Students' Association Council

Brieth Young-Taylor, President

Brieth is a second year Human Resource Management student, based at the Victoria Avenue East Campus, who is nearing graduation and hopes to become a Human Resource Professional. She is also the President of International Student’s Club. She is driven to bring forth the vision and goals that the council will achieve, while being the voice for the students. Her plans are to action each individual need and bring forth success. She believes that all things are possible through Christ.

It’s the primary responsibility of the ACC Students’ Association (ACCSA) President to provide leadership, engagement and awareness to the Council and the student body. The ACCSA President represents the voice of ACC Students from all of our campuses.

Full Position Description: President

 

Manroopjit Kaur, VP Events & Marketing

Manroopjit is a Hotel and Restaurant Management student. She is an outgoing and open-minded person, and has interests in art and writing. She is always available for her fellow students if they’d like to have a quick chat or share any ideas that would help the Students’ Association in any way. This will be her second year as part of the Council. She would like to take this chance to gain experience being in a position of responsibility and to be part of a closely working organization.

“I have completed my first year and it was amazing, as I got to experience the world of Assiniboine Community College. The lessons that I received from my instructors made me realize that there is much more to learn and acquire to be a better person and to improve my skills. This is why I decided to run for the VP Events and Marketing position at the ACCSA. It has been one of the best decisions I’ve made yet, because I’ve been privileged to learn through a position that is both a job and a learning chapter for my life.”

The Vice President Events & Marketing is a voting position on the Student Association Council, and is responsible for increasing awareness of student events and initiatives through proper channeling of appropriate communication mediums, and advising the Council on matters related to events and marketing of the ACCSA and ACC. The Vice President Events & Marketing is also responsible for ensuring a healthy campus life atmosphere through active promotions and student engagement.

Full Position Description: VP Events & Marketing

 

Matt Lucero, VP Finance

Matt is in his second year of the Licensed Practical Nursing program. Prior to entering this program, he had a background in management and finance. He will work hard to ensure fiscal responsibility at the SA is top of mind. He is proud of his track record, where himself and his team turned ideas and feedback from students into tangible, positive, outcomes for the rest of the student body. He likes meeting people and getting different insights from students. So, if you have something in mind that you want to work on, or ask about, feel free to reach out to him. He is excited to hear from you, and to keep you engaged while at the college.

“COVID-19 will make things a bit different than it used to but together we’ll manage.” 

The Vice President Finance is a voting position on the Student Association Council, and is responsible for increasing awareness of student resources that support the financial wellbeing and economic success of students, as well as overseeing the financials and budgeting processes of the Assiniboine Community College Students’ Association (ACCSA).

Full Position Description: VP Finance

 

Charlene Nault, Adult Collegiate Representative

Charlene is taking the Mature Student High School Diploma Program and is nearing graduation in June. She will then continue her education with ACC, as she plans on taking the 2-year Social Service Worker Program in September. Her passion for helping people is the reason joined the student council. She hopes to continue to create opportunities and events suitable for the students of the Assiniboine Adult Collegiate, as well as ACC as a whole. Her role entails organizing, creating, and brainstorming events and ideas to suit students at the Adult Collegiate campus.

The Adult Collegiate Representative is a voting position on the Students’ Association Council, and is ultimately responsible for representing and advocating for the interests of all students from programs in the Adult Collegiate in Brandon.

Full Position Description: Adult Collegiate Representative

 

Nathan Bridges, Agriculture & Environment Representative

Nathanial is a first year Land and Water Management student looking to achieve a career in sustainable development and policy. Working with others to achieve long standing and progressive goals, and promote student participation at ACC, are some of the reasons he joined the student council. His role as the Agriculture & Environment Representative entails working with students of the department and represent their initiatives as well as being a source of information for the students about ACCSA plans.

The Agriculture & Environment Representative is a voting position on the Students’ Association Council, and is ultimately responsible for representing and advocating for the interests of all students from programs in the School of Agriculture & Environment.

Full Position Description: Agriculture & Environment Representative

 

Ramandeep Kaur, Business Representative

The Business Representative is a voting position on the Students’ Association Council, and is ultimately responsible for representing and advocating for the interests of all students from programs in the School of Business.

Full Position Description: Business Representative

 

Alexis Cinq-Mars, Health & Humans Services Representative

Alexis is delighted to be your Health and Human Resources Representative. She is happy to work with the student body from health and human services to ensure they have a positive school atmosphere. She’s here to listen to any concerns, ideas, and experiences you’ve had with the programs and advocate the voice of the students. Alexis runs her own social media for her platform filled with ideas and tips for students. She is on committees run through the council such as the DARC committee, the policy and BI-law the committee, and closely works with the team for innovative events that are inclusive for all programs and students.

The Health & Human Services Representative is a voting position on the Students’ Association Council, and is ultimately responsible for representing and advocating for the interests of all students from programs in the School of Health & Human Services, and School of Nursing.

