Assiniboine Community College Students’ Association

Staff Members

Karleigh Paul, Marketing & Communications Coordinator, ACCSA, image property of ACCSA

Karleigh Paul, Executive Director

Karleigh has been working for the Students’ Association since January of 2016; previously in the roles of Marketing & Communications Coordinator and Events & Marketing Coordinator. Now the Executive Director, Karleigh spends her time managing the organization and as a liaison with the Students’ Association Council.

A proud Assiniboine Alumni, Karleigh holds a diploma in Interactive Media Arts, with a specialization in Media Communications. During her time as a student at the college, Karleigh competed for the Cougars Varsity Volleyball team and was involved on the Students’ Association Council. In her graduating year she was the Valedictorian and received the Pat Josephson Memorial Award.

She also holds a Liberal Arts Certificate from the University of Regina, where she competed as a pentathlete on the (also Cougars) track & field team. Previous to the ACCSA, Karleigh worked as a Program Coordinator for the Manitoba 4-H Council where she fell in love with the non-profit/not-for-profit industry.

Outside of work Karleigh spends her time being super-parent and volunteering with Westman Immigrant Services.

The best way to contact Karleigh is by email or phone 204-725-8700 ext. 6644.


Karley Woods - Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Karley Woods, Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Karley Woods is the Marketing and Communications Coordinator for the ACCSA. As a ACC Alumni who graduated in June of 2022, she holds a diploma with distinction in Interactive Media Arts with a specialization in design and development.

Karley manages the Students’ Association website as well as the ACCSA’s social media content. She creates content such as graphics, posters and organizes campaigns for the ACCSA.

Karley’s prior experience includes working in finance as a Client Advisor with Royal Bank of Canada, Technology and Academic Assistant for the University of British Columbia and Customer Service with Dufresne Furniture & Appliances where she won a Foundation of Excellence Award for Guest Advocacy.

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Anneliesea Parkinson, Student Development Coordinator

Anneliesea is the Student Development Coordinator and has been with the organization since 2016. She is tasked with being the primary advocate for student concerns, liaison for satellite campuses and creating member development programming to enhance students professionally.

A former student of Assiniboine Community College’s Business Administration program (2016-2018), Anneliesea served on the Student Association Council (SAC) as the VP Finance and President respectively. After graduating, she then came back to the organization as the Office Coordinator before transitioning into the role of Student Relations Coordinator which was later changed to Student Development Coordinator. Having been with the organization for over five years and having served in both a student and staff capacity she is able to understand the student dynamics within the college.

Anneliesea also holds a Degree in Social Work from her native country of Jamaica which she often taps into while supporting students.

Contact the Student Development Coordinator at or 204-725-8700 ext. 6645.


Ginnut - OSA

Ginnut Gafrin, Office and Services Administrator

Ginnut Gafrin is the Office and Services Administrator for the Students’ Association. Ginnut holds a diploma in Business Accounting from Fanshawe College as well as a Master’s Degree in Social Sciences from Rajshahi University in Bangladesh.

Ginnut has direct experience supporting staff and students in high traffic environments, with great attention to detail and accuracy. Her additional experiences have allowed her to further develop her experience in accounting. In addition to this, Ginnut has learned how positive experiences can influence customer relationships. This knowledge has resulted in positive customer experiences for those she has helped.

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