There are 6 executive members of the student union who are elected by NSCAD students every year. The elected term begins on May 1, and ends on April 30 the following year.

2018-2019 SUNSCAD Executive

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President

Kassidy Bernard

  • Maintains efficient administration of SUNSCAD.
  • Represents SUNSCAD on the NSCAD Board of Governors.
  • Represents SUNSCAD on the Academic Senate
  • Liaises with the Alumni Association and FUNSCAD.
  • Organizes student representation on all internal University Committees.

VP Financial

Peri McFarlane

  • Responsible for the oversight of SUNSCAD budget.
  • Represents SUNSCAD on the NSCAD Board of Governors.
  • Responsible for maintaining active communication with the members of the NSCAD Board of Governors.
  • Responsible for preparing SUNSCAD yearly budget for the AGM.
  • Responsible for the oversight of Collectives.
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VP Academic

Isa Wright

  • Responsible for the development and formulation of policy on academic matters.
  • Advocates for students on academic matters.
  • Represents SUNSCAD on the Academic Senate.
  • Represents SUNSCAD on university committees.

VP Cultural

Fern Pellerin

  • Responsible for development of campaigns with VP External.
  • Responsible for formulation of policy on social justice and human rights issues with VP External.
  • Acts as the liaison between local artist run centres and SUNSCAD.
  • Acts as the liaison between local non-profits, social justice organizations and SUNSCAD.
  • Coordinates the NSCAD Foodbank.
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VP Internal

Vacant

  • Responsible for effective outreach to members of SUNSCAD and the NSCAD student body.
  • Monitors and update NSCAD bulletin boards.
  • Coordinates at least one event per semester.
  • Works with VP Cultural to coordinate workshops and information sessions pertaining to issues in the NSCAD community.
  • Manages the petty cash fund.
  • Coordinates the yearly student art publication, “Free Coffee”.

VP External

Vacant

  • Maintains the Union’s relationship with CFS-NS and CFS-FCEE.
  • Responsible for implementing student campaigns which pertain to social justice and human rights, with VP Cultural.
  • Coordinates attendance to conferences and meetings of affiliate student organizations and is one of the delegates that attends such events.
  • Sits on at least one other committee within the University.
  • Chairs the external committee of the Union.