WUSA Elections: Candidate Reveal

Published: Thursday, July 21, 2022

What are some of the issues that are impacting your university experience? Here’s your chance to meet the candidates and ask them questions on matters that are important to you!

The WUSA General Election campaign period began on Sunday, July 17th. Learn about the student representative candidates looking to advocate on your behalf.

UWaterloo students will start to see various posts online or posters around campus for the candidates vying for their votes during the voting period of July 26th-28th.

Two events have taken place so far. If you haven’t had a chance to attend, here are the links to view them:
Reddit: WUSA Elections – Board of Directors Candidate AMA
Youtube: WUSA Elections -Candidate Showcase Drop-in Sessions

Update: There have also been changes to the candidate list

  • Rena Yang and Irene Choi have withdrawn their candidacy for Director
  • Abdullah Syed is no longer running for President

Here is the complete list of candidates running for the student representative positions.

President (1 position, 0 candidate):

Vice President (1 position, 1 candidate):

  • Stephanie Ye-Mowe

Director (11 positions, 15 candidates):

  • Jay Lan
  • Naman Sood
  • Chen Chai
  • Evan Girardin
  • Marie Jolicoeur-Becotte
  • Karl Zhu
  • Karen Nguyen
  • Kunal Sanjiv Karkhanis
  • Sue Liu
  • Catherine Dong
  • Daud Khan
  • Jeff Zhu
  • Angela Souza
  • Rania Datoo
  • Matthew Nicholas Schwarze

Click here to view the candidate profiles.

Check out our upcoming election events and don’t forget voting begins July 26th!


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