Executive Team

Vithusha Coomaran


Vithusha is a fourth year student completing a double major in biochemistry and neuroscience. She loves to laugh, travel, and take long, guilt-free naps. As your President for the upcoming year she hopes to bring new, exciting events where you can get to know more of the UTSC community, make connections with faculty and provide information which can help students pave their career paths. Feel free to reach out to her on campus or shoot her an email with any questions you may have about EPSA at president@myepsa.ca!

Jacob Mastin

Vice President Academicsjm_edited

Jacob is a third year student specializing in Environmental Chemistry. In his spare time, he can almost always be found listening to music, reading up on the latest world news or playing volleyball. As VP Academics, he hopes to help provide DPES students with the opportunities and resourses required to be successful both in undergrad and after graduation. If you ever have any questions, please feel free to send him an email at vpacademics@myepsa.ca.

Evan Lo

Vice President Financeel_edited

Evan is a second year student who is majoring in Human Biology: Health & Disease and Immunology. He loves to travel and go on any extreme adventures. As the VP Finance for the 2018-2019 school year, Evan is excited to deal with all of EPSA’s financial needs in an efficient and effective manner. Feel free to direct questions, comments, and/or concerns to Evan at vpfinance@myepsa.ca

Tahsina Zaman

Vice President Operationstz_edited

Tahsina is a second year student pursuing a double major in Biochemistry and Health Studies - Population Health. Her interests include spending time with her friends and family and exploring the city in search of many different foods! As VP Operations, Tahsina hopes to enhance campus life by planning exciting events, creating opportunities for students to interact and network with one another and faculty members and ensure EPSA’s services for you all run smooth! Please feel free to reach out to her at vpoperations@myepsa.ca

Dushara Ragavachari

Vice President Marketingdr_edited

Dushara is a third-year student, double majoring in Biochemistry and Psychology. During her spare time, she enjoys singing and catching up on her favourite TV shows. As the Vice President of Marketing, she hopes to reach out to the students with events organized by EPSA and assist them in building strong connections with the UTSC community. She also visions to bring innovative ideas to the team and enhance its reputation. She is very passionate and approachable! Feel free to contact her at vpmarketing@myepsa.ca.

Sarah Angela Nanquil

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Sarah is a second year student who wishes to double major in biochemistry, and a Molecular biology, immunology and disease. When Sarah is not studying, she is most likely at Campus Church, dancing, or watching Arrested Development. As the VP of Communications, Sarah strives to bridge the gap between faculty and students, and guides the volunteer commissioner and SPECTRUM director. She is always open to hear your suggestions or comments at vpcommunications@myepsa.ca

Michael Olufemi Clement

Chemistry/Biochemistry Representativemc_edited-2

Michael is currently in his Second year undergoing a Chemistry Specialist Degree whilst doing a minor in French. He is always somewhere on campus, whether it be building a contraption in Makerspace or working on ideas at The Hub. This year, he hopes to meet more people as the chemistry/biochemistry representative and to hopefully create a solid foundation for any future Chemist/Biochemist or anyone taking chem courses. If you have any questions or concerns, or perhaps just want to talk feel free to send an email to chemrep@myepsa.ca 

Kanika Kaura

Environmental Science Representativekk_edited

Kanika is in her fourth year of her Specialist in Environmental Biology and Minor in Biology. In her spare time, she can be found napping, trying new restaurants or exploring downtown Toronto with her friends. As her last year as a UTSC student, Kanika is excited to be EPSA’s environmental science and environmental studies representative.  Kanika will work to increase access and knowledge of resources available to environmental science and studies students. If you have any comments, questions, or concerns please feel free to send an email to environmentalrep@myepsa.ca.

Ishrat Fahmi

Events Coordinatoris_edited-2

Ishrat is in her second year, specializing in Neuroscience and minoring in Linguistics. In her down time, she is either out on a long drive or re-binging The Office. As an Events Coordinator for EPSA, Ishrat strives to improve campus life by planning events that are both exciting and engaging. Her goal as an events coordinator is to ensure that students are able to network and develop a strong community both on and off campus. If you ever have any new event ideas or have any questions please feel free to contact her at eventscoordinator1@myepsa.ca

Een Syeda

Marketing Manageres_edited

Een is in her second-year, majoring in biology and health studies. She is excited to be working with EPSA this year and hopes to be the liaison between EPSA and the students at UTSC. As Marketing Manager, Een purses to get students involved with EPSA and the events they will host this year. Een loves to be an active student on campus, being involved in the following clubs; HOSA, Relay for Life, and DECA. In her free time, she likes to spend time with her family and friends, volunteer, and make vlogs! She hopes to market EPSA events in a fun, new, and exciting way! If you have any questions, please feel free to send her an email at marketingmanger@myepsa.ca.

