YOUR TEAM

"Meet your 2020-2021 Science Student Society Executive team! You can see the full portfolio for each executive below. Hover over the photo of each executive to learn more about them!"

- Millie Close, CSSS President

Millie
Close

5th year Health Sciences concentrating in Disability and Chronic Illness, minor in Communications & Media Studies

Likes: TikTok, Skyrim, and pretty much any food with chocolate 

🕺 🎮 🍫

President

Abhi
Kurusetty

4th year Biochemistry (Honours)

Likes: Baseball, Documentaries, and Science

⚾️ 🎥 🔬

VP Academic

Abhi Kurusetty

VP Academic

Portfolio

Awards Officer

  • Support the implementation of new scholarships & awards for science students

  • Consult with the equity officer to ensure opportunities are available for all students

  • Assist in the application and selection processes of the scholarships

  • Assist in the anonymization of scholarship applications

  • (if applicable) chair the scholarships selection committee

 

Advocacy Coordinator

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of various academic advocacy campaigns

  • Aim to promote understanding of students' academic rights & responsibilities

  • Assist in the production of social media campaigns

  • Help to prioritize and inform the advocacy focus areas of the CSSS

Emily Pope

VP Communications

Portfolio

Graphic Designer

  • Help solidify a consistent SciSoc brand.

  • Create eye-catching graphics for various CSSS events and services.

 

Advocacy Coordinator

  • Attend science society events and take photographs that will be used for marketing and memories!

  • Lead the production of media projects for various portfolios.

  • Photograph students for student spotlights

  • Supporting the portfolios of other execs (like a LinkedIn headshot day).

  • Showcase science students and super interesting research they do at Carleton.

Social Media Director

  • Increase social media outreach & analyze insights.

  • Guide the implementation of social media campaigns for various VP portfolios.

  • Help to maintain a strong, consistent, and professional presence on the CSSS social media platforms.

  • Innovate and implement new ways to engage students through social media.

 

Webmaster

  • Assist and consult on the design of a user-friendly science society website.

  • Maintain the website on a weekly basis throughout the year.

  • Stipend of $300 upon successful completion of the job in April 2021.

Emily
Pope

3rd year Health Sciences with a double concentration in Disability and Chronic Illness and Global Health.

 Likes: Plants, Cooking, and Spending time outdoors.

🌻 👩‍🍳 🌲

VP Communications

Holly
Brown

3rd Year Physics & Biology Combined Honours

Likes: Adventure Sports, Bunnies, and Harry Potter

🚴‍♀️ 🐰 ⚡️

VP External

Holly Brown

VP External

Portfolio

Outreach & SciSoc Blog Coordinator

  • Spearhead outreach to students & student groups.

  • Find and highlight opportunities for SciSoc to be present in the Carleton Community.

  • Lead the production of SciSoc Blog, by reaching out to students and student groups

 

Sponsorship Officer

  • Secure sponsorship opportunities and develop relationships with sponsors.

  • Contribute to the development of a CSSS Sponsorship package.

  • Help to find opportunities for the CSSS to sponsor other student groups.

Sarah Ivanco

VP Internal

Portfolio

Equity & Sustainability Officer

  • Define areas and ways to improve the equitability of the Science Society.

  • Help to implement sustainable and equitable practices.

  • Advise on ways to improve the sustainability of SciSoc events and services.

 

Policy & Bylaws Officer

  • Work with program societies to ratify them under the SciSoc.

  • Support the review of the constitution and related documents.

  • Help produce motions, and meeting materials

  • Create "SparkNotes" or one-pagers for key SciSoc documents.

 

Secretary

  • Takes notes at all science society council meetings and prepares them to be sent for publication on the website.

  • Arranges for a replacement secretary if they are unable to attend a meeting.

 

Elections Officer

  • Facilitates election, and by-election processes.

  • Arranges for a replacement secretary if they are unable to attend a meeting.

  • Liaises with the VP Internal and Senate office to ensure correct information is present on ballots.

  • Liaises with nominees and candidates for various positions.

  • Monitors elections and campaigns to ensure that here are no violations of the electoral code.

Sarah
Ivanco

 5th year Neuroscience and Biology

 

Likes: Dancing  Makeup, and Skiing

💃 💄 ⛷

VP Internal

Sarita
Cuadros-Sanchez

4th year Biology with a minor in Business.

Likes: Research, Travel, Science Communication

🧬 🌍 📚 

VP Operations

Sarita Cuadros-Sanchez

VP Operations

Portfolio

Internal Finance Officer

  • Help to manage the budget for the Science Society

  • Assist in the tracking and monitoring of receipts and reimbursements.

  • Implement an audit procedures and assist in building standard operating procedures for the SciSoc.

  • Work closely with the VP Operations to implement budget tracking and organization strategies.

 

Science Community Fund (SCF) Director

  • Oversee selection of Representatives for SCF committee.

  • (when applicable) Chair the SCF meetings.

  • Review and consolidate applications for SCF on a rolling basis.

  • Evaluate and propose changes to the SCF.

  • Monitor the approved projects and events; refer them to Comms for branding help.

Emma Khazzam

VP Programming

Portfolio

Marketing Director

  • Guide marketing initiatives and work closely with comms team to develop materials for event promotion.

  • Primary link between Programming and Comms.

  • Ensure Website contains information about upcoming events.

 

Special Events Director

  • Assist the VP Programming in implementing large scale events for students in Science.

  • Work with external organizations like Ollie's and Rooster's to secure event spaces and other logistical considerations.

  • Guide planning efforts for events like Trivia Night, I Love Science Day, & Science Winter Formal!

 

Wellness Director

  • Assist the VP Programming in implementing wellness events for students in Science.

  • Work with VPP to coordinate logistics for wellness events.

  • Lead planning and execution of events that promote wellbeing and balance for science students.

Emma
Khazzam

5th year, Food Science with a minor in Biology

Likes: Food, Nature, Fun Facts

🥗 🌳 💡

VP Programming

Contact

3413 Herzberg Laboratories

Carleton University

1125 Colonel By Drive

Ottawa, ON

K1S 5B6​​

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