Student Programs Officer 2016/17
Student Programs Officer
To coordinate involvement and facilitate engagement of students in events, and programming to enhance the student experience.
Associate Vice-President Programming:
Mackenzie McIntosh (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Associate Vice-President Clubs:
Malasha Dsouza (email@example.com)
Associate Vice-President Orientation:
Imraan Mukri (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Associate Vice-President Peer Programs:
Serwaah Phebih (email@example.com)
The Accessibility Coordinator initiates programs that generate awareness of the challenges faced by students with disabilities. She convenes and chairs a Committee for Students with Disabilities of the USC, and investigates policies and procedures that inhibit physical accessibility. Furthermore, she liaises with the University’s Access program, and students with disabilities at the University.
Ally Western Coordinator
Ally Western is an outreach service that works to create a more inclusive university campus, with a focus on understanding and celebrating campus diversity. They liaise regularly with other service coordinators to understand what current issues are on campus and where workshops are most needed.
The Charity Coordinator and their executive organize events and campaigns, which raise awareness and funds for various causes at the Western, London, and national levels. Their goal is to promote a charitable attitude on campus and foster a tie to philanthropy that stays with students long after they leave Western. The major events organized by the Charity team include the Haunted House, Children’s Holiday Party and Relay for Life.
The EnviroWestern Coordinator focuses on environmental issues and the maintenance and improvement of recycling rates on campus. They also organize environmental awareness programming, and act as a liaison between the USC and the University’s Green Plan.
The ESS Coordinator reports to the Vice-President Campus Issues and liaises with Western International and Indigenous Services. They promote the equality of students, regardless of cultural or ethnic background and celebrate the cultural diversity of this campus.
Food Support Coordinator
The Food Support Service Coordinator oversees intake of food donations, distribution of food hampers, and the overall quality of inventory. She is also responsible for maintaining cooperation and communication with community partners, such as the London Food Bank, Grocery Checkout and Mission Services London to ensure that we can best accommodate every student’s needs. The Coordinator must also uphold the confidentiality of the service and its users.
Health Promotions Coordinator
The Health Promotions Coordinator oversees the areas of mental health, healthy lifestyles, alcohol and substance abuse and overall well-being. They identify broader areas of health and wellness on this campus that require additional support and awareness. This coordinator aims to improve the health and quality of life of all undergraduate students at Western and ensure that there is no stigma attached to certain areas of health need.
Income Tax Coordinator
The Income Tax Coordinator organizes the annual Income Tax Clinic, assisting students in the preparation of their Federal Income Tax returns.
The PrideWestern Coordinator promotes, in cooperation with all appropriate University and USC clubs, groups, and services; the equal treatment, understanding and acceptance of people of all sexual orientations on the University campus. They provide the student population with information about discrimination and harassment on the basis of sexual orientation by conducting informative programming and organizing Pride Week. Moreover, they liaise with sexually and gender diverse communities on campus and within London.
Women’s Issues Network Coordinator
The Women’s Issues Network Coordinator educates the student population on gender equality and gender diversity. They create programming to elicit discussion on sexism and gender equality and work closely with I Know Someone to discuss gender based violence. They also oversee V-Day and liaise with other organizations interested in discussions of gender.