Introducing our Executive Team

Our officers lead the day-to-day work of the ABCS, including creating and running campaigns to make students’ lives easier, researching good public policy, speaking to government on student issues, and keeping things running smoothly around here. We couldn’t do what we do without their passion and leadership.


Grace Dupasquier


As director of research and campaigns, Grace is responsible for running our annual lobby week, and for developing well-researched campaigns that advance students’ interests.

Gurvir Gill


As chairperson, Gurvir is responsible for providing strategic leadership, direction, and vision to the work that we do; he also acts as our chief spokesperson.

Theodore Abbott

Director of finance and operations

As director of finance and operations, Theodore is responsible for leading development of the annual budget, preparing and submitting financial statements, and maintaining our records.


Introducing our Board of Directors

The work of the ABCS is governed by a board of directors, made up of student leaders sent by each of our member associations. The board approves the strategic plan, the budget, our advocacy campaigns, and they provide oversight for the work of our executive team.


Keshav Rai

Langara Students’ Union Association

David Piraquive

Kwantlen Student Association

Sara Hosseinirad

Graduate Student Society, UBC Vancouver

Happy Singh

Capilano Students’ Union

Tripat Sandhu

University of the fraser valley student union society

Introducing our staff

Staff at the ABCS assist the board and the executives in fulfilling their goals for the organization. They also assist in carrying out the day-to-day operations.

Andrew Dillman

Executive Director