OUSA Elects New President and Executive Team

TORONTO, June 1 /CNW/ - The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) is pleased to announce the election of Meaghan Coker to the position of OUSA President, effective immediately. Coker replaces Dan Moulton, who has completed his one-year term. Joining Meaghan in the OUSA Executive Team is Saad Aslam, from Wilfrid Laurier University, as Vice President - Finance, and Joe Finkle, from McMaster University, as Vice President - Administration. The executive is elected for the 2010-2011 academic year.

As President, Coker provides leadership for OUSA's Steering Committee and, along with the Executive Director, acts as a voice for the organization to media, government and other stakeholders. Coker is from Guelph, Ontario and is a political science student at the University of Western Ontario. Coker is also the Vice President - University Affairs at the University Students' Council. In this role she is the chief student contact on academic matters. She also lobbies on behalf of students to university administration and all levels of government.

"Coker, Aslam and Finkle have demonstrated a strong commitment to the students they represent and to improving post-secondary education in Ontario. I am confident that this will be an effective team to lead OUSA forward," said Alexi White, OUSA Executive Director.

OUSA would also like to thank outgoing President, Dan Moulton, for his exceptional work and commitment to the organization. Moulton provided outstanding leadership and demonstrated a strong commitment to improving the accessibility, affordability, accountability and quality of post-secondary education in Ontario.

The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance represents the interests of over 140,000 professional and undergraduate, full- and part-time university students at seven Ontario institutions.

SOURCE Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance

For further information: For further information: or to arrange an interview, please contact Alvin Tedjo, OUSA Director of Communications & Public Relations, work: (416) 341-9948, cell: (647) 669-6885, email: communications@ousa.on.ca

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