- Prab Bassi
My name is Prab Bassi and I am running as the next Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology (FCAT) Representative for the Simon Fraser Student Society. I am a 3rd third year undergrad pursuing my degree in Communication with a minor in Business. During the past 3 years, I have engaged in a variety of different areas within the university. My current and previous experiences at SFU have given me the confidence to step up as your FCAT representative for 2016/17.
- Events Logistic Manager of the FCAT Undergraduate Conference 2016
- Chief Officer of the Surrey Campus Committee
- Surrey Affairs Officer of the Surrey Campus Committee
- Director of the Punjabi Student Association
- Student-at-large representative of the Stipends Appeals Committee
- Team lead for the Fall Kickoff
- Independent Electoral Commissioner of the Fall 2014 Referenda
- Student Representative of Joint Operations Advisory Group (JOAG)
- SCC Representative of 2015 SFU Open House
- SCC Representative of 2016 SFU Open House
- Student Ambassador on SAP
As an elected member of the Board, my ultimate goal is to create a safe and inclusive environment for everyone. My goals include the following:
1. Engage FCAT as a whole
- Unify all four FCAT schools in a holistic manner by hosting a FCAT wide Frosh for new students as attendees and current students as mentors.
- Showcase FCAT projects throughout all three campuses.
- Support our communication outlets such as the Peak and campus radio CJSF 90.1FM.
- Increase FCAT summer classes.
- Continue supporting all of our Student Unions within the different FCAT schools.
- Take initiative in the development of the Vancouver Campus Committee and connect the satellite campuses to Burnaby.
2. Advocate for more study space
- Continue to advocate for the increase in Fraser Library Hours for Sunday into the upcoming year. My goal is to launch a pilot program during Fall 2016.
- Continue to advocate for efficient study spaces on the Surrey Campus.
- Continue to increase the presence of the SFSS on the Vancouver Campus and advocate for more study space.
3. Increase the well-being on the Surrey Campus
- I have started the discussion on creating a safer environment for people in need on the Surrey Campus
- Establish a systematic relationship with the Women’s Center and the Health & Counselling Services on the Surrey Campus.
- Increase funds for the establishment of a greater presence for the Women’s Centre and Out On Campus at the Surrey Campus.
Thank you friends, for reading my platform and I hope that you will consider me as a valid candidate for your 2016/17 FCAT Representative!
Have a wonderful day,