MASU executive resignations
Vice President External Affairs Tina Oh has resigned from her executive position at thr Mount Allison Students’ Union (MASU). Oh said that she cannot work for an organization that shows discrimination in the form of systemic racism, environmental injustice and disregard for mental health. VP Finance and Operations Alex Lepianka and Bike Coordinator Matt Fyfe also resigned, in solidarity with Oh.
Mental health summit
On March 11 there will be a mental health summit at Mt. A, which is being planned by the VP Student Life, Anthony Maddalena, along with Shaelyn Sampson, Melissa Baxter and Mathieu Landry from the department of social development. This summit will be open to all Mt. A students. There will be guest speakers along with student-led workshops.
NBSA Vice chair appointment
After the removal of Oh, the previous vice chair at the end of 2016, the New Brunswick Student Alliance elected Ryan LeBreton as the new vice chair. The vote was unanimous, with no contention or dissent.
Club Sports Alliance
This newly approved group will aim to unite Mt. A’s club teams for the promotion and planning of an athletic banquet for club sports. Varsity dance representative Cydney Kane and field hockey representative Brynn Aucoin will be the executive officers of the Club Sports Alliance.