Executive Council

Below, you will find the 2019-2020 executive team that manages the day to day operations of the BSA. 

Aya Mansour


Aya is a fourth year student, majoring in Cellular, Molecular & Microbial Biology (CMMB). As President, Aya wants to introduce more networking and socializing events to strengthen the community within the Biological Sciences department. She also wants to expand opportunities available for students.

Sana Jawad

VP Academic

Being in love with science all her life, Sana is excited to continue being a part of the BSA and making life better for other students. Sana is a third year Biological Sciences student and is eager to expand Course Profiles, BSA Awards and introduce new initiatives. Sana loves baking, photography and reading. 

Jaime Neira

VP Internal Affairs

Jaime is a third year CMMB student with a passion for learning about how life works, particularly in terms of genetics, cellular development, and aging. For the BSA, Jaime is eager to help the BSA grow and provide more opportunities for students throughout the department. He is also interested in linguistics and soccer in his free time.

Hamza Kamran

VP Internal Affairs


Hamza is a 4th year Biological Sciences student who is passionate in the study of cancers, immunology, and how infectious diseases affect individuals worldwide. As VP Internal Affairs, Hamza strives to make a unified and inviting atmosphere for the large group of biology students by keeping them up to date of the numerous social events, academic events, and opportunities that are offered by the BSA. When not studying you can catch him at the rink playing ice hockey with his friends or swimming at the YMCA.

Manuella Nsangou

VP Marketing

Manuella is a third year student very excited to be specializing in CMMB. As VP Marketing, she aims to use BSA’s platforms to further a sense of community between Biological Sciences students as well as a sense of pride in our department. She plans to effectively use as many venues as possible to make students aware of the amazing events and opportunities our club provides. Outside of her commitments, she loves to sing and dance and to make time for skating.

Evan Zhou

VP Operations & Finance

Evan is a fourth year Biological Sciences student with an interest in molecular biology. He strives to promote a more interwoven community within the department of Biological Sciences. In his spare time, Evan loves playing the piano, badminton and exploring Calgary's food scene.

Urva Azeem

VP Outreach

Urva is a third year Biological Sciences student at the UofC. Her goal is to provide students with opportunities that further their interests and help them succeed in their program. Aside from school, her passions include photography, hiking and spending time with family and friends.  

Michelle Hua

VP Professional Events

Michelle is a third year Biochemistry student. She aims to promote a sense of community within the department of Biological Sciences, and provide educational and networking opportunities to help foster an environment for like-minded students. She strives to host events that would support individuals interested or engaged in science careers by allowing them to acquire the skills required for their personal development. In her spare time, Michelle likes to watch horror films.

Ahmed Ullah

VP Social Events

Ahmed is a fourth year Biological Sciences student. He wants to ensure that everyone in the program is able to attend fun events, meet new people, and enjoy university life overall. He strives to include everyone at these events, hoping to create a sense of community and belonging within the faculty. In his free time, he enjoys trying out new food spots in Calgary and watching Marvel movies.

Omer Mansoor

Senior Advisor

Omer graduated from the Biological Sciences program in 2019 and is now the VP Operations and Finance of the Students' Union (SU). Having been elected as an SU Faculty of Science Representative in 2017, he brings a lot of experience to the Senior Advisor position. He aims to make the BSA a more professional, established and active departmental club on campus. Omer is also an avid soccer fan!

Contact Us

We are always looking for feedback on how to improve our services and how we can better engage with biology students. 

If you have any inquiries about the BSA, please do not hesitate to email us at contact@bsaucalgary.ca. You can also fill out the form below to send us an email.



Credits to Hunter Kveps for the designing of our logo

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