LSS Members 2019-2020

Core Council 

President

Colette Koopman

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

Hometown: Vanessa, Ontario

Fun Fact: I once flew from Paris to Milan for 9 euros.

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

Contact: lsspresident@queensu.ca

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

(All LSS meeting, grad photos, course outlines related queries!)

Contact:  lssvpadmin@queensu.ca

VP Academic 

Adam Godlewski

Previous Education: Law and Legal Studies at Carleton University

Hometown: Saint John, New Brunswick

Fun Fact: My grandma did two commercials for Franks Red Hot Sauce as the hot sauce lady and my family keeps bees.

Office Hours: Fridays, 2:30PM - 4:30PM

(All committee and academic related queries!)

Contact: lssvpacademic@queensu.ca

VP Finance

Luke Sabourin

Previous Education: American Studies at Western

Hometown: Oakville, Ontario

Fun Fact: I spent most of the summer in Northern BC without access to internet.

Office Hours: Wednesdays, 10:30AM - 12:30PM

(All clubs funding and ratification related queries!)

Contact: lssvpfinance@queensu.ca

VP Activities 

Courtney Edwards

Previous Education: Honours BA in Contemporary Studies from the University of King's College, Halifax

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario

Fun Fact: I met the Jonas Brothers in 2009.

Office Hours: Thursdays, 2PM - 4PM

(All Smoker and Semi-Formal related queries!)

Contact: lssvpactivities@queensu.ca

VP Communications

Darian Doblej

Previous Education: Political Studies at Queen's

Hometown: Armstrong, Ontario

Fun Fact: Once called the Prime Minister "Dad" to his face.

Office Hours: Wednesdays, 2:30PM - 4:30PM

(All queries about getting your message out!)

Contact: lssvpcomms@queensu.ca

LSS Student Senator

Ben Fickling

Previous Education: BA in International Relations and Ethics, Society & Law from University of Toronto

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario

Fun Fact: I collect street art as a hobby.

Office Hours:  (All queries about Queen's more generally!)

Contact: lssstudentsenator@queensu.ca

LSS Council Speaker

Sean McCormack 

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Previous Education: Political Science at Western University

Hometown: London, Ontario

Fun Fact: I got a last minute role in a musical adaptation of my favourite movie "Rocky" this summer.

Contact: sean.mccormack@queensu.ca

3L Council

President

Taran Hoogsteen 

Previous Education: Criminology at Wilfrid Laurier University

Hometown: Brantford, Ontario

Fun Fact: I've worked with three of the Queen's Law Clinics.

Contact: t.hoogsteen@queensu.ca

Vice President

Jasmine Kruschel

Previous Education: HBA, Philosophy & Political Science; Lakehead University

Hometown: Thunderbay, Ontario

Fun Fact: If I ever got kidnapped, it will also certainly be because someone told me they had puppies in their vehicle.

Contact: jasmine.kruschel@queensu.ca

Secretary-Treasurer 

Olivia Bonham-Carter

Previous Education: HBA in Global Development Studies at Huron College, Western University and Masters in Globalization Studies at McMaster University

Hometown: Port Hope, Ontario

Fun Fact: I have seen a polar bear in the wild.

Contact: 0coab@queensu.ca

Social Coordinator

VACANT

Faculty Board Representatives

Penny Zhang

Previous Education: UBC, Behavioural Neuroscience

Hometown: Shanghai

Fun Fact: My dream job is a professional board game player.

Contact: penny.zhang@queensu.ca

Robert Murphy

Previous Education: Geological Engineering, University of Waterloo

Hometown: Pembroke, Ontario

Fun Fact: The donkey in my photo is names Jefferson and he likes apples. I also hate cats.

Contact: r.murphy@queensu.ca

Wellness Coordinators  

VACANT

2L Council 

President

Taylor Barton

Previous Education: Bachelor of Business Administration at St. Francis Xavier

Hometown: Kentville, Nova Scotia

Fun Fact: I've moved over 12 times in my life.

Contact: 16tb25@queensu.ca

Vice-President

Nas Mumin

Previous Education: Bachelor of Commerce at Ryerson University

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario

Fun Fact: I can move my ears.

Contact: nas.mumin@queensu.ca

Secretary Treasurer: 

Lauren Crawford 

Previous Education: Bachelor of Arts in Criminology at Carleton University

Hometown: Frankford, Ontario

Fun Fact: From age 8-12 I participated in pie baking competitions. Although I decided to retire my apron, I remain a self-proclaimed pie eating enthusiast.

