Chaired by the President, the Executive Committee oversees the day-to-day operations of the TMAPS. The executives are elected in the spring and work throughout the year. The members of the Executive Committee are:
Olivia McIntosh (She/Her)
Olivia McIntosh She/Her
Position Description: The President is the chief spokesperson of TMAPS. They are responsible for the overall vision of the organization and making sure the Board, Executive and staff are resourced to make that vision happen.
Suanny Aranguren (she/her)
Vice-President Events and OutreachVIEW BIO
Suanny Aranguren she/her
Vice-President Events and Outreach
Position Description: The VP Events & Outreach is responsible for planning and events and coordinating volunteer programs with TMAPS. They are the chair of the Events Committee.
Maya Taylor (they/them)
Vice-President Governance and Academic PolicyVIEW BIO
Maya Taylor they/them
Vice-President Governance and Academic Policy
Position Description: The VP Academic is responsible for TMAPS 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.
Shahed Salehi ((He/Him))
Vice-President Services & FinanceVIEW BIO
Shahed Salehi (He/Him)
Vice-President Services & Finance
The VP Services & Finance is responsible for the financial management of TMAPS and the delivery of services. They also chair the Bursary Committee and Finance Committee.
Rejaan Seepersad (He/Him)
Part-time DirectorVIEW BIO
Rejaan Seepersad He/Him
My name is Réjaan Seepersad. I am 37 years old and have been taking courses here at the Chang School of Continuing Studies since 2005. I am currently finishing my undergraduate degree in Business Management. I have worked in government, small business, family business, and currently at a global corporation within the past 23 years in addition to various volunteer commitments notably in the gay community in Toronto. I am currently in the role as a Part-time Board of Director and have enjoyed working on various events with TMAPS such as helping with Frost Week, the Black Media Mixer, and participating in various committees (Policy & Bylaw, Events, Bursary, and Equity & Campaigns). I would like to continue this work as I find it enjoyable and have always held a high regard for the part-time student union as they have been an open, accessible, and progressive place for higher adult education and social causes.
Amir Moazzami (he/him)
Internal CoordinatorVIEW BIO
Amir Moazzami he/him
Position Description: The Internal Coordinator provides support for the entire TMAPS team, including the Executive and staff, by ensuring the efficient and effective operation of TMAPS’ office environment. The Internal Coordinator ensures front line services, accurate record keeping of TMAPS’ affairs and provides administrative support for the various components of TMAPS.
Chloë Thibault (she/her)
Services CoordinatorVIEW BIO
Chloë Thibault she/her
Position Description: The Service Coordinator facilitates the proper running and promotion of TMAPS services, the Health & Dental Plan, Tax Clinic and Graduate Photo program. This role also participates in outreach, class talks/orientation and opportunities to engage with the membership, as required.
Lyndall Musselman (she/her)
Student Rights CoordinatorVIEW BIO
Lyndall Musselman she/her
Student Rights Coordinator
Position Description: The Student Rights Coordinator strives to improve the quality of student life of TMAPS members and oversee all TMAPS student support and advocacy. They provide one-on-one support for students using TMU’s appeals processes. The Student Rights Coordinator can assist with grade appeals or standing appeals, issues related to academic integrity or findings of academic misconduct or other concerns to do with the internal processes of Toronto Metropolitan University. The Student Rights Coordinator is an Advocate for students and is recognized by TMU in this capacity.
Yasir Hameed (He/Him)
Communications and Campaigns CoordinatorVIEW BIO
Yasir Hameed He/Him
Communications and Campaigns Coordinator
Position Description: The Communications & Campaigns Coordinator facilitates effective and inclusive communication between TMAPS and its membership through various different mediums, including but not limited to promotional materials, advertisements, letters, posters, newsletters, signages and so on. It is also their role to strengthen membership awareness, profile, public image and membership engagement in TMAPS.
Malik Asoh Ajesam (they/he)
Events & Outreach CoordinatorVIEW BIO
Malik Asoh Ajesam they/he
Events & Outreach Coordinator
Position Description: The Events & Outreach Coordinator facilitates member outreach through events, programming, activities and campaign implementation. It is their role to create areas of growth for general members to get further involved in TMAPS operations and governance, and the larger students’ movement.