It is the season for elections at Laurentian University, with both the Student General Association (SGA-AGÉ) and the Association des étudiantes et étudiants francophones (AÉF) holding their annual searches for the incoming 2022-2023 leadership.
Avery Morin, who begins her third year in Behavioural Neuroscience and Concurrent Education this fall, is the incoming SGA-AGÉ President. She and other elected student leaders, Ana Tremblay as Vice President - Education, Emma Lelievre as Vice President - Finance and Olivia Broomer as Vice President Student Life, will begin their new roles in June.
Hemliss Konan, an international student originally from Ivory Coast in West Africa and third-year Politics and Law student, will be taking on the role of L’AÉF President. Other elected leaders of L’AÉF’s 2022-2023 team include Nawfal Sbaa, Vice-President of Politics, and El Hadji Baye Dame Diop, Vice President of Sociocultural Affairs and Services. Both are 3rd year administration des affaires students.
L’AÉF advocates for Francophone students and spaces, and provides political representation for their members at various administrative and government levels. They also organize activities and events that promote the development and celebration of Francophone arts and culture.
Since the SGA-AGÉ’s inception in 1960, they have advocated for their members and in addition to their political work by and for students, they organize activities and events that help foster a sense of community amongst students.
For students interested in getting involved with the SGA-AGÉ, by-elections will be held early in the Fall semester of 2022. The Association des étudiantes et étudiants (AÉF) and the Graduate Student Association (GSA) will also be holding by-election in the Fall semester.
For students interested in getting involved with l’AÉF, by-elections will be held early in the Fall semester of 2022. The Student General Association and the Graduate Student Association will also be holding by-election in the Fall semester.