Holly Thai

Graphic Designerht_edited

Holly is in the third year of her program doing a double major in Human Biology and Psychology. Aside from school, she loves to explore new places and try out new food along with catching up on her favourite TV shows & dramas. She is excited to be a part of EPSA as a graphic designer and looks forward to creating a variety of illustrations to promote any events, workshops, and seminars that is held by EPSA. If you have any questions or comments, free to contact her at designer@epsa.ca!


Yossaria Yoon-Vickerman

Graphic Designer

Yossaria is a third year student pursuing a double major in International Development Studies and Women's and Gender Studies with a minor in Environmental Science. In her free time, she is taking care of her plants, sleeping, or binge watching an old TV show. As a Graphic Designer, she is looking forward to designing promotional material for EPSA, and having them reach various students across UTSC. Feel free to contact her at designer2@myepsa.ca

Noor Mirza


Noor is a second-year student, double majoring in Human Biology and Psychology. Apart from academics, Noor has a passion for fashion/makeup, travelling, and photography. She also very much enjoys meeting new people, exploring other cultures and watching her favorite TV shows! As Webmaster of EPSA, Noor hopes that she can engage more of the UTSC community and inform them of EPSA’s initiatives and events. If you have any questions, concerns, or ideas be sure to reach out to Noor on campus, or email her at webmaster@myepsa.ca


Ansley Yau

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Ansley is a second-year student double majoring in Biochemistry and Health Studies- Health Populations with a minor in Biology. She loves anything that has to do with Japan and during her free time she enjoys listening to music, writing and reading stories and of course napping whenever she can. As the Volunteer Coordinator, Ansley hopes to encourage and assist students in contributing to the UTSC community through volunteering and building connections within the Department of Physical and Environmental Science. She also aims to ensure volunteers feel comfortable and appreciated when volunteering with EPSA and to expand the Volunteering Network. If you have any suggestions, questions, comments or concerns regarding volunteering with EPSA, feel free to email Ansley at volunteer@myepsa.ca.

Seema Mistry

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Seema is a fourth year student completing her double major in immunology, disease and molecular biology & environmental sciences along with a minor in computer science. When she is not at school pursuing school, work or extracurricular activities, she enjoys traveling, eating delicious foods and sleeping in. As an events director, Seema hopes to help students engage in a better campus experience by planning fun and interactive events and destressors. Feel free to contact her at eventscoordinator2@myepsa.ca

Julia Paiva

SPECTRUM Directorjp_edited-2

Julia is in her fourth year finishing off her double major in Human Biology and Molecular Biology, Immunology and Disease. She is excited to be joining EPSA as the Director of their science blog, SPECTRUM. She has written for SPECTRUM since her second year and hopes to expand the platform to include more photography, course reviews, and other eye catching content that UTSC students will want to see. If you have an idea for new content, or have any questions about how to become a contributor, feel free to contact her at spectrum@myepsa.ca

Niroban Jayakumar

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Niroban is currently a second year student, double majoring in Neuroscience and Molecular Biology, Immunology and Disease. He is always at TPASC, playing sports and working out. He also likes spending time with family and friends or playing video games. As the financial manager for the 2018-2019 school year, Niroban hopes to incorporate fun events within the EPSA budget to engage the student body. He wishes to help the students engage with one another in the department, as well as the faculty. His goal is to manage events financially in an efficient and effective manner for the best student experience. Feel free to contact him at financialmanager1@myepsa.ca

Maxwell Fine

Physics Representative max

Max is a first-year student who would like to specialize in Physics and Astrophysics. In his free time, he enjoys reading, the outdoors and binge talking science. He is excited to contribute to the UTSC community as the Physics Representative.  Feel free to contact him at physicsrep@myepsa.ca.

Nahidha Jauhar

First Year Representativenahidha

Nahidha is a first-year student who would like to specialize in Environmental Chemistry.
In her free time, she enjoys reading science fiction novels and baking. She is excited to contribute to the UTSC community as one of the First Year Representatives this year. She wishes to seek ways to support her fellow students through EPSA. Feel free to contact her at firstyearrep1@myepsa.ca


Sankeetha Kathir 

First Year Representative

sankeethaSankeetha is a first year student who is planning to pursue a Neuroscience specialist co-op program. When not at school, she is probably volunteering at the local hospital, listening to music, or watching Friends. As a first year rep, Sankeetha works along with Nahidha to provide first year students with the necessary information, tools, and events to have a successful and exciting first year. She is always looking to hear your ideas or comments for new events so feel free to contact her at firstyearrep2@myepsa.ca.


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