Student Life
Our Team
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Meet the Students' Union Team

The Students' Union of St. Jerome's University is here to support your experience as a student of the University of Waterloo. We hope that we have the opportunity to connect with many students at the university so that we can express your concerns at Council, Senate, and Committee meetings. You can learn a little bit about us below so that you can recognize and talk to us around campus. You can always stop by our office during our office hours! If you are interested in joining our team, click here to apply. Please note the Office Hours listed below are only for the Fall 2018 term and are not in effect during holidays or exam season.

Tessa Femia-Sebben
Office Hour(s): Tuesday's from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Hi SJ! My name is Tessa Femia-Sebben, and I am serving as President of your  Students' Union for the 2018-2019 year. I am an Honours Arts candidate, majoring in Legal Studies and minoring in Human Sciences. I am proud to be leading a passionate, dedicated team who are all here to advocate for YOU. We are excited to bring you some new programs for the coming year. To advocate on behalf of St. Jerome's, I will be sitting on the Council of Presidents, and St. Jerome's Board of Governors. Please don't hesitate to contact me or another Students' Union member for any questions or concerns of any kind, we will do our best to serve your needs.
Brad Bruder
Office Hour(s): Meetings Available Upon Request
Hi SJ! My name is Brad Bruder, and I am serving as Vice President, Internal of your  Students' Union for the 2018-2019 year. I am in my 3A term of the Urban Planning program under the Faculty of Environment. I will be working hard to train and support the Union team this year as we work to bring you some brand new programs. Some new initiatives that we are currently working on include; a healthy and affordable food program, new and improved Official SJU Apparel, and impactful professional development programs. Reach out to me via email if you have any questions or concerns. Our team is committed to improving your experience at St. Jerome's University.
Matt Olsen
Office Hour(s): Wednesday's from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Hey SJ! My name is Matthew Olsen and I am serving as the Vice President, Finance for the 2018-2018 academic year! I am in my 2A term, pursuing an Honours Arts & Business degree with a major in Economics and a minor in Political Science. My job is to oversee all of the finances related to the Students’ Union and to allocate funds to best benefit you! I plan to modify the budget to bring you more programs for the upcoming year. I wish you the best in your year at St. Jerome’s and UWaterloo. Please feel free to contact me at any time if you have any questions.
Oliver Campbell
Office Hour(s): Wednesday's from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Hi SJ! My name is Oliver Campbell and I am your Vice-President Academic for the 2018-2019 academic school year! I am currently in my second-year in political science, hoping to focus on international relations.  I will be your voice on the SJU campus regarding any concerns you may have regarding academics, as well as representing SJU on UW’s main student council, FEDS. Feel free to ask me anything, and I wish you the best on your 2018-2019 academic year!
Lauren Pazzano
Office Hour(s): Meetings Available Upon Request

Howdy SJ! My name is Lauren Pazzano and I will be your Communications Officer for the 2018-2019 Academic Year. I’m currently in my second year of the Arts and Business program, majoring in Political Science. I’m very excited to share everything Student’s Union related to our various social media platforms. Stay tuned for helpful posts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! Feel free to reach out if you have any questions about your experience as a student. We’re here to advocate for you!

Autumnrose Fielding
Office Hour(s): Thursday's from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Hi SJ! My name is Autumnrose Fielding and I will be your Business Affairs Liaison for the 2018-2019 Academic Year. I am a 2A Honours Legal Studies student co-registered with St. Jerome’s. I spent my first year (2017-18) living on residence at St. Jerome’s and was involved in several events as a Leadership Conference Coordinator, Fall Student Ambassador and Frost Week Leader. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions about your experience as a student.

Idiris Mahamud
Office Hour(s): Wednesday's from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Bonjour SJ! My name is Idiris Mahamud, and I will be serving as your Student Affairs Liaison for the 2018-2019 Academic year. I’m a first year in the Honours Arts program, hoping to major in Psychology. As my title suggests, I act as a liaison between the Students’ Union and any clubs affiliated with St. Jerome’s. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or ideas regarding clubs and student groups at SJ - I’m all ears! Have an amazing year and study hard, friends!