Sahar is a fourth-year Psychology student and this is her third year working with FASA, previously serving as a department rep. As President, Sahar is excited to create a stronger sense of community within the Arts faculty and additionally, ensure that Arts students are provided with the best undergraduate experience possible. Sahar is passionate about student life and genuinely believes FASA can have a positive influence here on campus! Her other passions include painting, reading, and enjoying the outdoors! You can usually find Sahar at FASA initiatives and events – just look for her signature red hair!
Emily is in her fourth year of completing a combined degree in Political Science and Communications. This is her second year with FASA, having been the Department Representative for Political Science, and the Director of Events in the previous academic year. Emily is excited to build the community within the Arts Faculty by planning events that will show off students’ various talents, vast knowledge, and ultimately bring us all together. Her inbox is always open to collaborate!
Raquel is in her final year of an International Relations degree with a minor in Political Science. This is her second year with FASA, after sitting on Council as a Students' Union Arts Representative. During her term, Raquel hopes to advocate for academic changes within the Faculty of Arts to showcase the diversity of each department and to facilitate transitioning into University as well as ensuring a smooth graduation. Raquel hopes to facilitate academic hardships through academic success workshops and wishes to expand AURS. Passionate about student’s success, you can usually find Raquel working on FASA’s academic events or seeking advice from the Student’s Success Centre & Career Services.
Dana is currently finishing up her undergraduate degree in Psychology. Last year, Dana sat on FASA Council as part of her role as an Arts Faculty Representative for the Students' Union. Joining the executive team this year as the VP External, she is eager to continue building and strengthening relationships between FASA and the dozens of clubs, departments and organizations both within the Faculty of Arts and throughout the greater University of Calgary. In her role, Dana will continue to recognize, respect and value the Faculty of Arts' unique diversity and complexity.
James is a fourth-year Communication and Media Studies student, with a minor in Political Science. This is his second year with FASA, after working as Director of Media Content under the previous VP Communications. During his term, James hopes to build a culture and a greater sense of community within the Faculty of Arts. He believes that Arts students are some of the best the U of C has to offer. Passionate about storytelling, public relations, and all things communications, you can usually find James working on FASA’s social media channels or designing posters for the next exciting event.
Colson is in his final year of a Political Science degree with a minor in Law and Society, and in his second year in the role as FASA’s VP Operations & Finance. In addition to overhauling much of FASA’s policy and fine-tuning its financial accountability and transparency this year, Colson hopes to spend this term expanding and solidifying FASA’s presence on campus by collaborating with other University and student organizations. Department-specific clubs, other faculties, the Students’ Union and organizations such as the Future Alumni Network he serves as an executive for as well are all organizational partners Colson hopes to integrate into FASA’s operations and activities this year.