LSS Members 2020-2021

Core Council 


Ross Denny-Jiles

President - Ross Denny-Jiles

Previous Education: University of Southern California (Theatre), Quest University Canada (Equity and Justice).

Hometown: Vancouver, British Columbia

Fun Fact: I once competed in a Settlers of Catan national qualifier tournament and came in second!


VP Administrative 

Ronak Patel

Previous Education: BSc, Western University and MSc, UofT

Hometown: Pickering, Ontario

Fun Fact: I like flamingos, flamingos like me.

Office Hours:  Tuesdays, 12:30PM - 2:30PM


VP Academic 

Nadya Gill

Previous Education: West Virginia University

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario

Fun Fact: I have a twin sister who also attends Queens!



VP Finance

Sara Baxter

Previous Education: Bachelor of Business Administration Majoring in Accounting, Acadia University

Hometown: Moncton, New Brunswick

Fun Fact: I have a favourite section of the Excise Tax Act.



VP Activities 

Arina Polyachek

VP Activities - Arina Polyachek

Previous Education: University of British Columbia, Finance/Poli Sci

Hometown: Moscow, Russia

Fun Fact: I have Orthopterophobia, which is an irrational fear of grasshoppers. They absolutely terrify me!


VP Communications

Joanna Strozak

VP Comms - Joanna Strozak

Previous Education: BScH in Biology and English, Queen's University

Hometown: Oakville, Ontario

Fun Fact: I marched tuba for 3 years in undergrad!



LSS Student Senator

Jordan Nensi

Previous Education: Queen's Commerce (Dual BCom/JD Student)

Hometown: Oakville, Ontario

Fun Fact: I spent an entire day touring Chernobyl and the abandoned towns surrounding the nuclear plant.



LSS Council Speaker

Currently Vacant

3L Council


Cassandra Hébert-Vendramini



Vice President

Harrison Giovanetti




Currently Vacant



Social Coordinator

Currently Vacant



Faculty Board Representative

Isabel Yoo

3L FB Rep - Isabel Yoo

Previous Education: BA (Hons.) in Political Studies at Queen's

Hometown: St. Catharines, Ontario

Fun Fact: I am a huge fan of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos.



Wellness Coordinator

Will Vendramini


2L Council 


Jaskaran Kaur Lamba

Previous Education: BA from University of Toronto (Specialist in Political Science and Minor in Architecture) and MA from University of Ottawa in Public Policy and International Relations

Hometown: Markham/Scarborough, Ontario

Fun Fact: I've lived in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, down the street from where Jay-Z grew up and I have an adopted 7-year old daughter (pictured).




Amethyst Haighton

2L VP - Amethyst Haighton

Previous Education: University of Guelph (Criminal Justice and Public Policy major and Political Science minor)

Hometown: Brampton, Ontario

Fun Fact: I'm a triplet! (But we look nothing like each other).



Secretary Treasurer: 

Arash Rouhi



Social Coordinator

Meg Malakian

2L Social - Meg Malakian

Previous Education: BComm in Accounting & Finance at Ryerson University

Hometown: Richmond Hill, ON

Fun Fact: I've seen Friends so many times I can tell you which season it is based on Jennifer Aniston's hairstyle.


Faculty Board Representatives

Anita Zamani

2L FB Rep - Anita Zamani

Previous education: Political Science at York University

Hometown: Vaughan, Ontario

Fun fact: I love to bake.



Nash Vijayan



Wellness Coordinator

Alison Costa

2L Wellness - Alison Costa

Previous Education: Bachelor of Social science in Criminology with Minor in Law at University of Ottawa

Hometown: Mississauga, Ontario

Fun Fact: Travelled to four countries in one day (Portugal, Germany, England, Canada)


1L Council 

Check back soon for information on how to get involved with the 2020-2021 1L Council!


Other Representatives 

Joint Student Representative

Currently Vacant



Transfer Student Representative

Currently Vacant



Common Law / Civil Law Student Representative

Currently Vacant



SGPS Representative 

Currently Vacant



Indigenous Student Representative 

Currently Vacant



Equity and Diversity Student Representatives 

Abiola Akinyemi



Taylor Barton