Your student union leadership & staff

Leah Ching


Farhan Yousaf

V.P. Operations & Finance

Lindsey Kelly

V.P. Advocacy

Theresa VandeBurgt

V.P. Orillia

Hi folks! My name is Theresa and I am the Vice-President Orillia! I am beyond excited to have this opportunity to work for and with you all! I have been involved at the Lakehead Orillia campus the past few years through campaigns and the Mental Health Outreach Team. I am thrilled to continue engaging with students through this role. My work will include providing support and advocacy, services, campaigns, and events for the student body. I will remain dedicated and hard working to ensure that your time at Lakehead is as enriching, fun, and positive as it can be. Students are my number one priority, and I want it to be known that I will be as accessible as I can be by phone, email, or in my office! Best of luck this year Thunderwolves!

I hope you will all join me on this adventure!

Bryant Kotyk

Services Officer

The Services Officer is responsible for managing the Health and Dental plan, administering the U-Pass and responding to general inquiries about the Student Union. In addition they facilitate room bookings for clubs and other student groups. The Services Officer also acts as the Recording Secretary for the Board of Directors. Plus lot's more!

Muhammad Azhar

Finance Officer

I am responsible for the daily accounting and payroll functions for LUSU. This includes the Study Coffeehouse, The Outpost, LUSU Clubs and Centres. If you have any club banking or questions please drop by and I will be able to help you.

Angela Calaiezzi

General Manager

I am very happy to be the General Manager of LUSU. In this role I work very closely with Staff and Executive alike to ensure that a an Organization we provide the best possible services that we can to the Lakehead University Students. I am responsible for all matters relating to LUSU day-to-day operations, including its businesses and services. Please feel free to drop by our offices anytime.

Leigh Castle

Orillia Campus Coordinator
705.330.4008 ext.2180

My primary role as the Orillia Campus Coordinator is to assist students with LUSU's many services, including the U-Pass, Food Pantry, room and space bookings, club information and finances, and the LUSU Health & Dental Plan. My goal is to ensure that the LUSU office is a positive, helpful resource that represents your needs. If you have any inquiries about LUSU, our services, or what we can offer you, please get in touch with me.

Lorraine Still

Outpost Manager

I am resposible for the day to day operations of the Outpost, your on campus pub, and headquarters for relaxation. If there is an event you have in mind, we could be your venue of choice. Come see me to see what the Outpost can offer you. Don't forget to like out facebook page to keep up to date on events and contests.

Caine Smith

Communications Officer

The Communications Officer is responsible for maintaining our internal websites, advertising and marketing campaigns. This includes all of LUSU's Centres, the Outpost and The Study. In addition to this, the Communicaitions officer also assists clubs and other campus groups to help promote themselves and their events.

Noreen Gracey

Study Coffeehouse Manager

I am responsible for the daily operations of the Study. It is my goal to ensure you have a great place to come take a break or have a study session. While you are at it, have a great coffee or tea and a snack! Keep in mind we also have many great events through out the year, so if you are looking for a more intimate location to host your function, send me a message.

Carla Andrews

Outpost Kitchen Manager