Members

All graduate students registered at UNBC, including Master’s and PhD graduate students, 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

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: winfield@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

E-mail: leem2@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

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