Contact: lauren.crawford@queensu.ca

Social Coordinator

Christian Monti

Previous Education: Life Sciences at McMaster

Hometown: Woodbridge, Ontario

Fun Fact: Was fat for 2 years due to excessive Triscuit consumption.

Contact: christian.monti@queensu.ca

Faculty Board Representatives

Kritika Seth

Previous Education: Bachelor of Life Sciences

Hometown: Brampton, Ontario

Fun Fact: I've watched The Office too many times to count and basically have it memorized.

Contact: kritika.seth@queensu.ca

Ally Churchill

Previous Education: Queen's Commerce

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario

Fun Fact: I've been skydiving.

Contact: 14ac109@queensu.ca

Athletic Coordinators 

James MacFarlane

Previous Education: B. Arts, Urban Geography major, McGill University and MSc., Integrated Water Resources Management, McGill University

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario

Fun Fact: I am James Macfarlane the 17th.

Contact: 12jcm1@queensu.ca

Kelly Zhang

Previous Education: BSc, Biology & Pharmacology Specialization, McMaster University

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario

Fun Fact: I am allergic to mangoes, unfortunately.

Contact: kelly.zhang@queensu.ca

1L Council 

President

Ross Denny-Jiles

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

Hometown: Vancouver, British Columbia

Fun Fact: I competed in the Settlers of Catan national qualifiers.

Contact: rossdennyjiles@gmail.com

Vice-President

Sara Baxter

Previous Education: BBA in Accounting, Acadia University 

Hometown: Moncton, New Brunswick

Fun Fact: The Green Lady of Brooklyn is my great aunt (@greenladyofbrooklyn)

Contact: sara.baxter@queensu.ca

Secretary Treasurer:

Joanna Strozak

Previous Education: BSc in Biology w/ English Minor, Queen's

Hometown: Oakville, Ontario

Fun Fact: I am a tuba player and marched sousaphone for 3 years in undergrad!

Contact: joanna.strozak@queensu.ca

Social Coordinator

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).

Contact: j.lamba@queensu.ca

Faculty Board Representatives

Nadya Gill

Previous Education: West Virginia University

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario

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

Contact: nadya.gill@queensu.ca

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.

Contact: jordan.nensi@queensu.ca

Wellness Coordinators

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).

Contact: a.haighton@queensu.ca

Other Representatives 

Joint Student Representative

Shane Rozen-Delman

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

Hometown: Vancouver, British Columbia

Fun Fact: My favourite athlete is Rob Gronkowski.

Contact: s.rozendelman@queensu.ca

Transfer Student Representative

Christine Shahverdian

Previous Education: Honours Bachelor of Business Administration - Schulich School of Business, York University

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario

Fun Fact: I'm an avid reality TV junkie! I also love to travel, been to 13 countries so far!

Contact: christine.shahverdian@queensu.ca

Common Law / Civil Law Student Representative

Alexandra Fokina

Previous Education: University of Montreal, LL.B.

Hometown: Montreal, Canada

Fun Fact: I started learning cello this year.

Contact: 19af20@queensu.ca

SGPS Representative 

Tamara Mitterer

Previous Education: BScN, University of Calgary; BSc, University of British Columbia 

Hometown: Abbotsford, British Columbia

Fun Fact: I traded in my Triumph Daytona 675 for a horse.

Contact: tamara.mitterer@queensu.ca

Indigenous Student Representative 

Lauren Winkler

Previous Education: Queen's ArtSci '17 (History Major, Indigenous Studies Minor)

Hometown: Grew up in Markham, Ontario but my parents now live in Belleville, Ontario

Fun Fact: I was one of the founding organizers of the Reconciliation on Bay St. Conference.

Contact: lauren.winkler@queensu.ca

Equity and Diversity Student Representatives 

Penny Zhang

Previous Education: UBC, Behavioural Neuroscience

Hometown: Shanghai

Fun Fact: My dream job is a professional board game player.

Contact: penny.zhang@queensu.ca

Andrew Liang

Previous Education: UBC, Major in International Relations

Hometown: Canada

Fun Fact: I've lived all over Canada, Rural Sask to Van to Ottawa.

Contact: a.liang@queensu.ca