About the GSA

GSA Chief Returning Officer

2018-2019 GSA Chief Returning Officer:Vahid Ayan

"The CRO is responsible for running all GSA elections and referenda" (GSA Bylaw and Policy, Section D: GSA Officers, GSA Bylaw, GSA Officers, Section D.BYL.3.3.a).

E-Mail: gsa.elections@ualberta.ca

Biography and Resume

Hi, my name is Vahid Ayan. a Transportation Engineer with PhD degree in sustainable transportation from Kingston University, England. I have over 16 years academic and industrial experience. I started my EMBA at the U of A in September 2017. I have extensive experience working on planning, design, construction and maintenance of transportation and municipal infrastructures.  It’s just very important part of my profession to be working with people and their needs and demands. I am an active volunteer serving as History Chair of CSCE Edmonton Section, Green Initiative Chair of Strathcona Community League, MCR for the City of Edmonton and Outreach Chair for APEGA Edmonton Branch Executives.

I'm passionate about tackling climate change and reducing of environmental impacts of our daily life. Active transportation lover and organic gardener could be used to describe me.