2019 Council

Executive Council

ELISA COLASURDO
President
What is your goal?πŸ’°
My goal this year is to facilitate engagement and collaboration within our faculty! I want to collaborate with other pharmacy clubs to encourage student involvement through faculty-wide initiatives, professional affairs, social events, and academic and peer support. I want PhUS to be the voice for all our students, and the voice for our future profession.

What do you take everywhere with you? πŸŒ‡
A scrunchie! I always have one around my wrist.

Favourite quote? πŸ’‘
“All I know is that I know nothing” – Socrates

JOHN LEE
Vice-President, Internal
What is your goal? πŸ’°
To build, grow, and support community – always.

What do you take everywhere with you? πŸŒ‡
My camera! No matter where I go – it’ll be there.

Favourite quote? πŸ’‘
“I’m here for a good time, not a long time.”

WENDY SONG
Vice-President, External
What is your goal? πŸ’°
To provide pharmacy students exposure to associated organizations through networking events, keynote sessions, and volunteering opportunities!

What do you take everywhere with you? πŸŒ‡
Advil, because you never know when you’re gonna get a headache πŸ™‚

Favourite quote? πŸ’‘
“If you’re always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be”
– Maya Angelou

LEO ZHENG
Vice-President, Finance
What is your goal? πŸ’°
To ensure the appropriate use of funds through a balanced budget while promoting financial transparency.

What do you take everywhere with you? πŸŒ‡
A protein shake.

Favourite quote? πŸ’‘
“No pain, no gain.”

JAMIE PARK
Vice-President, Academic
What is your goal? πŸ’°
My goal this year is to focus on student mental wellbeing by offering students workshops hosted by the Health and Wellness centre, collaborating with different clubs to host monthly self-care events and creating a Wall of Hope in our very own PhUS lounge. Please stay tuned!

What do you take everywhere with you? πŸŒ‡
Coffee! You can never get enough coffee! β˜•οΈ

Favourite quote? πŸ’‘
“If you are working on something you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you” – Steve Jobs

SONALI RISHI
Vice-President, Social
What is your goal? πŸ’°
My goal is to plan exciting, memorable, and innovative events for the pharmacy student body. Pharmacy school can be stressful at times; therefore, it is important to have a balance between academics and social activities in order to build a sense of community within the faculty and create everlasting memories.

What do you take everywhere with you? πŸŒ‡
Starbucks

Favourite quote? πŸ’‘
“On Wednesdays we wear pink.”

JIN WU
Vice-President, Sponsorship
What is your goal? πŸ’°
This year I plan to continue building relationships with community and corporate partners to host educational events for students and provide funding for our larger PhUS events.

What do you take everywhere with you? πŸŒ‡
Phone.

Favourite quote? πŸ’‘
“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for. “

TOM SUN
Communications Officer
What is your goal? πŸ’°

To embody students, faculty, and Phus through clear communication methods.
To expand and maintain our current communication systems.
To effectively deliver information in an accessible manner.

Follow PhUS Instagram @ubcphus!

What do you take everywhere with you? πŸŒ‡
My height.

Favourite quote? πŸ’‘
“Those who think they can and those who think they can’t are both right.”

ENAV ZUSMAN
Senator Elect
What is your goal? πŸ’°
Improve our experience at UBC while striving for inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility.

What do you take everywhere with you? πŸŒ‡
A bottle of water. Keep hydrated, stay healthy!

Favourite quote? πŸ’‘
“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new” – Albert Einstein

GIORDANO BUA
Secretary
What is your goal? πŸ’°
My goal this year is to warmly welcome the first year pharmacy students at GPA 2019 in to the UBC PHARMILY! Additionally, I want to ensure transparent and effective communication for all staff, students, and faculty by making our weekly minutes accessible and easy to read.

What do you take everywhere with you? πŸŒ‡
Keys, Wallet, Phone. Good to go.

Favourite quote? πŸ’‘
“Character is built NOW, not later”

JAMES FENG
Sports Rep
What is your goal? πŸ’°
To allow everyone to be more active during the school year!

What do you take everywhere with you? πŸŒ‡
My phone.

Favourite quote? πŸ’‘
“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”

Year Reps and General Council

1st Year
1st Year Representative 1st Year GC 1st Year GC
Jeremy Bulatao Joon Young Lee Lilyan Jia
2nd Year
2nd Year Representative 2nd Year GC 2nd Year GC
Parsa Amin Brandon Lee Jessica Jiang
3rd Year
3rd Year Representative 3rd Year GC 3rd Year GC 3rd Year Grad Representative 3rd Year Grad Representative
Serena Quan Elizer Erpilla Jesse Galay Dane Chapman Gina Sangha
4th Year
4th Year Representative 4th Year Representative 4th Year Grad Representative 4th Year Grad Representative
Riaaz Lalani Tracy Liu Yungee Jung Vivienne Hsu