IRSAM's Board of Directors manages the administrative, financial and legal aspects of the organization.

2018-2019 IRSAM Board of Directors:

 

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VP, Financial Affairs & CFO

Dany Morcos

Hometown: Waterloo, Ontario
Program: B.A. - Major Industrial Relations
Year: 4th year, U3

What he likes most about IRSAM: "Staffing the conferences!"

Contact: finance@irsam.ca

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VP, External Outreach

Hena Guha

Hometown: Oakville, Ontario
Program: B.A. - Major Political Science and Double Minor English Literature and Philosophy
Year: 4th year, U3 

What she likes most about IRSAM: "What I enjoy most about IRSAM is the passion that we as members have for it. Everything we do for the Organization is out of love and commitment for it. The word IRSAM brings memories of countless hours of work throughout the year but also the colossally high amount of smiles produced by the people who participate in its prosperity."

Contact: external@irsam.ca

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Secretary-General,
SSUNS 2018

Gordon Milne

Hometown: Austin, Texas
Program: B.Com - Major Economics, Concentration Finance
Year: 4th year, U4

What he likes most about IRSAM: "What I enjoy most is working together with passionate and skilled people on all of IRSAM's activities and projects!"

Contact: sg@ssuns.org

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President and
Chief Executive Officer

Gordon Barad

Hometown: Pelham, New York
Program: B.A - Major History and Double Minor Political Science and Economics
Year: 4th year, U3

What he likes most about IRSAM: "IRSAM is unique in having so many different portfolios to be active in. I've made friends for life who share my passions and have the perfect blend of fun, intelligence, and drive. The organization draws diverse people from all different faculties and backgrounds. IRSAM has helped me grow as a person and I'm happy to return the favor by creating the same growth for everyone else."

Contact: president@irsam.ca 

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VP, Internal Operations

Laura Schulz

Hometown: Lucerne, Switzerland
Program: B.A. - Honours Political Science and Double Minor History and Economics
Year: 3rd year, U3

What she likes most about IRSAM: "I have met so many inspiring people through IRSAM. People who have similar aspirations and interests as I do, and with whom I've had many great conversations - some of them went on until late in the A.M.! Being surrounded by this kind of people is motivating and makes me push myself harder to reach my goals." 

Contact: internal@irsam.ca

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VP, Delegation Affairs

Nicole Arski

Hometown: Oakville, Ontario
Program: B.A. - Honours Political Science and Minor History
Year: 4th year, U3 

What she likes most about IRSAM: "IRSAM gives me the ability to explore the world of diplomacy and IR through many different avenues, whether it's by competing on the collegiate MUN circuit as part of the McGill Delegation team or by interacting with other young leaders at our high school conference, SSUNS, and more. Being a part of such a diverse and intellectually stimulating community has taught me to be a better leader, listener, and global citizen, and I enjoy this journey of self-improvement within IRSAM." 

Contact: delegations@irsam.ca

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Secretary-General,
McMUN 2019

Christopher Balian

Hometown: Montreal, Quebec
Program: B.Com - Finance and Minor Computer Science
Year: 4th year, U4

What he likes most about IRSAM: "The conferences - though I may be a bit biased!"

Contact: sg@mcmun.org

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Editor-in-Chief,
MIR Online

Sarie Khalid

Hometown: Dubai, U.A.E.
Program: B.A. - Double Major Economics and Political Science and Minor Middle East & Islamic Studies
Year: 4th Year, U4

What he likes most about IRSAM: "What I love so much about IRSAM is that it gives McGill international students from all over the world, many from undemocratic regimes, the chance to openly engage in political dialogue and foster their diplomatic skills."

Contact: mironline@irsam.ca

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Editor-in-Chief,
MIR Print

Marie Fester

Hometown: Montreal, Quebec
Program: Honours Political Science and Minor Economics
Year: 3rd year, U3

What she likes most about IRSAM: "Overall, I find that IRSAM attracts members who are really interesting and fun to be around. Thus, I've had the opportunity to work with incredible people and learn a lot about others, leadership, and myself."

Contact: mirjournal@irsam.ca

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