March 6, 2017 

KINGSTON, ON – Hiring for the 2017-2018 Head Managers of all AMS services has concluded. After receiving 21 Head Manager applications, the Alma Mater Society (AMS) is pleased to announce the following hiring decisions:

Bikes and Boards: Megan Vahabi, Concurrent Education’18

Common Ground Coffeehouse:  Julie Kennedy, Linguistics’17

Publishing & Copy Centre: Samantha Lall, English and Psychology’19

Queen’s Student Constables: Jesse Bell, Concurrent Education ’17

Studio Q: Darrean Baga, Global Development’17

The AMS Pub Services (TAPS): Laura Khalil, English’18

Tricolour Outlet: Emily Vanderheyden, History’18

Walkhome: Shannon Crooks, Drama’17

The 2017-2018 Assistant and Government Managers will be announced next week.

“Chelsea, Stephanie, Monica and I were impressed throughout the hiring process and are extremely excited to work with the individuals we have hired. We are looking forward to the transition process and I believe they will be very successful in leading their respective management teams next year.” – Brian McKay, Vice President (Operations)-elect

Please direct all media inquiries to Bianca Balazic, AMS Director of Communications, at communications@ams.queensu.ca or (613) 533-6000 x 75850.

BACKGROUNDER Alma Mater Society (AMS) – http://www.myams.org

The central undergraduate student government at Queen’s University, the AMS represents over 17,000 students and is the oldest student government in Canada. There are over 100 student volunteers and 500 paid staff.