2020 UTM By-Election Candidate Statements

2020 UTM By-Election Campus Affairs Committee Administrative Staff Candidates’ Statements

Voting Period: Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. to Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Online voting will take place on U-elecT at https://voting.utoronto.ca/election/login.xhtml

Administrative Staff (UTM)

Diana Aldaz

Diana demonstrates an extraordinary sense of campus community and ability to support campus life. She is closely connected to many departments, working closely with academic units, student services, and central services, through which she has forged strong relationships and is well-positioned to support planning and priority programming. For example, Diana organized both the first STTPA Conference and UTM Sustainability Week, bringing together academics, staff, students and external partners from all over the world, showcasing UTM’s as a world-class institution. She demonstrates high commitment to student and campus life through her work at IMI and the MScSM Program.

Sonia Borg

I have extensive experience working with ancillary and student services departments in my role at Planning, Budget and Finance as the Assistant Director, Ancillary & Student Services and as Director, Finance & Operations with DRAW. I consulted in the budget process, reviewing and monitoring results, providing advice and ensuring adherence with University Policies and Procedures. I participated in various committees such Parking & Transportation, Governing Council on Athletics, QSS, SARG, CAC & CC including presenting and addressing questions.