Members

All graduate students registered at UNBC are members of the Northern BC Graduate Students’ Society (NBCGSS). The NBCGSS is run by a board of directors that is elected by members each year. Members of the NBCGSS are also members of the BC Federation of Students (BCFS).


Board of Directors

Abby Dooks Chairperson

E-mail: gsspres@unbc.ca

Responsibilities
  • In collaboration with the Director of External Affairs, officially represent the Society at the external level, including other bodies or universities and all levels of government;
  • Along with other members of Board, be responsible for matters pertaining to relations with University administration, faculty, and staff, and the Northern Undergraduate Student Society;
  • Be ex-officio on all committees of the Society;
  • Assist other members of Board in the execution of their duties;
  • Be a signing officer of the Society;
  • Call and chair regular meetings of Board;
  • Work primarily out of Prince George; and
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned by the Board of Directors

Zhaleh Nazarpour Boroujeni Director of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Responsibilities
  • Liaison with the Women’s Centre, Pride Centre, Access Resource Centre, and International Centre
  • Work on equality campaigns of the Society
  • Be a signing officer of the Society;
  • Work primarily out of Prince George; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors

Rahim Jafari Director of Internal Relations

E-mail: gssvp@unbc.ca

Responsibilities
  • Keep all financial records of the Society in compliance with the Society Act;
  • Work with the Executive Director to provide an annual budget for approval by the Board;
  • Provide quarterly financial statements to the Board of Directors;
  • Work with the Executive Director to provide a year-end financial report at each Annual General Meeting;
  • Be responsible for reconciliation and third-party audits of the Society accounts in accordance with the Society Act;
  • Oversee the maintenance of the Society’s Health and Dental Plan;
  • Be a signing officer of the Society;
  • Work primarily out of Prince George; and
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned by the Board of Directors

Lindamarie WinfieldDirector-at-Large

E-mail: gssdsa@unbc.ca

Responsibilities
  • Assist with the implementation and organization of campaigns and events of the Society;
  • Work primarily out of Prince George; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors

Confidence BenDirector-at-Large

E-mail: gssdal@unbc.ca

Responsibilities
  • Assist with the implementation and organization of campaigns and events of the Society;
  • Work primarily out of Prince George; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors

Michael LeeDirector-at-Large

Responsibilities
  • Assist with the implementation and organization of campaigns and events of the Society;
  • Work primarily out of Prince George; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors

Executive Director

Alden ChowExecutive Director

Responsibilities
  • First point of contact for the Society
  • Responsible for the paperwork and office procedures
  • Handles general day to day operations of the society