December 19, 2022
November was full of exciting changes and events. The SFSS Executive team underwent the appointment of a new acting President, VP Internal & Organisational Development, and VP Finance & Services. To view the updated list of SFSS Executive officers, click this link.
There was no shortage of events this month such as the External Office Karaoke Night hosted by the VP External & Community Affairs where students met to mingle and de-stress. The VP Events & Student Affairs had an especially busy month hosting the following events:
- Event with Plantsome and SFU’s Chang Institute on November 03
- Pet Therapy on November 16
- Linkedin Photoshoot on November 23
- Surrey Campus Movie Night on November 29
Thank you to our Executive committee and staff for your commitment and hard work. We also thank our membership for their patience as we adjusted to many changes during this month. To summarize, the following is a recap of what happened in November:
- A new acting President, VP Internal and Organisational Development, and VP Finance & Services was appointed.
- During the TransLink Roundtable, the VP External & Community Affairs, VP Equity & Sustainability, former VP Finance, former President, and students advocated and discussed future steps for the Gondola project.
- The VP External & Community Affairs and the new acting President attended a social with MLA Katrina Chen to build on their relationship.
- The VP External & Community Affairs and the former President met with MLA Janet Routledge to discuss the SFSS’s opposition to the pipeline, funding for sexual violence prevention offices, and support for tudents with disabilities.
- The VP Events assisted with Pet Therapy to provide students with stress-relief and mental health support.
- The VP External & Community Affairs hosted the External Office Karaoke Night where students could mingle and de-stress.
- The VP Events hosted the Surrey Campus Movie Night where students watched the movie Frozen.
- The VP External & Community Affairs and acting President attended the Contract Workers Justice (CWJ) Townhall.
- The VP Events hosted another Linkedin Photoshoot.
- VP External & Community Affairs attended Embark’s FoodScapes Event to hear what others in the community are doing about food security
- Event with Plantsome and SFU’s Chang Institute.
- VP External & Community Affairs met alongside other students met with Minister Marci Len.
- The VP External & Community Affairs attended the SASS Movie Night with the new VP Internal & Organisational Development to support SASS and meet students.
- The VP External & Community Affairs met with Burnaby City Councillors (Maita Santiago and Daniell Tetrault).
- The VP Equity & Sustainability released the Iranian Statement in solidarity with the Iranian community.
- The VP Equity & Sustainability attended the Housing affordability projects discussion.