My name is Tisha Graham, I’ll be running for Community Services Representative. I am a first-year student in the American Deaf and Blind Studies Program at George Brown and I absolutely love it! When entering a new environment, there’s always new challenges and opportunities that arise and I’m looking forward to meeting and servicing you, the students. I believe that everyone has a voice and an opinion that needs to be heard, even if it’s something small. What motivated me to run for this position was the opportunity to become involved in my school and my program; to find out the issues and put my leadership and resolution skills to the test. I am qualified for this position as I’ve worked in a variety of customer service positions, listening to people voice their concerns and opinions about situations that is unfair and finding resolutions. I am friendly, outgoing and enjoy helping people. I value the concerns of students and would like to have a platform and the connections to find resolutions to whatever it is you need. Your needs come first! After all, you are paying. In closing, I hope to be elected as your representative.
1. What motivated you to run for this position?
To learn from fellow peers and understanding the problems that we as students face. Everyone has a different take on how they handle situations, but I’d like to work with you to arrive at a better conclusion.
2. What relevant experience do you feel qualifies you for this position?
Working in customer service positions has given me a fair chance to display my leadership and resolution skills, especially when dealing with problems. As well as arriving at decision that works for everyone.
3. If elected, list three primary goals you wish to accomplish during your term?
To ensure that there is an open ear policy to listen to the issues of students and prioritize what needs to get done. Create events that will give students a memorable experience and better workshop schedules to help students thrive academically.
4. What are your main areas of interests in relation to your particular campus or program?
Making sure money is spent in the right places to help better students experiences within their program. Find out from students if more workshops are needed for experience purposes or to understand if this is the career path they want.
5. George Brown College is a diverse college – in what ways would you strive for representation?
To create events that welcomes students to get involved and understand different cultures. Information sessions, better advertisements for studying abroad and fun interactive events.