Vice President Governance and Finance 2022/2023

Ethan Biswurm

Exec 2022-23 Ethan B. (VP Governance and Finance)



The VP Governance and Finance oversees the governance, finances and clubs of the USC, ensuring transparency and accountability to our students. They support the President’s role as CEO, stewarding responsible facilitation of your student fees.

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Callista Ryan, Vice President Communications and Public Affairs (

Clubs Portfolio

Rebecca Marsh

Associate, Clubs

Branden Kim

Coordinaotr, Clubs Support

The Club Supports Coordinator supports students in their club involvement on campus. They act as a resource to all club presidents and vice presidents and support the financial administration of USC clubs. You will also work collaboratively with the AVP Clubs to maintain the administrative tasks involved with managing the clubs system so that all students involved are supported, educated, and celebrated. The Coordinator performs club financial audits, work closely with the USC Finance department and its associated policies, and examine the broader club finance system to ensure optimization. Some programming overseen by the Club Supports Coordinator include: clubs week, club training, year-long appreciation, and town halls.

Nathalie Alaves

Coordinator, Clubs Policy

The Clubs Policy Coordinator works to create a positive and supportive environment for the student leaders on Western’s campus involved in the clubs community. They oversee the development, review, and enforcement of all policies related to the clubs community and work with the Clubs Governance Committee to bring students’ great ideas to life and ratify new clubs each year.

Finance Portfolio

Tumi Olaoye

Associate, Finance

Daniel Svirsky

Coordinator, Grants

The Grants Coordinator works collaboratively with the AVP Finance and the Vice-President Governance and Finance to facilitate the Grants Program, presiding over the disbursement of the Grant Fund.

Cathy Hu

Coordinator, Income Tax

The Income Tax Clinic Coordinator organizes and executes the annual USC income tax clinic. They select and manage a group of student volunteers and organize training sessions in conjunction with the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency. The Coordinator ensures the clinic itself runs smoothly, maintains the confidentiality of all communications surrounding the clinic, and helps break down the fear and stress students have around filing their taxes. Additionally, they plan financial literacy events throughout the year for undergraduate students to attend.

Governance Portfolio

Ethan Hesler

Associate, Governance

Under the direction of the Vice President Governance & Finance, the AVP Governance provides policy writing and governance support to the portfolio.
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