EQUITY COMMISSIONERS

ENVIRONMENT & SUSTAINABILITY COMMISSIONER
Duncan Johnson | duncanjohnson@trentu.ca

The Environment & Sustainability Commissioner shall: Act as a liaison between the Association's Board of Directors and various environmental organizations within Peterborough and Trent University, such as the Trent Nature Areas, Sustainable Trent, and the Ontario Public Interest Research Group, on the organization of events actively publicizing environmental concerns and promoting environmental preservation; Sit as the Association representative on the University Environmental Advisory Board; Work with the University’s Physical Resources Department and the University’s food service provider to ensure environmentally friendly operations and advocate for changes as necessary.

ETHICAL STANDARDS COMMISSIONER
Vacant

The Ethical Standards Commissioner shall: Act as a liaison between the Association and the Trent University Administration to ensure fair and ethical standards in the procurement of goods and services by the University and in the operation of Trent University; Ensure compliance with policies on ethical purchasing including non-sweatshop apparel and fair-trade certified products; Promote solidarity campaigns that support labour unions and fair working conditions, both within and outside of the University; Engage in outreach activities to Trent University student organizations to raise awareness about ethical procurement practices; Work with allied Trent University and Peterborough community groups to further issues of social and economic justice; Sit as the Association’s representative on the Fair Trade Task Committee of the Colleges and Student Services Committee.

FIRST-YEAR OFF-RESIDENCE COMMISSIONER
Vacant

One of the First-Year Commissioners will serve as the Off-Residence First-Year Commissioner, and must not be living a residence owned or operated by Trent University. Each First-Year Commissioner will be elected in the fall by-election and shall be in their first year of studies at Trent University while in office, and shall: Consult with First-Year Representatives on College Cabinets on matters of mutual concern through such channels as are available; Endeavor to liaise with other first-year students for the purposes of outreach, polling, and other related matters; Run at least one activity or service for first-year students; Work to educate and inform first-year students about such issues and information as necessary including items related to Trent University, and the activities, services, advocacy, and political work of the Association and the Canadian Federation of Students.

FIRST-YEAR ON-RESIDENCE COMMISSIONER
Vacant

One of the First-Year Commissioners will serve as the On-Residence First-Year Commissioner, and must be living in a residence owned or operated by Trent University. Each First-Year Commissioner will be elected in the fall by-election and shall be in their first year of studies at Trent University while in office, and shall: Consult with First-Year Representatives on College Cabinets on matters of mutual concern through such channels as are available; Endeavor to liaise with other first-year students for the purposes of outreach, polling, and other related matters; Run at least one activity or service for first-year students; Work to educate and inform first-year students about such issues and information as necessary including items related to Trent University, and the activities, services, advocacy, and political work of the Association and the Canadian Federation of Students.

GENDER ISSUES COMMISSIONER
Daniel Marin-Arias | danielmarinarias@trentu.ca

The Gender Issues Commissioner will identify as a member of Trent’s trans and/or gender variant community and shall: Act as a liaison between the Board of Directors and individuals and groups such as the Association’s Queer Issues Commissioner, the Women Students Commissioner, the Centre for Gender and Social Justice, the Office of Student Affairs, Counselling Services, and Health Services;
 Work with relevant off-campus organizations such as the Peterborough AIDS Resource Network and the Rainbow Service Organization;
 Work to create a positive and inclusive space within the Association and Trent University;
 Work to develop trans and or gender variant resources within the Association and Trent University;
 Coordinate trans and or gender variant positive events during Orientation Week and create a visible presence for new students;
 Coordinate trans and or gender variant awareness campaigns and events such as the Trans Day of Remembrance and a Trans Access.

INDIGENOUS STUDENTS COMMISSIONER
Jessica Frappier |
jessicafrappier@trentu.ca

Appointed by the Trent University Native Association, the Indigenous Students Commissioner must be a North American aboriginal student (status or non-status) and shall: Act as a liaison between the Board of Directors and aboriginal groups on campus, in the Peterborough community, and national organizations such as the Assembly of First Nations; Work with aboriginal student groups such as the Trent University Native Association on the organization of events actively publicizing aboriginal student issues; Attend, if possible, the annual meeting of the Aboriginal Caucus of the Canadian Federation of Students.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS COMMISSIONER
Ankit Tripathi |
ankittripathi@trentu.ca

Appointed by the Trent International Students Association, the International Students Commissioner must be a student holding citizenship in a country other than Canada who has lived abroad for the majority of his or her life or who is an elected member of the Executive of the Trent International Student Association at the time of nomination and shall: Investigate and act on disputes concerning the international student body both within and outside of the University; Act as a liaison between various organizations representing the interests of international students within the University, such as the Trent International Students Association, the Trent International Program, Amnesty International, and the Trent Chapter of the World University Service of Canada, and the Association; Represent and promote international education at Trent University and within the Peterborough community; Sit as a non-voting member of the Trent International Students Association Executive, unless otherwise elected to that body; Act as a liaison between the Association and various internationally oriented organizations within the Peterborough community such as the Kawartha World Issues Centre and the Ontario Public Interest Research Group.

