2020-2021 NUS COUNCIL

MIKAELA ZOBOLAS

President

(Bio coming soon...)

DARELLE CONG-O AGTANG

Chief Operating Officer

Hi there nurses and future nurse!

My name is Darelle and I am a U2 BScN student. I look forward to serving as your COO this year!

As COO, I work to ensure that the operations of the NUS run smoothly. This includes managing the website, the official email account and the Facebook group to ensure that undergraduate nursing students are kept in the loop in all things NUS. I also organize council meetings, liaise with ISoN faculty and administrators when needed, and eventually, when or if in-person activities resume, manage room bookings.

Feel free to reach out anytime at nus.nursing@mail.mcgill.ca if you have any questions or comments!

JUN CHOI

VP Academic, BScN

Hello nurses!  


My name is Jun and I am super excited to serve as your VP Academic BScN for the 2020-2021 year. My role is to ensure you, as students of ISoN, receive the support you need in order to flourish academically and reach your highest potential. I also work closely with your Class Representatives to address any academic concerns that may arise throughout the year. 


A little more about me: I'm a U3 BScN student originally from British Columbia. I am usually at 680 studying with a cup of coffee. I love going out for walks and meeting dogs along the way :). 

Feel free to say hi in the hallways, and don't be afraid to contact me if you have any questions, suggestions, or concerns :)

AMANDA DE NUNZIO

VP Academic, BNI

(Bio coming soon...)

JESSICA-MARIE TSOUNIS-BARONE

VP Internal

A big bonjour/hi to all my fellow Nurses & soon to be Nurses!


My name is Jessica-Marie (easier to call me Jess/Jessie), and I am currently a BN1 U3 student.


I am so eager to be in a role as engaging as it is with all of you McGill Undergraduate body!


As VP Internal, I work in liaison with the coordinators for most social events such as Frosh, Science Games and Faculty Olympics. I ensure that Nursing is always represented in all these super exciting and fun events throughout the year! Being a role of liaison, I also work very closely to my fellow council members in order to keep up to date with all the latest information so I can inform you all of any upcoming events, important dates, or interesting day-to-day news going in and around McGill, whether it be educational and/or social events. Fun fact, I am the person behind the screen of the bi-weekly newsletters you receive from ‘Gossip Nurse’ which you receive via email.


My goal this year is to create a space of comfort, safety and excitement through transparency via communication throughout NUS. I am looking forward to meeting you all via our new ‘norm’ of the screens, and hopefully in person. Thank you for all you do in these times, and continue to stay positive, good luck with the upcoming year!

ALAINA GE

VP External

I am Alaina and I am a U2 BScN student. This is my first year on the NUS council, and I am extremely excited to work as VP External this year. I plan to advocate for nursing undergraduate students at SSMU legislative meetings and ensure everyone is informed about affairs outside of the Ingram School of Nursing. If you ever have a concern, or would like to talk, my inbox is always open. You can shoot me a text on Facebook or email me at external.nus@mail.mcgill.ca.


A little about me… I am from Vancouver BC and have grown up speaking English and Mandarin. I love everything outdoors, especially playing tennis. If you ever need a hitting partner, I am always down to grab my tennis bag and find the closest court nearby.

SAMANTHA WIESENFELD

VP Finance

Hello fellow nursing students, my name is Samantha Wiesenfeld and I am thrilled to be VP finance for the 2020-2021 academic school year! I am a U2 BScN student from Ottawa, Ontario. In my spare time you will find me on the hunt for the perfect cup of coffee, hiding in MacLennan or hanging out with friends. Dealing with all things numbers and money; in my role I will oversee budgets and allocate funds to other council members. I am super excited for the upcoming year, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me!

ALEXANDRA FALCONE

VP Global Health

Hello nurses and future nurses!


My name is Alexandra  and I am a U3 BNI student. I am excited to be a member of the Nursing Undergraduate Society, acting as the elected VP Global Health for this academic year! I will be working alongside the Global Health Representative on the NUS council, as well as on the McGill Nurses’ for Global Health (MNGH) committee.


My role on these committees is to promote and create awareness around global health to the students of ISoN. The MNGH committee will be organizing various initiatives that will be geared towards learning more about global health in the coming months; so keep an eye out! We are committed to addressing issues of global health and structural health inequity from a nursing perspective. A goal of mine for this academic year is to collaborate with the interdisciplinary global health community on campus and to continue to advocate for the right to accessible healthcare!


I am currently working as a labour and delivery nurse and am passionate about women’s health issues. I hope to be able to continue to advocate for women’s health issues and to organize activities surrounding this topic!


Feel free to contact me for any questions or suggestions regarding any global health nursing initiatives and activities.

MACKENZIE YASUDA

Official Delegate CNSA

Hi everyone!


My name is Mackenzie Yasuda and I am super excited to be the Official Delegate for the CNSA for the 2020-2021 academic year! As the OD I represent all of the nursing students at McGill and am the liaison for communicating information about conferences, opportunities and events on a regional and national level. I work closely with the Quebec Regional Director, the Associate Delegate and all of the NUS. I am going into my U3 year of the BScN program and am extremely passionate about paediatrics and cardiology. I am hoping to combine my two passions once I graduate and work at a children’s hospital! I grew up just outside of Vancouver BC and so I love being outdoors by the water and the mountains! I also love finding little cafes and brunch spots in my spare time. Feel free to message me if you ever have any questions or just want to chat!

