Executive Team


Omar Riaz, General Coordinator 
514-848-2424 ext . 8899 | coordinator@csu.qc.ca
Office Hours: Mondays 1pm - 4pm
The General Coordinator is the leader of the executive team. They are the Union’s Chief Executive Officer and its official representative. Their job is to implement the will of Council, as well as the mandates given to the Union by students. They can also exercise the powers of Council between meetings, but must then have those decisions approved by your representatives. The General Coordinator pushes for student rights at every level, and is your primary spokesperson.

Asma Mushtaq, Academic & Advocacy Coordinator
514-848-2424 ext . 8903 | academic@csu.qc.ca
Office Hours: Mondays 2:30pm - 4:00pm & Thursdays 2:30pm - 4:00pm
The Academic & Advocacy Coordinator is the CSU’s main student representative on all academic bodies at Concordia University. They are also responsible for overseeing the Advocacy Centre, the Legal Information Clinic, and the Off-Campus Housing and Job Bank (HOJO), three of the key services offered to students by the CSU.

Veronika Rydzewski, Internal Affairs Coordinator
514-848-2424 ext . 8900 | clubs@csu.qc.ca
Office Hours: Mondays 1 pm - 5 pm
The Clubs and Internal Affairs Coordinator is responsible for all of the CSU’s other services, as well as supporting CSU clubs in their work to engage the Concordia community. They also take care of the CSU’s ongoing process to improve student space on both campuses. They act as the Union’s Secretary, and maintains all its corporate books. Book a meeting anytime to discuss any topic of your choice - that's what she's here for!

Ahmed Badr, External Affairs and Mobilization Coordinator
514-848-2424 ext . 8906 | external@csu.qc.ca
Office Hours: Mondays 1pm - 3pm & Thursday  2:30pm - 4:30pm
The External Affairs and Mobilization Coordinator is the Union’s point of contact to other universities, associations, and to provincial student organizations. They are also responsible for mobilizing students as a part of the Union’s campaigns.


Kamden Biggart,  Finance Coordinator 
514-848-2424 ext . 8901 | finance@csu.qc.ca
Office Hours: Tuesdays 1 pm - 4 pm 
The Finance Coordinator is responsible for keeping the Union’s finances transparent and accountable. They prepare the CSU’s annual budget and ensures that it is respected throughout the year. They also work to make sure that the CSU’s events and initiatives are financially responsible, sustainable, and transparent.

Maria Gabriela Polanco, Loyola Coordinator 
514-848-2424 ext . 8912 | loyola@csu.qc.ca
Office Hours: Mondays 11:00am-1:45pm, Thursdays: 10:30am-12:00pm, Fridays: 2:00pm-5:30pm (Loyola office)

Tuesdays: 12:00pm-5:30pm, Wednesdays: 10:30am-5:30pm (Downtown office)
The Loyola Coordinator is responsible for overseeing and maintaining the CSU’s presence at Loyola campus. They make sure that Loyola students’ best interests are represented within both the union and the university, and to promote Loyola services and initiatives to the wider Concordia community. 

Leyla Sutherland, Student Life Coordinator 
514-848-2424 ext . 8905 | studentlife@csu.qc.ca
Office Hours: Mondays 1pm-5pm (quick maffs)
The Student Life Coordinator is responsible for organizing the CSU’s major events on campus, such as Orientation. Their role is to help expand your horizons outside of classes, and to provide you with lots of different opportunities. They also acts as the Union’s primary contact with Faculty Associations.

Devon Ellis-Durity, Sustainability Coordinator 
514-848-2424 ext . 8902 | sustainability@csu.qc.ca
Office Hours: Mondays 1pm-5pm
The Sustainability Coordinator is responsible for the environmental, social, and political sustainability of the Union, as well as supporting student initiatives on campus and within the Concordia community. They therefore work closely alongside all of the other members of the executive and student groups, ensuring both Concordia and the CSU adhere to sustainable practices.