Name (pronouns): Maya Taylor (they/she)
Position: Vice-President Internal

Position Description: The VP Internal is responsible for CESAX governance and record keeping, as well as advocating in university committees such as the Senate and Chang School Council. They chair the Bylaws & Policy Committee.

Maya believes deeply in the power of language and the necessity of active listening. They have been inspired to learn how better to use words and empathy to contribute to the wellbeing of individuals and communities. Part of their learning includes an academic background in Linguistics and Sociology, and current studies in the Chang School Mental Health and Addictions Certificate program. Mostly, however, they learn by listening to the insights, feedback and needs expressed by those they hope to support. They look forward to doing so in their role as VP Internal.