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First Year Council (FYC) Elections

MSU First Year Council (FYC) is the unique representative body for McMaster first year students that serves to inform and speak for their distinctive needs and concerns. The council represents both current and future first year McMaster students, and ensures that their issues and interests are addressed by acting as a voice, and as a guiding body.


First Year Council Positions and Candidates 

Chair
The primary spokesperson, liaison and advocate for the MSU First Year Council. This person will maintain relationships with other student/university organizations and oversees all FYC meetings. This person is responsible for reporting on the First Year Council to the SRA.

Candidate  Social Media and Website
Adeola Egbeyemi

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/321418451749777/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/adeola.e/?hl=en

Ajay Gandhi  
Finlay McMullen  
Hasina Qaderi

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hasina.qaderi.7

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/hasina_qaderi/

Hrithik Sharma Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/VoteHrithikSharma/
Mohammed Yakubi  
Salsa Sarhan

Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/Salsabil-Sarhan-for-chair-1681192818656243/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/salsabilsarhan/

Twitter: https://mobile.twitter.com/salsabilsarhan

Sheenam Khuggar

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sheenamforchair/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shee_gram/

Sohnia Sansanwal Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/285417515399606/


Vice-Chair (Internal)
The Vice-Chair (Internal) acts as spokesperson for the organization and liaison between the First Year Council and the Residence Advisory Council. This individual will act as a primary lead on advocacy related to the living conditions and the students experience of first year students living on McMaster campus.

Candidate Social Media and Website 
Ariq Moyeed   
Charles Tunnard   
Jennifer Tran   
Keshikaa Suthaaharan Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VCICKeshikaa/
Maryam Denno

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Maryam-Denno-for-FYC-Vice-Chair-Internal-546710705750265/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/maryam.denno/

Prabhjeet Kaur 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PrabhjeetViceChairInternal/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/prabhjeet_vicechairinternal/

 Sahil Karnani

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sahilforvci/

Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/sahilkarnani


Vice-Chair (External)
The Vice-Chair (External) acts as spokesperson for the organization and liaison between the First Year Council and the Faculty Society first year representatives.This individual will act as a primary lead on advocacy related to issues with respect to academic and off campus student experiences perspectives.

Candidate Social Media and Website 
Ali Siddiqui  
Aljeena Qureshi  
Angelo Marmolejo

Facebook:https://m.facebook.com/Angelo-Marmolejo-FYC-Elections-2018-314641692673071/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iangelomarmolejo/?hl=en

Dheepthi Thommandram  
Dua Saqib  


Vice-Chair (Events)
The Vice-Chair (Events) acts as a spokesperson for the organization and is the primary planner for events planned by the council. This Vice-Chair (Events) will work with MSU Spark, the MSU Maroons, MSU Campus Events and Residence Life to raise first year spirit within the school and improve the student experience at McMaster University.

Candidate Social Media and Website 
Adam Hussain  
Andrew D'Elia  
Elias Elaneh  
Esra Rakab  
Leah Kogan

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/leah.kogan

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/leahkogan/?hl=en

Muhammad Arif

Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/events/285417515399606/

Sabhat Khan

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sabhat.khan.33

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sabhatk_/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Sabhatk_

Subaani Mathy  
Wiliiam Bhagroo  

Residence Chairs (12)
Residence Chairs will act as advocates for students in residence at McMaster University. They will be elected among their peers within their residence and will serve on a variety of Residence Life consultation committees. Further, residence chairs will be responsible for collecting feedback on the perspective of students in residence and running events within their particular building.

Bates Chair

Candidate Social Media and Website 
Aditi Selvaraj

Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/bae4bates/?ref=content_filter

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bae4bates/

Charlie Violin  
Kate McCurdy 

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Kateforbates

Brandon Chair 

Candidate  Social Media and Website 

Jennifer Odenigbo

(Acclaimed)

 

Edwards Chair 

Candidate  Social Media and Website 
Anais Chen  
Will Lee   

Hedden Chair 

Candidate Social Media and Website 
Diana Dolghii  
Esha Karia Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Vote-Esha-Karia-for-Hedden-Res-Chair-326937877870083/
Matthew Jones  

Les Prince Chair 

Candidate Social Media and Website
Anushka Muresh  
Devan Flaming  
Yar Al Dabagh  

Mary E. Keyes Chair

Candidate  Social Media and Website 

Samantha McBride

(Acclaimed)

 

Matthews Chair 

Candidate  Social Media and Website 
Caroline Bredin  
Jaiden Padda  

McKay Chair 

Candidate Social Media and Website 
Bassil Issa   
Esther Pereria  
Nick Nowak  

Moulton Chair 

 Candidate  Social Media and Website 

 Craig Dawdy

 

 
 Sophia Zhang

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Sophia4Moulton

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sophia_zhang18/?hl=en

Wallingford Chair 

Candidate Social Media and Website 
Lily Boyd Bell

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Lily-Boyd-Bell-for-Wallingford-Rep

Wendy Tang  

Whidden Chair

Candidate Social Media and Website 

Keshini Sri

(Acclaimed) 

 

Woodstock Chair 

Candidate Social Media and Website 

Caitlin Gilliland

(Acclaimed) 

 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/votecaitlingilliland/

Important Dates

Nomination Period: September 4, 2018 - September 17, 2018 | Nominations close at 5 PM

All Candidates Meeting: September 17, 2018 | Meeting in MDCL 1008 at 6 PM

Campaigning Period: September 19, 2018 - September 26, 2018

Polling Date(s): September 25, 2018 - September 26, 2018 | Polling ends at 5 PM


Nomination Papers

To be nominated, please read over the package carefully and return the completed Nomination Package to the McMaster Students Union Office (MUSC 201) by September 17th at 5 PM.

The Expense Declaration Sheet must be completed in full and handed in by 2 PM on September 25th.

The Nomination Package can be found by clicking the link below, or by visiting the McMaster Students Union Office (MUSC 201).

Documents include:



Contact Details

Uwais Patel (CRO)
elections@msu.mcmaster.ca
905-525-9140 ex. 24118

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