Vacant (Vice President)This position is presently vacant
Lynda Yao (Graduate Student Union Representative)
Lynda is currently a second year MI student in the UXD and KMIM concentration. She graduated with a B.A., in History and English from the University of Toronto Mississauga. She is currently serving as an Upper Year Tech Rep and a GSU Rep in MISC.
In her free time, Lynda enjoys playing video games, drawing, hiking with her dogs, and any sort of activity that involves making/consuming food. As part of MISC, she aims to help and support iSchool students in both their academic and on-campus matters.
Feel free to say hi to Lynda if you see her around, or drop her an email.
Vacant (Graduate Student Union Representative)This position is presently vacant
There are three GSU representatives on the MISC (2 elected in the fall, and the VP). Each attends and contributes to all MISC meetings with one allotted vote for each rep. The GSU consists have an executive and course union representatives (“GSU Representatives”) who represent the different department and faculties across the University of Toronto graduate programs. The GSU meets once each month, and discusses and votes on various issues such as tuition, rallies, and social events. For more information, visit the GSU website. Candidates must be available to attend all GSU meetings, dates and times to be announced soon.
It is important that the GSU reps attend the GSU meetings, as MISC presence is required to receive funding from the GSU. The reps divide among themselves various duties in addition to each of them attending all these meetings. The divided duties include occasional picking up and delivering mail between the GSU and the MISC (including cheques and posters to be put up), and forwarding the weekly GSU Digest to the MI student body. All GSU reps are to report on the discussions of the GSU meetings to the council and if necessary, raise any concerns at the GSU meetings.