President | Herbert Bempah
SUB 119 | (506) 452-6091
Originally from Ghana, West Africa, Herbert is a senior in Elizabeth Parr Johnston House majoring in Human Resources Management with a concentration in Finance. This is his third year with the UNB Student Union. Herbert has been involved on campus as Co-Chair for TEDxUNB, a residence proctor in Aitken and Joy Kidd House as well as the Treasurer for the African and Caribbean Society. As VP Internal for the Student Union, he successfully advocated for a Fall Reading Week for UNB students, helped to implement a Wellness Week at the university and created the “Breaking Stereotypes Project” to debunk false stereotypes amongst marginalized groups. He hopes to contribute even more to the Student Union this year as President and is looking forward to meeting as many students as possible.
Herbert loves watching football ("soccer"), Thai Express as well as RnB and Hip Hop music.
Vice President Advocacy | Madi Banks
SUB 124 | (506) 458-7164
Madi is originally from Sackville, New Brunswick and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts with 3 years completed in her Joint Honors in Classics and Archaeology. She has a passion for history and believes in the power of communication and personal identity. Madi has been a champion of Mental Health Awareness both on and off campus, and aims to continue making positive change for the success of students.
When Madi is not in the office or neck deep in Greek and Latin homework, you can find her relaxing with a pizza, cuddled up with her rats, watching reruns of Futurama.
Vice President Internal | Chris McGinn
SUB 121 | (506) 458-7655
Originally being from Fredericton, Chris has always been intrigued by UNB’s beautiful campus, small class sizes, academic prestige, and friendly faces. Now comfortably settled into his fourth year in the Business Faculty, Chris has had plenty of time to see everything UNB has to offer, and its potential. He is extremely passionate about student pride on campus, and is thrilled to help UNB reach its full potential while working on programs such as the Book Buy and Sell, De-Stress Fest, and advocating for students on academic related issues.
In his spare time Chris enjoys running, biking, spending time with his dog, and travelling.
Vice President Finance & Operations | Grayson Beairsto
SUB 120 | (506) 452-6233
Born and raised in the Nation’s capital, Grayson is going into his 5th year at UNB pursuing Honours in Accounting, with a Minor in Economics and Concentration in Logistics. This is Grayson’s second term serving as VP Finance & Operations of the UNB Student Union, and he could not be more excited. The role of VP Finance & Operations includes: managing the UNBSU Operating Budget, supporting Clubs and Societies, participating in Orientation week as a BlackShirt, and overseeing all the Hiring of UNBSU Coordinators, and Employees.
Grayson is a big time Edmonton Oilers fan, even before the arrival of Connor McDavid. Loves skiing, sailing, The Head and the Heart, and any movie starring Matt Damon or John Cusack.
Vice President Student Life | Brian Tozer
SUB 123 | (506) 452-6096
Originally from a faraway exotic place known as Moncton, Brian is honoured once again to be your VP Student Life for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is his fourth year being involved with the UNB Student Union. He began in 2014 as a SafeRide Driver, and then became SafeRide Coordinator, and finally an executive as VP Student Services (now known as VP Student Life). As VP Student Life, his role is to deliver all services (such as SafeRide) and events (such as the kick-off concert) the UNBSU offers you.
Brian's favourite things include puppies, raspberry pure leaf iced tea, and concerts.
Marketing Manager | Richard Du
SUB 125 | (506) 451-6878
Hailing from Fredericton, NB, Richard has always been passionate and excited by the endless possibilities of creativity, imagination and design. Entering his fourth year as mathematics student at the University of New Brunswick, Richard is thrilled to be a part of the UNB Student Union and hopes to make an impact on campus by helping to shine a light on the incredible things the UNBSU has to offer. In other areas of the UNB community, Richard is also the Orientation Chair of the UNB Student Union, co-chair of TEDxUNB and the president of the UNB Math Society.
During his spare time, Richard enjoys playing music, cooking, cycling, badminton and Kendrick Lamar.