Full Position Description: Health and Human Services Representative

 

Amanda Balfour, Indigenous Representative

The Indigenous Representative is a voting position on the Student’s Association Council, and is ultimately responsible for representing and advocating for the interests of all Indigenous students at Assiniboine Community College, regardless of school or program.

Full Position Description: Indigenous Representative

 

Gursharan Kaur, International Representative

Gursharan is currently pursuing her studies in Business Administration (Accounting). She is an international student herself and is from India. She finished her high school and plans to continue her further studies in Canada. Gursharan is very sociable by nature and also an outgoing person. She always tries her best to support people physically and emotionally. She likes to motivate people, and her hobbies are travelling and painting. Overall, Gursharan is an optimistic and hard worker.

The International Representative is a voting position on the Students’ Association Council, and is ultimately responsible for representing and advocating for the interests of all International students at Assiniboine Community College, regardless of school or program.

Full Position Description: International Representative

 

Robert Hirst, LGBT2SQ+ Representative

Robert is responsible to speak on council for students who identify as LGBT2SQ+ community. He is also there for students who may be struggling with their sexual identity. However, Roberts job is not exclusive to the LGBT2SQ+ community, he is here for all students. In his spare time he enjoys music, tabletop games, collectable card games, and occasionally video games. Whether or not you identify as the above or not, do not hesitate to say “Hi” to him in the hallways. Robert is very proactive and personable, unless he’s running to class I am sure he would be more than happy to say hello or have a conversation in service of the ACCSA.

The LGBT2SQ+ Representative is a voting position on the Student’s Association Council, and is ultimately responsible for representing and advocating for the interests of all LGBT2SQ+ students at Assiniboine Community College, regardless of school or program.

Full Position Description: LGBT2SQ+ Representative

 

Karan Garg, Mature Representative

The Mature Representative is a voting position on the Student’s Association Council, and is ultimately responsible for representing and advocating for the interests of all mature students at Assiniboine Community College, regardless of school or program.

Full Position Description: Mature Representative

 

Noah Stelmack, M.I.C.A Representative

Noah’s roles in this position include bringing fun events and ideas to the MICA campus, bridging the gap between the MICA campus and other campuses, and ensuring all is well in and around the MICA campus. He uses his passion for food to bring people together and spread joy and hopes to use his position on the student council to accomplish the same. He is currently enrolled in his second year at the Culinary Arts Program and will be graduating this year. His role is not limited to the MICA campus however and hopes to be able to help all ACC students with their academic success.

The M.I.C.A. Representative is a voting position on the Student’s Association Council, and is ultimately responsible for representing and advocating for the interests of all students from programs in the School of M.I.C.A.

Full Position Description: MICA Representative

 

Gina Houle, Trades Representative

The Trades Representative is a voting position on the Students’ Association Council, and is ultimately responsible for representing and advocating for the interests of all students from programs in the School of Trades.

Full Position Description: Trades Representative

 

Bryn Thiele, Parkland Chair

Bryn is a second-year business student who is nearing graduation and considering a career with the RCMP or opening his own business. In his spare time, Bryn enjoys hanging out with family, friends, and animals, going on hikes, playing any kind of sport, and creating art. If you see Bryn in the hall, make sure to say hi!

If you ever need to contact him, he can be reached by email at thieleb@assiniboine.net.

It is the primary responsibility of the ACC Students’ Association (ACCSA) Parkland Chair to provide leadership to the rest of the Parkland Council and the student body at large. The Parkland Chair is the leading voice of all Parkland ACC students both within the college, the ACCSA, and the community. By leading the Parkland Council, this position can expect to acquire strong leadership skills and create a supportive environment for all students at the Parkland Campus.

Full Position Description: Parkland Chair

 

Dorothy Buan, Winnipeg Chair

Dorothy role as Winnipeg Chair of the student council entails organizing, creating, and brainstorming events and ideas to suit students at the Winnipeg campus. She is a second year nursing student who is nearing graduation and hopes to become a pediatric nurse. Her passion for helping people is the reason she joined the student council. She hopes to continue to create opportunities and events suitable for the students of the Winnipeg campus.

It is the primary responsibility of the ACC Students’ Association (ACCSA) Winnipeg Chair to provide leadership to the rest of the Winnipeg Council and the student body at large. The Winnipeg Chair is the leading voice of all Winnipeg ACC students both within the college, the ACCSA, and the community. By leading the Winnipeg Council, this position can expect to acquire strong leadership skills and create a supportive environment for all students at the Winnipeg Campus.

Full Position Description: Winnipeg Chair

 

The Assiniboine Community College Students’ Association currently has two vacant student representative positions, which include the Accessibility Representative and the Nursing Representative.

Learn about how you can become a Student Association Council member on our Elections page.