The SSMU employs full-time staff to run the SSMU’s day-to-day activities. All of the staff report to the General Manager, who in turn reports to the SSMU Executive.
Pauline Gervais (General Manager)
Pauline oversees the staff, co-manages the building with the VP Clubs and Services, oversees the operations, oversees the building tenants, and much more! She has worked at the SSMU since 2004. Pauline will have an open office this semester from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM every Monday, starting September 9, 2014. If you are a student member of the SSMU and you have questions, comments, ideas or concerns about the SSMU, there is no-one better to talk to.
Ryan Hughes (Building Director)
Ryan oversees the Building, IT, Archiving, Security and Events portfolios. The Building portfolio includes tenants relations, maintenance, repairs, projects and portering. Ryan has been with the SSMU in various positions since 2012.
Julien Benoît (Political Advisor and Press Secretary)
Julien is responsible for providing the SSMU Executives with advice and information regarding political and social issues and initiatives at all levels, while working closely with the VP External in its relation with external instances.
Wallace Sealy (Security Manager)
Wallace handles day-to-day and event-specific security in the Shatner Building. He has worked at the SSMU since 2004.
Zachary Kay (Graphic Designer Supervisor)
Zachary handles the graphic design demand for the SSMU events, meetings, conferences, publications, website and digital media since 2014.
Wendy Gamboa (Communication and Publication Manager)
Wendy plans and oversees communications at the SSMU and manages the yearbook, handbook, sponsorship and translation teams.
Josée Couture, CPA, CA (Controller)
Josée oversees the SSMU accounting department, manages the budget, works closely with the auditors, and helps oversee the operations. She has worked at the SSMU since 2012.
Monique Bélanger (Accounts Payable)
Monique records all accounting information in the systems. She has worked at the SSMU since 2005.
Cynthia Laramé (Payroll Specialist)
Cynthia manages payroll along with managers and answers related employee inquiries. She is at the SSMU 2 days per week since 2014.
Jing Men (Accounts Receivable)
Jing is responsible for processing transactions related to sales and revenues for the SSMU. She has worked at the SSMU since August 2014.
Marie-Élaine Reid CHRP (Human Resources Advisor)
Marie-Elaine provides human resources advice and expertise, develops and implements procedures and processes, applies programs and policies for all SSMU regular and casual staff members since June 2011.
Sonia Masand (Front Desk Receptionist)
Sonia handles general questions from students and visitors, helps clubs and services with forms and procedures and manages the mail and posters.
Tania Canalès (Office Manager and Events Administrator)
Tania is responsible for the SSMU Office and administrates all events occuring in the Shatner building. She has been working with SSMU since July 2012.
John Campbell (Systems Administrator)
John manages the SSMU server and email and responds to any other IT need. He has worked at the SSMU since 2008.
Alessandro Sangiovanni (Gerts Administration Manager)
Alessandro opens the bar, produces sales reports, hires staff, plans and purchases supplies, prepares the budget and monitors the bar’s financial performance.
Daniel Boyes (Gerts Assistant Manager)
Daniel prepares staff trainings and schedules, coordinates bar security needs, organizes events held at the bar and other alcohol related building events, creates seasonal menus and promotions, plans marketing and communications campaigns. Dan has worked at the SSMU since 2013.
Aline Karagioules (Daycare Director)
The Daycare Manager oversees the SSMU’s daycare (in the Brown building) and nursery (in the Shatner building).
Luis Rego since 1980, Jose Rego since 1986, Jose Frade since 1988, Fernando Serrano since 2013.
Porters work in the Shatner Building taking care of the maintenance of the building, which consists of, but not limited to, cleaning, painting and furniture moving.