Committee Membership

The membership of the committee is made up of York University faculty, staff, students, alumni, retirees and members of the wider community.  If you are interested in joining the committee, please email us: housingyorku@gmail.com or ahc@yorku.ca

Affordable Housing Committee Members
Community Representative(s):
Bria Hamilton (BES student - Faculty of Environmental Studies)
Tristan Laing (Alumni)

CUPE3903 Representative(s):
Firoza Elavia

OPIRG York Representative(s):
Naila Lalji

Regenesis York Representative(s):
Michael Kenny (PhD student - Faculty of Education)
Keerthana (Kiki) Naniah (BA student - School of Administrative Studies)

YFS Representative(s):
Jasmine Hawamdeh (YFS VP Advocacy & Campaigns)
Abdeali Saherwala (BES Student - Faculty of Environmental Studies ; YFS Director for Environmental Studies)

YUFA Representative(s):

YUGSA Representative(s):
Yasir Hameed (PhD student - Faculty of Environmental Studies)

YUSA Representative(s):
Angela Nwabuogu
Sheila Ferreira

Affordable Housing Committee Advisors

Stephen Gaetz (Professor - Faculty of Education; Director of the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness and the Homeless Hub)

Roger Keil (Professor - Faculty of Environmental Studies; former Director of the City Institute)

Valerie Preston (Professor - Department of Geography)

Darryl Reed (Professor - Department of Social Science)

Luisa Sotomayor (Professor - Faculty of Environmental Studies)

Douglas Young (Professor - Department of Social Science)

Affordable Housing Committee Volunteers

Jane Bae (BDes student - Department of Design)

Nick Brownlee (MES student - Faculty of Environmental Studies)

Alicia Campney (MES/JD student - Faculty of Environmental Studies / Osgoode Law School)

Dewayne Chambers (BES student - Faculty of Environmental Studies)

Monica De Vera (MES student - Faculty of Environmental Studies)

Joanne D'Souza (JD student - Osgoode Law School)

Allison Evans (BES student - Faculty of Environmental Studies)

Nayel Halim (MES student - Faculty of Environmental Studies)

Helen Lam (BSW student - Department of Social Work)

Sarah Levy (BA student - Department of Psychology)

Liban Mohamed (BES student - Faculty of Environmental Studies)

Chris Molnar (BES student - Faculty of Environmental Studies)

Nicole Pal (BES student - Faculty of Environmental Studies)

Bing Poon (Alumni - BA, Urban Studies)

Neissah Rene (BA Student - Department of Communications Studies)

Vakeesh Velummylum (Alumni - BA, Public Policy)