ASU

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Executive

Brendan Macneil
President, Acadia Students' Union
The President is responsible for overseeing the rest of the Executive. Elected spokesperson and representative of the ASU

 

Robbie Holmes
VP Student Life
The VP Student Life is responsible for overseeing the operations of Internal Organizations, Clubs/Societies and House Councils and help each work towards success.

 

Lydia Houck
VP Academic & External
The VP Academic & External is responsible for overseeing academic appeals and complaints. 

 

Blake Steeves
VP Events & Promotions 
The VP Events and Promotions is responsible for overseeing, organizing and executing major events, programming, and student experiences (Welcome Week, Homecoming, CHEATON Cup, Frost Week, Day-to-day programming etc.)

 

Brendan Keeler
VP Finance and Operations
The VP Finance and Operations is responsible for overseeing budgets, ensuring financial stability, and facilitating the Wellness and Student Activities funds.

Administration & Operations

Meghan McDonald
General Manager
The General Manager oversees the day-to-day operations of the services, programs and facilities provided to the Acadia student body through the ASU, while also working as a liaison between Council, Executive and the full and part-time staff. Additionally, this position provides continuity year over year and works directly with the Executive team in advising and setting out the long-term operational goals of the student union.

 

Melissa May-MacMillan
Finance Manager
The Finance Manager provides comprehensive financial support and assists in the delivery of financial services and financial reporting to the Acadia Students’ Union. This position provides professional advice and recommendations and has a broad range of knowledge relating to financial activities.

 

David Foley
Axe Bar & Grill Manager
The Axe Bar & Grill Manager leads all aspects of our service. This position ensures the delivery of a high-quality menu and motivates our staff to provide excellent customer service while providing the Acadia Community with a fun and safe environment to socialize.

 

Cindy MacDonald
Health Plan Administrator
cindy.macdonald@acadiau.ca
902.585.2167
SUB 610
The Health Plan Administrator is responsible for the coordination of the student health and dental plan operated by the Campus Trust. The Health Plan Administrator also acts as an executive assistant, is responsible for taking minutes at Executive meetings, and coordinates the student Legal Aid program.

 

Alicia Johnson
Campus Engagement Manager
Responsible for supporting administrative functions of Student Organizations and Internal Organizations of the ASU, premiere annual ASU programming, and the day-to-day operations of the Students’ Centre. Coordinating Custodial Services, Technical Services, ASU room setups and organizes Union programming events under the direction of the Events and Promotions Committee.

 

Michael Sutherland
Food and Retail Manager
Responsible for the day-to-day operation of Perkin's Cafe, Cajun's Clothing and Union Market. In addition, this person also coordinates custom orders for a wide variety of clubs, students, and external businesses.

 

Stephen Martin
Custodian
Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Students’ Centre. Coordinates Custodial Services, Technical Services, ASU room setups, and organizes Union programming events under the direction of the Events and Promotions Committee.