Abeer Almahdi | Equity Commissioner
Abeer is in her fourth-year, studying International Development Studies, English, and World Islamic and Middle East Studies. She is Egyptian-Syrian and her sun sign is Cancer. As an Equity Commissioner, she works on processing equity complaints, chairing the equity committee, and sitting on University-level committees. Abeer is also an artist and writer.
Adrienne Tessier | Student Rights Researcher and Advocacy Commissioner
Adrienne Tessier is a 3L at the Faculty of Law. As SRRAC, she is responsible for researching university policy and helping students navigate McGill. She is passionate about governance and access to justice and believes strongly that everyone should be able to understand political and legal institutions. Outside of SSMU, she is the Speaker of the PDSS and volunteers with the Legal Information Clinic at McGill. Students can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns.
Amandri Dahanayake | Equity Commissioner
Brooklyn Frizzle | Vice-President (University Affairs)
Brooklyn is entering their third year of Microbiology and Immunology - which is extremely applicable to the University Affairs portfolio, for obvious reasons. As Vice-President (University Affairs), they fight for equity and accessibility and are committed to bringing students’ voices back to University decision-making. In this capacity, they sit on a handful of University Committees, including the Senate Steering and Nominating Committees. Their passions include poetry and coming up with creative names for groups and meetings. They ask that you ignore the growing stack of RedBull cans on their desk.
Jocelyne Couture | Indigenous Affairs Commissioner
Jocelyne is a student in the Faculty of Law joining us from the Métis Nation of Ontario. During her time at McGill, Jocelyne has sat on both the Indigenous Affairs Committee and the Indigenous Law Association de Droit Autochtone. In her capacity at SSMU Indigenous Affairs, Jocelyne has brought both her lived and legal experience to the benefit of Indigenous peoples both at McGill and in Montreal. This work includes the facilitation of Gladue report training and the amendment of the SSMU Indigenous Solidarity Policy. Jocelyne brings with her experience within the McGill context as well as work done at Aboriginal Legal Services in Toronto and the Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal, and these speak to the importance of community relations at SSMU Indigenous Affairs.