February 13th, 2017

KINGSTON ON – Jennifer Li, Brian MacKay and Palmer Lockridge have completed their hiring for the 2017-2018 AMS Executive Team. Over the weekend, team JBP reviewed 43 applications with two rounds of interviews. The Executive-Elect is excited to announce the following decisions:

Commissioner of Academic Affairs: Victoria Lewarne, Political Studies ’17
Commissioner of Campus Activities: Devon Laflamme, Nursing ’17
Commissioner of Municipal Affairs: Stefano Hollands, Political Studies and Global Development Studies, ’17
Commissioner of Social Issues: Ramna Safeer, English ’18
Director of Clubs: Emily Vassos, Political Studies ’17
Director of Hospitality and Safety Services: Stephanie Nijhuis Religious Studies ’17
Director of Media Services: Chelsea Hollidge, Film and Political Studies ’17
Director of Retail Services: Monica Przyborowski, Economics ’19
Managing Director of the Student Life Centre: Katherine Kennedy, Psychology ’19
Director of Advancement: Clifford Lerebours, Engineering Mathematics ’18
Director of Communications: Craig Draeger, Political Studies ’18
Director of Human Resources: Marlee Satok, Religious Studies ’17
Director of Information Technology: Matt Bowen, Physics/Computing ’17

The hiring of government and corporate managers will begin after reading week.

“Brian, Palmer and I are extremely excited to be working with such a strong and diverse team to meet the challenges ahead. We’re eager to get started with the transition process so that we’re ready to go on day one.” – Jennifer Li, President-elect

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

 

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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 1000 student volunteers and 600 paid staff.