraduate students and inform students of the effects
  • Collaborate with civic engagement groups including Wellington Water Watchers, Coalition for Social Justice
  • Build coalitions with labour unions and other workers groups incl CUPE, OPSEU, Guelph District Labour Council
  • Advocate on behalf of undergraduate students for free post-secondary education
  • Supervise the staff of the CSA Bike Centre and the Guelph Student FoodBank
  • Coordinate the CSA Bus Pass Distribution 

Last Updated:
Tuesday, November 10th, 2020 1:18 PM