SYDNEY WASSERMAN

Social Representative

Hi! My name is Sydney and I am so excited to be your new NUS Social Rep for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. Despite the limitations from COVID-19, I will do my absolute best to create an amazing social environment for all nursing students. I’m planning to have different events and competitions throughout the year, and yes, there will be prizes involved!

CHLOÉ BEAUCHAMP

Graduation Representative, BScN

Hello nurses! 


My name is Chloé Beauchamp and I am extremely excited to be your BScN U3 Graduation Representative! My role this upcoming year will be to fundraise and organize the Graduation Gala! 


A little bit about me: I am passionate about paediatrics and obstetrics and hope to work in a unit that continues to enhance that spark after I graduate. I love to spend time outside, whether it be by going for a picnic or doing different sports like volleyball and hiking. I also have a sweet tooth and love to bake in my spare time!  


Feel free to reach out if you have any ideas for fundraising, regarding the Gala or if you just want to chat! I am open and excited to hear your suggestions! 

*VACANT*

Graduation Representative, BNI

(Bio coming soon...)

HAILEY EVELYN

Athletic and Health Representative

Hi everyone! 


My name is Hailey Evelyn, I’m a U3 student in the BScN program and I am super excited to be your Athletic and Health Representative for this upcoming year! I’m responsible for organizing fun activities and events that promote health and wellness in our nursing community. 


Growing up in Cambridge, Ontario, I have been playing sports my whole life. At the young age of 4, my mom made sure that I was suited up in a full body armour of hockey gear, skates on my feet, and practically lived at the ice rink until the age of 14. I also love to binge watch Netflix documentaries, play in the backyard with my dog Moose, and eat all kinds fruit. 


I know things aren’t going to be quite the same this year, but I am looking forward to promoting ways to stay active and healthy online (or at the appropriate physical distance in person). Feel free to reach out if you have any fun and creative ideas for staying active during the pandemic!

TILLIE HEIGHINGTON

Global Health Representative

(Bio coming soon...)

OLGA CHAYKOVSKY

Chief Revenue Officer

Hey there fellow nurses & student nurses!


My Name is Olga and I am both honoured and excited to be serving as the NUS Chief Revenue Officer for the academic year of 2020–21. As the CRO, my role and responsibilities will include overseeing the coordination of any fundraising events, organizing apparel sales, and procuring sponsorship opportunities to ensure the successful continuity of NUS’ operations. 


Currently, I am a third year BScN student. I like the program and I am thrilled to get involved in the NUS this year. In my spare time, I enjoy long walks with my dog, I love nature, outdoor activities, spending time with friends, and relaxing with coloring books and creative projects. I am a curious reader and an avid plant collector 🌿.


I am looking forward to meeting everyone. Feel free to reach out anytime with questions, suggestions, or simply to say hello!

KARLI CIVIDINO

Associate Delegate CNSA

Hi Everyone! My name is Karli Cividino and I am excited to be the Associate Delegate for the CNSA for the 2020-2021 academic year! For those of you that don’t know the CNSA is the Canadian Nursing Students’ Association and their goal is to increase the legal, ethical, professional, and educational aspects of nursing. Alongside with this years OD, I will be helping to shine light on conferences, and events for the Students at the Ingram School of Nursing. I am going into my U3 year of the BSCN program and am looking forward to begin my career in nursing. I enjoy high intensity situations and love the ER and the ICU! Outside of nursing I’m an avid hiker and long distance runner and enjoy almost any outdoors activity. Inside I also enjoy hosting fun themed dinner parties! If you have any questions don’t hesitate to reach out and I’d be happy to answer!

*VACANT*

Indigenous Student Representative

(Bio coming soon...)

TALAR KELENDJIAN

BScN U3 Representative

Hello everyone!


My name is Talar Kelendjian and I am the BScN U3 Class Representative for the 2020-2021 academic year!


This will be my first time being a member of the NUS council but I'm ready to give it my best shot. My role is to represent my amazing peers, act as a liaison between the council and the BScN U3 cohort, and ultimately make sure we make the most out of our last year all together.


A little bit about me: my passions related to nursing include Palliative Care, Oncology, and Global Health. Whenever I'm not on my laptop, I love taking care of my plants, reading self help books, and doing yoga.


Feel free to reach out to me to talk about anything and everything, I'm all ears. I'm looking forward to the year we'll have and hope to make our experience be as good as it can get!

HANNAH DRANFIELD

BNI U3 Representative

(Bio coming soon...)

ZOË CHABOT

BScN U2 Representative

My name is Zoë and I'm excited to be the BScN U2 class rep for the 2020-2021 academic year! As class representative, I will do my best to represent my peers, act as a liaison between the U2 cohort and the NUS council, voice any of your concerns, and support you to ensure an amazing year! Feel free to reach out with any questions or even to talk about anything else!

*VACANT*

BNI U2 Representative

(Bio coming soon...)

ENORA LEDIEU

BScN U1 Representative

Hi everyone ! My name is Enora and I am the 2020-2021 school year’s U1 Representative for BSc(N). Home for me is right outside Baltimore, Maryland in a small town called Cockeysville (close to DC). I am the typical francophone American though, being born and partially raised right outside Lyon. I love working out (Crossfit!!), skiing, and going out with friends. As the U1 Rep, I will be a liaison between the U1 class and the NUS council, so I am excited to hear from my fellow U1’s on ideas and concerns that I can communicate to the council. I am excited for this upcoming year, despite the circumstances, and am excited to continue meeting you all!

*VACANT*

BScN U0 Representative

(Bio coming soon...)

 
 

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