Candidates for KSA election announced

Rosaura Ojeda / The Runner

Voting will be held on Feb. 18 and 19 across all KPU campuses

Rosaura Ojeda / The Runner
Rosaura Ojeda / The Runner

The list of candidates for the general election of the Kwantlen Student Association have been announced. There are 25 candidates running in total. There are few contested positions with multiple candidates, and those in uncontested positions will have won if they successfully receive more “yes” votes than “no” votes. There are several positions that have no candidates running. These will now be filled at a later date with a by-election.

The candidates are:

Campus Representatives:

Langley Campus Representative
(One to be elected)
Connor Griffiths
Tyler Wenman

Richmond Campus Representative
(One to be elected)
Murdoch de Mooy
Beth Faszer
Damanpreet Garcha
Chanel Kwong

Surrey Campus Representative
(One to be elected)
Arpan Chechi
Tanvir Singh

Constituency Representatives

International Students Representative
(One to be elected)
Zubair Ahmed
Navkaran Singh Kahlon
Dilsharn (Sharn) Kaur

Queer Students Representative
(One to be elected)
Ryot Jey

Students with Disabilities Representative
(One to be elected)
Landon Charney
Kim McMartin

Women’s Representative
(One to be elected)
Natasha Castela Lopes

Faculty Representatives

Faculty of Arts Representative
(Max. four to be elected)
Sarah Barahmeh
Orlando Alexander Lomelino
Alex McGowan

Faculty of Science and Horticulture Representative
(Max. two to be elected)
Gurkiran (Kiran) Johal
Nicholas Young

School of Business Representative
(Max. four to be elected)
Rawan Ali
Amanpreet Peter Singh Bir-Bhatti
Argel Monte De Ramos
John Shkurtaj

UPDATE: On February 4, The Runner received an updated list of candidates from Chief Returning Officer Corey Van’t Haaff. Thereysa Tabert has withdrawn her bid for Queer Students Representative.