MATURE/TRANSFER STUDENTS COMMISSIONER
Allanah Trumble |
allanahtrumble@trentu.ca

The Mature Students Commissioner shall be a student who is registered as a mature student with the University and shall: Act as a liaison between the Board of Directors and groups working on issues relevant to mature students on campus, in Peterborough, and nationally, and provincially;
 Assist mature students in pursuing a barrier-free education through advocacy and representation; Work with the Part-Time Students Commissioners on issues relating to mature students.

PART-TIME STUDENTS COMMISSIONER (2 Seats)
Vacant

Each Part-Time Student Commissioner shall be a student registered in less than 1.5 credits per semester with the University and, working together, shall: Endeavour to liaise with other part-time students for the purposes of outreach, polling, and other related matters; Run at least one activity or service for part-time students; Hold a voting seat on Senate to represent the interests of part-time students; Work to educate and inform part-time students about such issues and information as necessary including items related to Trent University, and the activities, services, advocacy and political work of the Association and the Canadian Federation of Students.

QUEER STUDENTS COMMISSIONER
Sean Mestieri |
seanmestieri@trentu.ca

The Queer Students Commissioner shall be a self-identified member of Trent’s queer and/or trans community who shall: Act as a liaison between the Board of Directors and individuals and groups working on issues relevant to the queer community on campus such as the Association’s Women Students Commissioner, the Trent Queer Collective, the Centre for Gender and Social Justice, and the Office of Student Affairs; Work with relevant off-campus organizations such as the Peterborough AIDS Resource Network, and the Peterborough Pride Commission; Work to create “positive space” and queer and trans support services both within the Association and Trent University; Work to inform the Trent community on issues of sexual health and safety as well as to publicize information on local health support services; Co-ordinate queer and trans positive events during Orientation Week and, if possible to be present on campus to serve as a resource for new queer and trans students during Orientation Week.

RACIALIZED STUDENTS COMMISSIONER
Vacant

The Racialized Students Commissioner must be a student who self-identifies from a historically marginalized racial group and shall work to address and raise awareness of issues of racism on campus and in the Peterborough community; work with relevant groups and organizations on- and off-campus such as the Ontario Public Interest Research Group and the Race Relations Committee of Peterborough; act as a liaison between the Board of Directors, the Office of Student Affairs, the Human Rights Advisor, and the Ontario Public Interest Research Group on campus regarding issues of racism; and assist racialized students in pursuing a barrier-free education through representation and advocacy.

STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES COMMISSIONER
Teika Viducis |
teikaviducis@trentu.ca

The Students with Disabilities Commissioner shall be a student who is registered with Student Accessibility Services of the University and shall: Act as a liaison between the Board of Directors and groups working on issues relevant to students with disabilities on campus, in Peterborough, provincially and nationally; Work with on-campus organizations such as the Trent Student Accessibility Services; Assist students with disabilities in pursuing a barrier-free education through advocacy and representation.

WOMEN'S STUDENT COMMISSIONER
Kavika Misra |
kavikamisra@trentu.ca

The Women's Student Commissioner will identify as a woman and shall: Act as a liaison between the Board of Directors and the Centre for Gender and Social Justice and other women’s groups on campus, women's groups in the City and County of Peterborough and external women's issues organizations; Inform students of women's issues and events through the campus media; Work with the Association’s women’s Issues working group and other women's groups on the organization of events actively publicizing women's issues.

CHAMPLAIN COLLEGE CABINET PRESIDENT
Caleb Button |
calebbutton@trentu.ca

CHAMPLAIN COLLEGE SENIOR SENATOR
Robert Robinson |
robertrobinson@trentu.ca

CHAMPLAIN COLLEGE COMMISSIONER
Vacant

LADY EATON COLLEGE CABINET PRIME MINISTER
Jessie Woodrow |
jessiewoodrow@trentu.ca

LADY EATON COLLEGE SENIOR SENATOR
Sonia Sanders |
soniasanders@trentu.ca

LADY EATON COLLEGE COMMISSIONER
Scotia Campbell |
briannacampbell@trentu.ca

GZOWSKI COLLEGE CABINET PRESIDENT
Vacant

GZOWSKI COLLEGE SENIOR SENATOR
Vacant

GZOWSKI COLLEGE COMMISSIONER
Max Setka |
maximilliansetka@trentu.ca

OTONABEE COLLEGE CABINET PRESIDENT
Nick Owen |
nicholasowen@trentu.ca

OTONABEE COLLEGE SENIOR SENATOR
Shaelyn Mortensen |
shaelynmortensen@trentu.ca

OTONABEE COLLEGE COMMISSIONER
Amy Graves |
ameliagraves@trentu.ca

TRAILL COLLEGE CABINET PRESIDENT
Wendy Walker |
wendywalker@trentu.ca

TRAILL COLLEGE SENIOR SENATOR
Owen Faulkner-Nolan |
owenfaulknernolan@trentu.ca

TRAILL COLLEGE COMMISSIONER
Abby Rodriquez |
abbyrodriquez@trentu.ca