2018-2019 Board of Directors

QUSA Executive Team


Okong'o Kinyanjui 


Okong’o hails from the land of Wakanda (read Kenya) and spends ample time engaging with ideas. He loves listening to people’s ambitions and collaborating to create tangible outcomes.


Ava Swanson


Ava Swanson is a politically-driven singer-songwriter from Montana. She is a fourth year student whose keystone centers around intersectional feminist performance art.


Morgan Baskin

Minister of Finance

Morgan is painfully organized, obnoxious about being from Toronto, constantly overdressed, and a little too into spreadsheets. Yes, the rumours are true, she did run for mayor of Toronto.

QUSA Ministers


Megan Morgan

Minister of Human Rights

With the mellow island vibes flowing through her veins, Megan is always down for a good time. She loves burying her nose in a YA novel and  jamming to the latest dancehall and soca hits. 


Ahmed Faarah

Concentration Representative

An international student from Somaliland, Ahmed is passionate about creating a representative, pedagogically diverse, and safe curriculum and space for everybody at Quest.  


Maia du Toit

Minister of Arts & Culture

An animal-loving documentary enthusiast, Maia is navigating her third year at Quest without a Question. She is a passionate participant and facilitator of arts & culture initiatives at Quest. 


Rayan Abdulhadi

Minister of Internationalization

Rayan is passionate about different languages and cultures and learning about how they originate. Growing up in Palestine taught her to love and deeply appreciate two things, peace and tea. 


Adrienne Gomes

Minister of Health & Wellness

Adrienne is a LEAP distance runner whose interests include everything from public health to psychology. She is interested in empowerment of people through better- accessible physical activity. 


Niall Hart

Foundation Representative

Niall loves good music, good food, and hugs. His academic interests are in indigenous studies and documentary film. He also loves learning about geology, ethnobotany and the world around him. 


Katie Hargus

Minister of Environment

Katie is a nature-enthusiast who can be found barefoot, teaching kids, identifying plants, jumping into bodies of water, backpacking, singing about everyday actions, making bad puns, or running on trails. 


Anna Carlson-Ziegler

Minister of External Affairs

Anna is exploring race and gender in the context of social enterprise and political movements. She spends her time eating bagels, jamming to 2000s hip hop, and failing to be decent at winter sports.


Rikki Logan

Minister of Recreation

Rikki is an ex-Quest Varsity women’s soccer player and has been a competitive athlete her entire life. She now spends her time as an enthusiastic intramural-goer and passionate board game player. 

SRC Staff

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Grace Hovem

Communication Officer 

In addition to working with QUSA this year, Gracie is a floor rep on North 4th, a member of the Student Environmental Committee, and leads the knitting club. If you talk to her in person beware her horrible puns and her strong opinions on flame retardants. 

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Ella Van Cleave


Well known in most circles for her obsession with sea creatures, tiny, remote islands, and environmental docs, Ella is a fourth-year student that is back for her second year as QUSA’s glorified babysitter – err, Chairperson. 

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Marissa Kingzett

General Manager

Marissa is a fourth year student, an expert event organizer, and an elite spreadsheet creator. She is intensely passionate about making platforms for other people to share their work and voices on, well-coiled xlr cables, effective delegation, and well-buttered toast. 


Sidney Sponer


Sidney is a third-year student examining the relationships between culture and popular literature/film. When she’s not working with QUSA to communicate their public meetings to the student body...  


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