EDI Committee

The Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Committee brainstorms ideas and makes recommendations for improvements that continue encouraging and elevating EDI as a core value of the students’ union. The committee is chaired by the Vice-President Community and Wellness (VPCW) and has up to seven (7) additional members appointed by Council.

2024-2025 EDI Committee

Committee Chair

Olivia Shepherd, VPCW

Councillors on Committee

Chimaraoke Akuchie
Faustina Arsenault
Annette Karien
Aiza Nazarmatova
Kari Thompson


Amanda Leeman

Joining the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee

Up to three (3) AU undergraduates can sit on the EDI Committee as members-at-large.

Current seats available:One (1) seat available

If you are interested in joining the EDI Committee as a member-at-large, please email ausu@ausu.org for information. Committees run on annual terms changing over each April.

More information on the EDI Committee can be found in Policy 8.12.