The execs’ job is make sure you’re getting the best university experience possible.

As well as overseeing the governance of MAWSA, the exec also represent you on college boards and university decision-making committees, plan campaigns and events, and help to sort out student issues. Each executive has a specific portfolio to ensure that together we can take care of a wide range of students.

 

Jacob Paterson
Student President

Jacob represents all Massey Wellington students to the university, having regular meetings with the Vice-Chancellor and sitting on a number of boards and committees. Jacob leads our board of Executives, who collectively oversee MAWSA’s activities and set MAWSA’s future direction to ensure we are providing top quality services.

president@mawsa.org.nz
04 979 3761

Tessa Guest
Vice-President, Welfare

Tessa is here for all students with a particular focus on wellbeing. She makes sure that every student has an enjoyable and happy university experience in a supportive, encouraging environment. An important part of Tessa’s  role is organising wellbeing campaigns and initiatives, as well as sitting on the Student Hardship Committee and assisting the President as needed.

welfarevp@mawsa.org.nz

Liam Davies
Vice President, Engagement

As the Engagement Vice President you will represent all students on the Massey Wellington campus with a particular focus on engagement. The Engagement Vice President is responsible for students’ everyday interactions with MAWSA. An important part of your role will be taking on the MAWSA social media portfolio. Other elements of the role will be liaising with MAWSA staff, and working with fellow executive members to organise events, political/welfare related campaigns and new engagement initiatives. As Engagement Vice President you will hold a second in command position alongside the Education Vice President and Welfare Vice President in the MAWSA governance group. You will also assist the Student President with the organisation and management of the Executive. 

Elaine Hague
Vice-President, Education

Elaine is here for all students with a particular focus on academic matters. Elaine helps to run the Class Rep programme alongside MAWSA’s Student Advocate, and assists the Advocate with resolving academic grievances. Elaine also assists the President as needed.




educationvp@mawsa.org.nz

Jordayne Katene
Māori Representative

Jordayne represents and advocates for Māori students, making sure their welfare and education needs are being met, and ensuring that the views of Māori students are represented in decision making. To do this, Jordayne works alongside with the amazing team at Kōkiri Ngātahi and the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori.


maoriexec@mawsa.org.nz

Himanshu Chourasia
International Representative

Himanshu represents international students, making sure their welfare and education needs are being met, and ensuring that their views are represented. To do this, Himanshu works closely with the International Society and the International Student Support team.



international@mawsa.org.nz

Basti Todd
Communications Executive

Basti represents communications and business students, making sure that their welfare and education needs are being met. An important part of her role is communicating student feedback to Massey staff and looking for solutions to any issues that may arise for students within the Communications, Journalism and Business programmes on our campus.

communicationsexec@mawsa.org.nz

Cathal Dickson
College of Creative Arts Executive

Representing students from the College of Creative Arts, making sure that students’ welfare and education needs are being met. An important part of their role is communicating student feedback to Massey staff and looking for solutions to any issues that may arise for students within CoCA. The CoCA Exec sits on the College of Creative Arts board and work closely with college staff to host student forums.

cocaexec@mawsa.org.nz

Bella Bolter
Rainbow/Queer Executive

Bella is responsible for representing and advocating on behalf of queer students to the university and  MAWSA. The Rainbow/Queer Exec works closely with the Welfare VP and the rest of the exec to organise events and political/welfare campaigns on campus. Bella sits on the Massey Rainbow tick committee and will work closely with Massey UniQ to enhance the Massey experience for queer students.

rainbowexec@mawsa.org.nz 

Amy Palmer
Nursing Executive

Amy represents nursing and health students, making sure that their welfare and education needs are being met. An important part of her role is communicating student feedback to Massey staff and looking for solutions to any issues that may arise for students within the College of Health on our campus. 





nursingexec@mawsa.org.nz

TBC
Pasifika Representative

The Pasifika Exec represents Pasifika students, making sure their welfare and education needs are being met, that their views are represented. To do this, they work closely with the Massey Association of Pasifika Students and the Pasifika Learning Advisor.

pasifikaexec@mawsa.org.nz