Gan, the current associate VP finance, ran for the seat uncontested.
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As an AMS insider, Mary Gan wants to increase the AMS’s financial transparency for students.
While Mary Gan has years of financial experience, a few of her plans to quell the AMS’s financial fears were logistically uncertain.
At last night’s debate, the sole VP finance candidate Mary Gan discussed student mistrust, fees, pandemic-related budget cuts and mental health coverage.
In addition to gender disparity, the review explored concerns such as graduate students’ mental health and the visibility of the Dean of Medicine, Dr. Dermot Kelleher.
Arts has tossed its Class 1/2/P system for new “with distinction” wording and grade thresholds.
Clubs are trying to find virtual ways to attract members with the support of new AMS initiatives. But since membership is still low for many clubs, they face a greater risk of deconstitution.
While most of her goals are in progress, Liang has prioritized two over all others: COVID-19 financial security and the digitization of the club reimbursement process.
Parker said that the library is developing a long-term plan to address a precarious financial future due to purchasing issues and demand for electronic materials.
New clubs will now receive $500 in startup money from an underspent AMS fund. But with only four club applications accepted this summer, how much will be used up?
But with socializing such a key part of Jump Start, both students and Orientation Leaders initially wondered if participants would be able to connect online.
After being suspended for the summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U-Pass will be resuming in September, with increased options for students residing outside of the lower mainland to opt out.