Executive Committee 2022-2023
Represent the students of the School of Nutrition Sciences within the Student Union of the University of Ottawa (UOSU). Recognize the rights of each individual and their importance within the school environment, inform its members of projects and discussions that concern them, offer academic help and support to students in need, give back to the community by participating in volunteer actions and promote a healthy and balanced lifestyle. In these descriptions, the masculine gender is used in a neutral sense and refers to women as well as men.
The President is responsible to act as the official spokesperson for NSSA and for promoting its interests outside the department, particularly with the UOSU and its other federated bodies. She presides EC meetings and assists the Vice-Presidents in their tasks and encourages them in their projects.
The Vice President of Social Affairs is responsible for social activities. She organizes and ensures the smooth running of 101 Week activities to welcome new students and promote their integration into the university community. She is responsible for organizing social events for the current year to provide students opportunities to socialize.
The Vice President of External Affairs is responsible for linking students with employers, professional bodies and external associations. She is also responsible for the University of Ottawa delegation to the MENU games. She is responsible for informing and promoting non-university academic events to students in the program.
The Vice President of Communications is responsible for disseminating information to students in order to encourage student involvement and participation, whether it be for activities organized by NSSA, various fundraisers, activities organized by the School of Nutrition or other. She is also responsible for updating the various social media (website, Facebook page, Instagram page, etc.)
The Vice President of Academic Affairs is the link between students and the academic staff. She supports students with all academic matters (course selection, program changes, administration and faculty). She is also responsible for consulting regularly with the administrative members regarding the quality of the Nutrition Sciences program.
The Vice President of Internal Affairs is responsible to act as a secretary for executive and general meetings. He also actively seeks out volunteer opportunities for students in the program to promote a spirit of student involvement. He manages the internal functions of the NSSA office: ordering NSSA promotional items, purchasing supplies and managing the office schedule.
REPRESENTATIVES OF COHORTS
1st year: Sandrine Poulin and Anastassiya Beletskaya
2nd year: Hailey Nguyen
3rd year: Dalia Abi-Khattar
4th year: To be filled
Cohort representatives are the resource people for their classmates when they have questions about the association. They are advisory members to NSSA and important pillars in encouraging communication and representing the interests of students.
Food Science Representative
The Food Science representative is a resource person for people in this option. She is an advisory member for the NSSA and fosters communication between the Food Science students and the Executive Committee.
Graduates Students Representative
The Graduate Student Representative is a resource person for people in this option. She facilitates communication between the graduate students and the executive committee.